Nateghi collaborates on tsunami study

Assistant Professor Roshanak Nateghi co-authored a paper affirming the role of seawalls and coastal forests in protecting the public during tsunamis.

Futurity quotes Nateghi

Seawalls and coastal forests can reduce damage and death, according to new research published by Assistant Professor Roshanak Nateghi and a group of researchers. Nateghi and her team were interviewed by Futurity News, an online compilation of the latest discoveries from top research universities around the world.
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Welcome to the Laboratory for Advancing Sustainable Critical Infrastructure (LASCI)!

Sustainable & Resilient Urban Systems

Critical infrastructure systems underlie the economic prosperity of every society. These systems include energy, water, transportation, healthcare, information and communications technology, security, and financial services. Ensuring resiliency of these highly complex, interactive and interdependent systems is of utmost importance, due to the essential services that they provide.

Dr. Nateghi’s research is highly interdisciplinary and involves leveraging advanced analytical tools (e.g., statistical learning theory, simulation, optimization, risk and decision analysis) to address the sustainability and resiliency challenges of our aging infrastructure. Her past work has focused on modeling the impacts of extreme events and climate change on our energy infrastructure at various spatio-temporal scales. Her on-going research involves assessing the economic and environmental implications of the emerging changes in climate, technology, population growth and accelerated urbanization on patterns of demand for critical services such as water and energy. 

Please contact me to discuss your interest in joining in my research group.

Roshanak (Roshi) Nateghi
Assistant Professor (Joint Appointment in Environmental & Ecological Engineering)
School of Industrial Engineering
Grissom Hall Room 264
315 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2023
E-mail: Rnateghi[at]purdue[dot]edu
Office: 765-494-7059
Fax: 765-494-7972