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Maria I Todorovska

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Adjunct Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Education

  • 2001, Masters, University of Southern California - Electrical Eng
  • 1988, Masters, Applied Mathematics, University of Southern California
  • 1988, PhD, University of Southern California - Civil Eng
  • 1985, Masters, Civil Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1982, Bachelors, Physics, Univ. Cyril and Methodius

Biography


Ph.D. - 1988 - Civil Engineering - University of Southern California
M.S. - 1988 - Applied Mathematics - University of Southern California
M.S. - 2001 - Electrical Engineering - University of Southern California
M.S. - 1985 - Civil Engineering - University of Southern California
B.S. - 1982 - Physics - University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia


Research Summary


* Earthquake Engineering; Engineering Seismology; Mechanics
* Structural system identification and health monitoring
* Wave propagation in structures and soils
* Soil-structure interaction and full-scale testing of structures
* Strong ground motion and Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
* Wavelets
* Seismic monitoring arrays, instrumentation, data processing and databases
* Near-source tsunami modelling
* Assessment of damage and losses from earthquakes
* Passive isolation and control of structural response
* Specification of earthquake resistant design criteria for structures

Awards


  • 1986 Dept. of Civil Engr., Univ. of Southern California Best Teaching Assistant Award
  • 2003 Listed in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals 2003-2004
  • 2004 Russian Academy of Natural Sciences Kanitza Medal
  • 2004 Thompson ISI Named among Top 20 Authors worldwide on the Special Topic – Earthquakes for the period 1993-2003
  • 2004 Foreign Academy Affilication
  • 2004 Other Awards
  • 2005 Listed in Who's Who 2005-2006
  • 2008 Int. J. Engineering Education, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 817-824, 2008. Named among “18 prominent women in civil engineering” selected worldwide as role models for aspiring female engineering students.
  • 2009 Listed in Who's Who in America 2009
  • 2009 Thompson ISI Named among Top 1% Authors in Engineering for the period 1995-Present
Appointments
  • Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office
  • KAP 220
  • Kaprielian Hall
  • 3620 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 2531

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-0616
  • mtodorov@usc.edu

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