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Jonathan D. Bray

    Faculty Chair in Earthquake Engineering Excellence
    Distinguished Professor

    Office: Davis 453

    Email: jonbray ‘at’ berkeley ‘dot’ edu

    Jonathan Bray is a Faculty Chair in Earthquake Engineering Excellence and a Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. Bray’s research focuses on the seismic performance of earth structures, seismic site response, liquefaction, and ground failure and its effects on structures, earthquake fault rupture propagation, and post-event reconnaissance. He was elected into the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and is an ASCE Fellow, among other honors, including the Seed Medal, Terzaghi Award, Ishihara Lecture, Peck Award, Joyner Lecture, Prakash Award, Huber Research Prize, Packard Foundation Fellowship, and the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award. Bray has authored more than 450 research publications and has served as a consultant on several important engineering projects and peer review panels.