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Anil K. Chopra

Horace, Dorothy, and Katherine
Johnson Chair in Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of California
Berkeley, California 94720
(510) 642-1292
e-mail: chopra@ce.berkeley.edu

Education
B.Sc. - Civil Engineering, Banaras Hindu University, India, 1960
M.S. - Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1963
Ph.D. - Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1966

Professional and Academic Experience
1960 - Engineer, Standard Vacuum Oil Company, India
1961 - Design Engineer, Kaiser Engineers Overseas Corp., India
1966 67 - Asst. Prof. of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1967 92 - Dept. of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley:
Asst. Prof. (1967 71), Assoc. Prof. (1971 76), Prof. (1976 ); Vice Chrm., Div. of Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics (1980 83); Chrm., Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials Group (1991 93, 1994-97)
1992 - Horace, Dorothy, and Katherine Johnson Chair in Engrg., Univ. of Calif., Berkeley

Research Interests
Structural Dynamics
Earthquake Engineering

Professional Society Service
American Society of Civil Engineers: Structural Division
   - Executive Committee: Member (1988-92), Chair (1991)
   - Awards Committee (1991-96)
American Society of Civil Engineers: Engineering Mechanics Division
   - Executive Committee: Secretary (1981 83), Member (1983 87), Chair (1986)
   - Advisory Board, (1986 91), Chair (1989)
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
   - Board of Directors (1990 93)
   - Steering Comm., 8th World Conf. on Earthquake Engineering (1982 84)
International Association for Earthquake Engineering
   - Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Journal, Member, Editorial Board (1987 88); Associate Editor (1988-96); General Editor (1996-2004), Executive Editor (2004- )
   - Executive Committee: Honorary Member (2004)
Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
   - Board of Directors (1987 89)
Seismological Society of America
   - Board of Directors (1982 83)
Applied Technology Council, Board of Directors (1972 74)
Applied Technology Council, Chairman, Task Committee on Structural Analysis, ATC 3 for the Development of New Recommendations for the Seismic Design of Buildings (1974 77)
National Research Council Committee on Natural Disasters
   - Chairman (1982, 1983)
   - Earthquake Engineering Panel (1974 79)
National Research Council Committee on Earthquake Engineering Research
   - Working Group for the Report, "Earthquake Engineering Research 1982"
   - Panel on Concrete Dams (1986 90)P
Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.
   - Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of VA Facilities (1995-2000)
Division of Safety of Dams, Department of Water Resources, State of California
   - Consulting Board for Earthquake Analysis (1996- )

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