Project Personnel

Principal Investigator (PI)

Billie F. Spencer, Jr. Nathan M. and Anne M. Newmark Endowed Chair in Civil Engineering
Director, NEES@Illinois Simulation Facility
Director, Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2213 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 North Mathews Ave
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 333-8630
Fax: (443) 646-0675
Email: bfs@illinois.edu
Personal website: http://cee.illinois.edu/faculty/billspencer

Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PIs)

Amr S. Elnashai William J. and Elaine F. Hall Professor and Head
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of the Mid-America Earthquake Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 265-5497
Fax: (217) 265-8040
Email: aelnash@illinois.edu
Personal website: http://aelnash.cee.illinois.edu/

Daniel A. Kuchma Assistant Professor
Operations Director, NEES@Illinois Simulation Facility
2106 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 333-1571
Fax: (217) 333-9464
Email: kuchma@illinois.edu
Personal website: http://dankuchma.com/

Staff

Michael A. Johnson Operations Manager
1120C Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 333-7522
Fax: (217) 265-8040
Email: majohn71@illinois.edu

Michael Bletzinger System Administrator
2142 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 265-5137
Fax: (217) 265-8040
Email: mbletzin@illinois.edu

Weslee Walton Visiting Project Coordinator
1141 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 333-7522
Fax: (217) 265-8040
Email: wwalton2@illinois.edu

Tim Prunkard Supervisor, Technical Services, CEE Shop
1135 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2352 Phone: (217) 333-6913
Email: prunkard@illinois.edu