Jie Li, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Freudenthal Medal for the development of the probability density evolution methods and contributions to seismic reliability based design of large-scale civil infrastructure systems. Distinguished University Professor of Structural Engineering at Tongji University in Shanghai, China, Li’s contributions are to the field of structural reliability, and he has reached such an eminent stature in the field from his original development of the probability density evolution method to study the response of complex dynamic stochastic systems. President of the Shanghai Institute of Disaster Prevention and Relief, Li is a member of executive board of the International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability, a member of the board of directors of the International Association for Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability, president of the Committees for Structural Computation Theory and Engineering Applications for Architecture Society of China, and president of the Committees for Random Vibration for the Vibration Engineering Society of China. Among his many awards and honors, Li was an Honorary Doctor for Aalborg University in Denmark, Outstanding Academic Member from the Science and Technology Associate of China, Outstanding Academic Leader from Shanghai Municipality, Leading Scientist in the National Innovative Research Group from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Outstanding National Teacher Award from the Ministry of Education of China, and Distinguished Young Scientist from the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Freudenthal Medal Is Bestowed to Li
May 1, 2014