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Orlando Arroyo Amell

Orlando Arroyo Amell

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering at Universidad de la Sabana - Chía, Cundinamarca, Colombie

Bio

Orlando Arroyo Amell is a Civil Engineer and obtained the degrees of Doctor of Engineering Sciences and Master of Engineering Sciences from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. In his career as a researcher, he served as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Colorado, as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Research Center for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (CIGIDEN), among others. He is currently a Plant Professor at the Universidad de la Sabana, director of the Civil Engineering program. Among his research interests is the non-linear performance of reinforced concrete frames and wall buildings. He also works in the development of probabilistic seismic risk scenarios at the urban level and in the application of performance-based seismic engineering in the rehabilitation of buildings.