Memari named Architectural Engineering Institute's next president

Ali Memari, professor of architectural engineering, has been named president elect for the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI).

Memari will serve as AEI's president elect for a year starting Oct. 1 before becoming president of the organization in October 2012. He will serve a year-long term as president.

Memari has been a member of the Penn State architectural engineering faculty since 1998. His teaching and research has focused on structural analysis and design and earthquake resistance design.

Memari has authored more than 150 publications and holds memberships in the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the Masonry Society.

He has chaired AEI's curtain wall committee and served as a member of its board of governors.

Memari received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Houston, his master's of engineering in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his doctorate in civil engineering from Penn State.

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Last Updated August 09, 2011