Raimondo Betti

Sen. Raimondo Betti is Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics in the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. On the University Senate, Professor Betti serves on the Faculty Affairs, Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee.

Professor Betti's research focuses on the area of structural health monitoring, a crucial area for the safety, maintenance, and rehabilitation of our nation’s infrastructure system. His main interests range from the development of numerical algorithms for the identification of high-fidelity models of buildings and bridges to the development of methodologies for the assessment of the internal conditions of main cables of suspension bridges and for the estimation of their remaining strength. 

Professor Betti received a Laurea (Magna cum laude) in civil engineering from the Universita’ degli Studi di Roma, “La Sapienza” (Italy) and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Southern CaliforniaHe is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and serves on the Board of Governors of the International Association of Structural Control and Monitoring. He also serves as Expert Advisor for Bridge Monitoring and Cable Corrosion for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.