Areas of Expertise:
earthquakes | earthquake engineering
Scott Brandenberg is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science who specializes in geotechnical earthquake engineering with a focus on the behavior of pile foundations in liquefied and laterally spreading ground.
Brandenburg has helped develop guidelines for the California Department of Transportation to evaluate existing bridges for retrofit and to design new bridges in liquefied and laterally spreading ground. He also led an earthquake simulation testing the strength of California’s levees.