Areas of Expertise:
earthquake engineering | structural dynamics | earthquakes
Robert Nigbor is a research engineer at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and an expert on earthquake engineering. Nigbor’s work focuses on experimental earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, as well as the seismic performance of non-structural elements. He recently led a yearlong effort, funded by the National Science Foundation, to test, monitor and conserve the seismic integrity of Los Angeles’ historic Watts Towers.