Eyitayo Opabola Awarded 2023 Shah Family Innovation Prize

Featured Faculty: Eyitayo Ademola Opabola

CEE Professor Eyitayo Opabola is the 2023 Shah Family Innovation Prize recipient from the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)! The Shah Prize is awarded to early to mid-career individuals who have emphasized creative and innovative thinking and demonstrated the potential to make significant contributions to the field of seismic risk mitigation and management. 

Opabola’s research focuses on laboratory and field testing of large-scale structural components and systems, assessment and design of civil infrastructure under single and multiple hazards, and developing risk-informed tools for resilience enhancement of buildings and communities. 

Opabola will receive the prize at the 2024 EERI Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Learn more about his research expertise on the EERI website.