Ph.D. and M.S. Structural Engineering, University of Southern California
J.D. with Highest Honors, Concord University School of Law
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Tehran
Dr. Naeim regularly manages and facilitates activities of internal teams of experts in research and development activities, special seismic studies, and the design of specialized computer applications. He has developed an international reputation for cutting edge engineering and computer technology, and was awarded grants by such diverse agencies as the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the County of Los Angeles, the California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program, Applied Technology Council (ATC), and the United States Geological Survey (USGS), for studying various damage characteristics of earthquakes and their impact on seismic design practice. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of Earthquake Spectra, President of EERI, inaugural Chair of the Governance Board of the U.S. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES), and the Chair of the 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.