Ext : 3401
Email: jose.martinez44@upr.edu
Office: CI-105C1
Education

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1993
MEng, Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1989
MSCE, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, 1987
BSCE, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, 1984

Academic Experience
  • Professor. July, 2002 – present
  • Associate Director: May 2002 – August, 2002
  • Associate Professor: July, 1997 – June, 2002
  • Director of the Puerto Rico Strong Motion Program, 1995 – present
  • Assistant Professor: January, 1994 – June, 1997
  • Instructor: January, 1992 – December, 1993
  • Teaching Assistant at UC Berkeley. EQ-Resistant Design, Spring, 1992.
  • Teaching Assistant at UC Berkeley. RC Design, Fall 1989.
  • Research Assistant at the University of California at Berkeley, Feb. 1989 – Dec., 1993.
  • Structural Engineer at Capacete, Martín & Associates, Jan., 1987 – Jun., 1987.
  • Teaching Assistant at the UPRM. Elements of Material Science, Aug., 1985 – May, 1986.
Non-Academic Experience
  • Legal cases on Structural Damage due to Explosions, Settlements and Construction Vibration
Honors & Awards
  • Distinguished Professor, Civil Engineering Department, UPRM, Academic Year 1998-99.
  • Distinguished Professor, Civil Engineering Department, UPRM, Academic Year 2007-08.
Publications
  • Martínez Cruzado, José A., Huerta López, Carlos I., Martínez Pagán, Jaffet, Santana Torres, Erick X., Hernández Ramírez, Francisco J., “Destrozos, Recuperación y Planes en la Red Sísmica de Movimiento Fuerte a Raíz de los Huracanes Irma y María”, Revista Dimensión, CIAPR, Año 32, Vol. 1, 2018.
  • Ricardo López Rodríguez, José A. Martínez Cruzado, Luis E. Suárez Colche, Juan A. Rodríguez Vargas, Manuel A. Conde Fuster, y Christian Villalobos Soto, “Evaluación Sísmica Preliminar de Hospitales en Puerto Rico,” Revista Dimensión, CIAPR, Año 29 Vol. 3. Pag. 11-20, 2015.
  • Upegui-Botero, F. M., Huerta-López, C. I., Martínez-Cruzado, J. A., and Suárez-Colche, L. E., Analysis of Time-Frequency and Empirical Mode Decomposition Applied to Seismic Signals”, Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 17-19, 2013, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • Huerta-López, C. I. Upegui-Botero, F. M., Martínez-Cruzado, J. A., and Suárez-Colche, L. E., “Temporal Spectral Attributes of Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes by Means of Joint Time-Frequency Spectral Decomposition”, Seismological Society of America
    (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 17-19, 2013, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • Martínez Cruzado, José A., López Rodríguez, Ricardo R., y González Avellanet, Yvonne, “Rehabilitación Sísmica de Casas en Zancos”, Impresos RUM, 2013, Programa de Movimiento Fuerte de Puerto Rico, Departamento de Ingeniería Civil y Agrimensura, Universidad de Puerto Rico en Mayagüez.
  • Upegui-Botero, Fabio, Rojas-Mercedes, Norberto J., Huerta-López, Carlos I, Huérfano-Moreno, Víctor, and Martínez-Cruzado, José A., “Local Site Characterization Using HVSR, ReMi, and SPAC, Study Case: Soccer Field Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,” AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA, Dec. 9-13, 2013.