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Email: ricardo.ramos2@upr.edu
Office: CI-102G
Education

PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy N.Y., 1999

MSCE, Univ. of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM), 1996

BSCE, Univ. of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM), 1992

Academic Experience
  • Professor, UPRM, 2008-Present
  • Associate Professor, UPRM, 2003-2008.
  • Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track (Probation), UPRM, 1999 – 2003
  • Teaching assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy N.Y., 1997-1999
  • Teaching assistant, UPRM, 1996-1997
Non-Academic Experience
  • Numerous local geotechnical and structural consulting jobs.
  • Department of State, Puerto Rico, on Status of San Rafael Hospital, Santa Tecla, El Salvador (after Earthquake Jan 2001).
Honors & Awards
  • Cum Laude – BSCE, Univ. of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, 1992
Publications
  • Ramos, R. (1999), “Centrifuge Study of Bending Response of Pile Foundation to a Lateral Spread Including Restraining Effect of Superstructure,”
  • Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
  • Ramos, R., Abdoun, T. and Dobry R., “Centrifuge Modeling of Effect of Superstructure Stiffness on Pile Bending Moments Due to Lateral Spreading,” 7th U.S. Japan Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Countermeasures Against Liquefaction, Seattle, WA, August 15-17, 1999.
  • Ramos Cabeza, R., González Hernández, H. and Padovani, A., “Observaciones Post-Terremoto del 13 de enero de 2001 en El Salvador”, Revista Internacional de Desastres Naturales, Accidentes e Infraestructura Civil, Volumen 1, Número 2, Diciembre 2001.
  • Ramos Cabeza, R., Saffar, A., Aviles, D., García, R., “Resistencia a Fatiga de Techos de Madera y Zinc bajo Vientos de Huracanes”, Revista Internacional de Desastres Naturales, Accidentes e Infraestructura Civil, Volumen 7, Número 1, Mayo 2007.