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Ehsan Noroozinejad

Senior Researcher, Urban Transformations Research Centre, Western Sydney University

Dr. Ehsan Noroozinejad is a Senior Researcher at the Urban Transformations Research Centre, where he specialises in Smart and Resilient Construction. With a wealth of experience, Dr. Noroozinejad previously held a prestigious position at UBC Smart Structures in Canada before joining the UTRC. As the director of the Resilient Structures Research Group, Dr. Noroozinejad has spearheaded groundbreaking advancements in the field of structural engineering alongside an esteemed team of international researchers. His notable contributions are exemplified by his role as the Founder and Chief Editor of the International Journal of Earthquake and Impact Engineering. Additionally, he holds esteemed positions as an Associate Editor for several distinguished journals and serves as the Engineering Editor for ASCE Natural Hazards Review. Dr. Noroozinejad's prolific and influential academic career is underscored by the publication of over 140 high-impact journal papers,7 books in collaboration with esteemed publishers, and various patents. He is also a co-founding Editor of the Data-Centric Engineering Book Series published by De Gruyter. His research interests encompass a wide range of topics, including smart materials and structures, resilience-based design, artificial intelligence, modular construction, and digital twins in construction. Dr. Noroozinejad's exceptional contributions have been recognised through numerous national and international awards, notably including the prestigious 2022 ASCE Associate Editor Award, which commends his exemplary service in enhancing ASCE's publication activities.


  • 2023–present
    Senior Researcher, Urban Transformations Research Centre, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • 2022–2023
    Senior Researcher, Smart Structures Lab, The University of British Columbia, Canada


  • 2017 
    Int. Ins. of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, PhD in Civil Engineering

Professional Memberships

  • Founder and Director, Resilient Structures Research Group
  • Engineering Editor, Journal of Natural Hazards Review: ASCE, USA
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Low-Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control: SAGE, USA
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Built Environment: Frontiers Media SA, Switzerland
  • Associate Editor, Smart Infrastructure and Construction: ICE & Emerald, UK
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering: Springer, Germany
  • Associate Editor, The Journal of Engineering (JoE): Wiley, UK
  • Associate Editor, SN Applied Sciences, Engineering Section: Springer Nature, Switzerland
  • Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Data-Centric Engineering Book Series: De Gruyter, Germany

Research Areas

  • Engineering (09)
  • Civil Engineering (0905)
  • Construction Engineering (090502)
  • Structural Engineering (090506)
  • Natural Hazards (040604)
  • Urban Analysis And Development (120507)


Best Associate Editor Award, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA.