Omar Issa is a first-year graduate student in the Structural Engineering & Geomechanics Program (SEG). His current research interests lie in the field of performance-based earthquake engineering (PBEE) within the context of urban resilience.
Honors & Awards
SEAOSC Foundation Scholarship, Structural Engineering Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) (2020)
Muriel K. and Robert B. Allan Scholarship, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (2020)
Undergraduate Student Paper Award, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) (2019)
Education & Certifications
BS, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Civil Engineering (2020)