Dr Christian Málaga-Chuquitaype
Imperial College London –Co-Investigator
Christian is a researcher, engineer, and educator currently working as a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Structures at Imperial College London where he leads the Emerging Structural Technologies Research Group. His research interests span the areas of earthquake engineering, structural timber engineering, applied dynamics, and the development and implementation of passive and semi-active damping systems. His research has won several prizes including the TK Hsieh award from the ICE, the Best Paper prize from the IStrucE and the Unwin Prize from Imperial College. Having practiced in large and small infrastructure projects in Latin America, he is continuously involved in specialized consultancy internationally and serves on a number of committees related to international code development and the advancement of engineering practice.