Karthik Ramanathan

Dr. Karthik Ramanathan is an AVP and Principal Engineer in the atmospheric perils vulnerability team within the Research and Modeling Department, working primarily on the wind and storm surge vulnerability of civil engineering systems. He is the lead engineer working on the development and validation of the vulnerability module of the U.S. Hurricane model. Most recently, he participated in a damage survey following Hurricane Sandy. Dr. Ramanathan holds two Masters Degrees in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials from the University of Pittsburgh and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a special focus on earthquake engineering.

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Following are some recent blogs:

Floods Highlight U.S. Insurance Gap and Drive Modeling Innovation

Floods Highlight U.S. Insurance Gap and Drive Modeling Innovation

March 19, 2020
Why the Panhandle Wasn't Hurricane Strong for Michael

Why the Panhandle Wasn't Hurricane Strong for Michael

September 19, 2019
What Hurricane Dorian Taught Us about the Bahamas Building Code

What Hurricane Dorian Taught Us about the Bahamas Building Code

September 12, 2019
How Building Code Adoption and Enforcement Practices Vary

How Building Code Adoption and Enforcement Practices Vary

March 21, 2019
What to Expect of Building Performance During Hurricane Michael

What to Expect of Building Performance During Hurricane Michael

October 11, 2018
Residential Wind and Surge Damage Inflicted by Hurricane Irma

Residential Wind and Surge Damage Inflicted by Hurricane Irma

October 25, 2017
With Wind Vulnerability, Bigger Is Better...Up to a Point

With Wind Vulnerability, Bigger Is Better...Up to a Point

May 8, 2015
Helping the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Estimate Hurricane-Driven Flood Losses

Helping the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Estimate Hurricane-Driven Flood Losses

August 28, 2014

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