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Soibelman, Lucio

Dr. Lucio Soibelman

Contact Information

Dr. Lucio Soibelman
Sonny Astani Department of
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Southern California
Kaprielian Hall, Room 268A
3620 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531

Tel:  (213) 740-0609
Fax: (213) 744-1426
Email: soibelman@usc.edu

Professor and Chair

Professional Interests:

Use of information technology for economic development. Information technology support for construction management. Process integration during the development of large-scale engineering systems. Information Logistics. Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery, Image Reasoning, Text Mining, Machine Learning, Multi-reasoning Mechanisms, sensors, sensor networks, and advanced infrastructure systems

Biographical Information

Ph.D. 1998 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S. 1993 Universidade Federal do RGS
B.S. 1984 Universidade Federal do RGS

Academic Experience:

  • 1998 - 2004 Assistant Professor - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • 2004 Associate Professor - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • 2004 - 2008 Associate Professor - Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2008 - 2011 - Professor - Carnegie Mellon University

Current Activities:

Co-chief editor of the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Oliveira, D. P. d., Neill, D. B., Jr., J. H. G., and Soibelman, L., "Detection of patterns in water distribution pipe breakage using spatial scan statistics for point events in a physical network." Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 1, January/February 2011, pp. 21-30, 2011.

Shih, C.Y., Scown, C., Soibelman, L., Matthews, H.S., Garrett, J.H., Dodrill, K., McSurdy, S., “Data Management for Geospatial Vulnerability Assessment of Interdependencies in US Power Generation ”, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2009, pp.179-189.

Caldas C, Soibelman, L., and Gasser, L. “A Methodology for the Integration of Project Documents in Model-Based Information Systems
"Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Jan 2005, Volume 19, Number 1, pp 25-33.

Books and Books Chapters Authored or Co-Authored:

Dzombak, D.A., VanBriesen, J.M., Garrett, J.H., Soibelman, L. "Sensing for improved water infrastructure management in 2050," in Water Resources 2050 Vision, Walter Grayman, Peter Loucks, and Laurel Saito, Editors, American Society of Civil Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources Institute, Reston, VA, 2010

Soibelman, L.., and Peña-Mora, F. “Computing in Civil Engineering, Proceedings of the 2005 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering”, Editor, ASCE, Reston, VA, 2005

Soibelman, L., and Akinci, B. “Computing in Civil Engineering, Proceedings of the 2007 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering”, Editor ASCE, Reston, VA, 2007.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) – Member
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)