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Jazalyn Dukes (Fed)

Research Structural Engineer

Dr. Jazalyn Dukes is a Research Structural Engineer in the Earthquake Engineering Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dukes is also a member of the National Construction Safety Team for the Technical Investigation of Hurricane Maria’s Impacts on Puerto Rico. Her research interests include probabilistic analysis methods, finite element modeling, seismic retrofit of structures using fiber reinforced composites, and multi-hazard reconnaissance studies. 

Prior to joining NIST, Dukes was a Structural Engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD). Her work at NSWCCD involved structural component modeling and analysis, material fracture and fatigue testing, and digital image correlation applications. Dukes earned her B.S. in civil engineering from University of Maryland, College Park, and M.S. and Ph.D. in civil engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, where her research topic focused on fragility analysis of bridges in California.

She is currently a member of EERI, ASCE, and ACI. Dukes is an associate member of ACI 440 committee on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement and ACI 133 committee on Disaster Reconnaissance. She is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia.

Publications

Aprendiendo de los impactos del huracán María en Puerto Rico: Un informe de progreso

Author(s)
Joseph Main, Maria K. Dillard, Erica D. Kuligowski, Benjamin Davis, Jazalyn D. Dukes, Kenneth W. Harrison, Jennifer Helgeson, Katherine J. Johnson, Marc L. Levitan, Judith Mitrani-Reiser, Scott J. Weaver, DongHun Yeo, Luis D. Bermúdez, Joel Cline, Thomas Kirsch
El 20 de septiembre de 2017, el huracán María tuvo un impacto devastador en gran parte de Puerto Rico, dañando edificios de los que dependían sus comunidades

Learning from Hurricane Maria's Impacts on Puerto Rico: A Progress Report

Author(s)
Joseph Main, Maria K. Dillard, Erica D. Kuligowski, Benjamin Davis, Jazalyn D. Dukes, Kenneth W. Harrison, Jennifer Helgeson, Katherine J. Johnson, Marc L. Levitan, Judith Mitrani-Reiser, Scott J. Weaver, DongHun Yeo, Luis D. Bermúdez, Joel Cline, Thomas Kirsch
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated much of Puerto Rico, damaging buildings that its communities relied upon for medical care, safety
Created April 7, 2019, Updated June 30, 2022