Garciano, Lessandro Estelito O.
De La Salle University
Dr. Lessandro Estelito O. Garciano is an associate professor of De La Salle University (DLSU) - Manila. He obtained his Master of Science in Civil Engineering (structural engineering) degree from DLSU in 1998. He obtained his Master of Engineering and Doctor of Engineering degrees from Tokyo City University in 2004 and 2007, respectively. His research interests include wind, earthquake and flood hazard mapping, Bayesian updating methods, risk assessment, reliability theory and multi-hazard assessment of historical structures, hospitals and schools. Dr. Garciano is a member of the wind loads committee of the National Structural Code of the Philippines (NSCP). He is also a member of the Board of Director of the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP). Dr. Garciano has also been awarded research funding from the University Research and Coordination Office of DLSU, AUN/SEED-Net and UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).