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Jack Baker (Professor)

Jack Baker (650) 725-2573
Personal bio
Professor Baker joined the Stanford faculty in 2006 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), where he was a visiting researcher in the Department of Structural Engineering. He has degrees in Structural Engineering (Stanford, M.S. 2002, Ph.D. 2005), Statistics (Stanford, M.S. 2004) and Mathematics/Physics (Whitman College, B.A. 2000). He has industry experience in seismic hazard assessment, ground motion selection, probabilistic risk assessment, and modeling of catastrophe losses for insurance and reinsurance companies. His awards include the Shah Family Innovation Prize from the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, the Early Achievement Research Award from the International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability, the Walter L. Huber Prize from ASCE, the Helmut Krawinkler Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, and the Eugene L. Grant Award for excellence in teaching from Stanford.

Currently teaching
CEE 203: Probabilistic Models in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Autumn)
CEE 209S: Disaster Resilience Seminar (Autumn)
CEE 298: Structural Engineering and Geomechanics Seminar (Winter)
CEE 288: Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis (Winter)
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