Frederick Krimgold

Research Assoc. Professor


Phone: 703-858-3306



Frederick Krimgold is Director of the Disaster Risk Reduction Program and a member of the faculty of the College of Engineering and the Advanced Research Institute. Dr. Krimgold has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and as a member of the Building Research Board of the National Research Council. Dr. Krimgold chaired the subcommittee on education of the Consultative Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Dr. Krimgold has served as a consultant on disaster management to the World Bank, USAID, FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Government of Maharashtra. He has managed major research programs on Integrated Incremental Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings and Regional Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Systems.

D.Tech. Architecture and Planning
KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden)

B.A. Architecture
Yale University

Associate Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech
Director, Virginia Tech Center for Disaster Risk Management
Building Research Board of the National Research Council
Federal Emergency Management Agency Advisory Board