Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Pedro Silva

Pedro Silva

Associate Professor
Hours: Monday: 1pm-3pm, Tuesday: 10:30am-12:30pm
Address: Academic Center
642 Phillips Hall
801 22nd Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Phone: 202-994-6652


Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Pedro Silva’s areas of specialty include development of performance-based procedures for the seismic design and retrofit of civil structures; blast resistance of structures; use of fiber-reinforced polymers for the structural rehabilitation of structures.  He received a Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego.

Principal Investigator and Professor
SEAS - Earthquake Engineering and Structures Laboratory
Exploration Hall
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn, VA 20147
(202) 994-7446