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NEESreu Program Summer 2009

Research Experience for Undergraduates - 2009

2009 NEESreu students joined faculty mentors in exciting research experiences for undergraduate students at the following research sites:

Students' papers are shown below detailing individual research projects.

 

Student Project Title NEESreu Site
Ryan Ahn - Pennsylvania State University Seismic Testing of Large-Scale Reinforced Concrete Walls
Paper
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Mark Bingham - University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign Seismic Response of Structural Concrete Pile-Wharf Deck Connections of Port Structures Through the Use of MUST-SIM Facilities at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Paper Poster
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Katie Bowden - University of Nevada, Reno Effects of Curvature on Beams under Static Loading
Paper Poster
University of Nevada, Reno
Tim Brauning - Lehigh University Magnetorheological Damper Force Rise Times
Paper
Lehigh University
Charly Champion - Georgia Tech University The Huff and Puff Test: Seismic Response of Innovative Straw Bale Wall Systems
Paper Poster
University of Nevada, Reno
Xiaozang Chen - University of California, Davis Analysis of Newmark method on type 1 semi-gravity reinforced concrete cantilever retaining walls with and without sound wall
Paper
University of California, San Diego
Joseph Dow - Lehigh University Testing and Analysis of Iron and Plastic t-Joints in Sprinkler Systems
Paper
University at Buffalo
Francisco Galan - San Jose University The Analysis of Forces and Pressure Distributions on an Aluminum Rigid Wall from Tsunami Wave Loading
Paper
Oregon State University
Leilani Gilpin - University of California, San Diego Visualizing NEES Activities Using Web Services and Object Relational Mapping
Paper Poster
University of California, San Diego
Allen Grimes - Texas A&M University A Java-based Numerical Wave Tank for Efficient Experimental Design
Paper Poster
Oregon State University
Rikki Keegan - University of Idaho Dynamic Testing of Pedestrian Bridges
Paper
University of California, Los Angeles
Casey Laush - Clarkson University Instrumentation, Static Testing, and Stiffness Matrix of Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame
Paper
Lehigh University
Jennie Lee - University of California, San Diego Experimental Studies on the Design, Construction, and Seismic Performance of Small-Scale Wind Turbines Used in Developing Countries
Paper Poster
University of California, San Diego
Philip Lund - Lehigh University Geographically Distributed Hybrid Simulation of a Four-Story Steel Moment Frame “Hybrid Simulation Platform for Seismic Performance Evaluation of Structures through Collapse
Paper Poster
University of Buffalo
Peter Maloney - California Polytechnic State University Study of the Inelastic Behavior of Full-Scale Steel Bean-Column Connections
Paper Poster
University of California, Los Angeles
Javier Miranda-Rivera - University of Puerto Rico Material Testing Analysis for the Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame
Paper Poster
Lehigh University
Alfredo Morales - Florida International University Performance Evaluation of Semi-Rigid Steel Frames Using Hybrid Simulation
Paper Poster
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Denise Muramoto - University of Washington Performance-Based Design of Large Scale Reinforced Concrete Squat Walls
Paper Poster
University of Buffalo
Kimberly Quesnel - California Polytechnic State University Tsunami Wave Breaking Behavior on a Reef with a Rough Surface
Paper Poster
Oregon State University
Josh Rocks - University of Buffalo Large Scale Testing of Reinforced Concrete Squat Walls
Paper Poster
University of Buffalo
Alexander Ruud - University of Navada, Reno Visualization of the NEES@UNR Large-Scale Structures Laboratory
Paper
Poster
University of Navada, Reno
Tadei Shayo - University of California, Davis Seismic Design guidelines of retaining walls with/without soundwall: qualitative analysis of failure behavior of retaining structures during previous significant earthquakes
Paper Poster
University of California, San Diego
Barbara Simpson - University of Kansas Development of Hybrid Simulation Models
Paper
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Brian Terranova - University of Buffalo Design and Verification of a Seismic Isolation Educational K – 12 System
Paper
University of Buffalo
Eric Tung - University of California, San Diego Parametric Study of Masonry Infilled RC Frames Using Mortar Joint Properties
Paper Poster
University of California, San Diego
Christopher Vetter - University of Notre Dame Dynamic Response of Non-Structural Elements Anchored in Cracked Concrete
Paper
University of California, San Diego
Robert Vida - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Design and Behavior of Complex Walls
Paper Poster
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Jessica Wakeman - University of Virginia NEESR-GC: Mitigation of Collapse Risk in Vulnerable Concrete Buildings -- Assessment of Slab Membrane Action
Paper Poster
University of California, San Diego
Ting-Cheng Wen - University of Hawaii, Manoa Large Scale Particle Image Velocimetry Study of Breaking Tsunami Wave Behind Structure
Paper Poster
Oregon State University
Jessi Willstrop - University of Hawaii, Manoa Bore Impact Loading on Structures
Paper
Oregon State University