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Detailed Technical Program

Technical Sessions:  1-5 | 6-10 | 11-15 | 16-20

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Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session 1:
Base Isolation and Energy Dissipation
Room 320
Technical Session 2:
Education and Outreach Showcase
Ballroom A
Technical Session 3:
Hybrid Simulation 
Room 423
Technical Session 4:
Tsunamis
Room 324
Technical Session 5:
Steel Structures
Room 402
Moderator:
Sri Sritharan
Co-Moderator:
Ezra Jampole
Moderator:
Thalia Anagnos
Co-Moderator:
Sean Brophy
Moderator:
Monique Head
Co-Moderator:
Eric Monzon
Moderator:
Solomon Yim
Co-Moderator:
Andrew Mock
Moderator:
Jim Ricles
Co-Moderator:
Erica Fischer
A mechanistic model for simulating the critical load behavior of elastomeric seismic isolation bearings
Gordon Warn
Click for the full list of Education and Outreach Showcase presentations Experimental and Analytical Results of a Hybrid Simulation of a Four-Span Reinforced Concrete Bridge
Pedro Silva
Numerical Wave Tank Modeling and Simulation of Tsunami Impact Loads
Solomon Yim
Seismic Design and Evaluation of Steel MRFs with Elastomeric Dampers
James Ricles
Experimental Investigation of a Wall-to-Floor Connection for Self-Centering Walls
Sri Sritharan

Experimental Evaluation of a Steel Moment Frame Building through Collapse via Hybrid Simulation
Maikol Del Carpio Ramos
Hydraulic Experiments on Impact Forces from Tsunami-Driven Debris
Daniel Cox
Experimental Performance of Full-Scale Cold-Formed Steel Buildings Under Seismic Excitations
Kara Peterman
Seismic Monitoring and Analysis of the Christchurch Women's Hospital
Henri Gavin

Performance-Based Seismic Assessment of Electrical Disconnect Switches Using PEER Methodology and Hybrid Simulation
Selim Gunay
Debris Dispersal and Damage Generated During Tsunamis
Clay Naito
Seismic Performance Enhancement Techniques for Steel Building Beam-Column Connections
Machel Morrison
Innovative approaches to simulating the response of seismically isolated structures
Stephen Mahin

Linked Column Steel Frame System Performance Validation using Hybrid Testing
Peter Dusicka
Tsunami Runup and Withdrawal Dynamics on a Sloping Beach with Discontinuous Macro-Roughness: Physical and Numerical Modeling
Jen Irish
Cyclic Performance of Steel Moment Frames with Weak Panel Zones
Sungyeob Shin


Real-time Hybrid Simulation and Seismic Performance Evaluation of a Large-scale Steel Structure with Nonlinear Viscous Dampers
Baiping Dong
Tsunami Induced Turbulent Coherent Structures
Diane Foster
Seismic Performance of Older Steel Braced Frames
Jeffrey Berman

Thursday, August 8th, 2012
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Technical Session 6:
Steel Structures
Room 320
Technical Session 7:
Base Isolation & Nonstructural Performance
Room 323
Technical Session 8:
Experimental Techniques
Room 423
Technical Session 9:
Hybrid Simulation
Room 324
Technical Session 10:
Data Use
Room 402
Moderator:
Jeffrey Berman
Co-Moderator:
Joseph Wieser
Moderator:
Henri Gavin
Co-Moderator:
Manny Hakhamaneshi
Moderator:
Bob Nigbor
Co-Moderator:
Konstantinos Balafas
Moderator:
Narutoshi Nakata
Co-Moderator:
Maikol Del Carpio Ramos
Moderator:
Wei Song
Co-Moderator:
Maryam Nazari
Recent Advances in Self-Centering Steel Plate Shear Wall Testing
Jeffrey Berman
One Year After: The Building Nonstructural Components and Systems (BNCS) Testing at UCSD
Tara Hutchinson
Wind, Thermal, and Earthquake Monitoring of the Watts Towers: Preliminary Results
Robert Nigbor
Towards Faster Computations and Accurate Execution of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation
Selim Gunay
Publication of Research Data in NEEShub
Stanislav Pejsa
Seismic Behavior and Performance of Steel Plate Shear Walls with Coupling
Larry Fahnestock
Controlling Seismic Isolator Displacements in Extreme Earthquakes Using the Gap Damper Device
Hamed Zargar Shotorbani
Novel Embedded Wireless Structural Monitoring Systems
Ram Rajagopal
Experimental Investigation of Effective Force Test Method with Multiple Force Controlled Hydraulic Actuators
Narutoshi Nakata
Nonlinear Model Updating For A Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall
Wei Song
Experimental Studies on the Inelastic Behavior of Deep Steel Columns Subjected to Large Deformation Demands and High Axial Load
Shokoufeh Zargar Shoushtari
Drift-Sensitive Experimental Testing of Precast Concrete Cladding - Damage States and Connection Performance
Kurt McMullin
Case studies of novel measuring systems in structural testing and damage assessment: lasers scanning, fiber optic strain sensing, Krypton measuring system and image correlation technique (laboratory and field applications)
Shakhzod Takhirov
Real-time hybrid simulations using an unconditionally stable explicit integration algorithm with controllable numerical dissipation
Chinmoy Kolay
Comprehensive Instrumentation in Structural Testing for Model Validation of Inelastic Systems
Anahid Behrouzi
Model development and incremental dynamic analysis of  the CFS-NEES building
Jiazhen Leng
"Nearly Damage-Free DBE" Light-Framed Residential Structures via a Low-Cost Sliding Isolation System: Analysis and Testing
Ezra Jampole
Design and Testing of Inelastic Structure-Foundation Models at Centrifuge Scale
Tara Hutchinson
Collapse Simulation of Multi-Story Buildings through Hybrid Testing with Substructuring Technique
M. Javad Hashemi
NEES@UCSB Providing Unique New Data on the Liquefaction Susceptibility of Soils
Jamison Steidl
Reserve Capacity for Collapse Prevention in Low-Ductility Steel Braced Frames
Larry Fahnestock




Thursday, August 8th, 2013
10:45 pm - 12:15 pm

Technical Session 11:
Reinforced Concrete Structures
Room 320
Technical Session 12:
Findings from the NEES Grand Challenge Project on Nonstructural Performance
Room 323
Technical Session 13:
Advanced Materials
Room 423
Technical Session 14:
Hybrid Simulation
Room 324
Technical Session 15:
Retrofit
Room 402
Moderator:
Santiago Pujol
Co-Moderator:
Cheng Song
Moderator:
Keri Ryan
Co-Moderator:
Siavash Soroushian
Moderator:
Saiid Saiidi
Co-Moderator:
Mostafa Tazarv
Moderator:
Shirley Dyke
Co-Moderator:
Javad Hashemi
Moderator:
N/A
Co-Moderator:
N/A
Seismic Behavior of Slender C-Shaped Concrete Walls
Anahid Behrouzi and Andrew Mock
NEESR GC: Simulation of the Seismic Performance of Nonstructural Systems
Manos Maragakis

Implementation of NEES-SG Study on Seismic Performance of Bridges with Novel Materials in a Bridge in Seattle
Brian Nakashoji
Application of Robust Integrated Actuator Control Strategy in Real Time Hybrid Simulation
Ge Ou
(Cancelled)
Identifying High Risk Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Retrofit

Thalia Anagnos
Shake Table Testing of Rocking Precast Concrete Walls
Maryam Nazari
Development of Shake Table Motions for System-Level Full-Scale Seismic Evaluation of Nonstructural Systems
Siavash Soroushian
Seismic Performance of Ultra-High Performance Concrete-Filled FRP Tube Columns
Amir Mirmiran
Frequency Response Evaluation of Cumulative Effects of Servo-hydraulic Dynamics in Real-time Hybrid Simulation
Cheng Chen
(Cancelled)
Seismic Retrofitted Soft-Story Woodframe Buildings: Design and Full-Scale test Verification
Mikhail Gershfeld
Multi-degree-of-freedom response-based load control at the Illinois NEES facility for large-scale testing of reinforced concrete structures
Andrew Mock
Seismic Response of Sprinkler Piping Systems and Partition Walls in NEESR-GC Nonstructural Tests on a Full Scale 2-Story Building
Esmaeel Rahmanishamsi
Cu-based Shape Memory Alloys as a Viable Alternative to NiTi Counterparts
Bora Gencturk
Comparison of shake table test with real time hybrid simulations for a large-scale
Ali Ozdagli
(Cancelled)
Modeling and Fragility
Analysis of Non-Ductile Reinforced Concrete Buildings Retrofitted with Shape Memory Alloy Braces

Reginald DesRoches

Seismic Response of Ceiling Systems in NEESR-GC Nonstructural Tests on a Full Scale 2-Story Building
Esmaeel Rahmanishamsi
High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams: From Research to Practice
James Wight
Large-Scale Real-Time Hybrid Simulations with Enhanced Actuator Control
James Ricles


Influence of Vertical Excitation and the Response of Nonstructural Systems in NEES/E-Defense Base Isolation Tests
Keri Ryan
Innovation in Sustainable Earthquake-Resistant Highway Bridges with Advanced Materials
Sebastian Varela


Thursday, August 8th, 2013
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Technical Session 16:
Moved to Session 11
Technical Session 17:
Simulation
Room 323
Technical Session 18:
Bridge Structures
Room 423
Technical Session 19:
Geotechnical Engineering
Room 324
Technical Session 20:
Wood & Masonry Structures
Room 402
Moderator:
N/A
Moderator:
Tom Hacker
Co-Moderator:
Jiazhen Leng
Moderator:
Sherif Elfass
Co-Moderator:
Hartanto Wibowo
Moderator:
Brady Cox
Co-Moderator:
Amirata Taghavi
Moderator:
Benson Shing
Co-Moderator:
Anahid Behrouzi
All talks in this session have been moved to Technical Session 11 - see above for details. High Fidelity Numerical Simulations for Nuclear Power Plant Licensing and Design
Nima Tafazzoli
Seismic Resilience of Pre-Tensioned Bridge Bents
Marc Eberhard
Physical Modeling in the Field of Stress State and Strain Amplitude Effects on the Stiffnesses of Soils Using the Large Mobile Shakers of NEES@UTexas
Kenneth Stokoe
Component Testing and Modeling towards Unibody Residential Buildings
Cristian Acevedo

The Parameter
Study Tool

Frank McKenna
Modelling Nonlinear Cyclic Response of RC Bridge Piers subject to Combined Earthquake Loading and Corrosion Damage
Mohammad Mehdi Kashani
Seismic Response of Permanent and Temporary Cut-and-Cover Underground Structures
Shideh Dashti
Enhancement of Seismic Performance and Design of Partially-Grouted Reinforced Masonry Buildings
Benson Shing

An Earthquake Engineering Platform Towards an Open World
Ignacio Lamata Martinez
Shake Table Experiments on Horizontally Curved Bridges
Ian Buckle
Deep Vs Profiling for Dynamic Characterization of Christchurch, New Zealand: Towards Reliably Merging Large Active-Source and Ambient-Wavefield Surface Wave Methods
Brady R. Cox
Development and Validation of Displacement-based Seismic Design Procedure for Reinforced Masonry Shear-wall Structures
Farhad Ahmadi

A Novel Hybrid Testing Approach for Piping System of Industrial Plants
Oreste S. Bursi
Methods of Bridge Numerical Model Calibration Using Hybrid Simulation
Adel Abdelnaby
Effect of Footing Shape on the Settlement & Uplift of Rocking Shallow Foundations
Manouchehr Hakhamaneshi
Distributed knee-brace (DKB) system as a complete or supplemental retrofit for soft story low-rise woodframe buildings
Mikhail Gershfeld



Cement Deep Soil Mixing for Increasing the Lateral Load Capacity of Pile Groups in Soft Clays
Amirata Taghavi