Program

Friday October 26 Schedule

Time and Location Session Name
8:00 am – 9:00 am REGISTRATION / BREAKFAST
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Crystal Ballroom
PEER Overview Plenary
Stephen Mahin – Overview of Recent PEER Research
10:15 am – 12:15 pm
Whitecotton Room 6th Floor
High Performance Structures emphasizing Nuclear Power Plants and Hospitals
Co-moderators: Joel Conte (UCSD) & Gilberto Mosqueda (UCSD)

Speaker Presentation Title
Robert Budnitz (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Ongoing NRC Research Projects at LBNL on Nuclear Power Plant Safety: (1) An Improved Seismic Regulatory Framework; (2) A Study of Fragility Correlations of Nuclear Plant Components – (PDF, 401 KB)
Jenna Wong (UCB) Overview of Seismic Isolation of Nuclear Power Plants – (PDF, 4.3 MB)
Gilberto Mosqueda (UCSD) Performance of Non-structural Components in Critical Facilities – (PDf, 17.1 MB)
Judith Mitrani-Reiser (Johns Hopkins) Estimating Loss of Function for Critical Building Systems

*each presentation will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion with extra time at the end for additional comments

10:15 am – 12:15 pm
Crystal Ballroom
Recent Projects in the Transportation Systems Research Program (TSRP)
Co-moderators: Marc Eberhard (UW) & Jonathan Stewart (UCLA)

Speaker Presentation Title
Marc Eberhard Overview of TSRP Program – (PDF, 99 KB)
Steve Kramer Liquefaction – (PDF, 17.7 MB)
Jose Restrepo Resilient Columns – (PDF, 27.6 MB)
Reagan Chandramohan Effects of Long-Duration Motions – (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Ahmed Elgamal Integrated Software Platform for PBEE

*each presentation will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion with extra time at the end for additional comments

10:15 am – 12:15 pm
Boiler Room A & B
Researcher & Practitioner Idea Exchange – Geotech & Ground Motions
Co-moderators: Yousef Bozorgnia (PEER) & Marshall Lew (AMEC)

Speaker Presentation Title
Ross Boulanger Shear Reinforcement for Liquefaction Mitigation: Columnar and Grid Systems – (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Scott Ashford Recommended Design Practice for Pile Foundations in Laterally Spreading Ground – (PDF, 11.5 MB)
Discussion
Carola Di Alessandro NGA Ground Motion Database – (PDF, 2.1 MB)
Tom Shantz Virtual Geotech Center – (PDF, 3.3 MB)
Feedback and Ideas for NGA Database
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Crystal Ballroom & Courtyard
LUNCH
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Whitecotton Room 6th Floor
Dams & Levees
Co-moderators: Ross Boulanger (UCD) & Scott Ashford (OSU)

Speaker Presentation Title
Richard Sanchez Overview of the Delta Habitat Conservation and Conveyance Program (DHCCP)
Michael Beaty Challenges in Nonlinear Deformation Analyses of Dams and Levees – (PDF, 7.6 MB)
Scott Brandenberg Dynamic Response of Levees founded on Peats and Organic Soils – (PDF, 12 MB)
Jason DeJong Improved Characterization of Gravelly Soils Using an Instrumented Becker Penetration Test

*each presentation will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion with extra time at the end for additional comments

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crystal Ballroom
Simulation & Analysis
Co-moderators: Farzin Zareian (UCI) & Frank McKenna (PEER)

Speaker Presentation Title
Pedro Arduino Recent Advances for Large Scale Geotechnical Modeling in OpenSees
Filip Fillippou Cyclic Inelastic Analysis of Concrete Shear Walls and Plates
Silvia Mazzoni State of the Practice of Nonlinear Response History Analysis – (PDF, 10.6 MB)
Michael Scott Extending OpenSees for the Particle Finite Element Method
Joel Conte OpenSees-Snopt: A Framework for Finite Element Based Optimization – (PDF, 3.4 MB)
Greg Deierlein Challenges and Opportunities in Simulation-Based Earthquake Engineering
Frank McKenna Cloud Computing with OpenSees – (PDF, 3.5 MB)
Discussion of Future Needs and Directions
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boiler Room A & B
Researcher & Practitioner Idea Exchange – Structures
Co-moderators: James Malley (Degenkolb) & Vesna Terzic (PEER)

Speaker Presentation Title
Vesna Terzic Comparative Performance and Lifecycle Losses of Various Structural Systems – (PDF, 3.4 MB)
Kevin Mackie Performance-based applications using BridgePBEE
Stephen Mahin PEER Seismic Performance Observatory – (PDF, 11.5 MB)
Jonathan Stewart J. Stewart – PEER Annual Meeting – 20121026 – (PDF, 1.4 MB)

*each presentation will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion with extra time at the end for additional comments

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Boiler Rooms A, B, & C
Summarizing Plenary
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Crystal Ballroom
GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER RECEPTION (see below for more details)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Boiler Room A
Business and Industry Partner (BIP) Dinnerby invitation

Saturday October 27 Schedule

Time and Location Session Name
9:00 am − 3:00 pm
Boiler Room C
Tsunami
Moderator: Harry Yeh (OSU)

Time Discussion Topics
9:00 – 9:15 Introduction
9:15 – 9:45 Presentation of General Characteristics and Issues on Tsunami Hazard/Risk (Yeh) – (PDF, 32.5 MB)
9:45 – 10:15 Discussion on Hydrodynamics: Inundation and Nearshore Currents (Lynett)
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:00 Discussion on Structural Response: Buildings, Bridges, other Lifelines (Deierlein)
11:00 – 11:30 Discussion on Geotechnical Response: Quays, Platforms, Seawalls, Breakwaters, Jetties (Ashford)
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion on Human Response, Evacuation, Casualty, and Rapid Rescue and Recovery Missions (Javanbarg)
12:00 – 12:30 Debris and Sediment Transports and Deposits (Petroff)
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 Consensus Seeking Discussion
9:00 am − 3:00 pm
Various Rooms
Transportation Systems Research Program (TSRP)
Moderator: Marc Eberhard (UW)

Time and Location Discussion Topics
9:00 – 9:30
Crystal Ball Room
Welcome, Introductions, and Goals for Break-out Sessions
9:30 – 12:00
Crystal Ball Room
New Bridge Systems (Eberhard)
9:30 – 12:00
Boiler Room B
Geotechnical Challenges (Kramer)
9:30 – 12:00
Crystal Ball Room I
PBEE of Systems (Conte)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30
Crystal Ball Room
New Bridge Systems (Eberhard)
1:00 – 1:30
Boiler Room B
Geotechnical Challenges (Kramer)
1:00 – 1:30
Crystal Ball Room I
PBEE of Systems (Conte)
1:30 – 2:30
Crystal Ball Room
Breakout Report Session Report Back
2:30 – 3:00
Crystal Ball Room
Concluding Discussions
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Boiler Room A
BridgePBEE Training Session
Moderator: Ahmed Elagmal (UCSD)
View the BridgePBEE PEER Annual Meeting activity description for more detailed information.

Friday Evening Graduate Student Poster Reception

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Crystal Ballroom

Graduate Student Institution Poster Title
Jacquelyn Allmond University of California, Davis Rocking Foundations on Unattached Piles – (PDF, 749 KB)
Collin Anderson University of California, Davis
(PEER Summer Intern UCD)
Stimulating In-Situ Soil Bacteria for Bio-Cementation – (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Grigorios Antonellis University of California, Berkeley Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges with Columns on Rocking Foundations
Arnar Bjornsson Caltech A Retrofitting Framework for Pre-Northridge Steel Moment-Frame Buildings – (PDF, 2.8 MB)
Reagan Chandramohan Stanford University Effect of Long Duration Ground Motions on Structural Performance – (PDF, 1.8 MB)
Dustin Cook California State University, Chico
(PEER Summer Intern UCB)
Ductility of RC Shear Wall Boundary Element in Compression – (PDF, 1.5 MB)
Mayssa Dabaghi University of California, Berkeley Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near Fault Ground Motions – (PDF, 803 KB)
Gunnsteinn Finnsson University of Washington Unbonded Pre-tensioned Bridge Columns with Hybrid Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Shell – (PDF, 886 KB)
Gabriele Guerrini University of California, San Diego Seismic Response of Precast Concrete Dual-Shell Steel Columns – (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Olafur Haraldsson University of Washington A Precast Unbonded Pre-Tensioned Column with HyFRC Shell in the Plastic Hinge Region
Jose Jimenez University of California, Irvine
(PEER Summer Intern UW)
Bond Capacity of Steel Epoxy-coated and Uncoated Pre-stressing Strands with Concrete – (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Khatereh Khodavirdi University of California, Los Angeles Implications of Mw 9.0 Tohoku-oki Japan earthquake for ground motion scaling with source, path, and site parameters – (PDF, 1.9 MB)
Chris Krage University of California, Davis Liquefaction Potential of Intermediate Soils using Variable Rate Cone Penetration Test – (PDF, 2.4 MB)
Dorian Krausz University of California, Los Angeles
(PEER Summer Intern UCB)
Seismic Performance Observatory – (PDF, 8.7 MB)
Pardeep Kumar University of California, Berkeley Experimental Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns Repaired with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Jacket – (PDF, 3.1 MB)
Andrew Lo Rice University
(PEER Summer Intern UCB)
Exploring Behavior of Thin Shear Wall Boundary Elements – (PDF, 6.9 MB)
Stephanie Lopez University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
(PEER Summer Intern UW)
Testing the integrity of Steel Gravity Frames subjected to Large Vertical Deflections: Connection Component and Bolt Tests – (PDF, 15.7 MB)
Nicole McCurdy University of California, Davis
(PEER Summer Intern UCD)
The Effect of Plasticity on Intermediate Soil Compressibility – (PDF, 4.4 MB)
Bahareh Mobasher University of California, Irvine Quantification of variation in seismic response of bridges with seat-type abutments to shear key modeling technique – (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Christopher Motter University of California, Los Angeles Large-Scale Testing and Analysis of Concrete-Encased Steel Coupling Beams – (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Mohamed Moustafa University of California, Berkeley Large Scale Testing of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Column-Superstructure Subassembly: Test Setup and Pretest Analysis
Anirudh Rao Stanford University Seismic Fragility and Loss Estimates for Corroded RC Bridge Columns
Deepak Rayamajhi Oregon State University Numerical Study of Stone Columns in Liquefiable Silty Soil – (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Paul Shipman California State University, Sacramento
(PEER Summer Intern UCD)
Risk-Based Levee System Analysis with Multiple Failure Modes – (PDF, 4 MB)
Alex Sturm University of California, Davis
(PEER Summer Intern UCD)
Probability Curves for Multi-Mode Levee Failure – (PDF, 5.1 MB)
Ahmet Can Tanyeri University of California, Berkeley Seismic Performance and Modeling of Post-Tensioned, Precast Concrete Shear Walls
Hung Tran University of Washington Seismic-Resistant Connections between Precast Concrete Columns and Drilled Shafts – (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Will Trono University of California, Berkeley Seismic Performance of a Precast, Post-tensioned HyFRC Bridge Column – (PDF, 780 KB)
Beliz Ugurhan Stanford University Integrated System and Component Reliability in Seismic Collapse Safety of Structures – (PDF, 9 MB)
Eduardo Vega Cal Poly Pomona
(PEER Summer Intern UCB)
Maximizing Learning from Real Earthquakes – (PDF, 12.2 MB)
Tea Visnjic University of California, Berkeley Seismic Response of 20-story RC Moment Frames Designed with Current Code Provisions
Ning Wang University of California, San Diego 3D Finite Element Analysis of Laterally Loaded Pile Groups Using OpenSeesPL – (PDF, 286 KB)
Stephen Wu Caltech ePAD: Earthquake probability-based automated decision-making for early warning applications – (PDF, 6 MB)
Peng Zhong University of California, Irvine Validation of Simulated Ground Motions using Time Domain Cumulative Statistical Measures – (PDF, 857 KB)
Minjie Zhu Oregon State University Fluid-Structure Interaction by the PFEM in OpenSees – (PDF, 4.4 MB)
Katerina Ziotopoulou University of California, Davis Numerical Modeling of Liquefaction Effects – (PDF, 2.1 MB)

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