Projects

Projects Beginning in 2017:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near-Fault Ground Motions for use in PBEE Armen Der Kiureghian American University of Amenia
Testing and Hybrid Simulations of Environmentally Damaged Bridge Columns Claudia Ostertag UC Berkeley
System Level Performance Evaluation of Earthquake Resilient Bridges Using Hybrid Simulation and Performance-Based EE Khalid Mosalam UC Berkeley
Shake Table Tests on Shallow Foundations in Liquefied Soils Supported on Helical Piles (yr 1) Ramin Motamed University of Reno
Dynamic Testing of Dry Socket Connections in Recentering Bridge Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction Josè Restrepo UC San Diego

Projects Beginning in 2016:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Towards Next Generation P-Y Curves-Part 1: Evaluation of the State-of-the-Art and Identification of Recent Research Developments Anne Lemnitzer UC Irvine
Tsunami Engineering: Performance Based Tsunami Engineering II Harry Yeh Oregon State
University
Tsunami Engineering: Performance Based Tsunami Engineering II – Data Set Hong Kie Thio AECOM
System Level Performance Evaluation of Earthquake Resilient Bridges Using Hybrid Simulation Khalid Mosalam UC Berkeley
Swarm-Enabled Infrastructure-Mapping for Rapid Damage Assessment Following Earthquakes Tarek Zohdi UC Berkeley
Geometrically Exact Nonlinear Modeling of Multi-Storage Friction Sanjay Govindjee UC Berkeley
How the Water/Biner Ratio and Voids Affect the Performance of Hardened Concrete Subjected to Fire Kamran Nemati University of
Washington
Recovery Model for Commercial Low-Rise Buildings Vesna Terzic CSU Long Beach

Projects Beginning in 2015:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Earthquake Resilient Bridge Columns Josè Restrepo UC San Diego
Tsunami Design Guide Specifications for Bridges: Local Tsunami Hazard Assessment Patrick Lynett University of Southern California

Projects Beginning in 2014:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Next Generation Liquefaction: Japan Data Collection Steve Kramer University of Washington
Next Generation Liquefaction: New Zealand Data Collection Jonathan D. Bray UC Berkeley
Performance Based Tsunami Engineering Methodology Hong Kie Thio URS Corporation
Performance Based Tsunami Engineering Methodology Harry Yeh Oregon State University
Simulation Confidence in Tsunami-Driven Overland Flow Patrick Lynett University of Southern California
Shear-Flexure Interaction Modeling for Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls and Columns Under Cycling Loading John W. Wallace UC Los Angeles
Next Generation Liquefaction (NGL) Project Jonathan P. Stewart UC Los Angeles
Influence of Kinematic SSI on Foundation Input Motions for Bridges on Deep Foundations Scott Brandenberg UC Los Angeles
Ground Motions and Selection Tools for PEER Research Program Jack Baker Stanford
Towards Resilient Structure Vesna Terzic CSU Long Beach
Remediation of Liquefaction Effects on Embankments Using Soil-Cement Reinforcements Ross Boulanger UC Davis

Projects Beginning in 2013:

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Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Bridge Column Testing Steve Mahin UC Berkeley
Supplemental Field Testing of Pile Down Drag Due to Liquefaction Kyle Rollins BYU

Projects Beginning in 2012:

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Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Advanced Precast Concrete Dual-Shell Steel Columns Josè Restrepo UC San Diego
Probabilistic Performance-Based Optimal Seismic Design of Isolated Bridge Structures Joel Conte UC San Diego
Shaking table test of pre-cast post-tensioned HyFRC bridge column Claudia Ostertag UC Berkeley
Methodologies for Mitigation of ground deformations in soft ground Ross Boulanger UC Davis

Projects Beginning in 2011:

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Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Probabilistic Tsunami Inundation Hazard Analysis Hong-Kie Thio URS Corp.
Liquefaction-Induced SFSI Damage due to the 2010 Chile Earthquake Jonathan D. Bray UC Berkeley
Resilient Pre-Tensioned Bridge Columns with High-Performance Composite Materials Marc Eberhard Univ. of Washington
Effects of Long-Duration Ground Motions on Structural Performance Gregory Deierlein Stanford University
Effects of Long-Duration Ground Motions on Geotech. Performance Steve Kramer Univ. of Washington
Performance Based Evaluation of the Earthquake Response of Bridge Systems: An Integrated Software Platform for PBEE Bridge Systems Ahmed Elgamal UC San Diego

Projects Beginning in 2010:

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Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
PEER Humboldt Bay Bridge Testbed: The 2010 Ferndale Earthquake Ahmed Elgamal UC San Diego

Projects Beginning in 2009:

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Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Reliability/Sensitivity/Optimization-enabling Technologies for Transportation Research Using Opensees Michael Scott
Kevin Mackie (Co-PI)
Oregon State Univ.
Univ. of Central Florida
Development of 3D confinement Models of Circular Bridge Columns of Different Sizes Khalid Mosalam UC Berkeley
Directivity Modeling for NGA West2 Jack Baker Stanford University
Contributions to OpenSees Framework for Sensitivity, Reliability and Optimization Analyses Joel Conte UC San Diego
Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near- and Far-field Ground Motions for Use in PBEE Armen Der Kiureghian UC Berkeley
Testing of Ductile, High-Performance Fiber-reinforced Concrete for Future Model Development with Application to Bridge Columns Sarah Billington
Claudia Ostertag (Co-PI)
Stanford University
UC Berkeley
Workshop on Seismic Design and Performance of High-Speed Rail Systems J. P. Bardet Univ. of Southern California
Rapid Construction of Pre-Cast Bridge Bents Marc Eberhard
John Stanton (Co-PI)
Univ. of Washington
Univ. of Washington
Advanced Pre-cast Concrete Dual-shell Steel Columns Josè Restrepo UC San Diego
Last Hurdles for Implementation of Rocking Foundations for Bridges Bruce Kutter
Yuk Chai, Sashi Kunnath (Co-PI)
UC Davis
UC Davis
Calibration of Hybrid Simulation Methodology for IMs Jon Stewart
Robert Graves (Co-PI)
UC Los Angeles
URS Corporation
Ground Motion Studies for Transportation Systems Jack Baker Stanford University
Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges with Columns on Rocking Foundations Marios Panagiotou UC Berkeley
Ground Modification for Mitigation of Lateral Spreading Ahmed Elgamal UC San Diego
3 Axis Testing of Four PEER Columns (Six Weeks Maximum Shaking Table Occupation and Testing Time) Steve Mahin UC Berkeley

Projects Beginning in 2008:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Bayesian Framework for Performance Assessment and Risk Management of Transportation Systems Subject to Earthquakes Armen Der Kiureghian UC Berkeley
Pilot PBEE Studies on Next Generation Bridge Systems Bozidar Stojadinovic
Kevin Mackie (Co-PI)
UC Berkeley
Univ. of Central Florida
Self-Compacted Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Concrete Composites for Bridge Columns Claudia Ostertag
Marios Panagiotou (Co-PI)
UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley
Damage Resistant Pile to Wharf Connections Charles Roeder
Dawn Lehman (Co-PI)
Univ. of Washington
Univ. of Washington
Performance-Based Seismic Assessment of Skewed Bridges Ertugrul Taciroglu
Farzin Zareian (Co-PI)
UC Los Angeles
UC Los Angeles
Simplified Design Procedure for Piles Affected by Lateral Spreading based on 3D Nonlinear FEA Using OpenSees Pedro Arduino
Peter Mackenzie-Heinwein (Co-PI)
Univ. of Washington
Univ. of Washington
Simulation of Global Bridge Response to 3D Shaking and Lateral Spreading Scott Brandenberg
Jian Zhang (Co-PI)
UC Los Angeles
UC Los Angeles
Mitigation of Lateral Spreading Effects on Bridges Ross Boulanger UC Davis
Performance-Based Evaluation of the Earthquake Response of Bridge Systems: An Integrated Software Platform for PBEE of Bridge Systems Ahmed Elgamal UC San Diego

Projects Beginning in 2007:

Title of Project PI Name PI Affiliation
Undergraduate Shake Table Competition Scott Ashford Oregon State Univ.