Motamed, Ramin

PEER Annual Meeting 2020 Speaker Bio: Associate Professor, UNR. Dr. Motamed’s main areas of research include shake table tests on deep and shallow foundations, liquefaction effects and mitigation measures, nonlinear site response analysis modeling and validation, and soil-structure-interaction. Prior to joining UNR, Dr. Motamed was a Senior Engineer with Arup in San Francisco. Dr. Motamed is currently leading multiple research projects in the areas of shake table tests on shallow foundation in liquefied soils and mitigation measures, site response analysis for vertical ground motions, axial and lateral behavior of large-diameter drilled shafts, and soil-structure-interaction which are funded by state and federal agencies.

Updated January, 2020