Program

View the 2021 PEER Researchers' Workshop Playlist or watch individual videos linked below.

Day 1: Monday, August 16, 2021

Time

Moderator
Session

Project Title

PI

Presenter

Institution

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Zoom Webinar Open

8:30 am - 10:00am






Ertugrul Taciroglu
Networks


Discussion All

Video
Opening Remarks 

Video
Khalid Mosalam
PEER
Seismic Risk Assessment Tool for Natural Gas Storage and Transmission Systems

Video
Jon Bray
Jon Bray
UCB
Deep-Learning Based Seismic Risk Assessment of Road Networks

Video
Jack Baker
Rodrigo Silva-Lopez
Stanford
Probabilistic Simulation-Based Evaluation of the Effect of Near-Field Spatially Varying Ground Motions on Distributed Infrastructure Systems

Video
Floriana Petrone
Floriana Petrone
UNR
Performance Based Economic Loss Assessment due to a Hypothetical Large Southern Earthquake based on the Disruption and Recovery of Port of Los Angeles Freight Traffic

Video
Ertugrul Taciroglu

Ertugrul Taciroglu
UCLA
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm




Sharon Yen

PEER-Bridge Projects


Discussion All

Video
Bridge Rapid Assessment Center for Extreme Events (BRACE2)

Video
Khalid Mosalam
Khalid Mosalam
UCB
Refined Bridge Deck Design and Analysis

Video
Lijuan "Dawn" Cheng
Lijuan Cheng
UCD
Statistical Variation of Seismic Damage Index (DI) of California Bridges

Video
Farzin Zareian
Farzin Zareian
UCI
Advanced Guidelines for Stability Design of Slender Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns

Video
Michael Scott
Michael Scott
OSU
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm




Amit Kanvinde
Structural / Bridge

Discussion All

Video
A Comprehensive Database of RC Column Tests

Video
John Wallace
Saman Abdullah
UCLA
Establishing Bridge Column Capacity Limit States through Modeling and Simulation

Video
Sashi Kunnath
Sashi Kunnath
UCD
Calibration and Verification of OpenSees Models for Simulating the Response through Collapse of Nonplanar RC Walls

Video
Laura Lowes
Laura Lowes
UW
Fracture of Deficient Steel Details in Pre-Northridge Transportation  Infrastructure

Video
Amit Kanvinde
Aditya JhunJhunwala
UCD
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm





GeoHazards

Discussion All

Video
PEER Committee Overview: Institutional Board
 
Video
Dawn Lehman
UW
PEER Committee Overview: Institutional Advisory Board

Video
James Malley
Degenkolb Engineers
PEER Committee Overview: Research Committee

Video
Tara Hutchinson
UCSD
Analysis of Fine-Grained Soil Failure in Chiba during 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, and Development of Community Lab Test Database

Video
Scott Brandenberg
Brandenberg, Kenneth Hudson
UCLA
Liquefaction Evaluation of Gravelly Soils: An Integrated Laboratory testing and Numerical Modeling Approach

Video
Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos
UCB
A System-Level Study to Evaluate the Role of Soil Gradation on Seismically Induced Embankment Deformations

Video
Jason DeJong
Jason DeJong
UCD

Day 2: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Time

Moderator
Session

Project Title

PI

Presenter

Institution

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Zoom Webinar Open

8:30 am - 10:00 am






Tara Hutchinson
GeoHazards

Discussion All

Video
Transportation Systems Research Program Overview

Video
Amarnath Kasalanati
PEER
Prediction of Seismic Compression of Unsaturated Backfills

Video
John McCartney
John McCartney
UCSD
Validation and Utilization of Physics-Based Simulated Ground Motions for Bridge Performance Assessment

Video
Farzin Zareian
Farzin Zareian
UCI
Ground Improvement-Based Protection of Transportation Infrastructure: Validation of PBE via Centrifuge and Numerical Modeling

Video
Tara Hutchinson
Jeffrey Newgard
UCSD
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm




Eduardo Miranda
Other Hazards and Systems

Discussion All

Video
Tsunami-Borne Debris Loading on Bridges

Video
Ian Buckle / Denis Istrati
Anis Hasanpour
UNR
Seismic Performance of Isolated bridges under Extreme Shaking

Video
Gilberto Mosqueda
Gilberto Mosqueda
UCSD
Text Analytics on Social Media for Resilience-Enabled Extreme Events Reconnaissance (TAR)

Video
Laurent El Ghaoui
Laurent El Ghaoui
UCB
Fire Performance of Steel-Frame Buildings Using OpenSees

Video
Erica Fischer
Erica Fischer
OSU
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm




Pedro Arduino
Modeling

Discussion All

Video
Implementation of Frequency-Dependent Impedance Function in OpenSEES

Video
Jian Zhang
Jian Zhang
UCLA
Meshfree Large-Strain Framework for Seismic Response of Ground-structural systems: Development and Open Source Tool

Video
Ahmed Elgamal
Ahmed Elgamal
UCSD
Reduced-Order Models for Dynamic Soil–Structure Interaction Analyses of Buried Structures

Video
Domniki Asimaki
Kien Nguyen
Caltech
OpenSees Implementation of 3D Embedded Pile Element for Enhanced Soil-Pile Interaction Analysis of Bridge Systems Subject to Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading

Video
Pedro Arduino
Pedro Arduino
UW
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm




Amarnath Kasalanati

Video
Workshops,
Future Directions



PEER Committee Overview: Resource Identification Committee

Video
David McCallen
UNR
PEER Committee Overview: PEER Student Committee

Video
Laura L. Hernández-Bassall
UC Davis
PEER Committee Overview: Ad-Hoc PEER Committee for OpenSees

Video
Joel Conte
UCSD
International Workshop on Large-Scale Shake Table Testing for the Assessment of Soil-Foundation-Structure System Response for Seismic Safety of DOE Nuclear Facilities

Video
Ramin Motamed
Ramin Motamed
UNR
A Pacific RIm Forum on Regional-Scale Simulations of Earthquake Ground motions and Infrastructure Response for PBEE of Transportation Systems

Video
David McCallen
David McCallen
UNR
Research Needs and Fun Opportunities: Open Discussion

Video
Discussion
Open microphone
Closing Remarks
Khalid Mosalam