PEER Researchers' Workshop

Day 1: Tuesday August 7

8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Remarks & PEER Activities [pdf] [video] Khalid Mosalam UCB/PEER
8:45‐10:15 Geo Hazards

Liquefaction Triggering and Effects at Silty Soil Sites [pdf] [video]

Jonathan Bray



Next‐Generation Liquefaction project (NGL) ‐ Implications for Models
[pdf] [video]

Jon Stewart

Paolo Zimmaro


Next‐Generation Liquefaction project (NGL) ‐ Japan Data Collection & Triggering Evaluation [pdf] [video]

Steve Kramer

Mike Greenfield


10:15‐10:30 Break
10:30‐12:15 OpenSees & Computation

Towards Next Generation p‐y Formulations: Statistical Assessment of Uncertainties in Soil Resistance Functions

Ann Lemnitzer



Implementation and Validation of PM4Sand in OpenSees
[pdf] [video]

Pedro Arduino



Micro‐inspired Continuum Modeling Using Virtual Experiments
[pdf] [video]
Jose Andrade John Harmon Caltech
Resolution of Non‐Convergence Issues in Seismic Response Analysis of Bridges [pdf] [video] Filip Filippou Thanh Do UCB
12:15‐1:15 Lunch
1:15‐3:00 Transportation
Modeling Bay Area Transportation Network Resilience [pdf] [video] Jack Baker Gutanjali Bhattacharjee &
Rodigo Silva Lopez
High Performance Computing Based Distributed Multi‐Layered City Scale Transportation Network Tool [pdf] [video] Kenichi Soga Soga UCB
Development of a Database and a Toolbox for Regional Seismic Risk Assessment of California’s Highway Bridges [pdf] [video] Ertugrul Taciroglu Barbaros Cetiner UCLA
Towards Multi‐Tier Modeling of Liquefaction Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure [pdf] [video] Brett Maurer Mauer UW
3:00‐3:15 Break
3:15‐5:00 PBEE

Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near‐Fault Ground Motions for use in PBEE
[pdf] [video]

Armen Der Kiureghian

Mayssa Dabaghi


Caltrans-PEER Workshop on Bridge Component Capacity Limit States [pdf] [video] Sashi Kunnath Kunnath UCD
A Systematic Computational Framework for Multi‐span Bridge PBEE Applications
[pdf] [video]
Ahmed Elgamal Abdullah Almutairi UCSD
UNR‐Stanford: Accounting for Earthquakes Duration in Performance‐Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges [pdf] [video] Mohamed Moustafa Moustafa UNR

Day 2: Wednesday August 8

8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Remarks & Summary of Day 1; Upcoming RFP Plans
Amarnath Kasalanati UCB/PEER
8:45‐10:15 Experimental

Dynamic Testing of Dry Socket Connections in Re-Centering Bridge Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction [pdf] [video]

Josè Restrepo



System Level Performance Evaluation of Earthquake Resilient Bridges Using Hybrid Simulation and PBEE [pdf] [video] Khalid Mosalam Selim Gunay UCB
Shake Table Tests on Shallow Foundations in Liquefied Soils Supported on Helical Piles (yr 1) [pdf] [video] Ramin Motamed Milad Jahed Orang UNR
10:15‐10:30 Break
10:30‐12:15 New Technologies

Influence of Vertical Ground Shaking on Design of Bridges Isolated with Friction Pendulum Bearings [pdf] [video]

Keri Ryan



Dissipative Base Connections for Moment Frame Structures in Airports and other Transportation Systems [pdf] [video] Amit Kanvinde Kanvinde UCD
Geometrically Exact Nonlinear Modeling of Multi‐Storage Friction
[pdf][pdf] [video]
Sanjay Govindjee Govindjee UCB
12:15‐1:15 Lunch
1:15‐3:00 Other Hazards
How the Water/Binder Ratio and Voids Affect the Performances of Hardened Concrete Subjected to Fire [pdf] [video] Kamran Nemati Michael Scott UW
Testing and Hybrid Simulations of Environmentally Damaged Bridge Columns
[pdf] [video]
Claudia Ostertag Ian Williams UCB
Fluid‐Structure Interaction and Python Scripting Capabilities in OpenSees
[pdf] [video]
Minjie Zhu Zhu OSU
3:00‐3:15 Break
3:15‐5:00 Post‐Disaster
Aftershock Seismic Vulnerability and Time‐dependent Risk Assessment of Bridges [pdf] [video] Henry Burton Sujith Mangalathu UCLA
Swarm‐Enabled Infrastructure‐Mapping for Rapid Damage Assessment Following Earthquakes [pdf] [video] Tarek Zohdi Zhodi UCB

Closing Remarks & Open Discussion [pdf] [video]

Khalid Mosalam