Projects

PEER Transportation Systems Research Program (TSRP)

Projects Beginning in 2019:

Title of ProjectPI NamePI Affiliation
Non-ergodic Ground-motion Model for California Norm Abrahamson UC Berkeley
Analysis of Fine-grained Soil Failure in Chiba during 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, and Development of Community Lab Test Database Scott Brandenberg UC Los Angeles
Tsunami-borne Debris Loading on Bridges Ian Buckle University of Nevada Reno
Inclusion of Modeling Uncertainty, Parameter Uncertainty and Parameter Estimation Uncertainty in PBSD of Ordinary Standard RC Bridges Joel Conte UC San Diego
Establishing Bridge Column Capacity Limit States through Modeling and Simulation Sashi Kunnath UC Davis
New Seismically Resilient System for HSR, Ports and Vehicular Transportation Systems: Reducing Downtime, Construction Cost and Post-Earthquake Repair Dawn Lehman University of Washington
Bridge Functionality Instead of Component Damage as PBEE Metric Michael Scott Oregon State University
DEM Modeling of the Influence of Depositional Fabric on the Mechanical Properties of Granular Sediments using XRT Data Nicholas Sitar UC Berkeley
City-scale Multi-infrastructure Network Resilience Simulation Tool Kenichi Soga UC Berkeley
Seismic Evaluation of the California High Speed Rail System John Stanton University of Washington
Validation and Utilization of Physics-based Simulated Ground Motions for Bridge Performance Assessment Farzin Zareian UC Irvine

Projects Beginning in 2018:

Title of ProjectPI NamePI Affiliation
Modeling Bay Area Transportation Network Resilience Jack Baker Stanford University
Liquefaction Triggering and Effects at Silty Soil Sites Jonathan Bray UC Berkeley
Aftershock Seismic Vulnerability and Time-Dependent Risk Assessment of Bridges Henry Burton UC Los Angeles
UNR-Stanford Collaboration: Stanford – Accounting for Earthquake Duration in Performance-Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges Gregory Deierlein Stanford University
A Systematic Computational Framework for Multi-span Bridge PBEE Applications Ahmed Elgamal UC San Diego
Post-Earthquake Fire Performance of Industrial Facilities Erica C. Fischer Oregon State University
Dissipative Base Connections for Moment Frame Structures in Airports and other Transportation Systems Amit Kanvinde UC Davis
Towards Next Generation p-y Formulations – Part 2: Statistical Assessment of Uncertainties in Key Components of Soil Resistance Functions Anne Lemnitzer UC Irvine
Tsunami Debris: Simulating Hazard and Loads Patrick Lynett University of Southern California
UNR-Stanford Collaboration: UNR – Accounting for Earthquake Duration in Performance-Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges David Sanders (original PI)
Mohamed A. Moustafa (new PI)
University of Nevada Reno
Development of a Database and a toolbox for Regional Seismic Risk Assessment of California’s Highway Bridges Ertugrul Taciroglu UC Los Angeles
Micro-Inspired Continuum Modeling Using Virtual Experiments Jose Andrade California Institute of Technology
Implementation and Validation of PM4Sand in OpenSees Pedro Arduino University of Washington
Towards Multi-Tier Modeling of Liquefaction Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure Brett Maurer University of Washington
Influence of Vertical Ground Shaking on Design of Bridges Isolated with Friction Pendulum Bearings Keri Ryan University of Nevada Reno
High-Performance Computing Based Distributed Multi-Layered City Scale Transportation Network Tool Kenichi Soga UC Berkeley
Fluid-Structure Interaction and Python Scripting Capabilities in OpenSees Minjie Zhu Oregon State University

Projects Beginning in 2017:

Title of ProjectPI NamePI Affiliation
Stochastic Modeling and Simulation of Near-Fault Ground Motions for use in PBEE Armen Der Kiureghian American University of Amenia
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 Nevada Reno
Testing and Hybrid Simulations of Environmentally Damaged Bridge Columns Claudia Ostertag UC Berkeley
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 ProjectPI NamePI 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/Binder 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 ProjectPI NamePI 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