PEER Research Highlight

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

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Tsunami-borne Debris Loading on Bridges"

May 15, 2019

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "Tsunami-borne Debris Loading on Bridges" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Ian Buckle, Foundation Professor, University of Nevada, Reno. The research team includes Denis Istrati, Research Assistant Professor, UNR, Seddigheh (Anis) Hasanpour, Graduate Assistant, UNR, and Michael Scott, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Inclusion of Modeling Uncertainty, Parameter Uncertainty and Parameter Estimation Uncertainty in PBSD of Ordinary Standard RC Bridges"

May 7, 2019

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "Inclusion of Modeling Uncertainty, Parameter Uncertainty and Parameter Estimation Uncertainty in PBSD of Ordinary Standard RC Bridges" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Joel P. Conte, Professor of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego. The research team includes Angshuman Deb, Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego and Jose I. Restrepo, Professor of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "A Non-Ergodic Ground-Motion Model for California"

May 7, 2019

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "A Non-Ergodic Ground-Motion Model for California" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Norman Abrahamson, UC Berkeley. The research team includes Grigorios Lavrent, Graduate Student Researcher UC Berkeley and Tessa Williams, Graduate Student Researcher UC Berkeley.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Analysis of Fine-Grained Soil Failure in Chiba During 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, and Development of Community Lab Test Database"

April 1, 2019

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "Analysis of Fine-Grained Soil Failure in Chiba During 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, and Development of Community Lab Test Database" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigators (PI) are Scott J. Brandenberg, Professor and Associate Dean, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA, and Jonathan P. Stewart, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA. The research team includes Claudia Rangel, Graduate Student Researcher, UCLA and Paolo Zimmaro, Project Scientist, UCLA.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "How the Water/Binder Ratio and Voids Affect the Performances of Hardened Concrete Subjected to Fire"

December 12, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "How the Water/Binder Ratio and Voids Affect the Performances of Hardened Concrete Subjected to Fire" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Kamran M. Nemati, Associate Professor, University of Washington. The research team includes Alessandro P. Fantilli, Associate Professor, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy and Nicholas A Dembsey, Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. 

PEER Research Project Highlight: "A Systematic Computational Framework for Multi-span Bridge PBEE Applications"

November 15, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "A Systematic Computational Framework for Multi-span Bridge PBEE Applications" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Ahmed Elgamal, Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego. The research team includes Jinchi Lu, Associate Project Scientist, UC San Diego and Abdullah S. Almutairi, Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Caltrans-PEER Workshop on Characterizing Uncertainty in Bridge-Component Capacity Limit-States"

September 10, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project, “Caltrans-PEER Workshop on Characterizing Uncertainty  in Bridge-Component Capacity Limit-States" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Sashi Kunnath, Professor, UC Davis. The research team includes Jin Zhou, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Davis.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "NGL: Next Generation Liquefaction Database Development and Implications for Engineering Models"

August 15, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project, “NGL: Next Generation Liquefaction Database Development and Implications for Engineering Models” is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Jonathan P. Stewart, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, and Steven L. Kramer, Professor, University of Washington. The research team includes Paolo Zimmaro, Project Scientist, University of California, Los Angeles; Scott J.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Micro-inspired Continuum Modeling Using Virtual Experiments"

August 15, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project, "Micro-inspired Continuum Modeling Using Virtual Experiments," is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is José E. Andrade, George W. Housner Professor of Civil & Mechanical Engineering, Caltech. The research team includes John Harmon, Graduate Research Assistant, Caltech

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