PEER Research Highlight

PEER Research Highlight: "Development of the PEER Simulated Ground-Motion Database (PEER-SGD) for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering"

May 31, 2022

The impact of a PEER funded project "Development of the PEER Simulated Ground-Motion Database (PEER-SGD) for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) David McCallen, Professor and Director of the Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, University of Nevada, Reno. The Co-Principal Investigator is Floriana Petrone, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno. The Research Team includes Parmida Rahmani, Graduate Student Researcher, University of Nevada.

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PEER Research Highlight: "Workshop - Liquefaction Susceptibility Modeling"

March 28, 2022

The impact of a PEER funded project "Workshop - Liquefaction Susceptibility Modeling" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Armin W. Stuedlein, Professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The Co-Principal Investigators include Jonathan P. Stewart, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles and T. Matthew Evans, Professor, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Autonomous Drone or Inspection-Driven Exploration of Structures"

October 25, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Autonomous Drone or Inspection-Driven Exploration of Structures" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Raja Sengupta, Professor of Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley. The Research Team includes Xin Peng, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley and Gaofeng Su, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Calibration and Verification of OpenSees Models for Simulating the Response through Collapse of Nonplanar RC Walls"

November 2, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Calibration and Verification of OpenSees Models for Simulating the Response through Collapse of Nonplanar RC Walls" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Laura N. Lowes, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle. The Research Team includes Joshua Stokley, Graduate Student Researcher, University of Washington, Seattle.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Correlation of Ground Motion Duration with Spectral Acceleration and Implications for Expected Bridge Performance"

October 25, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Correlation of Ground Motion Duration with Spectral Acceleration and Implications for Expected Bridge Performance" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Tracy Becker, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley. The Research Team includes Jennie Watson-Lamprey, CEO and Principal Engineering Seismologist, Slate Geotechnical Consultants and Camila Lopez Ruiz, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "A Critical Examination of Material Strain Limits for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Modern Pier and Wharf Structures"

October 5, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "A Critical Examination of Material Strain Limits for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Modern Pier and Wharf Structures" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Machel L. Morrison, Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego. The Co-PI is Jose Restrepo, Professor of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego. The Research Team includes Sergio Suarez, Graduate Student Researcher, and Theresa Richards, Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Deep Learning-Based Surrogate Modeling for Uncertainty Quantification in Soil-Structure Interaction Problems"

October 5, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Deep Learning-Based Surrogate Modeling for Uncertainty Quantification in Soil-Structure Interaction Problems" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Elnaz Seylabi, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno.

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The ability to accelerate forward UQ in SSI...

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Advancing the Practice of Cyclic Softening Assessments of Silts and Clays"

September 29, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Advancing the Practice of Cyclic Softening Assessments of Silts and Clays" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Armin W. Stuedlein, Oregon State University. The Research Team includes Ali Dadashiserej, Graduate Student.

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The geotechnical profession continues to find the...

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Statistical Variation of Seismic Damage Index (DI) of California Bridges"

September 27, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Statistical Variation of Seismic Damage Index (DI) of California Bridges" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Farzin Zareian, Professor, University of California, Irvine.

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Practical implementation of the Probabilistic Damage Control Approach (PDCA) method for designing Ordinary...

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Machine Learning for Analysis and Risk Management of Complex Infrastructure Systems"

September 3, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Machine Learning for Analysis and Risk Management of Complex Infrastructure Systems" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Jack W. Baker, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Stanford University. The Research Team includes Rodrigo Silva Lopez, PhD Student, Stanford University.

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