PEER Research Highlight

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Advanced Guidelines for Stability Design of Slender Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns"

February 26, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Advanced Guidelines for Stability Design of Slender Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Michael H. Scott, Professor, Oregon State University. The Co-Principal Investigator is Mark D. Denavit, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Projects

PEER Transportation Systems Research Program (TSRP)

Projects Beginning in 2021:

Title of ProjectPI NamePI AffiliationReport/Publication
Liquefaction Evaluation of Gravelly Soils: An Integrated Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modeling Approach Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos UC Berkeley

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Refined Bridge Deck Design and Analysis"

February 23, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Refined Bridge Deck Design and Analysis" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Lijuan “Dawn” Cheng, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis. The Research Team includes Xun “Clay” Wang, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Davis.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Refined Bridge Deck Design and Analysis"

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Refined Bridge Deck Design and Analysis" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Lijuan “Dawn” Cheng, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis. The Research Team includes Xun “Clay” Wang, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Davis.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Prediction of Seismic Compression of Unsaturated Backfills"

February 18, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Prediction of Seismic Compression of Unsaturated Backfills" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is John McCartney, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego. The Research Team includes Wenyong Rong, Post-doctoral Researcher, UC San Diego.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Seismic Evaluation of the California High Speed Rail System"

January 12, 2021

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Seismic Evaluation of the California High Speed Rail System" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is John Stanton, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Washington. The Research Team includes Marc Eberhard, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Washington and Michelle Chang, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Washington.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "OpenSees Implementation of 3D Embedded Pile Element for Enhanced Soil-pile Interaction Analysis of Bridge Systems Subject to Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading"

August 14, 2020
The impact of a PEER funded research project "OpenSees Implementation of 3D Embedded Pile Element for Enhanced Soil-pile Interaction Analysis of Bridge Systems Subject to Liquefaction and Lateral Spreading" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Pedro Arduino, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "A Comprehensive Database of RC Column Tests"

July 23, 2020

The impact of a PEER funded research project "A Comprehensive Database of RC Column Tests" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is John W. Wallace, Professor, UCLA, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The research team includes Saman Abdullah, Postdoctoral Researcher, UCLA.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Reduced-Order Models for Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction Analyses of Buried Structures"

June 19, 2020

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Reduced-Order Models for Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction Analyses of Buried Structures" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Domniki Asimaki, Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Caltech. The Co-Principal Investigator is Elnaz Esmaeilzadeh Seylabi, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno. The research team includes Kien T. Nguyen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Caltech.

PEER Research Project Highlight: "Meshfree Large-Strain Framework for Seismic Response of Ground-Structural Systems: Development and Open Source Tool"

June 15, 2020

The impact of a PEER funded research project  "Meshfree Large-Strain Framework for Seismic Response of Ground-Structural Systems: Development and Open Source Tool" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigators (PIs) are Ahmed Elgamal, Professor, UC San Diego and Jiun-Shyan (JS) Chen, Professor, UC San Diego. The research team includes Zhijian Qiu, Graduate Student Researcher, UC San Diego.

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