PEER Research Highlight

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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PEER Research Project Highlight: “Shake Table Tests on Shallow Foundations in Liquefied Soils Supported on Helical Piles”

August 13, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project “Shake Table Tests on Shallow Foundations in Liquefied Soils Supported on Helical Piles” is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator is Ramin Motamed, Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno. The research team includes Prof. Ahmed Elgamal, Collaborator, UCSD, and Milad Jahed Orang, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Nevada Reno.

PEER Research Project Highlight: “Ground Motions and Selection Tools for PEER Research Program”

The impact of a PEER funded research project, “Ground Motions and Selection Tools for PEER Research Program,” is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator (PI) is Jack W. Baker, Stanford University. The research team includes Cynthia Lee, Graduate Student Researcher, Stanford University.

PEER Research Project Highlight: “Towards Multi-Tier Modeling of Liquefaction Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure”

April 25, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project “Towards Multi-Tier Modeling of Liquefaction Impacts on Transportation Infrastructure” is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator is Brett Maurer, Assistant Professor, University of Washington. The research team includes Mertcan Geyin, Graduate Student Researcher, University of Washington and Alex Baird, Graduate Student Researcher, University of Washington.

PEER Research Project Highlight: “High-Performance Computing Based Distributed Multi-Layered City-Scale Transportation Network Tool”

April 25, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project “High-Performance Computing Based Distributed Multi-Layered City-Scale Transportation Network Tool” is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator is Kenichi Soga, Chancellor’s Professor, UC Berkeley. The research team includes Joan Walker, UC Berkeley; Alexandre Bayen, UC Berkeley; and Jack Baker, Stanford University.

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PEER Research Project Highlight: "Post-earthquake Fire Performance of Industrial Facilities"

May 8, 2018

The impact of a PEER funded research project "Post-earthquake Fire Performance of Industrial Facilities" is highlighted below. The project Principal Investigator is Erica C. Fischer, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University.

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