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Papers and Presentations

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MAE Students

Active Base Isolation of Building Structures in Two Dimensions (pdf)

Charles DeVore, University of Minnesota; Host Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Faculty Advisor: B.F. Spencer, Jr.; Graduate Student Mentor:  Chia-Ming Chang| presentation

Environmental Effects on E-Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymers (pdf)

Nina N. Houston, University of Illinois at Chicago; Host Institution: University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez; Faculty Advisor: Felipe Acosta | presentation

P Wave Reflection and Refraction and SH Wave Refraction Data Processing in the Mooring, TN Area (pdf)

Duayne Rieger, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Host Institution: the University of Memphis; Faculty Advisor: Charles A. Langston | presentation

Strings and Things for Locating Earthquakes (pdf)

D. Sarah Stamps, the University of Memphis; Host Institution: the University of Memphis; Faculty Advisor: Robert Smalley, Jr. | presentation

MCEER Students

Resonance of Structures Under Sinusoidal Shaking (pdf)

Armando Ciprian, University at Buffalo; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: George Lee; Graduate Student Mentor: Yu-Chen Ou | presentation

NEESWood: Framing to Sheathing Connection Tests (pdf)

Thomas Coyne, University at Buffalo; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: Andre Filiatrault; Graduate Student Mentor: Jianis Christovasilis | presentation

Experimental Study of a Small Scale Laminar Box for Soil Liquefaction Studies (pdf)

Christopher Gonyo, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: S. Thevanayagam; Graduate Student Mentor: Raghudeep
Bethapudi | presentation

Analytical Studies of the Suspended Zipper Frame and Control Devices (pdf)

Kristn Denaye Hinds, Florida A&M University; Host Institution: Florida A&M University; Faculty Advisor: M. Abdullah; Graduate Student Mentors:  Kenneth Walsh, Marlon
Hill | presentation

Analysis of Micro-Vibration in Buildings (pdf)

Haridayal Jaswal, the City College of New York; Host Institution: The City College of New York; Faculty Advisor: Anil Agrawal | presentation

Nonstructural Components and the Rainflow Counting Algorithm (pdf)

Christa Kelleher, Lafayette College; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: Gilberto Mosqueda; Graduate Student Mentor: Rodrigo Retamales | presentation

Preparation and Preliminary Testing of a Small Scale Laminar Box for a Study of Soil Liquefaction (pdf)

Shannon McKenna, Harvey Mudd College; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: S. Thevanayagam; Graduate Student Mentors: Nurhan Ecemis and Raghudeep Bethapudi

Sideways Collapse of Deteriorating Structural Systems under Seismic Excitations: Phase II Shake Table Collapse Test (pdf)

Melissa E. Norlund, University at Buffalo; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisors:  Andrew Whittaker, Andrei Reinhorn and Helmut Krawinkler, Stanford University; Graduate Student Mentor: Dimitrios G. Lignos, Stanford University | presentation

Developing a Variable Stiffness System with Continuously Variable Transmission Technology (pdf)

Aaron Williams, Florida A&M University; Host Institution: Florida A&M University; Faculty Advisor: M. Abdullah; Graduate Student Mentor: Kenneth Walsh | presentation

Property Test of Concrete Isolators (pdf)

Robert Wurstner, University at Buffalo; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: Michel Bruneau; Graduate Student Mentor: Shenlei Cui | presentation

NEES

Sideways Collapse of Deteriorating Structural Systems Under Seismic Excitations (pdf)

Matthew L. Alboum, University at Buffalo; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisors: Helmut Krawinkler and Andrew Whittaker; Graduate Student Mentor: Dimitrios Lignos | presentation

Development of a New Subsurface Strain and Displacement Sensor to be Used in Soil (pdf)

Vanessa Andrews, University of Tulsa; Host Institution: University of California, Davis; Faculty Advisor: Bruce L. Kutter; Graduate Student Mentor: Ray-Ching Chou | presentation

SensorFusion: Localization and Tracking of Sensors Using RFID (pdf)

Kenneth G. Bailey; Georgia Institute of Technology; Brian J. Wiebe; Oregon State University; Alejandro Uribe; Florida International University; Host Institution: University of California, San Diego; Faculty Advisor: Falko Kuester | presentation

Detailed Testing of Precast Concrete Diaphragms at Lehigh University (pdf)

Ryan Beemer, Washington State University; Host Institution: Lehigh University; Faculty Advisor: Clay Naito; Graduate Student Mentor: Ruirui Ren | presentation

Response of a Substandard Two-Column Bridge Bent Subjected to Near-Fault Ground Motion (pdf)

Austin Brown, University of Nevada, Reno; Host Institution: University of Nevada, Reno; Faculty Advisor: M. Saiid Saiidi | presentation

Comparison of Seismic Fragility of Free Standing Equipment Using Current Testing Protocols and Recorded Building Floor Motions (pdf)

Clayton Burningham, University of Utah; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Faculty Advisor: Gilberto Mosqueda; Graduate Student Mentor: Rodrigo Retamales Saavedra | presentation

Seismic Performance of Exposed Column Base Plates (Phase I) (pdf)

Jorge Camacho, University of California, Davis; Host Institution: University of California, Davis; Faculty Advisor: Amit Kanvinde and Greg Deierlein (Stanford); Graduate Student Mentors: Ben Fell, Ivan Gomez, Chris Smith | presentation

Soil Mechanics Analysis and Comparison to In Situ Test Methods of Soils Found in Potrero Canyon (pdf)

Richard Fernandez, San Diego State University; Host Institution: University of California at Davis; Faculty Advisor: Jason T. DeJong, Graduate Student Mentor: Karina Dahl | presentation

Impact Analysis of a Self-Centering Steel Concentrically-Braced Frame (pdf)

Eddie M. Guerra, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez; Host Institution: Lehigh University; Faculty Advisors: James M. Ricles and Richard Sause; Graduate Student Mentor: David Roke | presentation

Remediation of Soil Liquefaction Using Colloidal Silica Grout (pdf)

Vinnie Hung, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; Host Institution: University of California, Davis; Faculty Advisor: Ross W. Boulanger, Graduate Student Mentor: Carolyn T. Conlee | presentation

Seismic Response Investigation of Special Truss Moment Frame (STMF) Subassemblies under Quasi-Static Loading (pdf)

Santos Jr. Jordan, University of California, Davis; Host Institution: University of Nevada, Reno; Faculty Advisors:  Sherif Elfass and Gökcan Pekcan | presentation

A Physical Model Study of Tsunami Inundation with Coastal Infrastructure (pdf)

Jennifer Krebs, Edgewood College; Host Institution: Oregon State University; Faculty Advisors: Dan Cox and Harry Yeh  |  presentation

Surge Impact Loading on Wood Residential Structures (pdf)

Jason Miles, Louisiana State University; Host Institution: Oregon State University; Faculty Advisors: Rakesh Gupta and John van de Lindt | presentation

Physical Modeling of Tsunami Induced Sediment Transport and Scour (pdf)

Adedotun Moronkeji, University of Missouri-Rolla; Host Institution: O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (Tsunami Wave Basin), Oregon State University; Faculty Advisor: Yin Lu (Julie) Young, Princeton University | presentation

Effects of Post-Tensioning and Energy Dissipators on Seismic Performance of Bridge (pdf)

Alex Piolatto, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Host Institution: University of Nevada, Reno; Faculty Advisor: David Sanders; Graduate Student Mentor: Kevin Almer  presentation

The Study and Practice of Metrology at the University at Buffalo NEES Site (pdf)

Brianna Rooney, University of Wisconsin Stout; Host Institution: University at Buffalo;
Advisors: Tom Albrechcinski and Andrei Reinhorn | presentation

A Comparative Study of a Piping System Subjected to Earthquake Loads Using Finite Element Modeling and Analysis (pdf)

Gabriel E. Sánchez Martínez, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez; Host Institution: Lehigh University; Advisor: Ian C. Hodgson | presentation

Design of Self-Centering Moment Resisting Frame and Experimental Loading System (pdf)

Scott Swensen, the University of Utah; Host Institution: Lehigh University; Faculty Advisors: Richard Sause and James Ricles; Graduate Student Mentor: Ying-Cheng Lin | presentation

Development of In-House Accelerometer Dynamic Calibration System (pdf)

Atia Syed, City College of New York; Home Institution; Host Institution: University at Buffalo; Advisors: Andrei Reinhorn, Mark Pitman | presentation

SensorFusion: Localization and Tracking of Sensors Using RFID (pdf)

Alejandro Uribe; Florida International University; Kenneth G. Bailey; Georgia Institute of Technology; Brian J. Wiebe; Oregon State University; Host Institution: University of California, San Diego; Faculty Advisor: Falko Kuester | presentation

Behavior and Testing of Small Scale Columns Under Combined Action Loading (pdf)

Jennilyn M. Vallejera, University of Nevada, Reno; Host Institution: University of Nevada, Reno; Faculty Advisors: Sherif Elfass and  David Sanders | presentation

SensorFusion: Localization and Tracking of Sensors Using RFID (pdf)

Brian J. Wiebe; Oregon State University; Kenneth G. Bailey; Georgia Institute of Technology; Alejandro Uribe; Florida International University; Host Institution: University of California, San Diego; Faculty Advisor: Falko Kuester | presentation

PEER Students

Development of Accessible Hinge Details for Box-Girder Bridges (pdf)

Kristopher Darnell, University of Texas at Austin; Host Institution: University of California-Berkeley; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Khalid Mosalam | presentation

Construction of Test Specimens for Retrofit of Non-Ductile RC Frames with Masonry Infill (pdf)

Yumiko Heltzel, University of Hawaii; Host Institution: Stanford University; Faculty Advisor: Sarah Billington; Graduate Student Mentor: Marios Kyriakides | presentation

Test Specimens for the Retrofit of Non-ductile RC Frames with Masonry Infill: A Summer of Fabrication (pdf)

Nancy Lee, San Francisco State University; Host Institution: Stanford University; Faculty Advisor: Sarah Billington; Graduate Student Mentor: Marios Kyriakides | presentation

Estimating Loss in Modern Reinforced Concrete Moment-Resisting Frame Buildings (pdf)

Ashley D. Spear, University of Wyoming; Host Institution: Stanford University; Faculty Advisor: Gregory G. Deierlein; Graduate Student Mentors: C. Marc Ramirez and Abbie Liel |  presentation

Loss Estimation on Moment Resisting, Reinforced Concrete Buildings (pdf)

Jacqueline L. Steiner, California State University, Chico; Host Institution: Stanford University; Faculty Advisor: Gregory G. Deierlein; Graduate Student Mentor: Marc M. Ramirez | presentation

Seismic Performance of Full-Scale Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints (pdf)

Yoshiko Tsunehara, University of California, Los Angeles; Host institution: University of California, San Diego; Faculty Advisor: Tara C. Hutchinson; Graduate Student Mentor: Barbara Chang | presentation

Comparison of Hoop and Spirally Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns under Combined Flexure and Axial Forces

Nicholas Trombetta, University of Virginia; Host institution: University of California, Berkeley; Faculty Advisor: Jack Moehle; Graduate Student Mentor: Gabriel Hurtado |  presentation

 

 

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