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MCEER Year 8 Task Statements

Project No.

Title

Researcher

Overarching Center-wide Cross Program Research Activities

8.01

Further Developments in Operationalizing of the Broader Resilience Concept and Measures for Specific Critical Facilities

M. Shinozuka, Univ. California, Irvine

A. Reinhorn, University at Buffalo

M. Bruneau, University at Buffalo

8.02

Measures of Organizational and Community Resilience: Collaboration on Overarching Center Research on Lifeline Systems

K. Tierney, University of Colorado

8.03

Direct Losses, Social Impacts, and Community Resilience - LA Lifelines

S. Chang, University of British Columbia

8.04

Modeling Individual and Regional Economic Resilience to Earthquakes in a Computable General Disequilibrium Framework

A. Rose, Pennsylvania State University

8.05

Restoration Analysis for Lifelines

R. Davidson, Cornell University

8.06

Development of Web Based GIS Geotechnical Data for Critical Infrastructures

T. O'Rourke (Lembo), Cornell University

Thrust Area 1: Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Lifeline Networks

8.1.1

Electric Power Systems Network Modeling

T.C. Cheng, University of So. California

8.1.2

Comprehensive Model for Integrated Electric Power and Water Supply Systems I

M. Shinozuka, University of California, Irvine

8.1.3

System Risk and Reliability for Water Supply

M. Grigoriu, Cornell University

8.1.4

Comprehensive Model for Integrated Electric Power and Water Supply Systems II

T. O'Rourke, Cornell University

8.1.5

Analytical Study on Rehabilitation of Critical Electric Power System Components

M. Ala Saadeghvaziri, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.

8.1.6

Rehabilitation Strategies for LADWP's Power System

M. Feng, University of California, Irvine

Thrust Area 2: Seismic Retrofit of Acute Care Facilities

8.2.1

Performance of Secondary Systems in Structures with Seismic Protective Systems

M.Constantinou (Whittaker), University at Buffalo

8.2.2

Formulation and Operationalization of the Structural Fuse Concept Using Metallic Passive Energy Dissipation Systems

M. Bruneau (Filiatrault, Constantinou), University at Buffalo

8.2.3

Modeling Visco-elastic Composite Panels and Impact on Floor Velocity and Accelerations

A. Aref (Reinhorn, Dargush), University at Buffalo

8.2.4

Emergency Care Facility Evaluation Through Integration of Nonstructural and Structural Response Data

A. Whittaker, University at Buffalo

8.2.5

Semi-active Seismic Control of Hospital Structures

G. Lee (Tong, Liang, Chen), University at Buffalo

8.2.6

Experimental Data for Performance of Piping Distribution Systems

E. Maragakis (Itani, Grigoriu), University of Nevada, Reno

8.2.7

Developing Acute Care Hospital Decision Parameters into Integrated Methodologies

W. Petak (G.Dargush, von Winterfeldt), University of So. California

Alesch (G.Dargush, von Winterfeldt), University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

8.2.8

Fragility Based and Rehabilitation Decision Analysis

M. Grigoriu (Winterfelt, Maragakis), Cornell Univ.

8.2.9

Evolutionary Methodologies for Decision Support

G. Dargush (Petak, Alesch), University at Buffalo

8.2.10

Rehabilitation Decision Analysis

D. von Winterfeldt (Grigoriu, Petak, Alesch), University of So. California

8.2.11

Seismic Evaluation of New York State Hospitals

G. Lee (Tong), University at Buffalo

8.2.12

Seismic Retrofit of Structures Through Strength Reduction

A. Reinhorn (Whittaker), University at Buffalo

8.2.13

Performance of Secondary Systems in Hospital Structures with Self-centering Systems

A. Filiatrault (Reinhorn, Bruneau), University at Buffalo

8.2.14

Experimental Seismic Fragility Asssessment of Operational and Functional Components in Acute Care Facilities

A. Filiatrault (Whittaker, Bruneau), University at Buffalo

Thrust Area 3: Earthquake Response and Recovery

8.3.1

Remote Sensing for Disaster Response Recovery

R. Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc.

M. Shinozuka, Univ. of California, Irvine+C10

B. Houshmand

Henry Jones II, MLB

8.3.2

Comprehensive Community Recovery Modeling

Chang, University of British Columbia

User Networks for Seismic Assessment and Rehabilitation of Critical Facilities

8.4.1

Networking of Computational, Experimental and Educational Facilities-Develop and Coordinate the Sharing Infrastructure for Center-wide Products

A. Reinhorn, University at Buffalo

8.4.2

Sub-tasks on shared computational tool or database

 

Sub-task #1: Direct Losses, Social Impacts, and Community Resilience: L.A. Lifeline Study

S. Chang, University of British Columbia

Sub-task #2: Satellite Imagery Database & MCEER Virtual Reconnaissance System (VRS)

R. Eguchi

Sub-task #3: Fragility Based and Rehabilitation Decision Analysis

M. Grigoriu

Sub-task # 4: Software and Database of Integrated Evaluation of Nonstructural and Structural Response Data

A. Whittaker

Sub-task #5 Software for Evolutionary Methodologies for Decision Support

G. Dargush (Petak, Alesch)

Sub-task #6: Database for Seismic Evaluation of New York State Hospitals

G. Lee (Tong, Qi)

Sub-task #7: Database on Integrated Water Supply and Building Information Using GIS (Task Completion)

T. O'Rourke (Lembo)

Sub-task #8: Integrated Evaluation of System Performance - Transportation -Software

M. Shinozuka

Subtask # 10: Employment of the Developed Networking Infrastructure to Disseminate Experimental Data: A Showcase Example

E. Maragakis (Elfass, Reinhorn, Dargush)

Education and Outreach

8.5.1

Educational Development

Thevanayagam, S., University at Buffalo

8.5.2

Earthquake Analysis of an Existing Structure in the Southeast Region: A Case Study

M. Abdullah, Florida A & M

8.5.3

Performance-based Seismic Evaluation of a Multi-story Building

R. Purasinghe, California State University, LA

8.5.4

Research / Education Interface

A. Agrawal, City University of New York

G. Mylonakis, City University of New York

8.5.5

Development of Graduate Modules

B. F. Spencer, Jr., Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign