Presentations

“Toward Hazard-Resilient Lifeline Systems: Evaluation and Design for Ground Deformation.” Invited Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Dec. 3, 2019)

“Performance Assessment of Pipeline System Seismic Response.” JWWA/WRF/CTWWA Water System Seismic Conference. Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 9, 2019)

“Axial Connection Force Capacity Required for Buried Pipelines Subjected to Seismic Permanent Ground Displacement." & "Experimental Performance Evaluation of Seismic-Resilient PVCO Pipeline.” ASCE Pipelines Conference, Nashville, TN (July 22-23, 2019)

“Experimental Evaluation of Pipeline System Seismic Performance.” ASCE/UESI Manual of Practice on Seismic Design of Water and Wastewater Pipelines, Committee Meeting, Nashville, TN (July 21, 2019)

"Hazard-resilient Pipeline Joint Response to Large Transverse Deformation." 2nd International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure, Chania, Greece (June 25, 2019)

"Characterization of Soil-structure Interaction for Seismic Design of Hazard-resistant Pipeline Systems." 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Rome, Italy (June 20, 2019)

“Evaluation of Pipeline System Seismic Performance.” & “Experimental Testing of Water Pipeline Earthquake Performance.” AWWA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Denver, CO (June 10, 2019)

“Strain Demands on Buried Pipelines from Earthquake-Induced Ground Movements” & “Seismic Design of Buried Pipelines: Axial Connection Force Capacity.” ASCE/UESI Manual of Practice on Seismic Design of Water and Wastewater Pipelines, Committee Meeting, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland, CA (May 23-24, 2019)

“Hazard-resistant Steel Pipeline Response to Large Fault Rupture.” ASCE Geo-Congress, Philadelphia, PA (March 25, 2019)

“CU Boulder Center for Infrastructure, Energy, and Space Testing Research Overview: Drinks, Dynamics, and Disaster-Resilience.” ASCE Denver Branch Invited Keynote, Novel Strand Brewery, Denver, CO (Dec. 13, 2018)

“Multi-Hazard Field Reconnaissance: 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake and Typhoon Gebi.” CU-EERI Seminar, University of Colorado Boulder (Nov. 7, 2018)

“Seismic Experimental Performance Assessment.” Workshop on Upcoming Manual of Practice: Seismic Design of Water and Wastewater Pipelines, ASCE Pipelines Conference, Toronto, ON (July 15, 2018)

“Center for Infrastructure, Energy, and Space Testing (CIEST): Experimental Capabilities.” Invited Lecture, Symposium on Buried Pipe Research (Testing, Design, & Analysis), Queen’s University, Kingston, ON (July 12, 2018)

“Analysis of Buried Pipe Response to Seismic Hazards.” Invited Lecture, Symposium on Buried Pipe Research (Testing, Design, & Analysis), Queen’s University, Kingston, ON (July 13, 2018)

“Achieving Resilient Water Networks: Experimental Performance Evaluation.” 11th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Los Angeles, CA (June 28, 2018)

“Hazard-Resilient Pipeline Joint Soil-Structure Interaction under Large Axial Displacement.” 5th Conference on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Austin, TX (June 13, 2018)

“Evaluation of Hazard-Resilient Infrastructure Performance under Large Ground Deformation.” Invited Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (Apr. 18, 2018)

"Performance Evaluation of Hazard-Resilient Pipe under Large Ground Deformation." AWWA Water Infrastructure Conference, Houston, Texas, (Nov. 1, 2017)

"Seismic Design of Buried Water and Wastewater Pipelines." Co-presenters: Roberts McMullin, Mike Dadik, & Yogesh Prashar. ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement, Duluth Minnesota, (Sept. 11, 2017)

"Experimental Characterization of Hazard-Resilient Ductile Iron Pipe Soil/Structure Interaction under Axial Displacement." ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement, Duluth Minnesota, (Sept. 11, 2017)

“Large Axial Deformation Performance of Steel Pipeline Designed for Fault Crossings.” ASCE Pipelines Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, (Aug. 8, 2017)

"Overview of 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Field Reconnaissance: Surveyed Damage, Surface Rupture & Sushi." Department Seminar, Cornell University, (March 22, 2017)

“Water Supply Damage Caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake.” International Workshop on the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan (March 6, 2017)

“Measured Response of the Oh-Kirihata Dam to Surface Fault Rupture.” International Workshop on the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan (March 6, 2017)

“Mechanism of Fluidized Landslides due to 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and Risk Evaluation of Unstable Soils- A Factual Investigation by Japan-USA Joint Research.” Co-presenters: Hazarika Hemanta & Robert Kayen. Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) J-RAPID Symposium on the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan (March 4, 2017)

“Experimental and Numerical Assessment of Hazard-Resilient Underground Infrastructure under Severe Deformation.” Geotechnical Engineering Seminar, University of Colorado Boulder (Feb. 18, 2017)

“Critical Underground Infrastructure Response to Large Ground Deformation,” Structural Engineering Department Seminar, University of California, San Diego, (September 26, 2016)

“Canterbury, New Zealand Earthquake Reconnaissance: Liquefaction, Lateral Spreads, and Lagers,” Graduate Student Seminar, Cornell University, (2015)

“PVCO Pipeline Performance under Large Ground Deformation,” 2nd International Pipeline Geotechnical Conference, Bogota, Columbia (July 16-17, 2015)

“Jointed Pipeline Response to Earthquake Induced Ground Deformation,” 10NCEE and EERI Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK. (July 23, 2014)