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2014

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, September 2014 (scheduled), University of Texas at Austin, Host: Prof. Michael Engelhardt.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, September 2014 (scheduled), Johns Hopkins University, Hosts: Prof. Judith Mitrani-Reiser and Prof. Benjamin Schafer.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, September 2014 (scheduled), George Washington University, Host: Prof. Pedro Silva.

Quantitative Risk Assessment Using Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations, August 2014, ASCE India Section, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Hosts: Prof. C.S. Manohar and Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, August 2014, ASCE India Section, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Hosts: Prof. C.S. Manohar and Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu.

Quantitative Risk Assessment Using Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations, August 2014, CSIR Center for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation, Bengaluru, Hosts: Prof. Vinod Gaur, Dr. Krishna Mohan.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, August 2014, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, Hosts: Prof. S.T.G. Raghukanth and Prof. Meher Prasad.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, July 2014, Duke University, Host: Prof. Henri Gavin.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, July 2014, North Carolina State University, Host: Prof. Guddati Murthy.


2012

Re-creating the Great Fort Tejon Earthquake of 1857, April 2012, US Army Core of Engineers, Los Angeles, Host: Ms. Anne Hutton.


2011

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, October 2011, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Seminar, Georgia Institute of Technology, Hosts: Mr. Tim Wright and Prof. Reginald DesRoches.

Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations, October 2011, Buildings at Risk: Earthquake Loss Reduction Summit, University of Southern California, Host: Mr. Joe La Brie, Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC).

Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations for Earthquake Hazard Quantification and Mitigation, October 2011, Taiwan Earthquake Model Workshop, Academia Sinica, Host: Prof. Kuo-Fong Ma, National Central University.

A Brief Overview of Rupture-to-Rafters Simulations, October 2011, PEER Annual Meeting Tall Buildings Breakout Session, Host: Prof. Jack Moehle.

Mechanics of Tall Building Collapse Under Earthquake Excitation, May 2011, Dix Seismological Laboratory Seminar, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. Mike Gurnis.

Re-creating the Great Fort Tejon Earthquake of 1857, April 2011, US-Mexico Meeting on Earthquake Engineering, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC), Host: Prof. Joel Martinez. Video Recording.

Re-creating the Great Fort Tejon Earthquake of 1857, April 2011, USC Rusch Engineering Honors Program, University of Southern California (USC), Host: Prof. Aluizio Prata, Jr.


2010

Re-creating the Great Fort Tejon Earthquake of 1857, November 2010, Earnest C. Watson Lecture, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. Judith Cohen.

Will the "big one" collapse our big buildings?, April 2010, Rotary Club, San Marino, Hosts: Mr. Emile Bayle.

Quantifying the Risk Posed to Tall Steel Frame Buildings in Southern California from Earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault, April 2010, Special Session on the Numerical Prediction of Earthquake Ground Motion, 2010 Annual meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Portlan Oregon. Chairs: Steven Day, Emmanuel Chaljub, Peter Moczo, and Jean Virieux.


2008

Will the "big one" collapse our big buildings?, September 2008, West Los Angeles Associates of the California Institute of Technology, The Regency Club, West Los Angeles, Host: Ms. Carrie Stubstad.

Will the "big one" collapse our big buildings?, May 2008, Caltech Alumni Association 71st Annual Seminar Day, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Hosts: Dr. Robert Gershman and Dr. Robert Burket.

Preparing for the "Big One": A tall building perspective based on steel building analysis, May 2008, Earthquake Research Affiliates, California Institute of Technology, Host: Ms. Margaret Vinci.


2007

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, December 2007, Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, Oakland, Host: Ms. Lindsey Maclise.

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, November 2007, University of California, San Diego, Host: Prof. Ahmed Elgamal.

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, November 2007, University of California, Irvine, Host: Prof. Farzin Zareian.

State of the Art 3-D Simulation Tools, June 2007, Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation, 5th Annual Meeting, Snow Bird, Utah, Host: Mr. John Whitmer.

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, January 2007, Structural Engineers Association of Southern California, Los Angeles, Host: Mr. Saif Hussain.

Building Response During Large San Andreas Fault Earthquakes, January 2007, SoSAFE Workshop, Southern California Earthquake Center, Los Angeles, Host: Dr. Ken Hudnut.


2006

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, December 2006, Seismology Committee, Structural Engineers Association of California, Sacramento, Host: Mr. John Diebold.

Simulating a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake and Modeling Damage to Tall Buildings in Southern California, September 2006, Civil Engineering Association Seminar, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, Host: Prof. Amlan Sengupta.

Impact of a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake on Tall Buildings in Southern California, June 2006, Earthquakes in Urban Areas: Joint Workshop - Southern California Earthquake Center, USA and Earthquake Research Institute, Japan, Oxnard, California, Host: Prof. Ralph Archuleta.

Impact of a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake on Tall Buildings in Southern California, May 2006, AIR Worldwide Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, Host: Dr. Jayanta Guin.

Impact of a Large San Andreas Fault Earthquake on Tall Buildings in Southern California, May 2006, Civil Engineering Seminar Series, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. John F. Hall.


2005

A Southern California-Wide End-to-End Simulation, November 2005, Department of Earth Sciences Seminar Series, University of Southern California, Host: Prof. Thomas Jordan.

Civil Engineering and Natural Disasters, October 26, 2005, The International Roundtable on "Surviving Nature's Forces:  Have Civil Engineers Built Safe Communities?", 2005 ASCE Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California.

Combining Earthquake Early Warning with Groung Motion and Building Simulations for Targeted Control of Tall Buildings, July 2005, Earthquake Early Warning Workshop, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. Hiroo Kanamori.

Impact of a Mw 7.9 Denali-like Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault on Tall Buildings in the Los Angeles Basin, February 2005, UCLA Seismology Seminar Series, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Host: Prof. John Vidale.


2004

Combining Strong Motion Simulations with Building Damage Analyses to Assess the Seismic Risk to Tall Buildings in Southern California, October 2004, Earthquake Research Affiliates, California Institute of Technology, Host: Ms. Margaret Vinci.

Fault Rupture to Connection Fracture: Combining Strong Motion Simulations with Building Damage Analyses, October 2004, Dix Seismological Laboratory Seminar, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. Jeroen Tromp.

Fault Rupture to Connection Fracture: Combining Strong Motion Simulations with Building Damage Analyses, September 2004, Plenary Science Talk, 2004 Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting, Host: Prof. Thomas Jordan.

Risk Posed by a Great Sumatran Earthquake to Jakarta, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur, June 2004, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Host: Prof. Kerry Sieh.

Seismic Hazard Analysis of Tall Buildings in Large Cities Near Great Faults, April 2004, Institute of Earth Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Host: Dr. Bor-Shouh Huang.


2003

Tall Buildings Near Great Faults - Recipe for a Disaster?, May 2003, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Host: Prof. John Wallace.

Tall Buildings Near Great Faults - Recipe for a Disaster?, March 2003, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, Host: Prof. Vellore S. Gopalaratnam.

Tall Buildings Near Great Faults - Recipe for a Disaster?, January 2003, Civil Engineering Practice, Exponent, Host: Dr. John Osteraas.


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