Research

Research Interests

Journal Articles* Categorized by Research Areas

I. Structural & System Reliability Analysis

  • System reliability methods: LP Bounds (1,8), Matrix-based SR (14,29), Sequential Compounding (20,39), Availability/Downtime (5), Reliability Growth (52).
  • Structural reliability theories: High dimension (56), Importance measures (59).
  • Sequential/cascading failures of structures: B3 method (28,31,36), GA-search (35).
  • Sampling methods: Adaptive importance sampling (34,41), Hamiltonian (Accepted).
  • Applications: Sensors (44), Ship-collision (48), Offshore structure (55).

II. Reliability Based Optimization & Decision Making

  • Optimal design of dampers (9,11,16).
  • Reliability based design/topology optimization: RB-design (21), RB-topology (27), TO theories (25,33), dynamic/stochastic TO (42,43,Accepted).

III. Risk, Reliability and Resilience Analysis of Urban Communities and Networks

  • Network reliability analysis methods: Interdependency (19,30), Multi-scale (23), Post-hazard capacity (26), S-RDA & Clustering (32,38).
  • Applications: Transportation (13,46), Drought (40), Electricity (60).

IV. Earthquake Engineering & Random Vibrations

  • Theories & methods: Joint first-passage (3), Generalized Bouc-Wen (4), GM-ELM (49,58), Collapse (51, 53, Accepted).
  • Applications: LCC (2), Seismic interaction (6), Fragility (10,In Press), BRB (18).

V. Statistical/Machine Learning for Urban Infrastructure Systems under Uncertainties

  • Statistical models for structural strengths (7,15,17,24,37).
  • System/damage identification methods: Performance evaluation (12), MOO-based (22), Bayesian (47,54).
  • Applications of learning techniques: Post-disaster traffic (45), Network connectivity (50), Correlation (57).

* complete list of publications available here

 

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