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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

Student Chapter at The University of Memphis

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Spring 2014 Weekly Seminars Schedule

Date Topic Speaker

Last Presentation




January 31th, 2014

Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Column Section in a Non-linear Dynamic Analysis


Mohammad Farshchin


Introduction to ZEUS-NL


Dr. Adel Abdelnaby


Reliable Inversion of Surface Waves by Comparison of Synthetic Seismograms

Mehrdad Hosseini


Focusing on the Interface between SAP2000 and Visual Basic 2005 To Perform Ant Colony Optimization

Hanan Assfoura


Optimization in Performance-Based Design of Steel Structures

Sanaz Saadat


Broadband Synthetics Generation for the Central and Eastern North America

Alireza Shahjouei


Optimization of Dynamic Amplification Factor(DAF) in Progressive Collapse

Yousef Ghaffari


Seismic Performance of Bridges and Road Embankments at Bridge Approaches

Farzaneh Raji



Fall 2012 Weekly Seminars Schedule

Date Topic Speaker

Past Event

October 26th, 2012

Capturing Epistemic Uncertainty in Ground Motion Selection and Scaling

Mojtaba Malek

Past Event

November 2nd, 2012

OpenSees: Basics and Simple Pushover Analysis

Ali Hajihashemi

Past Event

November 9th, 2012

Mechanical Properties of Recycled EPS block

Chuang Wang

November 15th, 2012




Past Event

November 30th, 2012

Seismic Lateral Earth Pressure behind EPS-Block Geofoam Embankments

Masood Kafash


The EERI Student Chapter of the University of Memphis is providing the opportunity for all Civil Engineering Department and CERI faculties and students to share their knowledge and research experience through EERI chapter presentation meetings. Everyone can participate by giving lectures about his/her research activities and receive feedback or any possible collaboration from others.

These meetings are scheduled to be held every other Friday, starting 10/26/2012, 11:30 to 12:30, in room 102 Engineering Administration building. The EERI Student Chapter will take care of publicity and free pizza.

If you are interested, please contact our Program Coordinator (Farzaneh Raji) about your date preferences and lecture topic.


Our Student Chapter is also planning to invite guest speakers from different areas related to earthquake engineering to learn from their knowledge and experience.









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