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Shahram Pezeshk, Ph.D., P.E.
Chair and Professor of Civil Engineering

Engineering Science Building - Room 104A
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN  38152


Phone: (901) 678-4727 (office)
Secretary : (901) 678-2746 spezeshk@memphis.edu


 

Publications:

Journal Publications:

Haji-Soltani, A. S. Pezeshk, A. Zandieh, and M. Malekmohammadi. (2017). "A Comparison of Different Approaches to Incorporate Site Effectrs into PSHA: A Case Study for a Liquefied Natural Gas Tank." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

Haji-Soltani, A. S. Pezeshk, A. Zandieh, and M. Malekmohammadi. (2017). “A Study of Vertical-to-Horizontal Ratio of Earthquake Components in the Gulf Coast Region.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 09/2017; 107(5): 2055–2066., DOI:10.1785/0120160252. [PDF Version].

Nazemi, N., S. Pezeshk, and Farhad Sedaghati. (2017). “Attenuation of Lg waves in the New Madrid seismic zone of the central United States using the coda normalization method.” Tectonophysics 08/2017; 712:623-633., DOI:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.06.026.  [PDF Version].

Pezeshk, S., A. Zandieh, and A. Haji-Soltani. (2017). “Hybrid Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for the Gulf Coast Region.” USGS Final Report, Award No. G16AP0018. https:/earthquake.usgs.gov/cfusion/external_grants/reports/G16AP00138.pdf]

Haji-Soltani, A., S. Pezeshk, M. Malekmohammadi, and A. Zandieh. (2017). "A Study of Vertical-to-Horizaontal Ratio of Earthquake Components in the Gulf Coast Region." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America October, 107: pp. 2055-2066. [PDF Version]

Kiani, J. and S. Pezeshk. (2017).  "Sensitivity of the seismic demands of RC moment resisting frames to different aspects of ground motions."  Earthquake Engrg Struct Dyn. pp. 1-17. (PDF Version).

Sedaghati, F. and S. Pezeshk. (2017).  “Partially Nonergodic Empirical Ground-Motion Models for Predicting Horizontal and Vertical PGV, PGA, and 5% Damped Linear Acceleration Response Spectra Using Data from the Iranian Plateau.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America April, 107: pp. 934-948; doi:10.1785/0120160205. (PDF Version).

Hajihashemi, A., S. Pezeshk, and T. Huff. (2016). “Comparison of Nonlinear Static Procedures and Modeling Assumptions for the Seismic Design of Ordinary Bridges.” Practice Periodical of Structural Design and Construction, 10(1061):1943, November . [PDF Version].

Sedaghati, F. and S. Pezeshk. (2016).  “Estimation of the Coda-Wave Attenuation and Geometrical Spreading in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, August 106:1482-1498; doi:10.1785/0120150346. (PDF Version)

Sedaghati, F. and S. Pezeshk. (2016). "Comparrative study on parameter estimation methods for attenuation relationships." Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 13, pp. October, 912-927. (PDF Version).

Zandieh, A. K. W. Campbell, and S. Pezeshk. (2016). Estimation of κ0 Implied by the High-Frequency Shape of the NGA-West2 Ground-Motion Prediction Equations, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, June, 106:1342-1356; published ahead of print May 24, 2016, doi:10.1785/0120150356. (PDF Version).

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2016). “Alternative Hybrid Empirical Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Central and Eastern North America using Hybrid Simulations and NGA-West2 Models.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol 106, No.2, April, pp. 734-754, doi: 10.1785/0120140367. (PDF Version). 

Sedaghati, F., and S. Pezeshk. (2016). “Estimation of the Code Wave Attenuation and Geometric Spreading in the New Madrid Zone.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, August, 106:1482-1498; doi:10.1785/0120150346. (PDF Version).

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Pezeshk (2016). "Probabilistic Seismic Loss Analysis for Design of Steel Structures - Optimizing for Multiple-Objective Functions", Earthquake Spectra, Aug 2016, Vol. 32, No. 3 (August) pp. 1587-1605. (PDF Version).

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2015). “Alternative Hybrid Empirical Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Central and Eastern North America using Hybrid Simulations and NGA-West2 Models.” Chapter 8 of PEER 2015/04 - NGA-East: Median Ground-Motion Models for the Central and Eastern North America. (Report PDF Version, NGA-East Appendices, Errata  - http://peer.berkeley.edu/publications/peer_reports/reports_2015/reports_2015.html).

Pezeshk, S., A. Zandieh, K.W. Campbell, and B. Tavakoli. (2015).  "Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America Using the Hybrid Empirical Method and NGA-West2 Empirical Ground Motion Models."  Chapter 5 of PEER 2015/04 - NGA-East: Median Ground-Motion Models for the Central and Eastern North America. (Report PDF Version, NGA-East Appendices, Errata  - http://peer.berkeley.edu/publications/peer_reports/reports_2015/reports_2015.html).

Hosseini, S. M., and S. Pezeshk. (2015). “A Synthetic Study into the Nature and Solution of Nonuniqueness in Surface-Wave Inverse Problems.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, December, V. 105, pp. 3167-3179. (PDF Version).

Huff, T., and S. Pezeshk (2015). “Inelastic Displacement Spectra for Bridges Using the Substitute-Structure Method.” ASCE Pract. Period Struct. Des. Constr., 10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000279, 04015020. (PDF Version).

Shahjouei, A., and S. Pezeshk. (2015). "Synthetic Seismograms Using a Hybrid Broadband Ground-Motion Simulation Approach: Application to Central and Eastern United States."  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105, April, 686-705. (PDF Version).

Hosseini, S. M., S. Pezeshk, A. Haji-Soltani, and M. Chapman. (2015). “Investigation of Attenuation of The Fourier Amplitude in the Caribbean Region.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 105,  pp.734-744.(PDF Version).

Malekmohammadi, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2015). “Nonlinear Site Amplification Factors for Sites Located within the Mississippi Embayment with Consideration for Deep Soil Deposit.” Earthquake Spectra, Vol 31, No. 2, pp. 699–722. (PDF Version, ------ Table 3 PDF).

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Pezeshk.  (2014). "Seismic Performance-Based Design Optimization Considering Direct Economic loss and Direct Social Loss, Journal of Engineering Structures, 76, pp.193-201. (PDF Version). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141029614004180.

Pezeshk, S., A. Zandieh, and B. Tavakoli. (2011).  "Hybrid Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America Using NGA Models and Updated Seismological Parameters."  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(4), pp.1859-1870, August 2011, doi: 10.1785/0120100144  (PDF Version).

Zandieh, A. and S. Pezeshk (2011). "A Study of Horizontal-to-Vertical Component Spectral Ratio in the New Madrid Seismic Zone." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 1011(1), pp. 287-296, February, doi: 10.1785/0120100120. (PDF Version).

Rojas, H., C.M. Foley, and S. Pezeshk.  (2011).  “Automated Risk-Based Seismic Design Method for Optimal Structural and Non-Structural System Performance.”  Earthquake Spectra, 27(3), pp. 857-880. August. (PDF Version).

Shahbazian, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2010). " Improved Velocity and Displacement Time Histories in Frequency-Domain Spectral-Matching Procedures." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(6), pp. 3213–3223, December 2010, doi: 10.1785/0120090163.  (PDF Version).

Zandieh, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2010). "Investigation of Geometrical Spreading and Quality Factor Functions in the New Madrid Seismic Zone." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(5), pp. 2185-2195, October,  (PDF Version).

Tavakoli, B., S. Pezeshk, and R. Cox. (2010). “Seismicity of the New Madrid Seismic Zone Derived from a Deep-Seated Strike-Slip Fault.”  in press.  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(4), pp. 1646-1658, August,  (PDF Version).

Ge, J., J. Pujol. S. Pezeshk, and S. Stovall. (2009). “Determination of Shallow Shear Wave Attenuation in the Mississippi Embayment Using Vertical Seismic Profiling Data.”  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99(3), June, pp. 1636-1649, 10.1785/0120080027. (PDF Version).

Rojas, H., S. Pezeshk, and C.M. Foley. (2007). “Performance Based Optimization Considering both Structural and Non-structural Components.”  Earthquake Spectra, 23(3), August, pp. 685-709.  (PDF Version).

Tavakoli, B. and S. Pezeshk. (2007). “Estimation of Mixed Model-Based Ground Motion Attenuation through a Hybrid Genetic Algorithm.” Earthquake Spectra,  23(3), August, pp. 665-684.  (PDF Version).  

Foley, C.M., S. Pezeshk, and A. Alimoradi. (2007)  “Probabilistic Performance-Based Optimal Design of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames: Part I – Formulation.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 133(6), June, pp. 757-766.  (PDF Version).

Alimoradi, A., Pezeshk, S., and C.M. Foley. (2007). “Probabilistic Performance-Based Optimal Design of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames: Part II – Applications.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 133(6), June, pp. 767-776. (PDF Version).

Ge, J., J. Pujol. S. Pezeshk, and S. Stovall. (2007). “Determination of Shallow Shear Wave Velocity Structure in the Mississippi Embayment Using Vertical Seismic Profiling Data.”  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 97(2), April, pp. 614-623. (PDF Version).

Tavakoli, B. and S. Pezeshk. (2005) “Empirical-Stochastic Ground-Motion Prediction for Eastern North America.”  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95(6), December, pp. 2283-2296, doi:10.1785/0120050030. (PDF Version).CORRECTION.  TABLE6, Coefficient C15 for 0.5 sec should be -1.073E-01.  Click here to download the correct coefficient Table 6.

Alimoradi, A., S. Pezeshk, F. Naeim, and H. Frigui. (2005).  “Fuzzy Pattern Classification of Strong Ground Motion Records.” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 9(3), pp. 307-332.  (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. and M. Zarrabi. (2005). “A New Inversion Procedure for Spectral Analysis of Surface Waves Using a Genetic Algorithm.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95(5), October, pp. 1801-1808. (PDF Version) [Download Matlab Files - password:zapegainv].

Naeim, F., A. Alimoradi, and S. Pezeshk. (2004). “Selection and Scaling of Ground Motion Time Histories for Structural Design Using Genetic Algorithms.”  Earthquake Spectra, 20(2), pp. 413-426. (PDF Version).

Camp, C.V., S. Pezeshk, and H. Hansson. (2003). “Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm.”   ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 129(1), January, pp. 105-115. (PDF Version).

Pujol, J., S. Pezeshk, Y. Zhang, and C. Zhao. (2002).  “Unexpected Value of Qs in the Unconsolidated Sediments of the Mississippi Embayment.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(3), April, pp. 1117-1128. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S., E.G. Burdette, D.W. Goodpasture, and J.H. Deatherage. (2001). “Instrumentation and Dynamic Testing of Single Piles in Loess Soil.” Experimental Techniques, 25(6), November/December, pp. 42-44.

Burdette, E.G., S. Pezeshk, J.H. Deatherage, and D.W. Goodpasture. (2000). “Comparison of Static and Dynamic Lateral Stiffnesses of Driven Piles.” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 6(2), March-April, pp. 131-135, Paper No. 16731.

Pezeshk, S., C.V. Camp, and D. Chen. (2000). “Design of Framed Structures by Genetic Optimization.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 126(3), March, Paper No. 19107, pp. 382-388. (PDF Version).

Liu, L. and S. Pezeshk. (1999). “An Improvement on the Estimation of Pseudo Response Spectral Velocity Using RVT Method.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 89(5), October, pp. 1384-1389. (PDF Version).

Liu, L. and S. Pezeshk. (1998). “A Stochastic Approach in Estimating Pseudo Velocity Response Spectral Value.” Earthquake Spectra, 14(2), May, pp. 301-319. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. (1998). “Design of Framed Structures: An Integrated Nonlinear Analysis and Optimal Minimum Weight Design.” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 41, pp. 459-471.

Camp, C.V., S. Pezeshk, and G. Cao. (1998).  “Optimized Design of Two-Dimensional Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineerin, 124(5), May, pp. 551-559. (PDF Version).

McIntosh, R.D. and S. Pezeshk. (1997).  “A Comparison of Recent U.S. Seismic Codes.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 123(8), August, pp. 993-1000. (PDF Version).

Wei, B.Z., S. Pezeshk, T.S. Chang, K.H. Hall, and H.P. Liu. (1996).  “An Empirical Method to Estimate Shear Wave Velocity of Soils in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 15(6), pp. 399-408.

Pezeshk, S. and O.J. Helweg. (1996). “Adaptive Search Optimization in Reducing Pump Operating Costs.” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 122(1), Jan/Feb, Paper Number 8988, pp. 57-63.

Pezeshk, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Karprapu. (1996).  “Use of Neural Networks in Geophysical Logs Interpretation.”  ASCE, Journal of Computing, 10(2), April, Paper Number 9984, pp. 136-142.

Pezeshk, S. and C.V. Camp. (1995).  “An Explicit Time-Integration Method for Damped Structural Systems.”  Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 3(2), March, pp. 145-162. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. and C.V. Camp. (1995).  “An Explicit Time-Integration Technique for Dynamic Analyses.”  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 38(13), July, pp. 2265-2281. (PDF Version).

Chang, T.S., S. Pezeshk, K.C. Yiak, and H.T. Kung. (1995).  “Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Essential Facilities in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee.”  Earthquake Spectra, 11(4), November, pp. 527-544.

Pezeshk, S (1994).  “Optimal Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Structures Under a Stability Constraints.”  Journal of Engineering, 7(2), pp. 75-83.

Pezeshk, S., T.S. Chang, and H.T. Kung. (1994).  “Discussion of Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Bridges in Memphis and Shelby County.”  Earthquake Spectra, 10(4), November, pp. 795-796.

Pezeshk, S. and K.D. Hjelmstad. (1994).  “Optimal Design of Steel Frames to Enhance Overall Performance.”  AISC Engineering Journal, 31(2), pp. 48-56.

Chang, T.S., H.T. Kung, and S. Pezeshk. (1994).  “Application of GIS in Seismic Evaluation of Essential Facilities.”  Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, 9(2), pp. 271-28.

Pezeshk, S., O.J. Helweg, and K.E. Oliver. (1994).  “Optimal Operation of Ground Water Distribution Systems.”  ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 120(5), September/October, Paper No. 5375, pp. 573-586. (PDF Version)

Pezeshk, S. and C.V. Camp (1994).  “Dynamic Analyses of Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Structures Using a Modified Heun Method.” Computers and Structures; An International Journal, 50(6), pp. 729-741.

Pezeshk, S., T.S. Chang, K.C. Yiak, and H.T. Kung. (1993).  “Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Bridges in Memphis and Shelby County.” Earthquake Spectra, 9(4), November, pp. 803-816.

Pezeshk, S. (1993).  “Data Management for Large Water-Distribution Optimization Models.” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 120(1), Jan./Feb., pp. 116-120. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. (1992).  “Optimal Design of Structures with Kinematic Nonlinear Behavior.”  ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 118(4), April, pp. 702-720. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. and K.D. Hjelmstad. (1991).  “Optimal Design of Planar Frames Based on a Stability Criterion.”  ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 117(3), March, pp. 896-913. (PDF Version).

Hjelmstad, K.D. and S. Pezeshk. (1991).  “Optimal Design of Frames to Resist Buckling Under Multiple Loading Cases.”  ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 117(3), March, pp. 914-935. (PDF Version).

Hjelmstad, K.D. and S. Pezeshk. (1988).  “Approximate Analysis of Post-Limit Response of Frames.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 114(2), pp. 314-331. (PDF Version).

 

Conference Publications 

Pezeshk, S., Z. Zandieh, K. Campbell, and B. Tavakoli. (2015). "Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America Using a Hybrid Empirical Method." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Haji-Soltani, A., S. Pezeshk, S. Hosseini, and M. Chapman. (2015). "Estimation of Quality Factor in the Caribbean Region Using Lg-wave Attenuation." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Haji-Soltani, A., S. Pezeshk. (2015). "A Complete Site-Specific Hazard Analysis for a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Tank Station Considering Associated Uncertainties." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Haji-Soltani, A., S. Pezeshk. (2015). "Hybrid Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for the Gulf Coast Region." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Hosseini, M., S. Pezeshk,. (2015). "A Synthetic Study into the Causes and Solutions for the Non-Uniqueness in the Surface Wave Inversion." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Hosseini, M., S. Pezeshk, and A. Haji-Soltani. (2015). "Accuracy of Estimated Quality Factors in the New Madrid Seismic Zone." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Shahjouei A., and S. Pezeshk (2015). "Application of Broadband Simulation Technique in Development of New Hybrid Empirical Ground Motion Model in Central and Eastern North America." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 21-23, Pasadena, California.

Shahjouei A., and S. Pezeshk (2015). "A New Ground Motion Prediction Equation for Central and Eastern North America." Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 31-April 3.

Haji-Soltani, A., and S. Pezeshk. (2015). "Investigating Associated Uncertainties in a Complete Site-Specific Hazard Analysis: A Case Study for a Liquid Natural Gas Station." Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 31-April 3.

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Pezeshk. (2015). "Probabilistic Seismic Loss Variation with Structure Lateral Stiffness." Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, March 31-April 3.

Shahjouei A., and S. Pezeshk. (2015). "Effect of Rupture Directivity on the Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio in the Central and Eastern United States." ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon, April 23-25.

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, S. Pezeshk, and C. Foley. (2015). "Probabilistic Performance Based Design Multi-Objective Optimization for Steel Structures, ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon, April 23-25.

Ghaffari, Y., S. Pezeshk, and A. Abdelnaby. (2015). "Improved Value for Load Increase Factor in Disproportionate Collapse." ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon, April 23-25.

Pezeshk, S., Z. Zandieh, K. Campbell, and B. Tavakoli. (2014). "GMPES for ENA using the Hybrid Empirical Method." NGA-East SSHAC Workshop 2C/3C, October 29-30, Berkeley, California.  (PDF Version).  Workshop Site: http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/2014/09/sshac-workshop-3a-2014/.

Shahjouei, A., and S. Pezeshk. (2014). "Preliminary Results of New Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Central and Eastern US." SSA Eastern Section Annual Meeting, Charleston, November 2-4, Charleston, South Carolina.

Haji-Soltani, A., and S. Pezeshk. (2014). "Site Response Analysis Considering Deep Soil Deposits and the Associated Uncertainties for Sites within the Upper Mississppi Embayment." SSA Eastern Section Annual Meeting, November 2-4, Charleston, South Carolina.

M. Malekmohammadi, and S. Pezeshk. (2014). "Comparison of Mississippi Site-Specific Amplification Factors with Generic Code-Based Site Factors." SSA Eastern Section Annual Meeting, November 2-4, Charleston, South Carolina.

Jiandang Ge* , Jose Pujol , and Shahram Pezeshk (2014). "Velocity inversion from shallow VSP data using a generalized inversion technique." SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2014: pp. 5128-5132. doi: 10.1190/segam2014-0312.1. http://library.seg.org/doi/abs/10.1190/segam2014-0312.1.

Chapman, M., S. Pezeshk, M. Hosseini, A. Conn. (2014). "Regional Study of Fourier Amplitude Drop of Lg-Wave Acceleration in Central United States." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 30-May 2, Anchorage, Alaska.

Hosseini, M., S. Pezeshk, J. Pujol. (2014). "Reliable Estimation of Shear-Wave Velocity Profile by Inverting Phase Velocity Dispersion Curve and Waveform Comparison." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 30-May 2, Anchorage, Alaska.

Chapman, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2014).  "Lg Wave Attenuation in the CEUS." USGS Workshop, February 25-26, Memphis, TN. (Abstract PDF Version), (Presentation in PDF).

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2014) "Spectrum-compatible synthetic time histories for Central and eastern US using a new hybrid ground motion simulation technique." 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE), July 21-25 2014, Anchorage, AK.

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Pezeshk, S. (2014). "Seismic Loss Evaluation For Structures In Different Geographic Locations", Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE)-July 21-25, Anchorage, AK, Oral Presentation.

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2014). "Ground motion attenuation relations for Central US using hybrid broadband synthetics." 2014 Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting; Apr 30-May 02, Anchorage, AK.

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2014). "Hybrid Low-High frequency ground motion time histories for Central US." 2014 Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting; Apr 30-May 02, Anchorage, AK.

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2013). "A hybrid broadband approach to generate artificial seismograms for Central and Eastern North America." 2013 Seismological Society of America (SSA) Meeting; Apr 17-19, Salt Lake, UT.

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2013). "A New Hybrid Broadband Technique for Simulation of Strong Ground Motions for Central and Eastern North America," 2013 EERI Annual Meeting; Feb 12-15, Seattle, WA.

Hajihashemi, A., S. Pezeshk, and E.G. Burdette.(2013). "Applying Different Support Modeling Assumptions in Seismic Analysis of the SR21-I69 Bridge." Proc. of the 7th National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways (7NSC), May 20-23, Oakland, CA.

Hajihashemi, A., S. Pezeshk, and E.G. Burdette. (2013). "Effects of Different Support Modeling Assumptions on the Seismic Response of Ordinary Bridges." Proc. of the ASCE 2013 Structures Congress, May 2-4, Pittsburgh, PA. [PDF Presentation].

Shahjouei A., and Pezeshk S. (2013). "Producing Broadband Synthetic Time Histories for Central and Eastern North America." ASCE Structural 2013 Congress (SEI-ASCE). May 2-4 2013, Proceedings; pp.1767-1776, Pittsburgh, PA. [PDF Presentation].

Hajihashemi, A., S. Pezeshk, and E.G. Burdette. (2013). "Investigating the Efficiency and Accuracy of Available Displacement-based Methods and Modeling Assumptions in Seismic Design of Bridges." Proc. of the EERI 2013 Annual Meeting, February 12-15, Seattle, WA.

Saadat, S., C.V. Camp, and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Seismic Performance-Based Design of Structures Using Multi-Objective Optimization and Considering Expected Annual Loss." EERI Annual Meeting-Feb 12-16, 2013, Seattle, Washington, Poster Presentation.

Kafash M.H., D. Arellano, S.M. Hosseini, and S. Pezeshk. (2013) “Feasibility of multi-channelanalysis of surface waves (MASW) for evaluating the dynamic properties of geofoam.” Geosynthetics conference, April 1-4, Long Beach, CA. http://geosyntheticsmagazine.com/articles/0412_fi_geosynthetics_2013.html.  (PDF Version).

Hajihashemi, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Evaluating available displacement-based methods for seismic design of ordinary two-span bridges with various support configurations." Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways (7NSC),  May 20-22, Oakland, California.

Malekmohammadi, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Ground Motion Amplification Model in the Mississippi Embayment." Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways (7NSC),  May 20-22, Oakland, California.

Ge, G., J. Pujol, S. Pezeshk, and S. Stovall. (2013) "Velocity inversion from shallow VSP data using a generalized inversion technique." Society of Exploration Geophysics International Exposition and 83rd Annual Meeting, 22-27 September, Houston, Texas.

Chapman, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2012).  "Evaluation of Regional Path/Source Effects from Recent Earthquake Recordings, Focus on Central U.S. and Gulf Goast.    NGA-EAST Working Meeting: Path and Source Issues, October 16, Berkeley California. http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/03_Chapman_nga_oct-2012_gulf.pdf  and http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/2012/08/working-meeting-path-and-source-issues-oct-16-2012/.

Chapman, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2012).  "Evaluation of Regional Path/Source Effects from Recent Earthquake Recordings, Focus on Central U.S. and Gulf Goast.    NGA-EAST Working Meeting: Path and Source Issues, October 16, Berkeley California. http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/03_Chapman_nga_oct-2012_gulf.pdf  and http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/2012/08/working-meeting-path-and-source-issues-oct-16-2012/.

Pezeshk, S. (2011). "Hybrid Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America Using NGA Models and Updated Seismological Paramters." NGA-EAST SSHAC Workshop 2, October 11-13, Berkeley California.  http://peer.berkeley.edu/ngaeast/2011/09/nga-east-sshac-workshop-2/    or  http://www.ce.memphis.edu/7137/PDFs/NGA-EAST-2011/We_PM_4_Pezeshk_GMPE-Hybrid.pdf.  Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox_1xcbanFs&feature=relmfu.

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Hybrid Broadband Technique for Simulation of Strong Motions for Central and Eastern North America." EERI Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, February 12-15.

Ghaffari, Y. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Improved Load Increased Factor for Progressive Design." EERI Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, February 12-15.

Hajihashemi,. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Effects of Different Support Modeling Assumptions on Seismic Response of Ordinary Bridges." ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2-4.

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Producing Broadband Synthetic Time Histories for Central and Eastern North America." ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2-4.

Kafash, M., D. Arellano, S.M. Hosseini, and S. Pezeshk. (2013). "Feasibility of MASW (Multi-Channel Analysis of Surface Waves) for Evaluating the Dynamic Properties of Geofoam." Geosynthetics, Long Beach, CA., April 1-4.

Hosseini, M., S. Pezeshk, J. Pujol, and S. Stovall. (2012). " Inversion of Surface Waves Including Higher Modes of Propagation." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 17-19, San Diego, California.

Malekmohammadi, M., and S. Pezeshk. (2012). "Statistical Study of Ground Motion Amplification in the Mississippi Embayment." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 17-19, San Diego, California.

Conn, A., M. Chapman, S. Pezeshk, and M. Hosseini. (2012). "Path-Dependent Lg Propagation in the South-Central United States Revealed by the EARTHSCOPE Transportable Array." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 17-19, San Diego, California.

Hajihashemi, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2012). "Applying Displacement-Based Methods in Seismic Design of the SR21-I69 Bridge." EERI Annual Meeting, April 10-13, Memphis, Tennessee.

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2012). Implementation of the Genetic Algorithm and Neural Networks in Generation of Artificial Seismic Accelerograms.Ó EERI Annual Meeting, April 10-13, Memphis, Tennessee.

Malekmohammadi, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2012). "Earthquake Ground Motion Amplification in the Mississippi Embayment." EERI Annual Meeting, April 10-13, Memphis, Tennessee.

Hosseini, M. and S. Pezeshk (2012). "Improved Inversion of Surface Waves; Comparison of Synthetic Seismograms with Observed Seismograms in the Field and Considering Higher Modes of Propagation."  EERI Annual Meeting, April 10-13, Memphis, Tennessee.

Shahjouei, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2011). "Statistically Evaluation of the Evolutionary and the Hybrid Evolutionary-Neural Network Methods in Generation of Spectrum-Compatible Earthquake Accelerograms." Seismological Society of America Eastern Section, Little Rock, AR, October 17-18.

Hosseini, M. and S. Pezeshk (2011). " Multi-mode inversion of phase velocity dispersion curves obtained by MASW method with a non-uniform receiver spacing and comparison of dispersion curves with results from MASW method with uniform receiver spacing, generated by forward method of SursSeis program." Seismological Society of America Eastern Section, Little Rock, AR, October 17-18.

Zandieh, A. and S. Pezeshk (2011). "New Hybrid Empirical Ground-Motion Prediction Equations For Eastern North America."  Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 13-15, Memphis, TN.  (Abstracts can be downloaded from: [Abstract]).

Pezeshk, S. (2011). "New Madrid Earthquake Hazard and Memphis Area Earthquake Engineering: The Hernando De Soto Bridge." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 13-15, Memphis, TN.(Abstracts can be downloaded from: [Abstract]).

Hosseini, M. and S. Pezeshk (2011). "Identification and Inversion of Rayleigh Wave Dispersion Using a Multi-Mode Approach." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 13-15, Memphis, TN.(Abstracts can be downloaded from: [Abstract]).

Hajihashemi, A., and S. Pezeshk. (2011). Comparison and Evaluation of Displacement-Based and Force-Based Seismic Bridge Design Methods. Proc. of the EERI 2011 Annual Meeting, February 9-12, San Diego, CA.

Shahbazian, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2011). "Frequency-Domain Spectral-Matching Procedures." Seismological Society of America (SSA) Annual Meeting, April 13-15, Memphis, TN.(Abstracts can be downloaded from: [Abstract]).

Malekmohammadi, M. and S. Pezeshk. (2011). "Site Specific Ground Motion Selection and Scaling to Match A Uniform Hazard Curve With Special Attention to the Associated Uncertainties." EERI Annual Meeting, February 9-12, La Jolla, California. 

Hajihashemi, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2011). "Comparison and Evaluation of Displacement-Based and Force-Based Seismic Bridge Design Methods." EERI Annual Meeting, February 9-12, La Jolla, California.

Stovall, S., S. Pezeshk, and M. Hosseini. (2011). "Automated Identification And Inversion of Multi-Mode Rayleigh Wave Dispersion Using Non-Uniform Arrays And Moving Source Approach." EERI Annual Meeting, February 9-12, La Jolla, California.

Kumar, S., S. Pezeshk, and T. Holcomb. (2010). "Site Specific Ground Response and Liquefaction Analyses for a Project Site in New Madrid Seismic Zone."  Indian Geotechnical Engineering (IGC), GEOtrendz,  December16-18, MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, India, http://www.civil.iitb.ac.in/~igc2010/.

Kumar, S., S. Pezeshk, and T. Holcomb. (2010). "Site Specific Ground Response and Liquefaction Analyses for a Project Site in New Madrid Seismic Zone."  Indian Geotechnical Engineering (IGC), GEOtrendz,  December16-18, MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, India, http://www.civil.iitb.ac.in/~igc2010/, 2010. (PDF Version).

Alimoradi, A., C.M. Foley, and S. Pezeshk. (2010). "Benchmark Problems in Structural Design and Performance Optimization: Past, Present, and Future - Part I." ASCE, The Structures Congress and NASCC, The Steel Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 12-15.

Pezeshk, S. and A. Zandieh. (2010). "Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America from a Hybrid Empirical Method." EERI Annual Meeting, February 3-6, San Francisco, California. http://www.eeri.org/site/images/ann_mtgs/2010/2010annmtg_brochure.pdf

Zandieh, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2010).  "A study of path effect and source spectrum from small and moderate earthquakes in New Madrid Seismic Zone."  EERI Annual Meeting, February 3-6, San Francisco, California. http://www.eeri.org/site/images/ann_mtgs/2010/2010annmtg_brochure.pdf

Sanjeev, K., T. Holocomb, and S. Pezeshk. (2010). "Ground Improvement to Reduce Liquefaction Potential Using Vibrocompaction and Stone Columns." Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, California, on May 24-29, 2010.

 Pezeshk, S. (2010). "Seismic Mapping Thoughts."  Earthquake Awareness Conference, February 2-3, Jonesboro, Arkansas.

 Alimoradi, A., C.M. Foley, and S. Pezeshk. (2010). "Benchmark Problems in Structural Design and Performance Optimization: Past, Present, and Future - Part I."  ASCE Structures Congress, May 2010.

Pezeshk, S., A. Zandieh, and B. Tavakoli. (2009). " Ground-Motion Prediction Equations for Eastern North America from Hybrid Empirical Method." Meeting of Central and Eastern US (CEUS) Earthquake, Hazards Program, October 28-29, Memphis, Tennessee.

Tavakoli, B., S. Pezeshk, and R.T. Cox. (2009). "A New 3D Conceptual Model of Faulting to Explain Seismicity of the New Madrid Seismic Zone." Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America., October 4-6, New York.

Zandieh, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2009). "Geometrical Spreading and Quality Factor Functional Form for New Madrid Seismic Zone." Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America., October 4-6, New York.

Shahbazian, A. and S. Pezeshk. (2009). "Smooth synthesizing of ground motion from real record." poster presentation in the session "Deterministic Simulated Ground Motion Records Under ASCE/SEI 7-05: Guidance for the Geotechnical Industry " Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, 8-10 April.

Kizzee, A., S. Stovall, S. Pezeshk, A. ElSayed. (2009). "New improved relationships to Estimate Shear Wave Velocity from SPT information in the New Madrid seismic zone."  EERI Annual Meeting, Salt Lat City, UT, Feb 11-14.

Pezeshk, S. (2008). “Site Specific Considerations in Seismic Design.” Workshop on Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness, Jonesboro, AR, October 21, 2008.

Stovall, S. and S. Pezeshk. (2008). “Vertical Seismic Profiling Requirements for Deep Soil Deposits.” Six Nation Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways, Charleston, South Carolina, July 28-30.  

Stovall, S., A. Kizzee, and S. Pezeshk. (2008). “Development of Composite Dispersion Curves for the Determination of Shear Wave Velocity Profiles.” New Madrid Seismic Zone Conference, August, Missouri Rolla.

Celebi, M., S. Pezeshk. (2007). “Rotational Measurements in Structures – Why and How? Engineers’ Perspective and Experience.”  Workshop on Rotational Seismology and Engineering Applications, Menlo Park , California , 18-19 September, 2007.

Hugo, R., C. Foley, S. Pezeshk (2007). “Probabilistic Performance-Based Optimal Design of Steel Moment-Resisting Frames: Part I – Formulation,” ,Greece at COMPDYN, 2007.

Pezeshk, S., S. Kumar, S.U. Shin. (2007) “Shear Wave Velocity Measurements at A Site in Illinois”, ERES 2007, Sixth International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures, June 11-13, Bologna, Italy.

Pezeshk, S., M. Withers, M. Celebi (2006).  “Seismic Instrumentation at the I-40 Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee.”  Fifth National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways, September 18-20,  http://mceer.buffalo.edu/meetings/5nsc/program.asp, San Francisco, California.

Pezeshk, S. and S. Stovall. (2006). “Vertical Seismic Profiling Requirements for Deep Soil Deposits.”  Fifth National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways, September 18-20, Poster Session,  http://mceer.buffalo.edu/meetings/5nsc/program.asp, San Francisco, California.

Pezeshk, S. (2006). “Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40.” ASCE  Structures Congress, May 18-20, St. Louis, MO.

Tavakoli, B. and S. Pezeshk. (2006). “Empirical-Stochastic Ground Motion Prediction for Eastern North America.”  USGS Central United States Workshop on National Hazard Maps, May 9-10, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Tavakoli, B. and S. Pezeshk. (2006). “Seismicity of the New Madrid Seismic Zone Derived from a Deep-Seated Strike-Slip Fault.” USGS Central United States Workshop on National Hazard Maps, May 9-10, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rojas, H. and S. Pezeshk (2006).  “Performance based optimization Considering both Structural and Nonstructural Components.”  Poster Session, 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference Commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, April 18-21, The Mascone Center, San Francisco.

Alimoradi, A., F. Naeim, and S. Pezeshk. (2006).  “A computationally Intelligent Method of Ground Motion Selection for Structural Design.” 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference Commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, April 18-21, The Mascone Center, San Francisco.

Ge, J., J. Pujol, S. Pezeshk, S. Stovall. (2005). “I: Improving the quality of shallow velocities derived from VSP data by use of synthetic data.”  American Geophysical Union (AGU)  2005 Annual Meeting, December 5-9, San Francisco. Abstract Published.

Pujol, J. and S. Pezeshk (2005).  “Estimation of the Effect of the Mississippi Embayment Sediments on Magnitude Determination Using Synthetic Seismograms.”  Seismological Society of America Eastern Section. October 2-4, Memphis, Tennessee, Abstract Published.

Ge, J., J. Pujol, S. Pezeshk, S. Stovall. (2005). “Determination of Shallow Shear Wave Velocity Structure and Attenuation in the Mississippi Embayment From Refraction Data.”  Seismological Society of America Eastern Section. October 2-4, Memphis, Tennessee, Abstract Published.

Tavakoli, B. and S. Pezeshk. (2005). “Application of Stochastic Source Models to Predict Ground Motions in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.” Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, April 27-29, 2005, Incline Village (Lake Tahoe), Nevada.

Pezeshk, S. (2004).  “Seismic Issues in Central United State.” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE), August 2-6, Vancouver, Canada, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Pezeshk, S., A. Alimoradi, F. Naeim. (2004). “GA-Based Selection and Scaling of Strong Ground Motion Records for Structural Design.” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE), August 2-6, Vancouver, Canada, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Foley, C.M., S. Pezeshk, A. Alimoradi. (2004). “Probabilistic Performance-Based Design Using GA-Based Nonlinear Response Optimization.” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE), August 2-6, Vancouver, Canada, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Alimoradi, A., S. Pezeshk, and C.M. Foley. (2004). “Automated Performance-Based Design of Steel Frames.” ASCE Structures Congress, May 22-26, Nashville, Tennessee, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Alimoradi, A., S. Pezeshk, and F. Naeim.  (2004).  “Identification of Input Ground Motion Records for Seismic Design Using Neuro-Fuzzy Pattern Recognition and Genetic Algorithm.” ASCE Structures Congress, May 22-26, Nashville, Tennessee, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Pezeshk, S., G. Steiner, and M. Celebi.  (2004). “I-40 Bridge Strong Motion Instrumentation System.” 4th National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways, February 9-12, Memphis, Tennessee.

Park, D., S. Pezeshk, and Y. Hashash. (2004). “Nonlinear Site Response of Deep Deposits in West Tennessee.” 4th National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways, February 9-12, Memphis, Tennessee.

Foley, C.M., S. Pezeshk, and A. Alimoradi. (2003). “State of the Art in Performance-Based Design Optimization.” ASCE Structures Congress, May 29 – June 1, Seattle, Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Pezeshk, S., G. Steiner, and M. Celebi. (2002). “Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee.” Seventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7NCEE), Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, CD-ROM.

Pezeshk, S., C. Foley, and A. Alimoradi. (2002).  “Optimized Performance-Based Seismic Design of Hybrid Structural Steel System Using Genetic Algorithms.” Seventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7NCEE), Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, Abstract Published.

Pujol, J., S. Pezeshk, and A. Alimoradi. (2002).  “A Study on the Variation of the Quality Factor and Shear Wave Attenuation in the Mississippi Embayment Using Borehole Data.” Seventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (7NCEE), Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, Abstract Published.

Pezeshk, S., A. Alimoradi, and J. Pujol. (2002).  “New Values of Qs in the unconsolidated Sediments of the Mississippi Embayment.” Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, February 6-9, Long Beach, California.

Pezeshk, S. (2001).  “Ground Motion and Site Specific Studies for Bridges in West Tennessee.”  ASCE Structures Congress, May 2001, Washington D.C., Proceeding Published in CD-ROM.

Pujol, J., Y. Zhang, S. Pezeshk, and C. Zhao. (2000).  “Unexpected Values of Qs in the unconsolidated Sediments of the Mississippi Embayment.” EOS, Trans. Am. Geoph. Union, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 81, No. 48, page F820, San Francisco, California, December 15-19.

Pezeshk, S.  (2000).  “Seismic Issues in Mid-America.” Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, May 31-June 1.

Pezeshk, S.  (2000).  “It is our Fault.”  Earthquake Conference 2000, Tunica, Mississippi, February 17-20.

Pezeshk, S.  (2000).  “Taiwan Earthquake - Lessons Learned for the Central US.”  New Madrid Seismic Zone Revisited - Sponsored by CUSEC, Memphis, TN, January 16 & 17.

Chiu, J.M., P.A. Bodin, M.A. Ellis, and S. Pezeshk. (1999).  “The Mw 7.6 Ji-Ji Earthquake of Taiwan - Structural Damage Observations.”  AGU Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Pezeshk, S.  (1999).  “Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee.”  NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures, Istanbul, Turkey, June 1-5.

Chiu, J.M., P.A. Bodin, M.A. Ellis, S. Pezeshk, and G. Patterson.  (1999).  “Preliminary Report of the CERI Reconnaissance Team on the Effects of the 921 Ji-Ji, Taiwan Earthquake.”  71 Annual Meeting, Eastern Section Seismological Society of America, Memphis, Tennessee, October 18-20.

Howard Hwang, S. Pezeshk, J.-M. Ming Chiu. (1999). “Generation of Synthetic Ground Motions.” Mid-America Seismic Hazard Mapping Workshop, January 6-8, 1999, St. Louis, Missouri.

Pezeshk, S. and L. Liu. (1999). “Seismic Acceleration Coefficients for West Tennessee.” Invited, Mid-America Highway Seismic Conference, February 28, 1999 through March 3, 1999, St. Louis, Missouri.

Wei, B. and S. Pezeshk. (1999). “A Method to Estimate Shear Wave Velocity of Soils.” Memphis Area Engineering Societies Conference, Memphis, TN, May.

Pezeshk, S., C.V. Camp, and D. Chen. (1999). “Genetic Algorithm for Design of Nonlinear Framed Structures.” ASCE Structures Congress, New Orleans, April, pp.  498-502.

Camp, C.V., J. Li, and S. Pezeshk.  (1999). “Composite Frame Design Using a Genetic Algorithm.” ASCE Structures Congress, New Orleans, April, pp. 494-497.

Pezeshk, S., H. Hwang, and M. Celebi. (1999). “Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee.” NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures,  June 2-6, Istanbul, Turkey.

Hwang, H., J.M Chiu, Y.H. Pan, S. Pezeshk, and Y. Zeng. (1999).  “Simulation of Strong Ground Motions for Hernando Desoto Bridge, Memphis, Tennessee.”  71st Annual Meeting of Eastern Section of Seismological Society of America, October 17-20, Memphis, Tennessee.

Chiu, J.M., P.A. Bodin, M.A. Ellis, S. Pezeshk, and G. Patterson.  (1999).  “Preliminary Report of the CERI Reconnaissance Team on the Effects of the 921 Ji-Ji, Taiwan Earthquake.”  71 Annual Meeting, Eastern Section Seismological Society of America, Memphis, Tennessee, October 18-20.

Howard Hwang, S. Pezeshk, J.-M. Ming Chiu. (1998). “Synthetic Ground Motions." Mid-America Earthquake Center Research Symposium, October 30, 31, November 1, Rend Lake Resort, Whittington, Illinois.

Camp, C.V. S. Pezeshk, and T.L. Leatherwood. (1998).  “Detecting Bridge Scour by measuring Thermal Variation Across the Stream Bed.” International Water Resources Engineering Conference, Memphis, TN, August 3-6.

Evans, J.M., Jr. and S. Pezeshk. (1998).  “West Tennessee Site Specific Studies.” 1998 EERI Annual Meeting, Feb 4-7, San Francisco, Poster Session.

Pezeshk, S., C.V. Camp, and D. Chen. (1997).  “Optimal Design of 2-D Frames Using A Genetic Algorithm.”  Proceedings of the NSF/ASCE Workshop on Optimal Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Portland, Oregon, April.

Camp, C.V., S. Pezeshk, and G. Cao. (1997).  “Optimized Design of Framed Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm.”  Proceedings of ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon.

Pezeshk, S. and Camp, C.V. (1997).  “Design of 2-D Framed Structures by Genetic Algorithms.”  Fourth International Conference on Civil Engineering, May 4-6, Tehran, Iran.

Liu, L., and S. Pezeshk, S. (1996). “Seismic Micro-zonation for Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee.”  68th Annual Meeting of Eastern Section of Seismological Society of America, October 6-8, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Pezeshk, S. (1996). “Basic Seismic Analysis.”  New Madrid Zone Regional Seminar on Seismic Engineering Issues - EERI Regional Seminar Series, Memphis, TN, Sept. 25&26.

Chung, W.Y., S. Pezeshk, L. Liu, and B.Z. Wei. (1996).  “Seismic Acceleration Coefficients for Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee.”  The 1996 Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, abstract published.

Burdette, J.H. Deatherage, D.W. Goodpasture, and S. Pezeshk. (1996).  “Pluck Tests on Driven Piles in Loess.”  VIII International Congress on Experimental Mechanics, June 10-13, 1996, Nashville, Tennessee.

Liu, L. and S. Pezeshk.  (1996).  “Site Specific Seismic Microzonation for Shelby County, Tennessee,”  1996 EERI Annual Meeting, Los Angels, Poster Session. 

Wang, Yupeng, A. Nemati, and S. Pezeshk. (1995).  “The Damage Potential of Intraplate Earthquakes.”  2nd International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, pp. 683-692, Tehran, Iran, May.

Kung, H.T., T.S. Chang, and S. Pezeshk. (1994).  “Assessment of Earthquake Vulnerability for Essential Facilities in East Arkansas.”  Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers, November, Virginia Beach, 12 pages.

Chang, T.S., H.T. Kung, and S. Pezeshk (1994).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities for GIS Data Base in Southern New Madrid Seismic Zone (East Arkansas.”  National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Volume II, Open-File Report 94-176, Menlo Park, California, 751-757, January.

Pezeshk, S., T.S. Chang, Yiak, K.C., and H.T. Kung. (1994).  “Earthquake Resistant Integrity of Essential Facilities in Western Tennessee.”  Fifth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Chicago, July 10-14, IV, pp. 489-499.

Yiak, K.C. and S. Pezeshk. (1994).  “Seismic Study of a Cable-Stayed Bridge.”  ASCE, Structural Congress, pp. 1197-1207, April, Atlanta, GA.

Pezeshk, S. (1994).  “How to Optimize Using Plastic Design Concepts.”  Analysis and Computation, Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference, Editor, F.Y. Cheng, pp. 113-122, April 24-28, Atlanta, GA.

Chang, T.S., H.T. Kung, S. Pezeshk, and K.C. Yiak. (1993).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities for GIS Data Base in Southern New Madrid Seismic Zone.”  National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Volume II, Open-File Report 93-195, Menlo Park, California, 815-823.

Pezeshk, S. and O.J. Helweg. (1993).  “Optimal Control of well-field Water Distribution Systems.”  International Conference on Integrated Computer Applications for Water Supply and Distribution.  Sept. 7-9, pp. 210-220, Leicester, U.K.

Oliver, K.E., and S. Pezeshk. (1993).  “Integrated Simulation and Optimization for a Large Water-Distribution System.”  First Annual Tennessee Students Symposium on Water Resources.  April 23-24, Cookeville, TN.

Yiak, K.C., T.S. Chang, and S. Pezeshk. (1993).  “Field Inspection of Existing Essential Facilities for Seismic Vulnerability Assessments.”  National Earthquake Conference, Volume I, 225-234, Memphis, TN.

Pezeshk, S. (1992).  “Optimal Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Structures Under A Stability Constraint.”  International Conference on Engineering Application, Volume I, pp. 547-554, June 9-12, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran.

Helweg, O.J.,  S. Pezeshk, and K.E. Oliver. (1992).  “On-Line Optimal Control of Urban Water Supply.”  Proceeding of International Conference on Water Forum '92,  August, 532-537, Baltimore, MD.

Pezeshk, S., O.J. Helweg, K.E. Oliver, and L. Schweizer. (1992).  “Using Simulation and Optimization Models for Pump Control.”  American Water Works Associations (AWWA), Nashville, Tennessee, April 12-15.

Pezeshk, S. (1991).  “Optimal Design of Earthquake-Resistant Steel Framed Structures.”  1st International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, pp. 903-912, May 27-29, Sponsored by International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Tehran, Iran..

Helweg, O.J., S. Pezeshk, and L. Schweizer. (1991).  “Optimizing Ground Water Delivery Systems.”  National Conference on Irrigation and Drainage Engineering and Ground Water in the Pacific Rim and Lysimetry Symposiums, Hawaii, July 23-26.

Chang, T.S., H.T. Kung, S. Pezeshk, and H. Hwang. (1991).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities in Memphis and Shelby County.”  National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Volume XXXIII, Open-File Report 92-258, October, Menlo Park, California, 796-801.

Chang, T.S., H.T. Kung, S. Pezeshk, and H. Hwang. (1991).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities in Memphis and Shelby County.”  63rd Annual meeting of Seismological Society of America, hosted by Center for Earthquake Research and Information, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.  (Abstract published on page 71).

Helweg, O.J., S. Pezeshk, T.E. Cheam, and L.L. Schweizer. (1991).  “Optimizing Urban Ground Water Supply Systems.”  18th National Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources, New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 985-989, May 20-22.

Pezeshk, S. (Sept. 1990).  “Improving Strength and Stability Characteristics of Framed Structures with Nonlinear Behavior.”  Third Air Force/NASA Symposium on Recent Advances in  Mullet-disciplinary Analysis and Optimization, San Francisco, pp. 347-352.

Pezeshk, S. (1991).  “Optimal Design of Nonlinear Structures: A Stability Approach.”  OPTI91, Computer Aided Optimum Design of Structures, pp. 63-74, Boston, April 25-27.

Foutch, A.D., T. Havenar, and S. Pezeshk. (May 1989).  “Consideration for the Seismic Design of the Clark Cable-Stayed Bridge.”  5th U.S.-Japan Workshop on Bridge Engineering, Structural Monitoring, Safety, and Nondestructive Evaluation, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 178-192.

Hjelmstad, K.D. and S. Pezeshk. (1987).  “Improving the Limit Behavior of Earthquake Resistant Steel Framed Structures.”  ASCE-EMD 6th Specialty Conference, Buffalo, New York.

Chapters in Books 

 

“Intelligent Computational Paradigm in Earthquake Engineering.”  Edited by Nikos D. Largaros and Y. Tsompanakis, IDEA Group Publishing, Chapter on “Evolutionary Seismic Design for Optimal Performance.” Hershey, PA, 2007. 

Source Title: Intelligent Computational Paradigms in Earthquake Engineering
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Nikos Lagaros; Yiannis Tsompanakis Copyright: 2007

 

 

 

“Recent Advances in Optimal Structural Design.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Author of one Chapter entitled: “State of the Art on the Use of Genetic Algorithms in Design of Steel Structures.” Edited by Scott Burns, 2002, American Society of Civil Engineers, ISBN 0-7844-0636-7.  Received the ASCE 2004 State-of-the-Art Award for this Publication. (PDF Version)

“Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Systems.”  Edited by M. Erdik et al., Author of one Chapter Entitled: “Seismic Instrumentation of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee.” 2001, Luwer Acadmeic Press, Printed in the Netherlands.

“Optimal Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems.” Author of one chapter entitled: "Optimal Design of 2-D Frames Using A Genetic Algorithm.”  Edited by Dan Frangopol, 1998.

“Advances in Structural Optimization,” American Society of Civil Engineers, Author of one chapter Entitled: “Design of Framed Structures Using a Genetic Algorithm.” Charles V. Camp co-author, Edited by Dan M. Frangopol and F.Y. Cheng, 1997.

“Guide to Structural Optimization.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Author of one chapter entitled: “How to Optimize Using Plastic Design Concepts.” Edited by J.S. Arora, March 1997, American Society of Civil Engineers.

“Structural Dynamic System Computational Techniques and Optimization.” Author of one chapter entitled: “Numerical Techniques in Dynamic Analysis of Structures.” Charles V. Camp co-author, 1996, Gorden and Breach Publishers, Inc.

“Integrated Computer Applications in Water Supply - Methods and Procedures for Systems Simulation and Control.” Author of one chapter entitled: “Optimization of Pumping Costs for Well-Field Water Distribution Systems.” Edited by B. Coulbeck, John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Research Studies Press, West Sussex, UK, 1993, pp. 227-238.

 

 

Technical Reports

Pujol, J. S. Pezeshk, S. Stovall, and J. Ge. (2005).  “Determination of in-situ S Wave Attenuation in the Sediments of the Mississippi Embayment Using Existing Boreholes and Validation of Refraction Techniques for the Determination of Qs.”  Submitted to USGS. (http://erp-web.er.usgs.gov/reports/annsum/vol46/ceu/03HQGR0036.pdf).

Pezeshk, S. (2004). “Development of Seismic Ground Motions at Four Bridge Sites in the State of Illinois.” Submitted to Illinois Department of Transportation. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S. and  Y. Hashash. (2003).  “Nonlinear Seismic Site Response of Deep Deposits in West Tennessee.” Final Report, Project Number TNSPR-RES1217, CUT264, submitted to the Tennessee Department of Transportation in Cooperation with U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.

Pezeshk, S. and G. Steiner. (2003). “Collaborative Research with the University of Memphis and the USGS: Downhole Seismic Instrumentation at the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge in Memphis, TN.” Final Report, U.S. Geological Survey, External Grant Award Number: 02HQFR0004.

Pezeshk, S. and L. Liu. (2001).  “Site Specific Analysis Program (SSAP).”  Final Report, Project Number TNSPR-RES1036, submitted to the Tennessee Department of Transportation in Cooperation with U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.

Hwang, H.H.M., S. Pezeshk, Y.W. Lin, J. He, and J.-M. Chiu. (1999).  "Generation of Synthetic Ground Motion."  Submitted to the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, 50 pages. (PDF Version).

Pezeshk, S., C.V. Camp,  L. Liu, J.M. Evans, Jr., and J. He.  (1998).  “Seismic Acceleration Coefficients For West Tennessee and Expanded Scope of Work for Seismic Acceleration Coefficients For West Tennessee Phase 2 - Field Investigation.”  Final Report, Project Number TNSPR-RES116, January, Prepared for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, 390 pages.

Camp, C.V. and S. Pezeshk. (1996).  “Feasibility Study for the Detection of Bridge Scour by Pile Thermal Variation.”  Submitted to Tennessee Department of Transportation, 33 pages.

Pezeshk, S., T.S. Chang, W.Y. Chung, L. Liu, B. Wei (1996).  “Acceleration Coefficients for Memphis and Shelby County Tennessee.”  Submitted to Tennessee Department of Transportation, 275 pages, CUT060, Report No. TNRES1036.

Chang, T.S. and H.J. Lin, S. Pezeshk, H.T. Kung. (1994).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities in East Arkansas.”  Submitted to U.S. Geological Survey.

Pezeshk, S. and S. Karpurapu. (1994).  “Use of Neural Networks in Well Log Interpretation,”  Submitted to the Ground Water Institute (GWI), June, 84 pages.

Pezeshk, S. and A. Talati. (1994).  “Modeling Bridge Piers for  Seismic Analysis.”  Submitted to Tennessee Department of Transportation, 100 pages.

Oliver, K.E.,  S. Pezeshk, and O.J. Helweg. (1993).  “Water Delivery Cost Reduction.”  Submitted to Memphis Light, Gas, & Water, Water Division, April.

Chang, T.S. and S. Pezeshk, et al. (1993).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities in West Tennessee.”  Submitted to U.S. Geological Survey.

Pezeshk, S., K.R. Caldwell, S.L Wilson, and T.S. Chang. (1992).  “Seismic Vulnerability Evaluation of Essential Facilities in Osceola Arkansas,”  Submitted to Federal Emergency Management agency and City of Osceola, AR.

Pezeshk, S. (1992).  “Counsel on Earthquake Regulations.”  Submitted to Hal-bilt Homes, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Chang, T.S. and S. Pezeshk, et al. (1992).  “Inventory and Preliminary Vulnerability Assessment of Essential Facilities in Memphis and Shelby County.”  Submitted to U.S. Geological Survey.

Pezeshk, S. (1991).  “Seismic Study of Cable-Stayed Bridges.”  Submitted to The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.

Pezeshk, S. (1989).  “Optimal Design of Nonlinear Framed Structures Under Multiple Loading Based on a Stability Criterion.”  Report No. SRS-547, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

Pezeshk, S. (1990).  “Optimal Design of Earthquake-Resistant Nonlinear Steel Framed Structures.”  Submitted to The University of Memphis Office of Sponsored Research, Memphis, TN.

 

 
 


 

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