Yousef Bozorgnia

Books and Book Chapters

1.Book:   “Earthquake Engineering: From Engineering Seismology to Performance-Based Engineering”, Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero (Coordinating Editors). CRC Press, June 2004, 1150 pages.

2.“Engineering characterization of ground motion, Y.Bozorgnia and K.W. Campbell, Book Chapter 5, Earthquake Engineering: From Engineering Seismology to Performance-Based Engineering, Bozorgnia and Bertero (Eds.), CRC Press, June 2004.

3.Early years of earthquake engineering and its modern goal”, by V.V.Bertero and Y.Bozorgnia, Book Chapter 1, Earthquake Engineering: From Engineering Seismology to Performance-Based Engineering, Bozorgnia and Bertero (Eds.), CRC Press, June 2004.

Archival Journal Papers

  1. Bozorgnia, Y. and K.W. Campbell, “Ground motion model for the vertical-to-horizontal (V/H) ratios of PGA, PGV, and response spectra,” Journal of Earthquake Spectra, 2016.  Doi:  100614eqs151M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/100614EQS151M
  2. Bozorgnia, Y. and K.W. Campbell, “Vertical ground motion model for PGA, PGV, and linear response spectra using the NGA-West2 database,” Journal of Earthquake Spectra, 2016.  Doi:  072814EQS121M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/abs/10.1193/072814EQS121M
  3. Bozorgnia, Y., Stewart, J.P., Kishida, T., Boore, D.M., Campbell, K.W., Atkinson, G.M., Chiou, B.S.-J., Idriss, I.M., Silva, W.J. and Young, R.R., “Response to Discussion on ‘NGA-West2 research project’,” Journal of Earthquake, Volume 31, No. 3, pp. 1879–1884, August 2015. Doi:  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/8755-2930-31.3.1879.   http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/8755-2930-31.3.187
  4. Stewart, J.P., J. Douglas, M. Javanbarg, Y. Bozorgnia, N.A. Abrahamson, D.M. Boore, K.W. Campbell, E. Delavaud, M. Erdik and P.J. Stafford, "Selection of ground motion prediction equations for the Global Earthquake Model," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, February 2015, Vol. 31, pp. 19–45 doi: 10.1193013013EQS017M2014. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/013013EQS017M
  5. Bozorgnia, Y., N.A. Abrahamson, L.A. Atik, T.D. Ancheta, G.M. Atkinson, J.W. Baker, A. Baltay, D.M. Boore, K.W. Campbell, B.S.J. Chiou, R. Darragh, S. Day, J. Donahue, R.W. Graves, N. Gregor, T. Hanks, I.M. Idriss, R. Kamai, T. Kishida, A. Kottke, S.A. Mahin, S. Rezaeian, B. Rowshandel, E. Seyhan, S. Shahi, T. Shantz, W. Silva, P. Spudich, J.P. Stewart, J. Watson-Lamprey, K. Wooddell and R. Youngs, "NGA-West2 research project," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2014, Vol. 30, pp. 973-987, doi: 10.1193/072113EQS209M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/072113EQS209M
  6. Gregor, N., N.A. Abrahamson, G.M. Atkinson, D.M. Boore, Y. Bozorgnia, K.W. Campbell, B.S.J. Chiou, I.M. Idriss, R. Kamai, E. Seyhan, W. Silva, J.P. Stewart and R. Youngs, "Comparison of NGA-West2 GMPEs," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2014, Vol. 30, pp. 1179-1197. doi: 10.1193/070113EQS186M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/070113EQS186M
  7. Campbell, K.W. and Y. Bozorgnia, "NGA-West2 ground motion model for the average horizontal components of PGA, PGV, and 5%-damped linear acceleration response spectra," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2014, Vol. 30, pp. 1087-1115, doi: 10.1193/072113EQS209M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/062913EQS175M
  8. Rezaeian, S., Y. Bozorgnia, I.M. Idriss, N. Abrahamson, K. Campbell and W. Silva, "Damping scaling factors for vertical elastic response spectra for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2014, Vol. 30, pp. 1335-1358, doi: 10.1193/100512EQS299M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/100512EQS299M
  9. Rezaeian S., Y. Bozorgnia, I.M. Idriss, N. Abrahamson, K. Campbell and W. Silva, "Damping scaling factors for elastic response spectra for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions: "Average" Horizontal component," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol. 30, pp. 939-963, doi: 10.1193/100512EQS298M. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/100512EQS298M
  10. Stewart, J., S. Midorikawa, R. Graves, K. Khodaverdi, T. Kishida, H. Miura, Y. Bozorgnia and K. Campbell, "Implications of the Mw9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake for ground motion scaling with source, path, and site parameters," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, March 2013, Vol. 29, pp. 1-21. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.4000115
  11. Yang, T.Y., J.P. Moehle, Y. Bozorgnia, F. Zareian and J.W. Wallace, "Performance assessment of tall concrete core-wall building designed using two alternative approaches," Journal of Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, July 2012, Vol. 41, 1515-1531, doi: 10.1002/eqe.2219.
  12. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "A Comparison of Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Arias Intensity and Cumulative Absolute Velocity Developed Using a Consistent Database and Functional Form," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 28(3), 931-941, August 2012. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.4000067
  13. Campbell, K.W. and Y. Bozorgnia, "Cumulative absolute velocity (CAV) and seismic intensity based on the PEER-NGA database," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, May 2012, Vol. 28, pp. 457-485.  http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.4000012
  14. Stewart, J, N. Abrahamson, G.Atkinson, J. Baker, D.Boore, Y.Bozorgnia, K.Campbell, C.Comartin, I.M.Idriss, M.Lew, M.Mehrain, J.Moehle, F.Naeim and T.Sabol, "Representation of bi-directional ground motions for design spectra in building codes," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2011, Vol. 27, pp.927-937. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.3608001
  15. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "Prediction Equations for the Standardized Version of Cumulative Absolute Velocity as Adopted for Use in the Shutdown of U.S. Nuclear Power Plants," Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, July 2011, Vol. 241, pp. 2558-2569. http://peer.berkeley.edu/yousef/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Campbell_Bozorgnia_CAV_NED6258_July_20112.pdf
  16. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "A Ground Motion Prediction Equation for JMA Instrumental Seismic Intensity for Shallow Crustal Earthquakes in Active Tectonic Regimes," Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, April 2011, Vol. 40, pp. 413-427.  http://peer.berkeley.edu/yousef/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/CAMPBELL_BOZORGNIA_JMA_INTENSITY_EESD_2011.pdf
  17. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "A Ground Motion Prediction Equation for the Horizontal Component of Cumulative Absolute Velocity (CAV) Based on the PEER-NGA Strong Motion Database," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 2010, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 635-650. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.3457158
  18. Bozorgnia, Y., M. Hachem, and K.W. Campbell, "Ground Motion Prediction Equation (Attenuation Relationship) for Inelastic Response Spectra," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, February 2010, Vol 26, No. 1, pp. 1-23. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.3281182
  19. Bozorgnia, Y., M. Hachem, and K.W. Campbell, "Deterministic and Probabilistic Predictions of Yield Strength and Inelastic Displacement Spectra," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, February 2010, Vol 26, No. 1, pp. 25-40. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.3281659
  20. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "NGA Ground Motion Model for the Geometric Mean Horizontal Component of PGA, PGV, PGD and 5% Damped Linear Elastic Response Spectra for Periods Ranging from 0.01 to 10," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, February 2008, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 139-171. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.2857546
  21. Power, M., B. Chiou, N. Abrahamson, Y. Bozorgnia, T. Shantz, and C. Roblee, "An Overview of NGA Project," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, February 2008, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 3-21. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.2894833
  22. Abrahamson, N., G. Atkinson, D. Boore, Y. Bozorgnia, K. Campbell, B. Chiou, I. M. Idriss, W. Silva, and R. Youngs, "Comparisons of the NGA Ground-Motion Relations," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, Feb. 2008, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 45-66.  Awarded as the 2008 Outstanding Paper in the Journal of Earthquake Spectra. http://earthquakespectra.org/doi/pdf/10.1193/1.2924363
  23. Ghannoum,W.M., J.P. Moehle, and Y. Bozorgnia, "Analytical Collapse Study of a Lightly Confined Reinforced Concrete Frame Subjected to a Northridge Earthquake Scenario," Journal of Earthquake Engineering, October 2008, Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 1105-1119.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13632460802003165#.U7uKOypCNXQ
  24. Bozorgnia,Y., K.W. Campbell, N. Luco, J.P. Moehle, P. Somverville, and T. Yang, "Ground Motion Issues for Seismic Analysis of Tall Buildings: A Status Report," Journal of The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, December 2007, Vol. 16, pp. 665-674.
  25. Bozorgnia Y., and K. W. Campbell, "Discussion on Attenuation Relationship for Iran, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, November 2007, Vol. 11, No. 6.
  26. Naeim, F., M. Mehrain, and Y. Bozorgnia, "The December 26, 2003, Bam, Iran, Earthquake," Special Issue of Journal of Earthquake Spectra, December 2005, Vol. 21, Issue S1, 534 pages.
  27. Memari, A., H. Maneetes, and Y. Bozorgnia, "Study of the Effects of Near-Source Vertical Ground Motion on Seismic Design of Precast Concrete Cladding Panels," ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 4, 167-184.
  28. Bozorgnia, Y., and K.W. Campbell, "Vertical-to-horizontal Response Spectra Ratio and Tentative Procedures for Developing Simplified V/H and Vertical Design Spectra," Journal of Earthquake Engineering, August 2003, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 175-207.  This paper became the basis of new provisions for vertical design spectrum in the 2009 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings And Other Structures, FEMA P-750.  http://www.nibs.org/?page=bssc_2009pubs
  29. Bozorgnia, Y., and V. V. Bertero, "Damage Spectra: Characteristics and Applications to Seismic Risk Reduction," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering , October 2003, Vol. 129, No. 10, pp. 1330-1340.
  30. Campbell, K.W. and Y. Bozorgnia, "Updated Near-Source (Attenuation) Relations for Estimating Horizontal and Vertical Components of PGA and Acceleration Response Spectra," Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, February 2003, Vol. 93, pp. 314-331.
  31. Bozorgnia, Yousef, "An Introduction to the Classic Paper: a Mechanical Analyzer for the Prediction of Earthquake Stresses," Seismological Research Letters, May/June 2003, Vol. 74, Number 3, p. 3123.
  32. Bozorgnia, Y., S.A. Mahin, and A.G. Brady, "Vertical Response of Twelve Structures Recorded During the Northridge Earthquake," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, August 1998, Vol. 14, pp. 411-432.
  33. Bozorgnia, Y. and M. Niazi, "Attenuation of Vertical and Horizontal Response Spectra of the Loma Prieta Earthquake," USGS Professional Paper 1552-D, United States Geological Survey, The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Earth Structures and Engineering Characterization of Ground Motion, Tom Holzer (Editor), December 1998.
  34. Bozorgnia, Y., M. Niazi, and K.W. Campbell, "Characteristics of Free-Field Vertical Ground Motion during the Northridge Earthquake," Journal of Earthquake Spectra, November 1995, Vol. 11, No. 4, 515-525.
  35. Campbell, K.W., and Y. Bozorgnia, "Empirical Analysis of Ground Motion Recorded During the 1992 Landers, California Earthquake," Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, June 1994, Volume 84, No. 3, pp. 573-588.
  36. Bozorgnia, Y., and M. Niazi, "Distance Scaling of Vertical and Horizontal Response Spectra of the Loma Prieta Earthquake," Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, August 1993, Vol. 22, pp. 695-707.
  37. Niazi, M., and Y. Bozorgnia, "1990 Manjil, Iran Earthquake: Geology and Seismology Overview, PGA Attenuation, and Observed Damage," Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, April 1992, Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 774-799.
  38. Niazi, M., and Y. Bozorgnia, "Behavior of Near-Source Peak Vertical and Horizontal Response Spectra over SMART-1 Array, Taiwan," Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, February 1992, Vol. 21, pp. 37-50.
  39. Niazi, M., and Y. Bozorgnia, "Behavior of Near-Source Peak Vertical and Horizontal Ground Motions over SMART-1 Array, Taiwan," Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, June 1991, Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 715-732.
  40. Bozorgnia, Y., and W.K. Tso, "Inelastic Earthquake Response of Asymmetric Structures," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, February 1986, Vol. 112, No. 2, pp. 383-400.
  41. Tso, W.K., and Y. Bozorgnia, "Effective Eccentricity for Seismic Response of Buildings," Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, June 1986, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 413-427.
  42. Bozorgnia, Y., and A.A. Mohajer, "Seismic Risk Investigation of Major Cities of Iran," Journal of Earth and Space Physics, December 1982, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 15-38.​​

Conferences and Technical Reports

1.      “GEM-PEER Task 3 Project: Selection of a Global Set of Ground Motion Prediction Equations,” by Jonathan P. Stewart, John Douglas, Mohammad B. Javanbarg, Carola Di Alessandro, Yousef Bozorgnia, Norman A. Abrahamson, David M. Boore, Kenneth W. Campbell, Elise Delavaud, Mustafa Erdik, Peter J. Stafford, Report PEER 2013/22, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, December 2013.

2.      “Urban Earthquake Engineering,” Proceedings of the U.S.-Iran Seismic Workshop held on December 18-20, 2012, Yousef Bozorgnia, and Sanaz Rezaeian (Editors), Report PEER 2013/26, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, December 2013.

3.“NGA-West2 Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Vertical Ground Motions,” by Zeynep Gulercei, Ronnie Kamai, Norman Abrahamson, Walter Silva, Jonathan Stewart, Emel Seyhan, David Boore, Gail Atkinson, Yousef Bozorgnia, Kenneth Campbell, Brian Chiou, and Robert Youngs, Report PEER 2013/24, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, September 2013.

4.“NGA-West2 Campbell-Bozorgnia ground motion model for the horizontal components of PGA, PGV, and 5%-damped elastic pseudo-acceleration response spectra for periods ranging from 0.01 to 10 sec,” by Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Report PEER 2013/06, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, May 2013.

5.“Comparison of ground motion attributes from 2011 Tohoku-Oki mainshock and two subsequent events,” by Tadahiro Kishida1, Jonathan Stewart, Robert Graves, Saburoh Midorikawa, Hiroyuki Miura, Yousef Bozorgnia, and Kenneth Campbell, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, March 1-2, 2013, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

6.“NGA-West2: A comprehensive research program to update ground motion prediction equations for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions”, by Yousef Bozorgnia, Norman Abrahamson, Kenneth Campbell, Badie Rowshandel, and Tom Shantz, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012, Paper number 2572. 

7.“Damping scaling of response spectra for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions”, by Sanaz Rezaeian, Yousef Bozorgnia, I.M. Idriss, Norman Abrahamson, Kenneth Campbell, and Walter Silva, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012.

8.“GEM - PEER Global ground motion prediction equations project: An overview”, by Carola Di Alessandro, Yousef Bozorgnia, Norman Abrahamson, Sinan Akkar, and Mustafa Erdik, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012, Paper number 2437. 

9.“Use of cumulative absolute velocity (CAV) in damage assessment”, by Kenneth Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012, Paper number 2965. 

10.“2012 Update of the Campbell-Bozorgnia NGA ground motion prediction equation: A progress report”, by Kenneth Campbell  and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012.

11.“GEM-PEER Global GMPEs project guidance for including near-fault effects in ground motion prediction models”, by Jack Baker, Yousef Bozorgnia, Carola Di Alessandro, Brian Chiou, Mustafa Erdik, Paul Somerville, and Walter Silva, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012.

12.“PEER NGA-West2 database: A database of ground motions recorded in shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic”, by Tim Ancheta, Yousef Bozorgnia, Robert Darragh, Walter Silva, Brian Chiou, Jonathan Stewart, David Boore, Robert Graves, Norman Abrahamson, Kenneth Campbell, I.M. Idriss, Robert Youngs, and Gail Atkinson, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012.

13.“Selection of a global set of GMPEs for the GEM-PEER global GMPEs project”, by Jonathon Stewart, John Douglas, Carola Di Alessandro, Yousef Bozorgnia, Norman Abrahamson, David Boore, Kenneth Campbell, E. Delavaud, Peter Stafford, and Mustafa Erdik, Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, September 2012.

14.“Spectral Damping Scaling Factors for Shallow Crustal Earthquakes in Active Tectonic Regions,” by Sanaz Rezaeian, Yousef Bozorgnia, I.M. Idriss, Norman Abrahamson, Kenneth Campbell, and Walter Silva, Report PEER 2012/01, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, July, 2012 (The report was peer reviewed).  

15.   “Evaluation of the use of Cumulative Absolute Velocity (CAV) in the shutdown of nuclear power plants after an earthquake,” by Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Transactions, SMiRT 21, 6-11 November, 2011, New Delhi, India, Div-VII: Paper ID# 846.

16.   Seismic Risk Management in Urban Areas,” Proceedings of a U.S.-Iran-Turkey Seismic Workshop, December 14-16, 2010, Yousef Bozorgnia, Sanaz Rezaeian, and William Anderson (Editors), Report PEER 2011/07, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, September 2011 (The report was peer reviewed).

17.   “Case studies of the seismic performance of tall buildings designed by alternative means,” by Jack Moehle, Yousef Bozorgnia, Nirmal Jayaram, Pierson Jones, Mohsen Rahnama, Nilesh Shome, Zeynep Tuna, John Wallace, Tony Yang, and Farzin Zareian, Report PEER 2011/05, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, July, 2011. (The report was peer reviewed).

18.   “Guidelines for performance-based seismic design of tall buildings”, by Jack Moehle, Yousef Bozorgnia, and Ron Hamburger, Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, March 7-8, 2011, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 7-8, 2011.

19.   “Major ground motion research programs at the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)”, by Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 7-8, 2011.

20.   “Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings”, by Y.Bozorgnia, C.B.Crouse, R.O.Hamburger, R.Klemencic, H.Krawinkler, J.O.Malley, J.P.Moehle, F.Naeim. J.P.Stewart, Report PEER 2010/05, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, November, 2010. Awarded the 2011 SEAONC Excellence in Structural Engineering Research, Structural Engineering Association of Northern California. Awarded the 2011 SEAOC Excellence in Structural Engineering Research, Structural Engineering Association of California.

21.   “Ground motion prediction equation for yield strength and inelastic displacement spectra”, Y.Bozorgnia, M. Hachem, and K.W. Campbell, Proceedings of the 9th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, July-Aug 2010.

22.   “Ground motion prediction equations for cumulative absolute velocity (CAV) using the PEER-NGA strong motion database”, Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 9th U.S. National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, Paper No 1004, July 25-29, 2010.

23.   Prediction of inelastic displacement demands”, Y.Bozorgnia, K.W. Campbell, and M. Hachem, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Macedonia, Aug 30 – Sept 3, 2010.

24.   “Ground motion prediction equations for Cumulative Absolute Velocity (CAV) using the PEER-NGA strong motion database,” by K.W. Campbell and Y.Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Macedonia, Aug 30 – Sept 3, 2010.

25.   “Analysis of Cumulative Absolute Velocity (CAV) and JMA Instrumental Seismic Intensity (IJMA) Using the PEER-NGA Strong Motion Database,” Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Report PEER 2010/102, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, Feb 2010.

26.   “Next generation attenuation (NGA) project: Empirical ground motion prediction equations for active tectonic regions”, K. Campbell, N. Abrahamson, M. Power, B. Chiou, Y. Bozorgnia, T. Shantz, and C. Roblee. 6th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, March 3, 2009.

27.    “Direct Hazard Analysis of Inelastic Response Spectra”, by Y. Bozorgnia, M. Hachem, and K.W. Campbell. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 2008.

28.   “Empirical Ground Motion Model for Shallow Crustal Earthquakes in Active Tectonic Environments Developed for the NGA Project”, K.W. Campbell, and Y. Bozorgnia. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 2008.

29.   “Stochastic Ground Motion Model with Time-Varying Intensity, Frequency and Bandwidth Characteristics”, by S. Rezaeian, A. Der Kiureghian, and Y. Bozorgnia. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 2008.

30.   “Seismic Design Guidelines for Tall Buildings”, Tony Y. Yang, Yousef Bozorgnia, Jack P. Moehle. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 2008.

31.   “Campbell-Bozorgnia NGA Ground Motion Relations for the Geometric Mean Horizontal , Component of Peak and Spectral Ground Motion Parameters,” Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Report PEER 2007/02, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), University of California, Berkeley, May 2007 (This report was peer reviewed). 

32.   “Development of criteria for the seismic design and analysis of tall buildings in California,” Jack Moehle and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings, SMIP07 Seminar on Utilization of Strong-Motion Data, Sacramento, September 13, 2007.

33.   “The tall buildings initiative,” by Jack Moehle, Yousef Bozorgnia, and Tony Yang, Proceedings of the 2007 Convention of the Structural Engineers Association of California, Tahoe, California, September 26-29, 2007.

34.   “Ground Motion Selection, Modification, and Simulation for Seismic Analysis of Tall Buildings,” Y. Bozorgnia, N. Luco, F. Naeim, P. Somerville, ASCE Structures Congress, Long Beach, CA, May 16-19, 2007.

35.   “Collapse of lightly confined reinforced concrete frames during earthquakes,” J.P. Moehle, W. Ghannoum, and Y. Bozorgnia, in Advances in Earthquake Engineering for Urban Risk Reduction, S.T. Wasti and G. Ozcebe (Eds.), 317-332, August 2006.

36.   “How should ground motions for average horizontal component and strike-normal and strike-parallel components be interpreted for use in design?” K. W. Campbell and Y. Bozorgnia, Third ATC-35/USGS National Earthquake Ground-Motion Mapping Workshop, San Mateo, California, December 7, 2006.

37.   “Next generation attenuation (NGA) ground motion models: Can they be used in Europe?”, K.W. Campbell and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Earthquake Engineering ad Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland, Paper 458, September 3-8, 2006.

38.   “Campbell-Bozorgnia next generation attenuation (NGA) relations for PGA, PGV and spectral acceleration”, K.W. Campbell and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Paper 906, April 2006.

39.   “Attenuation of Inelastic and Damage Spectra”, Y. Bozorgnia, M. Hachem, and K.W. Campbell, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Paper 1127, April 2006.

40.   “Computation of Inelastic Response Spectra for NGA”, M. Hachem and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Paper 1612, April 2006.

41.   “Collapse of lightly confined reinforced concrete frames during earthquakes”, W. Ghannoum, J.P. Moehle, and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Paper 1854, April 2006.

42.   “Structural classifications of traditional houses in Iran based on their seismic behavior”, S.E. Mousavi, A. Khosravifar, M.A. Ghannad, A. Bakhshi, A.A. Taheri, and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Paper 1143, April 2006.

43.   “Development of international data standards for the COSMOS/PEER-LL Virtual Data Center”, with J. Swift, et al., presented at the Annual Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), December 2005, San Francisco.

44.   “Damage spectrum and its applications to performance-based earthquake engineering”, by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, paper number 1497, Vancouver, Canada, August 2004.

45.   “Damage spectra and their applications to rapid post-earthquake damage assessments,” by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, 7th US-Japan Workshop on Urban Earthquake Hazards Reduction, Hawaii, March 23-26, 2003.

46.   “Estimation of damage potential of recorded earthquake ground motion using structural damage indices,” by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, London, UK, paper number 475, September 9-13, 2002.

47.   “Near real-time post-earthquake damage assessment based on reliable damage indices and damage spectra,” by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, Proceedings of the 7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, Paper no. 363, July 21-25, 2002.

48.   “Improved damage parameters for post-earthquake applications,” by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, Proceedings of SMIP02 Seminar on Utilization of Strong-Motion Data, May 2, 2002, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 61-82.

49.   “Effect of near-field vertical ground motion on seismic design of precast concrete cladding panels,” by A.M. Memari, and H. Maneetes, and Y.Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM’02), Busan (Pusan), Korea, August 21-23 2002.

50.   “Improved damage parameters for post-earthquake applications,” by Yousef Bozorgnia and Vitelmo V. Bertero, Report, State of California, Strong Motion Instrumentation Program, Sacramento, December 2001.

51.   “Demonstration of the COSMOS/PEER-LL virtual geotechnical data center”, by J. Swift, J. Benoit, L. Turner, D. Ponti, J. Bobbitt, C. Real, J. Futrelle, C. Stepp and Y. Bozorgnia, ASCE Atlanta GEOCONGRESS, February 26-March 1, 2006.

52.    “Evaluation of damage potential of recorded earthquake ground motion,” by Yousef Bozorgnia, and Vitelmo V. Bertero, 96th Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2001.

53.   “Engineering implications of ground motions from the Mw 6.8 Nisqually (Seattle) earthquake of February 28, 2001,” by K.W. Campbell and Y. Bozorgnia, 96th Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2001.

54.   “New empirical models for predicting near-source horizontal, vertical, and V/H response spectra: Implications for design,” Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceeding of the 6th International Conference on Seismic Zonation, Palm Springs, November 12-15, 2000.

55.   “Structural damage claims attributed to aftershocks,” by B.M. McDonald, J.D.Osteraas, and Y.Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the Second Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), pp. 123-131, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 21-23, 2000.

56.   “Vertical ground motion and estimation of V/H spectral ratios,” by Yousef Bozorgnia, and Kenneth W. Campbell, Proceedings, U.S.-Japan Conference on Structural Design and Construction Practices in the United States and Japan, Victoria, Canada, August 2000.

57.   “Seismic collapse of reinforced concrete towers,” by B.Ross, J.D.Osteraas, G.Luth, P.D.Moncarz, Y.Boorgnia, Proceedings, World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore, August 22-24, 2000.

58.   “Observed spectral characteristics of vertical ground motion recorded during worldwide earthquakes from 1957 to 1995,” by Yousef Bozorgnia, Ken W. Campbell, and Mansour Niazi Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, Jan-Feb 2000.

59.   “Vertical ground motion: Characteristics, relationship with horizontal component, and building code implications,” by Y. Bozorgnia, K.W. Campbell, and M. Niazi, Proceedings of Proceedings of the SMIP99 Seminar on Utilization of Strong-Motion Data, Oakland, California, 23-49, September 15, 1999.

60.   “Ductility and strength demands of near-Fault ground motions of the Northridge earthquake,” by Y.Bozorgnia and S.A. Mahin, Proceedings of the 6th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Seattle, May-June 1998.

61.   “Recorded vertical response of twelve instrumented structures,” by Y. Bozorgnia, S.A. Mahin and A.G.Brady. Proceedings of the Northridge Earthquake Research Conference, California Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREe), August 1997.

62.   “Ductility demands of near-Fault ground motions of the Northridge earthquake,” by Y. Bozorgnia, S.A. Mahin and A.G. Brady, Proceedings of the Northridge Earthquake Research Conference, California Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREe), August 1997.

63.   "Relationship between vertical and horizontal response spectra of the Northridge earthquake," by Y. Bozorgnia, M. Niazi, and K.W. Campbell, Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, June 1996, Mexico.

64.   "Vertical responses of twelve instrumented structures recorded during the Northridge earthquake," by Yousef Bozorgnia, S.A. Mahin and A.G. Brady Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), Report published by EERI, 275 p, December 1995.

65.   “Spectral characteristics of vertical ground motion in the Northridge and other earthquakes,” by Y. Bozorgnia, M. Niazi and K.W. Campbell, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Monograph No. 6, Lifeline Earthquake Engineering, Proceedings of the Fourth U.S. Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, pages 660-667, Aug. 1995.

66.   "Near-source attenuation of peak horizontal acceleration from worldwide accelerograms recorded from 1957 to 1993,” by Kenneth W. Campbell and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the Fifth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Chicago, July 1994.

67.   “Vertical ground motion during the 1994 Northridge earthquake,” by Yousef Bozorgnia, Mansour Niazi, and Kenneth Campbell, ATC-15-5, 6th U.S.-Japan Conference on Structural Design and Construction Practices in the United States and Japan, September 19-21, 1994, Victoria, Canada.

68.   "Distance-dependent behavior of response spectra of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake for different site geology," by Yousef Bozorgnia  and Mansour Niazi,  44th Annual Meeting of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, February 6, 1992, San Francisco, CA.

69.   "A statistical study of phasing between vertical and horizontal components of PGA," by Mansour Niazi and Yousef Bozorgnia, 87th Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, April 14-16, 1992, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

70.   "Comparison of the ground-motion attenuation during the 1990 Manjil, Iran, and the 1989 Loma Prieta, California, USA, earthquakes," by Mansour Niazi and Yousef Bozorgnia,  Proceedings of the International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tehran, Iran, May 1991.

71.   "Vertical to horizontal PGA ratios of October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake as compared to distance dependent predictions of SMART1 data," by Mansour Niazi and Yousef Bozorgnia,   1990 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Santa Cruz, CA, May 1990.

72.   "Observed ratios of PGV/PGA and PGD/PGA for deep soil sites across SMART1 2D Array, Taiwan," by Mansour Niazi and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the Fourth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Palm Springs, CA, May 1990.

73.   "Empirical modeling of site-specific response spectra for Lotung, Taiwan," by Mansour Niazi and Yousef Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the General Assembly of International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior, Istanbul, August 1989.

74.   "Ductility demand due to asymmetry," by W.K. Tso and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, August 1988.

75.   "Additional ductility demand due to inelastic torsional responses," by W.K. Tso and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 3: 6.7/49-55,  Portugal, September 1986.

76.   "Ground acceleration distribution in Iran: A probabilistic approach," by A.A. Mohajer and Y. Bozorgnia, Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA, Vol. 1, 45-51, July 1984.

77.   "An alternative equivalent linear model for hysteretic structures," by Y.Bozorgnia and J.M. Kelly, 9th U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics: 485.  Cornell University, June 1982.  

78.   "Linearization Methods in Earthquake Analysis and Design of Hysteretic Structural Systems", by Yousef Bozorgnia, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, June 1981.