James M. Kelly

JAMES MARSHALL KELLY

University of California at Berkeley

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Berkeley, California 94720

Tel: (510) 231-9480

Fax: (510) 231-5696

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

Professor in the Graduate School, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Division of Structural Engineering Mechanics and Materials, University of California at Berkeley
Participating Faculty Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California at Berkeley

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1962
Master of Science, Engineering Mechanics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1959
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1956

ACADEMIC ACTIVITY

Professor in the Graduate School, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Presently
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1973 to 1994
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1969-1973
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1965-1969
Assistant Professor, Division of Engineering Mechanics, Stanford University, 1963-1965
Post-Doctoral Internship, Division of Engineering Mechanics, Stanford University, 1962-1963
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow, 1956-1957

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Consultant, 1996-present: International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna: Developing isolation guidelines for nuclear power plants
Consultant, 1995-present: The City of Berkeley: Seismic technical advisory committee
Consultant, 1993: The Getty Conservation Institute: Base isolation for the seismic retrofit of historic structures
Consultant, 1993: T.Y. Lin International, San Francisco, California: Golden Gate Bridge seismic retrofit design
Consultant, 1992-1993: Dykerhoff & Widman, A.G. Munich, Germany: Base-isolated LNG tanks
Consultant, 1992: Taylor and Gaines, Pasadena, California: TransWorld Bank damping analysis and retrofit
Consultant, 1988: Fluor-Daniel, Inc., Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles Fire Command and Control Center
Consultant, 1987: EDIM Spa, Italy: Base isolation design for S.I.P. building, Ancona
Consultant, 1985: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO): Development of base isolation systems for underdeveloped countries
Consultant, 1985: Bechtel Power Corporation, San Francisco, California: Seismic isolation of nuclear power-plant facilities
Consultant, 1985: Raymond Kaiser Engineers, Inc., Oakland, California: Seismic isolation of railway bridges
Consultant, 1982: Reid & Tarics Associates, San Francisco, California: Base isolation design for Foothill Communities Law and Justice Center
Consultant, 1975-1978: Weidlinger Associates, Palo Alto, California: Equipment-structure interaction under ground-shock loading
Consultant, 1975-1978: Weidlinger Associates, Palo Alto, California: Equipment-structure interaction under ground-shock loading
Consultant, 1975-1978: Weidlinger Associates, Palo Alto, California: Equipment-structure interaction under ground-shock loading
Consultant, 1973: Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey Materials Research Laboratory: Elastic-plastic analysis of roller-straightener device for wave-guide tubing
Senior Research Fellow, 1971-1972: New Zealand Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Engineering Seismology Section: Development of energy-absorbing devices for seismic protection of structures
Consultant, 1970: Bell Telephone Laboratories, Physical Environment Research Laboratory: High-speed dynamic testing of materials; Wave-propagation studies in nonlinear materials
Consultant, 1965: U.R.S., Inc., Burlingame, California: Soil-structure interaction in ground-shock environment
Research Scientist, 1961-1962: Beckman & Whitley, Inc., San Carlos, California: Vibration analysis of high-speed rotating mirrors; Shock-wave studies using high-rotating mirror cameras
 

PEER REVIEW PANELS

Peer Reviewer, 1999-2000: Los Angeles County Base-isolated Hospital
Peer Reviewer, 1998: Asian Art Museum, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1996: U.C. Berkeley, Hearst Mining Building, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1996: City of San Francisco 911 OES Emergency Communications Center, Base isolation project
Peer Reviewer, 1996: St. John's Health Center, Base-isolated hospital
Peer Reviewer, 1995: Hoag Memorial Hospital, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1993: Los Angeles County Medical Center, Base-isolated hospital
Peer Reviewer, 1992-1993: San Bernardino County Medical Center, Base-isolated hospital
Peer Reviewer, 1991-1992: Hayward City Hall, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1991-1992: Oakland City Hall, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1989: University of Nevada, Mackay School of Mines, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1988: University of Southern California, Base-isolated hospital
Peer Reviewer, 1987: Hays Hospital, Fort Ord, Base isolation retrofit project
Peer Reviewer, 1985: Tandem Corporation, Base isolation project

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Member, American Academy of Mechanics
Member, Structural Engineers' Association of Northern California
Member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mechanics
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

PUBLICATIONS

326 publications. Click tab above for full list.

SHORT COURSES ON BASE ISOLATION

Santiago, Chile: November-December 1998
Yerevan, Armenia: April-May 1997
Naples, Italy: May 1996
Santiago, Chile: November-December 1994

AWARDS

Visiting Professor, South China Construction University, August 1997 - August 2000
Honorary President of the Rumanian Association of Earthquake Engineering, October 1997
Miller Research Professorship, Fall, 1993