Juan M. Pestana

Recent Publications

Journal Papers

• Dashti, S., J.D. Bray, J.M. Pestana, M. Riemer and D. Wilson, "Mechanisms of Seismically Induced Settlement of Buildings with Shallow Foundations on Liquefiable Soil," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Engng., 2010, 136 (1), 151-164, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000179.

• Choi, J.W., R. Wu, J.M. Pestana and J. Harvey, "New Layer Moduli Back Calculation Method Based on the Constrained Extended Kalman Filter," ASCE, J. Transportation Engineering,, 2010, 136 (10), 20-30, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-947X(2010)136:1(20).

• Dashti, S., J.D. Bray, J.M. Pestana, M. Riemer and D. Wilson, "Centrifuge Testing to Evaluate and Mitigate Liquefaction-Induced Building Settlement Mechanisms" ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Engng., 2010, 137(7), 918-926, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000306.

• Seed, R.B., R.G. Bea, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, G.P. Boutwell, J.D Bray, C. Cheung, D. Cobos-Roa, L.F. Harder Jr., R. E. S. Moss, J.M. Pestana, M.F. Riemer, J. D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina. III: The 17th Street Drainage Canal," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Engng.,, 2008, 134 (5), 740-761, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2008)134:5(740).

• Seed, R.B., R.G. Bea, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, G.P. Boutwell, J.D. Bray, C. Cheung, D. Cobos-Roa, L.F. Harder Jr., R. E. S. Moss, J.M. Pestana, M.F. Riemer, J.D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina. IV: Orleans East Bank (Metro) Protected Basin," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Engng., 2008, 134 (5), 762-779, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2008)134:5(762).

• Seed, R.B., R.G. Bea, R.I. Abdelmalak, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, G.P. Boutwell, J.-L. Briaud, C. Cheung, D. Cobos-Roa, L. Ehrensing, A.V. Govindasamy, L. F. Harder Jr., K.S. Inkabi, J. Nicks, J.M. Pestana, J. Porter, K. Rhee, M.F. Riemer, J.D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina. I: Introduction, Overview, and the East Flank," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 2008, 134 (5), 701-717, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2008)134:5(701).

• Seed, R.B., R.G. Bea, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, G.P. Boutwell, J.D. Bray, C. Cheung, D. Cobos-Roa, L. Ehrensing, L. F. Harder Jr., J.M. Pestana, M.F. Riemer, J.D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina. II: The Central Region and the Lower Ninth Ward," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Engng.,, 2008, 134 (5), 718-739, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2008)134:5(718).

• Biscontin, G., S. Cola, J.M. Pestana and P. Simonini, "Unified Compression Model for Venice Lagoon Natural Silts," ASCE, J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 2007, 133(8), 932-942, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-0241(2007)133:8(932).

• Biscontin, G. and and J.M. Pestana, "Factors Affecting Seismic Response of Submarine Slopes," Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, January 2006, Vol. 6 (1), pp. 97-107.

• Pestana, J. M. and L. A. Salvati, "Small Strain Behavior of Granular Soils: I. Model for Cemented and Uncemented Sands and Gravels," J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., January 2006, Vol. 132, No. 8, pp. 1071-1081.

• Salvati, L. A. and J. M. Pestana, "Small Strain Behavior of Granular Soils: II. Seismic Response Analyses and Model Evaluation," J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng, January 2006, Vol. 132, No. 8, pp. 1082-1090.

Conference Papers

• Seed, R.B., R. G. Bea, R. I. Abdelmalak, A. G. Athanasopoulos, G. P. Boutwell, J. D. Bray, J.-L. Briaud, C. Cheung, B. D. Collins, J. Cohen-Waeber, D. Cobos-Roa, D. Farber, M. Hanenmann, L. F. Harder, K. S. Inkabi, A. M. Kammerer, D. Karadeniz, R. E. Kayen, R. E. S. Moss, J. Nicks, S. Nimala, J. M. Pestana, J. Porter, K. Rhee, M. F. Riemer, K. Roberts, J. D. Rogers, R. Storesund, A. V. Govindasamy, X. Vera-Grunauer, J. Wartman, C. M. Watkins, E. Wenk and S. Yim, "Investigation of the Performance of the New Orleans Regional Flood Protection Systems during Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned," ASCE Conference Proceedings, 2007, 224, 20, doi: 10.1061/40905(224)20.

• Seed, R.B., R. G. Bea, A. G. Athanasopoulos, G. P. Boutwell, J. D. Bray, C. Cheung, B. D. Collins, D. Cobos-Roa, J. Cohen-Waeber, L. F. Harder, R. E. Kayen, R. E. S. Moss, J. M. Pestana, J. Porter, M. F. Riemer, J. D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "Investigation of Levee Performance in Hurricane Katrina: The New Orleans Drainage Canals," ASCE Conference Proceedings, 2007, 224, 17, doi: 10.1061/40905(224)17.

• Seed, R.B., R. G. Bea, A. G. Athanasopoulos, G. P. Boutwell, J. D. Bray, C. Cheung, B. D. Collins, D. Cobos-Roa, L. F. Harder, R. E. Kayen, J. M. Pestana, J. Porter, M. F. Riemer, J. D. Rogers, R. Storesund, X. Vera-Grunauer and J. Wartman, "Investigation of Levee Performance in Hurricane Katrina: The Inner Harbor Navigation Channel" ASCE Conference Proceedings, 2007, 224, 18, doi: 10.1061/40905(224)18.

• Perri, J.F., J.M. Pestana and R.G. Bea, "Applications Short Time Response Spectrum," Proceedings of the 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, April 18-22, 2006, San Francisco, California, January 2006, paper 552.

• Vera-Grunauer, X., J.D. Bray, J.M. Pestana, R. Kayen, E. Tandazo, J. Ramirez, J.G. Vera-Grunauer and W. Mera-Ortiz, "Site characterization and seismic zonation of Guayaquil city, Ecuador," Proceedings, 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, April 18-22, 2006, San Francisco, California, January 2006, paper 1467.

• Mayoral, J. M., J. M. Pestana and R. B. Seed, "Modeling of clay-pile interface behavior during multidirectional cyclic lodading," Proceedings of the 8th U. S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, April 18-22, San Francisco, California, January 2006, paper 1467.

Technical Reports

• Perri, J.F. and J.M. Pestana, Analyses of Ground Motions for Seismic Studies using the Short Time Response Spectrum, Dep. of Civil & Environ. Engng., University of California, Berkeley GeoEngineering Research Report No. UCB/GE/2006, June 2006.

• R.B. Seed, R.I. Abdelmalak, A.G. Athanasopoulos, R.G. Bea, G.P. Boutwell, J.D. Bray, J.-L. Briaud, C. Cheung, D. Cobos-Roa, J. Cohen-Waeber, B,D. Collins, L. Ehrensing, D. Farber, M. Hanenmann, L.F. Harder, M.S. Inamine, K.S. Inkabi, A.M. Kammerer, D. Karadeniz, R.E. Kayen, R.E.S. Moss, J. Nicks, S. Nimala, J.M. Pestana, J. Porter, K. Rhee, M.F. Riemer, K. Roberts, J.D. Rogers, R. Storesund, A. Thompson, A.V Govindasamy, X. Vera-Grunauer, J. Wartman, C.M. Watkins, E. Wenk and S. Yim, Investigation of the Performance of the New Orleans Flood Protection Systems in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, CITRIS Center, University of California, Berkeley, Draft report, May 22, Report No. UCB/CCRM - 06/01, January 2006.

Other Publications

• Pestana, J.M., "Avances Recientes en la Ingenieria Geotecnica de Terremotos," Proc. VIII Congreso Venezolano de Sismologia e Ingenieria Sismica, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela, May 19, January 2006.