Khalid M. Mosalam


“Construction and Instrumentation of Large-Scale Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridge Systems for Quasi-Static Testing,” Erik Kunkel, Fall 1998 – Spring 2000.

“Analytical Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Beam-Column Joints,” Monique Hite (University of Delaware, SUPERB), Summer 1999.

“Quality Control Testing of Concrete Box-Girder Specimens,” Tamisha Jones (URO), Fall 1999.

“Experimental Investigation of Low-Cost Housing and Monumental Structures with and without FRP Systems,” Patrik Meyer (URO), Fall 2001 – Fall 2002.

“Construction, Instrumentation, and Moisture Monitoring of Asymmetric Three-Story Wood-Frame Building for Shaking Table Testing,” Carlos Machado, Fall 2001 – Fall 2002.

“Observation of Damage from Recent Earthquakes in Iran,” Shawhin Roudbari, Fall 2002.

“Experimental Evaluation and Retrofit of Unreinforced Masonry Arches,” Evelyn Liang (URO), Spring 2003.

“OpenSees Moment Curvature Analysis,” Samuel Woldesemait (San Francisco State University, PEER), Summer 2003.

“Development of Pseudo-Dynamic Algorithms,” Anthony Giammona (Cal Poly, PEER), Summer 2004.

“Design of Steel Bridges,” Nathan Langdon, Spring 2006.

“Analytical Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Frames with and without Unreinforced Masonry Infill Walls,” Santina Watts (University of California, San Diego, SUPERB), Summer 2006.

“Development of Accessible Hinge Details for Box-Girder Bridges,” Kristopher Darnell (University of Texas at Austin), Summer 2007.

“Construction and Instrumentation of Test Specimens for Accessible In-Span Hinges in Box-Girder Bridges,” Daniel Wilcoxon (URO), Fall 2008.

“Seismic Evaluation of Structural Insulated Panels,” Jose Hector Machuca, Fall 2009.

“Introduction to Structural Testing: Use of Instrumentation and General considerations,” Steven James Liu, Spring 2010.

“Lateral and Gravity Load Testing of Structural Insulated Panels,” Kiriakos Antoniou, Spring 2010.

“Quality Control, Instrumentation, and Preliminary Modeling of Shaking Table Bridge Column Tests,” Maura Acevedo (UC Leads), Summer 2010 – Fall 2010.

“Data Reduction of Hybrid Simulation Testing of Structural Insulated Panels,” Hans Christian, Spring 2011.

“Documenting Construction Steps of Structural Insulated Panels,” JiaJun Li and Bairong Yu, Fall 2011.

“Locally Generated Tsunami and Seismic Seiche Assessment within the San Francisco Bay with Mitigation,” Clinton Andrew Potter, Fall 2011.

“Construction and Preliminary Evaluation of Translucent Concrete (OptiCalCrete) Panels,” Alexander Green and Richard Standring, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.

“Development of the Next Generation Hybrid Simulation Methods: Numerical and Experimental Studies,” Ahmed Bakhaty, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.

“Optical Properties of Translucent Concrete (OptiCalCrete) Panels,” Henry Sweat (Rose Hills Fellowship), Fall 2012 – Spring 2013.

Daylight Performance Optimization of Translucent Concrete Panels,” Spencer Gospe (CE194H), Fall 2014.

“2017 Solar Decathlon Department of Energy (DOE) Competition: Residential Inviting Stackable Efficient (RISE),” Samuel J. Durkin (CE199), Fall 2016.

“2017 Solar Decathlon Department of Energy (DOE) Competition: Residential Inviting Stackable Efficient (RISE),” Ruth L. McGee (CE199), Fall 2017.

“2017 Solar Decathlon Department of Energy (DOE) Competition: Residential Inviting Stackable Efficient (RISE),” Joan Gibbons (CE199), Fall 2017.

“Structural Health Monitoring of Bridge Settlement Using Laser-Based Monitoring System” Albert Qu, Summer 2018.

“Developing High school Curriculum for a Mini-Course on Earthquake Engineering” Liam Morely, University of Southern California, Summer 2018.


“Retrofit Methods for Reinforced Concrete Columns,” Sajeeni De Alwis, Fall 1998.

“Stochastic Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns,” Mark B. Stevenson, Spring 1998.

“Dynamic Analysis of Alternative Retrofit Strategies for Buildings with Tuck-Under Parking,” Marina Rubina, Fall 2000.

“Vibration Characteristics of Asymmetric Wood-Frame Structures,” Erik Kunkel, Fall 2001.

“Nonlinear Three-dimensional Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges Subjected to Lateral Loading,” Georgios Petropoulos, Spring 2002.

“Retrofitting of Unreinforced Masonry Walls using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Laminates,” (Plan I) Reid R. Senescu, Spring 2004.

“Computational Modeling of the Seismic Response of Typical Two-Story Wood House Over Garage,” Xavier Rognin, Spring 2006.

“Modeling of Substation Post Insulators,” Ihab Triki, Fall 2009.

“Dynamic Experiments of a Single Insulator Post for Electric Substations,” Mohamed Moustafa, Spring 2010.

“Probabilistic Seismic Assessment: Application of the PEER Formulation to a Portal Frame with and without Infill,” Lucas Lombard, Spring 2011.

“Theoretical Development of Hybrid Simulation Applied to Plate Structures,” (Plan I) Ahmed Bakhaty (co-advised with S. Govindjee), Spring 2013.

“Analysis of Daylight Potential for Light Transmitting Concrete,” Andrew W. Rastetter, Fall 2014.

“Hybrid Simulation of the Seismic Response of High-Voltage Insulators and Switches,” master research topic of Reto Grolimund (Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich), Summer 2014.

“Hybrid Simulation of the Seismic Response of a Column-to-Cap-Beam Bridge Connection,” master research topic of Didier Sonnbichler (Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich), Summer 2014.

“Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Bridge Columns Towards Performance-based Design of Bridge Systems,” master research topic of Marcel Nowak (Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany), Summer 2015.

“Response Spectrum Code Conforming Performance Based Earthquake Engineering,” (Plan I) Euihyun Choi, Spring 2019.

“Hybrid Simulation of Bridge Deck/Column V-Connector,” (Plan I) Wen Tang, Spring 2019.

“Structural Health Monitoring of Bridge Settlement Using Laser-Based Monitoring System,” (Systems Program) Henry Teng, Spring 2019.

“Measures of Crack Size using Digital Image Correlation,” Morgan Wilder, Spring 2019.

“Hybrid Simulation of Self-Centering and Rocking Bridge Systems,” (Plan I) Giulia Scagliotti, Spring 2019.


“Experimental Seismic Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridge Systems,” Svetlana Khaykina, Spring 2000.

“Computational Evaluation of Strengthening the Out-of-Plane Behavior of Masonry Walls Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers,” Jiyoung Lee, Spring 2001.

“A Study on the Mechanical Properties and Modeling of Masonry,” Hoang-Nam Nguyen, Spring 2003.

“Preliminary Stress Analysis using Finite Element Method for In-Span Hinge Diaphragms in Prestressed Concrete Box-Girder Bridges,” Dwight Evans, Spring 2006.

“Analytical Modeling of Unreinforced Masonry Infill Walls Considering the Interaction of In-plane and Out-of-plane Seismic Behavior,” Stephen Kadysiewski, Spring 2008.

“A Practical Engineering Approach to Traditional Construction Techniques: The Case of Rammed Earth Construction,” Kelly Cronin, Spring 2008.

“Design and Nonlinear Modeling of Large Circular Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns,” Daniel Wilcoxon, Spring 2011.


“Experimental and Computational Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Beam-Column Connections for Seismic Performance,” Clay J. Naito (co-advised with J. Moehle), Spring 2000.

“Probabilistic Models and Fragility Estimates for Bridge Components and Systems,” Paolo Gardoni (co-advised with A. Der Kiureghian), Spring 2002.

“Probabilistic Seismic Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structural Components and Systems,” Tae-Hyung Lee, Spring 2005.

“Modal Identification and Health Monitoring of Bridges Using Seismic Acceleration Records,” Yalin Arici, Spring 2005.

“Seismic Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Including Effects of Masonry Infill Walls,” Alidad Hashemi, Spring 2007.

“Generalized Hybrid Simulation Framework for Structural Systems Subjected to Seismic Loading,” Tarek Elkhoraibi, Spring 2007.

“Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Wood Shear Walls Subjected to Lateral Loading and Moisture Cycling,” Jian Li (Co-advised with F. Beall, College of Natural Resources), Spring 2007.

“Computational Modeling of Progressive Collapse in Reinforced Concrete Framed Structures,” Mohamed Talaat, Fall 2007.

“Structural Assessment and Design of In-Span Hinge Details in Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges,” Matias Hube, Fall 2009.

“Experimental and Analytical Studies on Old Reinforced Concrete Buildings with Seismically Vulnerable Beam-Column Joints,” Sangjoon Park, Fall 2010.

“Theory and Application of System Identification Toolbox Using OpenSees,” Yang Yang (co-advised with J. Fang and X. Zhou, Research Institute of Structural Eng. & Disaster Reduction (RISEDR), Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China), Spring 2011.

“Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Horizontal and Vertical Ground Motions,” Hyerin Lee, Fall 2011.

“Floor Seismic Demand of the Curtain Wall System on Tall Buildings and Experimental Methodology with Shaking Table,” Baofeng Huang (co-advised with S. Chen and W. Lu, Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China), Summer 2014.

“Structural Behavior of Bent Cap Beams in As-built and Retrofitted Reinforced Concrete Box-girder Bridges,” Mohamed A. Moustafa, Fall 2014.

“Shaking Table Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns Repaired using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Jackets,” Pardeep Kumar, Spring 2015.

“Simulations of Innovative Solutions for Energy Efficient Building Façades,” Aashish Ahuja (co-advised with T. Zohdi, Mechanical Eng.), Fall 2015.

"Daylight Performance Assessment of an Innovative Energy Efficient Building Envelope,” Núria Casquero-Modrego (co-advised with P. Roca-Fabregat, Dept. of Construction Eng., Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain), Summer 2016.

“Performance-Based Robust Nonlinear Seismic Analysis with Application to Reinforced Concrete Bridge Systems,” Xiao Liang, Summer 2016.

“Computational Strategies for Multi-Scale Modeling of Masonry Components and Structures,” Nicolas Peralta, Fall 2016.

“Hardware-in-the-Loop Modeling and Simulation Methods for Daylight Systems in Buildings,” Alex Mead (Systems Program), Spring 2017.

“Human Dynamics Mining on High-Dimensional Mobile Sensing Data,” Weixi Gu (co-advised with L. Zhang, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI), China), Summer 2018.

“Safety of Nonstructural Components in High-rise Buildings Using Hybrid Simulations,” Yangling Wang (co-advised with W. Lu, Tongji University, Shanghai, China), ongoing.

“Dynamic Similitude Mechanism and Design Approaches of the Building Isolation Model with Rubber Bearings,” Xiangxiang Ren (co-advised with W. Lu, Tongji University, Shanghai, China), ongoing.

“Structural Health Monitoring Using Machine Learning Approach,” Sifat Muin, ongoing.

“Performance-based Earthquake Engineering for Resilient Bridge Systems,” Yingjie Wu, ongoing.

“Multi-Scale Modeling of Masonry Structures Subjected to Extreme Loads,” Jorge Luis Archbold, ongoing.

“Deep Learning for Image and Time series Classification of Damaged Structures,” Yuqing Gao, ongoing.

“Performance-based Earthquake Engineering Focused on Nonstructural Components,” Chenglong Li, ongoing.

“Holistic Sustainable and Resilient Design Framework for Buildings,” Jiawei Chen, ongoing.

“Robust Solution Algorithm for Structural Dynamics,” Chuyang Chen, ongoing.

“Sensor Network and Big Data Analysis for Assessment of Community Resilience,” Millard Louis McElwee (Systems Program), ongoing.

“P-Loc: A Device-Free Indoor Localization System Utilizing Building Powerline Network,” Tian Zhou (co-advised with L. Zhang ,Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI), China), ongoing.

Selected Visiting Students and Research Engineers

“Seismic Vulnerability of Reinforced Concrete Buildings,” doctoral research topic of Abdullah Dilsiz (Middle East Technical Univ., Ankara, Turkey), Spring 2012.

“Seismic Performance of Concrete Duct Banks for High Voltage Electric Cables,” research topic of Siddaiah Yarra (San Jose State Univ., CA), Spring 2013.

“Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of Wire-Stiffened Wind Turbine Blade,” doctoral research topic of Jacob H. Høgh (Mechanical Eng., Technical Univ. of Denmark), Fall 2015.

“Probabilistic Performance-Based Seismic Assessment of a Historical Masonry Building,” doctoral research topic of Nicola Giordano (Dept. of Architecture, Built Environment & Construction Eng., Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Spring 2017.

“Mechanical Behavior of Ultra High Toughness Cementitious Composite Strengthened with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Grid,” doctoral research topic of Yu-Zhou Zheng (Dept. of Bridge Eng., School of Transportation, Southeast Univ., Nanjing, China), 2016-2017.

“Behavior of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Tunnel Segmental Joints,” doctoral research topic of Chenjie Gong (Geotechnical Eng., Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China), 2016-2018.

“Seismic Performance of Steel Structures with Supplemental Damping Devices and Strongback (Masted) Systems,” doctoral research topic of Han Peng (Harbin Institute of Technology, China) 2017-2019.

“Seismic Performance of Innovative Damage-Controlled Precast Bridge Columns and Bridge Systems,” doctoral research topic of LiuZhen Yao (Southeast University, China), 2017-2018.

Post-Doctoral Researchers

“Computational Platform for Nonlinear Analysis and Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures,” Dr. Mohammad Tabatabai, 1998-2001.

“Shaking Table Experimentation of Asymmetric Wood-Frame Buildings & Seismic Evaluation of Perforated Waffle Slab Systems for Industrial Facilities,” Dr. Clay Naito, 2000-2001.

“Computational Modeling of Wood Shear Walls,” Dr. Ashraf Ayoub, 2000-2001.

“Analytical Modeling of Layered Timber Beams, Arches, and Ribbed Shells & Behavior of Composite Glass/Wood Beams and Plates,” Dr. Kai-Uwe Gliniorz, 2001-2002.

“Progressive Collapse Simulations" Dr. Selim Günay, 2008-2009.

“Structural Laboratory Applications of Laser Scanning Technology,” Dr. Sangjoon Park, 2010-2012.

“Multi-Functional Energy-Efficient Building Façades & Holistic Design Framework Considering Life Cycle Analyses” Dr. Hyerin Lee, 2012-2013.

“Equivalent Linearization Methods for Stochastic Dynamic Analysis,” Dr. Umberto Alibrandi, 2014-2015.

“Developing Finite Element Models Based on Laser Scanning Techniques,” Mohamed A. Moustafa, 2015.

“Implementation of Robust Nonlinear Solvers with Application to Structural Health Monitoring,” Dr. Xiao Liang, 2016-2017.

“Sensor Network and Big Data Analysis for Health Monitoring of Bridges,” Dr. Alex Mead, 2017-2018.

“Application of Hybrid Simulation in Fire Safety of Large-scale Structures,” Dr. Martin Neuenschwander, 2017-present.

“Optimal Seismic Isolation and Vibration Control by Supplemental Viscous Damping to Improve the Margin of Safety Against Unexpectedly Large Earthquakes,” Dr. Tsubasa Tani, 2018-present.

“Machine Learning Applied to Ground Motion Records and Building Operation Data,” Dr. Weixi Gu, 2018-present.

Senior Researchers

“Modeling Reinforced Concrete Flat Plates,” Dr. Abdul-Razzak Salem, 1999-2000.

“Effect of Concrete Quality on Structural Damage During Recent Earthquakes in Turkey,” Dr. Ismail Cagatay, 2001-2002.

“Computational Modeling of Asymmetric Unreinforced Masonry Structure Subjected to Seismic Loading,” Dr. Namhee Kim Hong, 2003-2004.

“Computational Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints,” Dr. Sung Woo Woo, 2005-2006.

“Development of In-Plane/Out-of-Plane Interaction Model of Unreinforced Masonry Infill Walls,” Dr. Yasushi Sanada, 2009.

“Probabilistic Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Structural Systems,” Dr. Tae-Hyung Lee, 2011.

“An Integrated Decision-Making Methodology for the Design of Energy-Efficient Concrete Structures” Dr. Jaime Armengou Orús, 2012-2014.

“Strengthening of Concrete Beams by Monolayer Prepreg Composites with and without Graphene Reinforcement,” Dr. Ferit Cakir, 2016-2017.

“Development of the Next Generation Hybrid Simulation Methods,” Dr. Selim Günay, 2010-present.

“Probabilistic Sustainable and Resilient Building Design Decisions,” Dr. Umberto Alibrandi, 2014-present.

“Resilient Bridge Systems,” Dr. Yue Zheng, Department of Bridge Engineering, Tongji University, China, 2018-present.