Nakashoji, B. and Saiidi, M.S., “Seismic Performance of Square Nickel-Titanium Reinforced ECC Columns with Headed Couplers,” Center For Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department Of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-14-05, July 2014.

Nikkei Construction Magazine, Japan Article on SR-99 Project

Ge, J, M. Saiidi, and S. Varela, “Seismic Response of SR99 Bridge with SMA/ECC Plastic Hinges,” Accepted, Journal of Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering.

Ge, J, and M. Saiidi, “Seismic Response of the Three-Span Bridge with Innovative Materials Including Fault Rupture Effect,” Journal of Shock and Vibration, Vol. 2018, Article ID 4276167, 18 pages, 2018.

Bingle, J., Khaleghi, B., and M. Saiidi, “Accelerated Bridge Construction Using Innovative Materials, Design and Construction Methods,” Proceedings Paper No. IBC 17-52, 34th International Bridge Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, June 2017. 

Baker, T., M. Saiidi, B. Nakashoji, J. Bingle, T. Moore, and B. Khaleghi, “Precast Spliced Girder Bridge in Washington State using Superelastic Materials in Bridge Columns to Improve Seismic Resiliency - From Research to Practice,” PCI Journal, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, January-February 2018, pp. 57-71.

Mohebbi, A., Jordan, E., and Saiidi, M., “Exploratory Experimental Studies of Spliced Cam Shape Memory Alloy Bars for Seismic Application,” Center For Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department Of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-18-04, September 2018.



Nakashoji, B., Saiidi, M., J. Bingle, and B. Khaleghi, “Implementation of NEESR-SG Study on Seismic Performance of Bridges with Novel Materials in a Bridge in Seattle, Session 13, NEES Annual Meeting, Quake Summit 2013, Reno, Nevada, August 2013.

Saiidi, M., J. Bingle, B. Nakashoji, and B. Khaleghi, “Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Innovative Design- Deployment of Research,” Western Bridge Engineers’ Seminar, Bellevue, Session 8D, Washington, September 2013.

Saiidi, M., “Seismic Performance, Material Characteristics, and Research on SMA/ECC Column Models of the Alaska Way Viaduct SR-99 On-Ramp Bridge Structure,” State of Washington Department of Transportation, Olympia, Washington, January 2014.

Saiidi, M., “Innovation and Implementation in Seismic Design of Bridges,” Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2014. 

Saiidi, M. “Changing Paradigm of Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridges,” Seminar Presentation, National Center for Research in Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2016.

Saiidi, M., B. Nakashoji, J. Bingle, and B. Khaleghi, “Research toward Deployment of Large-Diameter Nickel-Titanium Reinforcing Bars in an Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridge ,” Theme 506- Smart Materials in Construction and Infrastructure, Third Annual World Congress of Smart Materials, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2017.

Saiidi, M., “New Paradigm in Earthquake Engineering of Bridges- Resilient, Fast, Recyclable,” Mexican National Academy of Engineering Induction Ceremony, Mexico City, Mexico, November 2017.

Saiidi, M., “Seismic Damage Susceptibility of Bridge Piers with Different High Performance Cementitious Materials in Plastic Hinges,” Keynote Address, Second International Bridge Seismic Workshop, Shanghai, China, November 2017.

Saiidi, M., “Advanced Metallic, Cementitious, and Fiber-Reinforced Polymers in Earthquake-Resistant Structures,” Keynote Speech, Focus Area 802, Seventh Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials, Xiamen, China, September 2018.

Saiidi, M., “Futuristic Resilient Bridge Design - from Research to Implementation,” Keynote Speech, the 5th International Symposium on Bridge Design and Construction, Bucaramanga, Columbia, November 2018.

Saiidi, M., “Innovation in Seismic Evaluation and Design of Bridge Columns w/ Advanced Materials,” Keynote Speech, the XXI Mexican National Congress of Structural Engineering, Campeche, Mexico, November 2018.

Saiidi, M., “Shape Memory Alloy & Engineered Cementitious Composite Material Research & Development for Seismic Applications,” Session W-10: International Workshop on Emerging Bridge Technologies, 36th Annual International Bridge Conference, National Harbor, Maryland, June 2019.

Saiidi, M., J. Bingle, B. Khaleghi, and T. Moore, “SR-99 Northbound Offramp Resilient Bridge- Breaking New Ground with Shape Memory Alloy and Engineered Cementitious Composite,” Session: Greatest Show on Earth, Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award Candidates, American Society of Civil Engineers Convention, Miami, Florida, October 2019.

Saiidi, M., “Future of Performance Based Engineering for Community Resiliency- Transportation Systems,” Plenary Presentation, Annual Meeting, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Berkeley, California, January 2020.

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