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Saiidi, M., A. Vosooghi, Z. Haber, S. Motaref, and C. Cruz, and D. Sanders, “Next Generation of Earthquake-Resistant Bridges,” Keynote Paper, International Conference EQADS 2011, Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures, Coimbatore, India, December 2011, pp. 125-134.

Haber, Z., Saiidi, M., and Sanders, D., “Precast Column-Footing Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction in Seismic Zones,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-13-08, May 2013, 502 pp.

Tazarv, M., Z. Haber, and M. Saiidi, “Precast Column Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Regions,” Prestressed Concrete Institute Annual Conference, Emerging Bridge Technology Session, Paper No. 58, Grapevine, Texas, September 2013, 12 pp.

Tazarv, M., and Saiidi, M.S., “Analytical Studies of the Seismic Performance of a Full-Scale SMA-Reinforced Bridge Column,” (Invited Paper), International Journal of Bridge Engineering Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, published online: January 2014, pp. 37-50.

Haber, Z., M. Saiidi, and D. Sanders, “Seismic Performance of Precast Columns with Emulative Column-Footing Connections,” American Concrete Institute, ACI Structural Journal, 111(1-6), 1-12, (2014).

Haber, Z., M. Saiidi, and D. Sanders, “Seismic Performance of Precast Columns with Mechanically Spliced Column-Footing Connections,” American Concrete Institute, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 111, No. 3, May 2014, pp. 639-650.

Tazarv, M. and Saiidi, M.S., “Next Generation of Bridge Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Zones,” Center For Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department Of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-14-06, August 2014.

Tazarv, M., and Saiidi, M., “Reinforcing NiTi Superelastic SMA for Concrete Structures,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE Vol. 106, No. 10, October 2014.

Haber, Z., M. Saiidi, and D. Sanders, “Behavior and Modeling of Mechanical Reinforcing Bar Splices,” American Concrete Institute, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 112, No. 2, March-April 2015, pp. 179-188.

Tazarv, M. and Saiidi, M., “Low-Damage Precast Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Zones”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, September 2015, 13pp.

Tazarv, M. and M. Saiidi, “Design and Construction of UHPC-Filled Duct Connections for Precast Bridge Columns in High Seismic Zones,” Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design, and Performance, Published online June 2016, Vol. 13 No. 6 , March 2017, pp. 743-753.

 

 

Presentations

Haber, Z. B., Saiidi, M., Sanders, D. “Seismic Performance of Precast Column to Foundation Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” American Concrete Institute Fall 2011 Meeting. Research in Progress Session, Cincinnati, OH. October 16-20, 2011.

Saiidi, M., A. Vosooghi, Z. Haber, S. Motaref, and C. Cruz, and D. Sanders, “Next Generation of Earthquake-Resistant Bridges,” Keynote Speech, International Conference EQADS 2011, Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures, Coimbatore, India, December 2011.

Saiidi, M., “Accelerated Bridge Construction under Seismic Loading,” Ninth International Congress on Civil Engineering, 9ICCE, Isfahan, Iran, May 2012.

Haber, Z. B. “Mechanical Splices in Precast Column-Footing Connections,” Presentation to the Bridge and Structural Engineering Research Group of the Public Works Research Institute (PWRI), Tsukuba, Japan, August, 2012.

Haber, Z. B. “Seismic Performance of Emulative Precast Bridge Column Elements with Grouted Coupler Connections,” Presentation to Splice Sleeve Japan Co, Tokyo, Japan, August, 2012.

Haber, Z. B. “Mechanical Splices in Precast Column-Footing Connections,” Presentation to the Bridge Division of the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE), Taipei, Taiwan, August, 2012.

Saiidi, M., “Innovation in Accelerated Bridges Construction in High Seismic Zones,” Distinguished Lecture Series, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Houston, Texas, September 2012.

Saiidi, M., “Seismic Performance of Bridges of the Future,” Keynote Speech, First Annual Missouri S&T Transportation Infrastructure Conference, Rolla, Missouri, September 2012.

Saiidi, M., “Earthquake-Resistant Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction- Summary of Scan 11-02,” ACI Committee 341, Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Bridges, ACI Convention, Toronto, Canada, October 2012.

Saiidi, M., “Connections For Accelerated Bridge Construction Under Multi‐Hazard Loading‐ Findings From Scan 11‐02,” FHWA, McLean, Virginia, November 2012.

Saiidi, M., “Couplers in Plastic Hinges of Bridge Columns in SDC C and D- Deviation from the AASHTO Requirement,” TRB Committee AFF50 Technical Presentation, Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2013.

Saiidi, M., “Innovation in Accelerated Bridges Construction in High Seismic Zones,” Seminar, University of Los Andes, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Bogota, Columbia, February 2013.

Haber, Z. B., Saiidi, M., Ou, Y. C, and Sanders, D., “A Method for Calculating the Seismic Response of Bridge Columns with Grouted Sleeve Column Footing Connections,” Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways, Oakland, CA., May 20-22, 2013.

Tazarv, M. and M. Saiidi, “Emulative Moment-Resistant RC Bridge Column-Footing Connection for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Zone,” Proceedings, Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways, Oakland, California, May 2013, 10pp.

Haber, Z, M. Saiidi, and D. Sanders, “Emulative Column-Footing Connections for Seismic Design in Accelerated Bridge Construction,” 4th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, COMPDYN, Session MS14, Kos Island, Greece, June 2013.

Haber, Z. B., “Seismic Performance of Emulative Precast Bridge Column Elements with Grouted Coupler Connections,” James D. Cooper Award Winning Paper, International Bridge Conference, Pittsburgh, PA., June 10-13, 2012.

Tazarv, M., Z. Haber, and M. Saiidi, “Precast Column Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Regions,” Prestressed Concrete Institute Annual Conference, Emerging Bridge Technology Session, Grapevine, Texas, September 2013.

Saiidi, M., “Accelerated Bridge Construction Connections under Seismic Loads,” TRB Committee AFF50 Technical Presentation, Transportation Research Board 93nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2014.

Tazarv, Mostafa and M. Saiid Saiidi, "UHPC-Filled Duct Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction of Bridge Columns in High Seismic Regions", Session: UHPC Innovation in Seismic Performance, ACI Convention, Reno, Nevada, March 2014.

Saiidi, M., “Update on UNR ABC Seismic Research- Couplers in Plastic Hinges,” Annual AASHTO Bridge Meetings, Sub-Committee T-3: Bridge Seismic, Columbus, Ohio, June 2014. 

Saiidi M., “Highlights of Recent and Current Bridge Earthquake Engineering Research at UNR—A Few Examples,” Annual AASHTO Bridge Meetings, Sub-Committee T-3: Bridge Seismic Session, Saratoga Springs, New York, April 2015.

Tazarv, M., and Saiidi, M.S., “Low Damage Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction in High Seismic Zones”, ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon, April 2015.

Saiidi, M., “Seismic Behavior and Design of Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” Keynote Presentation, Fourth International Conference on Recent Advanced in Railway Engineering, Tehran, Iran, May 2015.

Saiidi, M., “Seismic Design of Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction- Conventional and Novel Materials,” Keynote Presentation, Seventh National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Bogota, Columbia, May 2015.

Saiidi, M., “Mechanical Splices (Couplers) in and Adjacent to Plastic Hinge Regions and their Impact on Plastic Deformation Capacity of Bridge Columns,” Transportation Research Board Webinar: Seismic Design and Accelerated Bridge Construction, July 2018.