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Research Grants Received:

University of Nevada Research Advisory Board, $2,500, "Simple Earthquake Analysis of R/C Structures," PI: Saiidi, December 1979.

National Science Foundation, $44,745, "Simple Earthquake Analysis of Multistory Reinforced Concrete Structures," PI: Saiidi, July 1980.

National Science Foundation, $177,125, "Maximum Amplitude Nondestructive Dynamic Testing of a Highway Bridge and Implications for Seismic Design," PI: Douglas, CoPI: Saiidi, January 1982.

National Science Foundation, $45,616, "Field Study of Concrete Form Loads and Pressures," PI: Douglas, CoPI: Saiidi, January 1982.

National Science Foundation, $93,542, "Strengthening of Flexural Members through the Use of Epoxy Bonded Overlays Under Static and Repeated Loads," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, July 1984.

National Science Foundation, $415,185, "Large-Amplitude Field Response Studies of Highway Bridges Subjected to Static and Dynamic Loading," PI: Douglas, CoPI: Saiidi, July 1984.

National Science Foundation, $37,428, "Microcomputer Applications in Seismic Design of Regular Highway Bridges," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, August 1984.

National Science Foundation, $147,425, "Age Effects in Elastomeric Bridge Bearing Pads," PI: Douglas, CoPIs: Saiidi, Epps, August 1985.

National Science Foundation, $25,707, "Data Acquisition Equipment for Laboratory Testing of Bridge Components," PI: Saiidi, July 1985.

National Science Foundation, $129,290, "An Experimental Study of R/C Pinned Bridge Piers Subjected to Combined Axial Force, Shear, and Flexure," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, June 1987.

Sierra Pacific Power Company, $23,398, "Wind and Ice Loading Maps for SPPC's Service Area in Northern Nevada and Eastern California," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Maragakis, June 1987.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $45,955 "A Study of Prestress Losses in Highway Bridges in Nevada," PI: Saiidi, August 1987.

California Department of Transportation and National Science Foundation, $374,000, "Assessment of Bridge Seismic Design and Instrumentation Requirements Using Fullscale Testing and Dynamic Analysis of the Meloland Road Overpass," PI: Douglas, CoPI: Saiidi, February 1988.

National Science Foundation, $30,000, "Analysis of the Response of Reinforced Concrete Buildings During the 1987 Whittier Earthquake," PI: Maragakis, CoPI: Saiidi, February 1988.

National Science Foundation, $29,948, "Non-Destructive Evaluation of Prestress Forces in An Actual Bridge," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, November 1988.

Department of Energy through the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, $53,105, "Survey and Evaluation of Nevada's Transportation Infrastructure -Task 7.2: Highway Bridges," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Maragakis, March 1989.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $51,578, "Review and Evaluation of Bridge Deck Repair Techniques," PI: Saiidi, January 1990.

National Science Foundation, $60,735, "Second Workshop on Bridge Engineering Research in Progress," PI: Douglas, CoPI: Saiidi, January 1990.

National Science Foundation, Nevada Department of Transportation, $78,740 [$73,740 (NSF) and $5,000 (NDOT)], "Evaluation of Seismic Retrofitting on the Earthquake Response of Highway Bridges," PI: Maragakis, CoPI: Saiidi, February 1990.

National Science Foundation, $1,300, "Travel to Poland - Planning of Cooperative U.S.- Poland Joint Research on Bridge Evaluation," PI: Saiidi, April 1990.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $60,259, "Application of Fiber Optical Sensors in Monitoring and Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Bridges," PI: Saiidi, CoPIs: Rawat, Sanders, Griffiths, June 1990.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $94,633, "Seismic Resistance Survey of Highway Bridges in the State of Nevada," PI: Douglas, CoPIs: Saiidi, Maragakis, Sanders, May 1990.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $19,857, "Analysis and Application of Bridge Base Isolation Systems," PI: Maragakis, CoPIs: Douglas, Saiidi, May 1990.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $66,941, "Application of Advanced Composites in Repair and Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Bridges," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Gordaninejad, May 1990.

California Department of Transportation, $91,328, "A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Performance of Bridge Cable Restrainers during the Loma Prieta Earthquake," Joint PIs: Saiidi/Maragakis, August 1990.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $1,820, "The Development of A Course on Introduction to Infrastructure Studies," PI: Saiidi, October 1990.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $49,772, "A Study of Prestress Losses in A Box Girder Bridge in Southern Nevada," PI: Saiidi, June 1991.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $34,103, "Retrofitting Techniques for Damaged Prestressed Concrete Box Girders," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, September 1991.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $45,540, "Survey and Evaluation of Nevada's Highway Bridges" PI: Saiidi, September 1991.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $27,070, "Combined Active and Passive Control of Structures with Smart Materials and Advanced Composites," PI: Gordaninejad, Co-PI: Saiidi, September 1991.

UNR International Activities Programs, $2,200, Study Reinforced Bridge Durability in Collaboration with A Scientist from Poland and visit Poland, PI: Saiidi, December 1991.

Center for Infrastructure Studies, $69,816, "Nuclear Spent Fuel Transportation; Economic Impact on Highway Bridges in Nevada," Co-PIs: Maragakis, Saiidi, and Sanders, November 1992.

National Science Foundation, $244,173 (including $38,500 matching funds from the University of Nevada), "Evaluation and Damage Repair of 23-year Old Prestressed Bridge Box Girders," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, December 1992.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $40,000, "Seismic Damage Potential Analysis of Bridges in Northern Nevada," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Maragakis, May 1993.

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $156,559, "Capacity Detailing of Columns, Walls, and Piers for Ductility and Shear," PI: Saiidi, CoPIs: Sanders and Douglas, July 1993.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $225,893, "Development and Testing of Seismic Retrofit Details for Bridges in Northern Nevada," PI: Saiidi, CoPIs: Sanders and Douglas, August 1993.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $68,825, "A Study of Prestress Losses in Four Bridges in Northern Nevada," PI: Saiidi, November 1993.

National Science Foundation and the State of Nevada, $762,418, "Bridge Engineering Cluster; EPSCoR," PIs: Douglas and Saiidi, February 1994.

National Science Foundation, $25,000, "NSF Research Grantees Workshop for Earthquake Hazard Mitigation Programs," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Maragakis, June 1994.

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $12,000, "United States-Eastern Europe-former Soviet Republics Workshops of 1994," PI: Saiidi, August 1994.

National Science Foundation, $262,981 including $60,000 matching funds from the University of Nevada, "An Active Damper System for Hybrid Control of Bridges under Earthquakes," PI: Gordaninejad, CoPIs: Chang, and Saiidi, September 1994.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $38,184, "A Review of Flared Bridge Columns in the State of Nevada and Design Recommendations," PI: Saiidi, January 1995.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $88,511, "In-Situ Stiffness and Damping of Spread Footings and Pile Foundations in Bridges in Northern Nevada," PI: Saiidi, Co- PIs: Maragakis and Norris, January 1995.

National Science Foundation, University of Puerto Rico EPSCOR, $95,000, "Patterns of Inelastic Deformation in the Joints of R/C Frames Subjected to Strong Earthquakes," Joint project with the University of Puerto Rico, PI: Lopez, Co-PI: Saiidi, March 1995.

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, California, $2,500, "Reinforced Concrete Teaching Enhancement," PI: Saiidi, August 1995.

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $185,000, "Evaluation of the Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Pier Walls ," PI: Saiidi, CoPIs: Sanders and Douglas, December 1995.

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $101,116, "An Evaluation and Refinement of Longitudinal Bridge Restrainer Design Method in AASHTO," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Maragakis, December 1995.

US-Slovene Science and Technology Joint Fund, $60,000, "Seismic Analysis and Damage Assessment of RC Bridges," Slovenian PI: Fischinger; US PI: Saiidi, January 1996.

National Science Foundation, $10,000, "Evaluation and Damage Repair of 23-year Old Prestressed Bridge Box Girders, Supplemental Funds for Research Experience for Undergraduates" PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Douglas, February 1996.

National Science Foundation, $39,726, "US-Central Europe Workshop on Civil/Infrastructure Research for the Next Century,” PI: Saiidi, July 1996.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $128,107, “Proof-testing and Seismic Retrofit of Flared Bridge Columns in the Airport Viaduct in Reno," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, July 1996.

National Science Foundation, $500,000, "An Enhanced Bridge Engineering Cluster at the University of Nevada, Reno," PIs: Douglas and Saiidi, July 1996.

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, California, $3,000, "Reinforced Concrete Teaching Enhancement Grant," PI: Saiidi, August 1996.

National Science Foundation, $378,150, "Bridge Research and Information Center" PI: Maragakis, Co-PI: Saiidi, September 1996.

National Science Foundation, $150,383, "Strength Evaluation and Retrofitting of RC Pinned Bridge Pier/Footing Connections" PI: Sanders; Co-PI: Saiidi, March 1997.

California Department of Transportation, $276,205, “Shake-Table Testing of Old Retrofitted and New RC Bridge Columns,” PI: Sanders; Co-PIs: Douglas and Saiidi, April 1997.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $81,489, “Shake Table Testing of Retrofitted Flared Bridge Columns," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, July 1997.

National Science Foundation, $28,417, "Evaluation of Innovative Configurations for Box Girder Bridges Under Lateral Loads," PI: Saiidi, CoPI: Itani, August 1997.

National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $2,500, "Travel Grant to Visit China," PI: Saiidi, August 1997.
California Department of Transportation, $402,977, “Shake Table Studies of Two- Column As-Built and Retrofitted RC Bridge Piers with Rectangular Columns,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI’s: Sanders, Itani, and Douglas, January 1998.

California Department of Transportation, $452,781, “Shake Table Studies of Seismically Vulnerable RC Box Girder Bridge Bents,” PI: Sanders, Co-PI’s: Douglas and Saiidi, January 1998.

Multi-Disciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $99,978, “Shake Table Testing of Hinge Restrainers,” PI: Maragakis, Co-PI: Saiidi, January 1998.

California Department of Transportation, $209,755, “Experimental Studies on the Seismic Response of Hinge Restrainers,” PI: Maragakis, Co-PI: Saiidi, January 1998.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $100,226, “Shake Table Studies of Flared Bridge Columns Retrofitted with Fibrous Composites," PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: Sanders and Gordaninejad, May 1998.

National Science Foundation, $181,707, "Innovative Graphite/Epoxy Sections in Bridge Construction: Monotonic and Fatigue Behavior," PIs: Saiidi and Gordaninejad, June 1998.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $16,187, “Evaluation of Confinement Steel Requirements for RC Bridge Columns and Development of Code Commentary," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Wehbe, November 1998.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $10,712, “Review of Seismic Retrofit Design for Bridges at I-80/US-395 Interchange," PI: Saiidi, February 1999.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $178,715, “Creep and Shrinkage Prestress Losses in Nevada Aggregates," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Ladkany, UNLV, April 1999.

Chinese National Science Foundation, $30,000, “Substructure Performance under Earthquake Loading,” PI: Yang, N. Jiaotong Univ., Beijing; US-Counterpart: Saiidi, April 1999.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $58,483, “Seismic Performance of Bridge Bents with Unretrofitted Footings," PI: Saiidi, July 1999.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $77,298, “Cracking in Newly Placed Concrete Deck Slabs," PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, July 1999.

John Martin and Associates, $56,496, “Seismic Evaluation of Steel Joints in UCLA Hospital,” PIs: Saiidi and Itani, September 1999.

California Department of Transportation, $283,946, “Shake Table Testing of Flared Columns,” PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, September 1999.

Multi-Disciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $34,955 “Experimental Facilities Network,” PI: Maragakis, Co-PI: Saiidi, September 1999.

National Science Foundation (through Washington University), $12,000, "Instructional Shake Table,” UNR-PI: Saiidi, October 1999.

Federal Highway Administration/Nevada Department of Transportation/Applied Research Initiative, $55,962, “Seismic Retrofit of Flared Bridge Columns with Fixed Base," PI: Saiidi, January 2000.

Ever-Level Foundation System, $51,394, “Shake Table Testing of A Two-Story Wood Frame on Ever-Level Foundation System,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI’s: Itani and Buckle, May 2000.

Multi-Disciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $31,963, “Experimental Facilities Network,” PI: Maragakis, Co-PI: Saiidi, October 2000.

California Department of Transportation, $283,904, “Shake Table Studies of RC Columns with Interlocking Spirals,” PI: Saiidi; Co-PI: Sanders, January 2001.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $450,600 (including $60,000 cash match and $37,732 overhead waiver match from UNLV and UNR), “Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Las Vegas Downtown Viaduct," PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: Itani and Ladkany, UNLV, January 2001.

National Science Foundation, $4,683,457, “Development of A Biaxial Multiple Shake Table Research Facility,” PI: Buckle, Co-PIs: Saiidi, Maragakis, Sanders, and Itani, January 2001.

Slovenian Research Foundation, $15,000, “Innovative Methods for Seismic Protection of Bridges,” PI: Fischinger, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; US Collaborator: Saiidi, March 2001.

Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities, $ 1,378, “Earthquake Engineering of Bridges,” Research Experience for A Minority Student, PI: Saiidi, January 2001.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $39,974, “Filling of Structural Tubes in the Galena Arch," PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, May 2001.

California Department of Transportation, $46,636, “Effect of Loading History on Shake Table Performance of Bridge Bents with In-fill Wall Retrofit,” PI: Saiidi, July 2002.

California Department of Transportation, $42,135, “Experimental Studies on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Restrainers at Intermediate Hinges, Phase II: A Pilot study using Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Restrainers,” PI: Maragakis, Co-PIs Saiidi and DesRoches, July 2002.

California Department of Transportation, $79,792, “Seismic Response of Flared Column Bents,” PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, July 2002.

National Science Foundation- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, $1,850, “Travel Grant to Attend ANCER Conferences in China and Hong Kong,” PI: Saiidi, August 2002.

Nevada Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration, $197,526, “Performance, Design, and Detailing of Two-Way Column Hinges," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, January 2003

State of Nevada Applied Research Initiative, $50,000, “Innovative Reinforcement to Reduce Earthquake Damage in Concrete Bridge Column Plastic Hinges,” PI: Saiidi, January 2003.

Multi-Disciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, $2,000, “Travel Grant to Present Seminars in China,” PI: Saiidi, March 2003.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program IDEA (Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis), $97,685, including $20,690 match, “Fiber-Reinforced Plastics for Seismic Bridge Restrainers,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Maragakis, August 2003.

National Science Foundation, $277, 450, “Collaborative Research: Demonstration of NEES for Studying Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, September 2003.

Federal Highway Administration, $100,000, “Feasibility of Bridge Design for Near-Fault Ground Motions,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Anderson, September 2003.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $15,000, “Seismic Retrofit of Bridge Hinges with FRP Restrainers," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Maragakis, October 2003.

California Department of Transportation, $59,939, “Seismic Response of Flared Columns with Vertical and Horizontal Gaps,” PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, April 2004.

California Department of Transportation, $372,955, “Bridge Seismic Analysis Procedure to Address Near-Fault Effects,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Somerville, June 2004.

National Science Foundation, $34,995, “US-Turkey Workshop on Seismic Retrofit and Post-Earthquake Evaluation of Highway Bridges,” PI: Saiidi, June 2004.

National Science Foundation, $2,000,000, “NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: El-Gamal, University of California, San Diego; Fenves, University of California, Berkeley; Buckle; Mirmiran, Florida International University, November 2004.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “REU Supplement for NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, June 2005.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program IDEA (Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis), $77,861, “Seismic Response of Bridge Columns With Engineered Cementitious Composites and Shape Memory Alloys in Plastic Hinge Zone,” PI: Zadeh, Co-PI: Saiidi, June 2005.

National Science Foundation, Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) and the State of Nevada, $1,500,000, “Research Infrastructure for Nevada’s Growth- Targeting Research with Uniqueness and Excellence- Focal Area: Undergraduate Research,” Focal Area Leader: Saiidi, August 2005.

California Department of Transportation, $265,386, “Development of Improved Column Pin Connection Details and Design Procedures,” PI: Saiidi, November 2005.

National Science Foundation, $23,660, “NEES-IT Supplement for NEES Demonstration Project- Collaborative Research: Demonstration of NEES for Studying Soil-Foundation- Structure Interaction,” PI: Saiidi, May 2006.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “REU Supplement for NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, August 2006.

California Department of Transportation, $251,070, “Emergency Repair of Damaged Bridge Columns Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Materials,” PI: Saiidi, October 2006.

National Science Foundation, $55,000, “FHWA/NSF Workshop on Future Directions for Long-Term Bridge Performance Monitoring, Assessment, and Management,” PI: Saiidi, February 2007.

National Science Foundation, $23,270, “Joint US-Slovenia Study of Simple Modeling of Bridge Seismic Response,” PI: Saiidi, May 2007.

California Department of Transportation, $300,000, “Precast Bridge Columns with Energy Dissipating Joints,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, June 2007.

Federal Highway Administration, $195,500, “Seismic Response of Near-Fault Bridges,” PI: Saiidi, September 2007.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “REU Supplement for NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, November 2007.

Federal Highway Administration, $110,700, “Seismic Response of Near-Fault Bridges,” PI: Saiidi, May 2008.

National Science Foundation, Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) and the State of Nevada, $1,500,000, “Nevada Infrastructure for Climate Change Science, Education, and Outreach - Focal Area: Undergraduate Research,” Focal Area Leaders: Saiidi and Farley, August 2008.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “REU Supplement for NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, December 2008.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “REU Supplement for NEESR-SG- Seismic Performance of Bridge Systems with Conventional and Innovative Design,” PI: Saiidi, March 2010.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $198,166, “Unbonded Prestressed Columns for Accelerated Bridge Construction and Earthquake Resistance," PI: Sanders, Co-PI: Saiidi, May 2010.

California Department of Transportation, $307,815, “Seismic Performance of Next Generation Bridge (NGB) Components for Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC),” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Sanders, November 2010.

California Department of Transportation, $151,952 “Post-Earthquake Bridge Damage Mitigation,” PI: Saiidi, June 2010.

California Department of Transportation, $184,706 (including $57,964 match from the Missouri University of Science and Technology) “Repair of Earthquake-Damaged Bridge Columns with Fractured Bars,” PI: Saiidi, Approved, to start October 2010.

Federal Highway Administration, $116,192, “Seismic Response of Near-Fault Bridges,” PI: Saiidi, November 2010.

California Department of Transportation, $184,706 (including $57,964 match from the Missouri University of Science and Technology) “Repair of Earthquake-Damaged Bridge Columns with Fractured Bars,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: Sneed, Missouri University of Science and Technology; Belarbi, University of Houston, June 2011.

California Department of Transportation, $300,000, “Time Dependent Deflection of In-Span Hinges of Prestressed Concrete Structures during Construction,” PI: Saiidi, June 2011.

California Department of Transportation, $100,000, “Seismic Performance of Precast Bridge Columns with Grouted Couplers,” PI: Saiidi, July 2011.

California Department of Transportation, $142,316, “Calibration of Probabilistic Damage Control Approach (PDCA) for Seismic Design of Bridges,” PI: Saiidi, July 2011.

California Department of Transportation, $187,883, “Seismic Design of Column-Footing Connections with Pipe-Pin Hinges for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” PI: Saiidi, July 2011.

National Science Foundation, $654,828 (including $57,707 cost share from UNR), “Sustainable Highway Bridges with Novel Materials and Deconstructible Components,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Read, September 2011.

National Science Foundation, $6,000, “Supplement to Sustainable Highway Bridges with Novel Materials and Deconstructible Components—Research Experience for Undergraduate Students,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Read, May 2012.

California Department of Transportation, $279,539, “Performance of the Column-to-Shaft Pin Connections in Type-II Shafts,” PI: Saiidi, July 2012.

California Department of Transportation, $589,963, “Nonlinear Lateral Performance of Skew Abutments,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: Siddharthan and Buckle, July 2012.

Federal Highway Administration/Washington Department of Transportation, $250,000, “Seismic Performance of SMA/ECC Columns of SR 99,” PI: Saiidi, January 2013.

Federal Highway Administration/Washington Department of Transportation, $93,200, “Shape Memory Alloy Bars – Implementation in Alaska Way Viaduct,” PI: Saiidi, November 2013.

United States Department of Transportation, Year 1: $528,000 (Including $176,000 match), “Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center - Seismic Loads,” UNR PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Itani, March 2014.

California Department of Transportation, $264,575, “Seismic Performance of Bridge Superstructure in Accelerated Bridge Construction,” PI: Itani, Co-PI: Saiidi, May 2014.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program, $250,000, “Seismic Design of Bridge Columns with Improved Energy Dissipating Mechanisms,” PI: Saiidi, approved to start July 2014.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $209,617, “Development of Earthquake-Resistant Precast Pier Systems for Accelerated Bridge Construction in Nevada," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Ryan, January 2015.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $115,869, “Toward Successful Implementation of Prefabricated Deck Panels to Accelerate the Bridge Construction Process," PI: Ryan Co-PI: Saiidi, January 2015.

California Department of Transportation, $180,476, “Calibration of Probabilistic Damage Control Approach (PDCA) for Seismic Design of Bridges- Phase II,” PI: Saiidi, January 2015.

National Science Foundation, $16,000, “Supplement to Sustainable Highway Bridges with Novel Materials and Deconstructible Components—Research Experience for Undergraduate Students,” PI: Saiidi, Non-Co-PI Mentor: Tazarv & Varela, June 2015.

United States Department of Transportation, Year 2: $522,360 (Including $176,000 match), “Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center - Seismic Loads,” UNR PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Itani, August 2015.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program, $450,000, “Proposed AASHTO Seismic Specifications for ABC Column Connections,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PIs: Sanders, Itani, and Tazarv, September 2015.

National Science Foundation, $200,000, “PFI:AIR - TT:  A Hybrid Metal/Glass Composite System for Multihazard Resilient Bridge Columns,” PI: Zaghi, Co-PI: Saiidi, Burke, and Bozorgmanesh, September 2015.

California Department of Transportation, $770,295, “Bridge System Research for Accelerated Bridge Construction,” PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Itani, April 2016.

California Department of Transportation, $295,782, “ABC Bridge Column Seismic Anchorage Performance,” PIs: Saiidi/Moustafa, April 2017.

United States Department of Transportation, Year 3: $360,000 (Including $120,000 match), “Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center - Seismic Loads,” UNR PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Itani, August 2017.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $86,722, “Out-of-Plane Seismic Response of Pocket Connections for Cast in Place and Precast Construction," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Moustafa, August 2018.

National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA), Project 210, $130,000, “Cu-Based Superelastic Alloys for Applications in Bridge Columns to Improve Seismic Performance,” PI: Gencturk (University of Southern California), Consultant: Saiidi, October 2018.

Nevada Department of Transportation, $217,512, “Column and Footing Pocket Connections for Cast in Place and Precast Construction," PI: Saiidi, Co-PI: Moustafa, November 2018.

 

 

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