Publications

Journal or Juried Conference Papers

Lin, S-Y, Hlynka, A.W., Xu, L., Lu, H., El-Tawil, S., Kamat, V.R., Prakash, A., Spence, S.M.J., McCormick, J.P, Menassa, C.C. and Aguirre, B. (2019), “Simple Real-Time Infrastructure (SRTI): A Distributed Computing Software Solution for Simulating Natural Hazards Scenarios,” Submitted for Publication in the Natural Hazards Review, ASCE.

Lin, S-Y and L., El-Tawil, S. (2019), “Multiscale Interdependency and Time-Dependent Analysis for Assessing Seismic Damage and Restoration of Lifeline Systems,” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 26(1): 04019040. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000522

Lin, S.-Y., El-Tawil, S., and Aguirre, B.E. “Computational Simulation of Benefit Fraud and Community Resilience in the Wake of Disaster.“ Submitted for Publication in the Natural Hazards Review, ASCE.

Na, Y., El-Tawil, S., Ibrahim, A. and Eltawil, A. (2019), “Automated Assessment of Building Damage from Seismic Events using Smartphones,” Submitted for Publication in the Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE.

Sediek, O.A., Wu, T-Y, McCormick, J.P. and El-Tawil, S. (2019), “Collapse Behavior of HSS Columns Under Combined Axial and Lateral Loading,” Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE.

Sediek, O. A, El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “A Simulation Framework for Dynamic Modeling of In-Event Interdependencies in Community Resilience,” Submitted for Publication in the Natural Hazards Review, ASCE.

Wu, T-Y, El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J.P. (2019), “Effect of Cyclic Flange Local Buckling on the Capacity of Steel Members,” Submitted for Publication in Engineering Structures, Elsevier.

Xu, L., Lin, S.Y., Hlynka A.W., Lu, H., Kamat, V.R., Menassa, C.C., El-Tawil, S., Prakash, A., Spence, S.M., and McCormick, J. (2019). “Distributed Simulation Platforms and Data Passing Tools for Natural Hazards Engineering: Reviews, Limitations, and Recommendations”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA. (In Review).

Lin, S. -Y., Chuang, W. C., Xu, L., El-Tawil, S., Spence, S. M. J., Kamat, V. R., Menassa, C. C., McCormick, J. (2019). A Framework for Modeling Interdependent Effects in Natural Disasters: Application to Wind Engineering. Journal of Structural Engineering, 145(5).

Wu, T-Y, El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J.P. (2018), “Seismic Collapse Response of Steel Moment Frames with Deep Columns” Accepted for Publication in the Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE.

Fang, J., El-Tawil, S., Aguirre, B. and Best, E. (2017), “A Computational Study of The Station Nightclub Fire Accounting for Social Relationships,” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, University of Surrey, UK, 20 (4) 10, DOI: 10.18564/jasss.3519.

Fang, J., El-Tawil, S., Aguirre, B., New agent-based egress model allowing for Social relationships. J. Comput. Civ. Eng. 30, 4, 2016.

Fang, J., El-Tawil, S. and Aguirre, B. (2016), “Leader-Follower Model for Agent Based Simulation of Social Collective Behavior during Egress,” Safety Science Journal, Elsevier, 83(3), Pages 40–47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2015.11.015

Fang, J., El-Tawil, S., and Aguirre, B. (2016). “New Agent-Based Egress Model Allowing for Social Relationships.” J. Comput. Civ. Eng., 30(4), 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000532, 04015066.

 

Conference Papers / Presentations

Abdelhady, A. U., Spence, S. M. J., McCormick, J. (2019). “Probabilistic quantification of hurricane resilience of communities through a distributed simulation platform.” 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP13, Seoul, South Korea, May 26-30, 2019

Abdelhady, A. U., Lin, S-Y., Xu, L., Sediek, O. A., Hlynka, A. W.,  El-Tawil, S., Spence, S.M.J., McCormick, J., S., Kamat, V. R., and Menassa, C.C. (2019), “A Distributed Computing Platform for Community Resilience Estimation” Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP13, Seoul, South Korea, May 26-30, 2019

Abdelhady, A.U., Spence, S.M.J., McCormick, J. (2019).” Estimation of the resilience of communities subject to wind hazards: A distributed computing platform.” Structures Congress 2019. Orlando, FL, United States of America. (Presentation only)

Abdelhady, A.U., Spence, S.M.J., McCormick, J. (2019). “Hurricane Resilience of Residential Communities.” 15th International Conference on Wind Engineering (ICWE15). Beijing, China. 

Abdelhady, A.U., Spence, S.M.J., McCormick, J. (2019). “Quantification of Community Resilience against Hurricanes through a Distributed Simulation Platform.” Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019 (EMI 2019). Pasadena, CA, United States of America. (Presentation only)

El-Tawil, S., Kamat, V. R., McCormick, J., Menassa, C.C., Prakash, A., and Spence, S.M.J., (2019), “Project ICoR: Modeling Interactions in Community Resilience,” Proceedings of Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes, CRISP/RIPS Grantees Workshop, December 5-6, 2018, Arlington, VA.

Lin, S-Z and El-Tawil, S. (2019), “Multiscale Resilience Assessment of Interdependent Lifeline Systems Subjected to a Series of Earthquakes,”  Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019 (EMI 2019), Los Angeles, CA, June 19-21, 2019 (Presentation only)

Lin, S-Z and El-Tawil, S. (2019), “Multiscale Interdependency and Time-Dependent Analysis for Assessing Seismic Damage and Restoration of Lifeline Systems,” Proceedings of the International Conference in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-19, 2019

Lin, S-Y, Xu, L., Chuang, W-C, El-Tawil, S., Spence, S.M.J., Kamat, V.R., McCormick, J.P., and Menassa, C.C. (2019), “A Distributed Computing Platform for Modeling Interdependent Effects: Application to Hurricanes,” Proceedings of Lloyd’s Day at Rice University, The Future Smart and Resilient City, October 4, 2018.

Sediek, O. A, El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “Quantifying the Seismic Resilience of Communities: A Distributed Computing Framework,” Proceedings of the International Conference in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-19, 2019

Sediek, O. A., Wu, T. Y., El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “Collapse Capacity of HSS Columns Subjected to Combined Axial and Lateral Loading,” Proceedings of the International Conference in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-19, 2019

Sediek, O. A., El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “A Scalable Framework for Assessing Seismic Resilience of Communities,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, April 2019, Orlando, FL.

Wu, T. Y., El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “Influence of Seismic Design Code Evolution on the Collapse Risk and Resilience of Steel Buildings,” Proceedings of the International Conference in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-19, 2019

Wu, T. Y., El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2019), “Seismic Capacity of Deep Steel Columns and their Influence on the Collapse Response of Steel Special Moment Frames,” Proceedings of the International Conference in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taipei, Taiwan, September 15-19, 2019

Young, E. and Aguirre, B. (2019) ” Agent-Based Modeling of Evacuation from Fire Which Incorporates Group Loyalty” Society for Applied Anthropology 79th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 19-23, 2019

Young, Eileen. (2019), “Fire Evacuation Modeling and Social Science.” Annual Graduate Student Conference for the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department, University of Delaware. Newark, DE. April 19.

Young, Eileen. (2019), “Social Science in Modeling Fire Evacuation.” Annual Graduate Student Forum, University of Delaware. Newark, DE. April 26.

Young, Eileen and Ben Aguirre (2019), “Group Loyalty in Fire Evacuation.” Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop. Broomfield, CO. July 17.

Alzughaibi, A., Ibrahim, A. and Eltawil, A., Na, Y., El-Tawil, S. (2018), “Post-Disaster Structural Health Monitoring System Using Personal Mobile-Phones” Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks, WiSNet2019, January 20-23, 2019, Orlando, FL

Lin, S-Y, Xu, L., Chuang, W-C, El-Tawil, S., Spence, S.M.J., Kamat, V.R., McCormick, J.P., and Menassa, C.C. (2018), “A Distributed Computing Platform for Community Resilience Estimation,” Proceedings of ICASP 2019, May 2019, Seoul, South Korea.

Na, Y., El-Tawil, S., Ibrahim, A. and Eltawil, A. (2017), “Automated Earthquake Reconnaissance Using Smart Devices: Potential and Hurdles” Eleventh U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Integrating Science, Engineering & Policy, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, California.

Lin, S-Y, Xu, L., Chuang, W-C, El-Tawil, S., Spence, S.M.J., Kamat, V.R., McCormick, J.P., and Menassa, C.C. (2018), “Modeling Interactions in Community Resilience,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, April 2017, Fort Worth, TX.

Wu, T. Y., El-Tawil, S. and McCormick, J. (2018), “Seismic Collapse Response of a Four Story Steel Special Moment Frame with Deep Columns,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, April 2017, Fort Worth, TX.

Na, Y., El-Tawil, S., Ibrahim, A. and Eltawil, A. (2017), “The Feasibility of using Smart Devices for Quantifying Seismic Damage to Buildings” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, May 2017, Denver, CO, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480427.013.

 

Book Chapters

Abdelhady, A. U., Spence, S. M. J., McCormick, J. (2018). “Realizing hurricane resilient communities through distributed computing.” In Paolo Gardoni (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. New York, NY: Routledge

Aguirre, B. E. (2017). “Business Continuity Planning: The Valdivia Earthquake of 1960.” Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting  Kurt J. Engemann.  Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.  311-329. 

Aguirre, B. E., Jesús Macias Medrano, J. L. Batista, Grace L. Chikoto. (2017). “Spontaneous volunteering in crisis and disaster situations.” Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations  David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins and Jurgen Grotz.  Palgrave Macmillan.  

Aguirre, B.E. (2019). “Emergent Norm Theory of Collective Behavior.” Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology 2nd. Reiner Grundmamm.  Wiley. 


This project is supported by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) through grant 1638186 (CRISP Type 2: Interdependencies in Community Resilience (ICoR): A Simulation Framework). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed on this site are those of the project team members and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.