Computational Seismology Laboratory

Conference Papers

  • Restrepo D., Taborda R. and Bielak J. (2011). Effects of soil nonlinearity on ground response in 3D simulations — An application to the Salt Lake City basin. Proceedings of the 4th IASPEI/IAEE International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion. University of California, Santa Barbara, August 23–26. [pdf]
  • Taborda R. and Bielak J. (2011). Full 3D Integration of Site-City Effects in Regional Scale Earthquake Simulations Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamcis Eurodyn. [pdf]
  • Tu T. and Yu H., Ramirez-Guzman L., Bielak J., Ghattas O., Ma K.-L. and O'Hallaron D. R. (2006). From mesh generation to scientific visualization: An end-to-end approach to parallel supercomputing. Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'06). ACM, New York, NY, USA. [doi]
  • Schlosser S.W., Ryan M.P., Taborda R., Lopez J., O'Hallaron D.R. and Bielak J. (2008). Materialized community ground models for large-scale earthquake simulation. Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'08). [doi]
  • Akcelik V., Bielak J., Biros G., Epanomeritakis I., Fernandez A., Ghattas O., Kim E.J., Lopez J., O'Hallaron D., Tu T. and Urbanic J. (2003). High Resolution Forward and Inverse Earthquake Modeling on Terascale Computers. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'03). [doi]
  • Goto H., Ramirez-Guzman L. and Bielak J. (2008). Numerical Simulation of Dynamic Fault Rupture Propagation Based on a Combination of BIEM and FEM Solutions. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. October 12–17, 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Onur T., Ramirez-Guzman L., Bielak J., Contreras M., Masuda M., Juarez H. and Aguirre J. (2008) Use of 3D Ground Motion Simulations in Estimating Future Economic Loss in Mexico City. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. October 12–17, 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Jarernprasert S., Bazan E. and Bielak J. (2008). On the Seismic Design of Inelastic Asymmetric Systems. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. October 12–17, 2008, Beijing, China.
  • Tu T., Yu H., Ramirez-Guzman L., Bielak J., Ghattas O., Ma K.-L. and O'Hallaron D.R. (2006). From Mesh Generation to Scientific Visualization: An End-to-End Approach to Parallel Supercomputing. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'08). [doi]
  • Yu H., Tu T., Bielak J., Ghattas O., Lopez J.C. Ma K.-L., O'Hallaron D.R., Ramirez-Guzman L., Stone N., Taborda R. and Urbanic J. (2006). Remote runtime steering of integrated terascale simulation and visualization. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'06). [doi] [pdf]
  • Fernandez-Ares A. and Bielak J. (2006). Urban seismology: Interaction between earthquake ground motion and multiple buildings in urban regions. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion. Grenoble, France, August 29 – Spetember 1.
  • Day S.M., Bielak J., Dreger D., Graves R., Larsen S., Olsen K. B., Pitarka A. and Ramirez-Guzman L. (2006). Numerical simulation of basin effects on long-period ground motion. Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, California.
  • Bielak J., Askan A., Fernandez A., Fenves G.L., Stojadinovic B., Park J., Petropoulos G., Haupt T and King R. (2005) Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Dynamcis Eurodyn. Paris, France, September 4–7.
  • Jarernprasert S., Bazan E. and Bielak J. (2005). Seismic Design Spectra in Soft Zones of Mexico City. Luis Esteva Symposium on Trends and Challenges in Earthquake Engineering Mexico City, Mexico, September 12. [pdf]
  • Hisada Y. and Bielak J. (2004). Effects of Sedimentary Layers on Directivity Pulse and Fling Step. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
  • Fernandez-Ares A. and Bielak J. (2004). Interaction between earthquake ground motion and multiple buildings in urban regions. 3rd UJNR Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction, Menlo Park, California, March 29–30. [pdf]
  • Akcelik V., Bielak J., Biros G., Epanomeritakis I., Fernandez A., Ghattas O., Kim E.J., Lopez J., O'Hallaron D., Tu T and Urbanic J. (2003). High Resolution Forward And Inverse Earthquake Modeling on Terascale Computers. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'08). [acm] [ieee]
  • Kim E.J., Bielak J. and Ghattas O. (2003). Large-scale Northridge earthquake simulation using octree-based multiresolution mesh method. Proceedings of the 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, July 16–18.
  • Ma K.-L., Stompel A., Bielak J., Ghattas O. and Kim E.J. (2003). Visualizing Very Large-Scale Earthquake Simulations Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, [acm] [ieee]
  • Hisada Y. and Bielak J. (2002). An Analytical Method for Simulating Near Source Strong Ground Motion Considering Permanent Displacement due to Fault Slip. Proceedings of the Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium.
  • Bielak J., Fernandez A. and Hisada Y. (2001). Finite fault modeling for finite element simulations of earthquake ground motion. Sixth US National Congress on Computational Mechanics.
  • Bielak J., Hisada Y., Bao H., Xu J. and Ghattas O. (2001). One- vs two- or three-dimensional effects in sedimentary. Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
  • Jarenprasert S., Bazan-Zurita E. and Bielak J. (2001). Dynamic Response of Inelastic Building-Foundation Systems. 2nd UJNR Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction, Tsukuba, Japan, March 6–8. [pdf]
  • Bielak J. and Ghattas O. (1999). Computational challenges in seismology. 1st ACES Workshop Proceedings: Cooperation for Earthquake Simulation, Brisbane and Noosa, Queensland, Australia, January 31 – February 5. [pdf]
  • Hisada Y., Bao H., Bielak J., Ghattas O. and O'Hallaron D. R. (1998). Simulations of Long-Period Ground Motions during the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu (Kobe) Earthquake using 3D Finite Element Method. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, Yokohama, Japan, December 1–3.
  • Bielak J., Ghattas O., Gross T., O'Hallaron D.R., Bao H., Kallivokas L.F., Shewchuck J.R., Stichnoth J.M. and Xu J. (1997). Earthquake Ground Motion Modeling in Large Basins. International Symposium on Parallel Computing in Engineering and Science (ISPEC’97), January 27.
  • Bao H., Bielak J., Ghattas O., Kallivokas L.F., O'Hallaron D.R., Shewchuk J.R. and Xu J. (1996). Earthquake ground motion modeling on parallel computers. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC'96) [doi]
  • Sanchez-Sesma F.J., Benites R. and Bielak J. (1996). The assessment of strong ground motion — What lies ahead? Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Mexico City, Mexico, Paper 2014.
  • Papalou A. and Bielak J. (1996). Seismic Interaction Effects in Earth and Rockfill Dams. Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Mexico City, Mexico, Paper 2084.
  • Kallivokas L.F. and Bielak J. (1995). Transient and Time-Harmonic Infinite Elements for Near-Surface Computations of Three-Dimensional Structures Submerged in a Half-Space. Proceedings of the Symposium on Acoustics of Submerged Structures and Transduction Systems. Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Acoustics, Vibrations, and Rotating Machines. ASME 15th Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Boston, Massachusetts, September.
  • Li X., Bielak J. and Ghattas O. (1994). Seismic response in a three-dimensional basin on a CM-2. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics.
  • Loukakis K. and Bielak J. (1994). Seismic response of two-dimensional sediment-filled valleys to oblique incident SV-waves calculated by the finite element method. Proceeding of the 5th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Chicago, Illinois, July 10–14.
  • Li X., Bielak J. and Ghattas O. (1992). Three-dimensional earthquake response on a CM-2. Proceedings of the lOth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Madrid, Spain.
  • Bazan E., Diaz I., Bielak J. and Bazan N. (1992). Probabilistic seismic response of inelastic building foundation systems. Proceedings of the lOth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Madrid, Spain.
  • Troehanis A.M., Bielak J. and Christiano P. (1991). Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Study of Piles and Simplified Models. Proceedings of the ASCE Geotechnical Engineering Congress, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 27, Vol. I, pp. 356–366.