The 1st International Nigel Priestley Seminar

Pavia, 14 - 15 May 2015

Please download the announcement flyer for information regarding registration fees, number of participants, contact details, and much more. The conference programme can also be found below.

Day 1
Thursday, May 14
13.30 – 14.00 Registration

14.00 – 16.00


Session 1 - Chairman: Junwu Dai

Physically-based cyclic tensile model for reinforced concrete membrane elements
A. Kagermanov1, P. Ceresa

Simplified procedure for the seismic assessment of precast RC industrial buildings
M. Deyanova1, S. Pampanin, R. Nascimbene

Progressive Collapse Fragility of RC Frame Structures
D. Cicola2R. Nascimbene, E. Brunesi

Damage assessment in buildings affected by subsidence using SAR data and Interferometric Stacking Techniques
V. Cerchiello2, F. Dell'Acqua, P. Pasquali

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 – 18.00

Session 2 - Chairman: Roberto Ley-Borrás

Displacement-based assessment of reinforced concrete bridges
M. Cademartori2, T.J. Sullivan, D. Cardone

A Holistic Seismic Risk Scheme using Classical Fuzzy Methods
J.R. Gonzalez-Cardenas1A. Nebot, F. Mugica, H. Crowley

The Context, Capacity and Performance model of Disaster Risk Reduction in Local Government 
B. Beccari1

19.30 – 23:30 Seminar Dinner
Day 2
Friday, May 15

09.30 – 11.00

Session 3 - Chairman: Haluk Sucuoğlu

Predictive Power of Seismic Networks for Parametric Securitization and Risk Transfer: the Case Study of Istanbul
S. Pucciano2, P. Bazzurro, G. Franco

Development of Seismic Functionality Fragilities for Rooms in a Hospital Building
M.J. Barrera Gutierrez de Piñeres2, A. Filiatrault, T.J. Sullivan

State-dependent analytical fragility functions of underground tunnels
G. Andreotti1C.G. Lai

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

Session 4 - Chairman: Robert Finch

A procedure for comparing PSHA results with historical macroseismic observations
A. Rosti1, M. Rota, A. Penna, G. Magenes

A Proposal for the Interpretation of the in-situ Shear Strength Index Test for Brick Masonry
A. Rossi2, G. Magenes, F. Graziotti

A Contribution Towards the Non-linear Modelling of Unreinforced Brick Masonry Buildings
U. Tomassetti2G. Magenes, A. Penna, F. Graziotti

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 – 16.30

Session 5 - Chairman: G.M. Calvi

Keynote lecture – Simplified Seismic Evaluation of Older Concrete Buildings for Collapse Potential
W.T. Holmes

Overview of 2014-2015 Eucentre and UME Activities

Graduation Ceremony

1PhD Student, 2MSc Student