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2016
Kabir, G., Tesfamariam, S. Loeppky, J., and Sadiq, R. (16 July 2016). Predicting water main failures: A Bayesian model updating approach. Knowledge-based Systems, Manuscript # KNOSYS-D-15-01784.
Francisque, A., Tesfamariam, S., Kabir, G., Haider, H., Reeder, A., Sadiq, R. (10 July 2016). A life cycle cost analysis for water mains renewal of small to medium sized utilities: a decision support tool. Urban Water Journal, Manuscript # NURW-2015-0136.
Isoda, H., Kawai, N., Koshihara, M., Araki, Y. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Timber-reinforced concrete core Hybrid system: Shake table experimental test. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001631 , 04016152.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Intra-utility performance management model (In-UPM) for the sustainability of small to medium sized water utilities: Conceptualization to Development Journal of Cleaner Production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 133, 777–794.
Kawai, N., Isoda, H., Okabe, M. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Monotonic and reverse-cyclic load experiment for plywood and RC slab diaphragms used in timber-concrete hybrid building structures. Structures, 43(3), 233-240.
Iqbal, H., Tesfamariam, S., Haider, H., Sadiq, R. (16 April 2016). Inspection and maintenance of oil & gas pipelines: A review of policies. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Manuscript ID NSIE-2015-0254.R2.
Tesfamariam, S., Loeppky, J. and Bezabeh, M.A. (28 February 2016). Gaussian process model for maximum and residual drifts of timber-steel hybrid building. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, in press.
Shabarchin, O. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Internal corrosion hazard assessment of oil & gas pipelines using Bayesian belief network model. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 40, 479–495.
Hirpa, D., Hare, W., Lucet, Y. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. A bi-objective optimization framework for three-dimensional road alignment design. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 65, 61–78.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Risk-based framework for improving customer satisfaction through system reliability in small-sized to medium-sized water utilities. ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000435, 04016008.
Kabir, G., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2016. Bayesian model averaging for the prediction of water main failure for small to large Canadian municipalities. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 43(3), 233-240.
Bigdeli, K., Hare, W., Nutini, J. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Optimizing damper connectors for adjacent buildings. Optimization and Engineering, 17(1), 47-75.
Isoda, H. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Connections for timber-concrete hybrid building: Experimental and numerical model results. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000849, 04016024.
Kabir, G., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. A fuzzy Bayesian belief network for safety assessment of oil and gas pipelines. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 12(8), 874-889.
Bezabeh, M.A., Tesfamariam, S., Stiemer, S.F., Popovski, M. and Karacabeyli, E. 2016. Direct displacement based design of a novel hybrid structure: steel moment-resisting frames with cross laminated timber infill walls. Earthquake Spectra, 32(3), 1565-1585.
Bezabeh, M.A., Tesfamariam, S., and Stiemer, S.F. 2016. Equivalent viscous damping for steel moment frames with cross laminated timber infill walls. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 142(1), 04015080(1-12).
Franchin, P., Lupoi, A., Noto, F., and Tesfamariam, S. 2016. Seismic fragility of reinforced concrete girder bridges using Bayesian belief network. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 45(1), 29–44.
Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Morin, K.A., Tesfamariam, S. 2016. On the issue of incomplete and missing water-quality data in minesites databases: comparing three imputation methods. Mine Water and the Environment, 35(1), 3-9.
Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Nichol, C., Morin, K. A., Tesfamariam, S.[50] 2016. Environmental risk assessment of acid rock drainage under uncertainty: The probability bounds and PHREEQC approaches. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 301, 187–196.

2015
Goda, K., and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Seismic risk management of existing reinforced concrete buildings in the Cascadia subduction zone. ASCE Natural Hazard Review, 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000206 , B4015003(1-10).
Demissie, G., Tesfamariam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2015. Considering soil parameters in prediction of remaining service life of metallic pipes: A Bayesian belief network model. ASCE's Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering and Practice, 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.0000229, 04015028.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Multilevel performance management framework for small to medium sized water utilities in Canada. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 42, 889–900.
Mori, T., Nakatani, M. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Performance of semi-rigid timber frame with Lagscrewbolt connections: Experimental, analytical and numerical model results. International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering, 7(4), 387-403.
Tesfamariam, S., Goda, K. 2015. Seismic performance evaluation framework considering maximum and residual inter-story drift ratios: Application to non-code conforming reinforced concrete buildings in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Frontiers in Built Environment: Earthquake Engineering, 1:18. doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2015.00018.
Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Morin, K. A., Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Ecological risk assessment of acid rock drainage under uncertainty. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 4, 240-247.
Kabir, G., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Predicting water main failures using Bayesian model averaging and survival modelling approach. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 142, 498–514.
Goda, K., and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Multi-variate seismic demand modelling using Copulas: Application to non-ductile reinforced concrete frame in Victoria, Canada. Structural Safety, 56, 39–51.
Kabir, G., Demmisie, G., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Integrating failure prediction models for water mains: Bayesian belief network based data fusion. Knowledge-Based Systems, 85, 159–169.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Inter-utility performance benchmarking model (IU-PBM) for small to medium sized water utilities: Aggregated performance indices. ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000552 , 04015039, 1-18.
Tesfamariam, S., and Goda, K. 2015. Loss estimation for non-ductile reinforced concrete building in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Effects of mega-thrust Mw9-class subduction earthquakes and aftershocks. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 44(13), 2303–2320.
Haider, H., Singh, P., Ali, W., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2015. Sustainability evaluation of surface water quality management options in developing countries: Multicriteria analysis using fuzzy UTASTAR Method. Water Resources Management, 29(8), 2987-3013.
Kimutai, E., Betrie, G., Brander, R., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Comparison of statistical models for predicting pipe failures: an illustrative example with the City of Calgary water main failure. ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering and Practice, 6(4), 04015005.
Tesfamariam, S., Goda, K. and Mondal, G. 2015. Seismic vulnerability of RC frame with unreinforced masonry infill due to mainshock-aftershock earthquake sequences. Earthquake Spectra, 31(3), 1427-1449.
Siraj, T., Tesfamariam, S. and Duenas-Osorio, L. 2015. Seismic risk assessment of high-voltage transformers using Bayesian belief networks. Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 11(7), 929-943.
Buritica, J., Tesfamariam. S. and Sanchez-Silva, M. 2015. A hierarchy-based approach to seismic vulnerability assessment of power transmission systems. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 11(10), 1352–1368.
Kabir, G., Tesfamariam, S., Loeppky, J. and Sadiq, R. 2015. Integrating Bayesian linear regression with ordered weighted averaging (OWA): An uncertainty analysis for predicting water mains' failure. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 04015007(1-17).
Schneider, J., Shen, Y.-L., Stiemer, S.F. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Assessment and comparison of experimental and numerical model studies of cross-laminated timber mechanical connections under cyclic loading. Construction & Building Materials, 77, 197–212.
Kabir, G., Tesfamariam, S., Francisque, A. and Sadiq, R. 2015. Evaluating risk of water mains failure using a Bayesian belief network model. European Journal of Operational Research, 240(1), 220-234.
Buritica, J. and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Consequence-based framework for electric power providers using Bayesian belief network. International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 64, 233-241.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2015. Selecting performance indicators for small to medium sized water utilities: multi-criteria analysis using ELECTRE method. Urban Water Journal, 12(4), 305-327.
Wu, D., Tesfamariam, S., Stiemer, S. and Cui, J. 2015. Comparison of seismic performance of RC frame building before and after Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan Province. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29(1), 04014038.

2014
Cavalieri, F., Franchin, P., Buritica, J.A.M., and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Models for seismic vulnerability analysis of power networks: comparative assessment. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering - An International Journal, 29(8), 590–607.
[Special issue on Sustainability and Resilience of Spatially Distributed Civil infrastructure systems Guest Editor: M. Shinozuka]
Tesfamariam, S., and Stiemer, S.F. 2014. Special issue on performance of timber and hybrid structures. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(6), SPECIAL ISSUE: Performance of Timber and Hybrid Structures, A2014001.
Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Morin, K.A., Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Uncertainty quantification and integration of machine learning techniques for predicting acid rock drainage chemistry: A probability bounds approach. Science of the Total Environment, 490, 182–190.
Tesfamariam, S., Stiemer, S.F., Dickof, C. and Bezabeh, M.A. 2014. Seismic vulnerability assessment of hybrid steel-timber structure: steel moment resisting frames with CLT infill. Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 18(6), 929-944.
Dickof, C., and Stiemer, S.F., Bezabeh, M.A. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. CLT-steel hybrid system: ductility and overstrength values based on static pushover analysis. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(6), SPECIAL ISSUE: Performance of Timber and Hybrid Structures, A4014012.
Shahriar, A., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Life cycle greenhouse gas footprint of shale gas: A probabilistic approach. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 28(8), 2185-2204.
Reza, S., Alam, M.S. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Seismic performance comparison of bridges with irregular column heights designed with force-based and displacement-based methods. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41(5), 440-449.
Rahmanian, I., Lucet, Y. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Optimal design of reinforced concrete beams: A review. Computers and Concrete, an International Journal, 13(4), 457-482.
Mondal, G. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Effect of vertical irregularity and thickness of unreinforced masonry infill on the robustness of RC frame buildings. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 43(2), 205–223.
Reza, S., Alam, M.S. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. Lateral load resistance of bridge piers under flexure and shear using factorial analysis. Engineering Structures, 59, 821-835.
Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y., Rajani, B., Tesfamariam, S. and Haider, H. 2014. Water Quality - Water mAin Renewal Planner (Q-WARP): Development and Application. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA, 63(6), 429-448. doi:10.2166/aqua.2014.079.
Francisque, A. Shahriar, A. Islam, N. Betrie, G., Siddiqui, R.B., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2014.  A decision support tool for water mains renewal for small to medium sized utilities: A Risk Index Approach. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA, 63(6), 429-448. doi:10.2166/aqua.2014.079.
Haider, H., Ali, W., Haydar, S., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2014. Modeling exposure period for Solar Disinfection (SODIS) under varying turbidity and cloud cover conditions. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 16(5), 861-874.
Haider, H., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2014.  Performance indicators for small and medium sized water supply systems: A review. Environmental Reviews, 22(1), 1-40.
Kabir, G., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2014. A review of multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) methods for infrastructure management. Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 10(9), 1176-1210.
Bolar, A., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. (Accepted February 2013). Management of civil infrastructure systems: a QFD-based approach. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems (ISENG-408).
Schneider, J., Karacabeyli, E., Popovski, M., Stiemer, S.F., Tesfamariam, S. (Accepted on 18th October 2013). Damage assessment of connections used in cross laminated timber subject to cyclic loads. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(6), SPECIAL ISSUE: Performance of Timber and Hybrid Structures, A4014008.

2013
Shen, Y.-L., Schneider, J. Tesfamariam, S., Stiemer, S.F. and Mu, Z.-G. 2013. Hysteresis behavior of bracket connection in cross-laminated-timber shear walls. Construction & Building Materials, 48, 980–991.
Tesfamariam, S., Sanchez-Silva, M. and Rajeev, P. 2013. Effect of material properties and topologic irregularities on life cycle cost analysis of reinforced concrete buildings. Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 17(4), 590–610.
Hare, W., Nutini, J., and Tesfamariam, S. 2013. A survey of non-gradient optimization methods in structural engineering. Advances in Engineering Software, 59, 19–28.
[Listed as Top 25 Hottest Articles: Engineering | Advances in Engineering Software, #9 April-June 2013]
  Betrie, G.D., Tesfamariam, S., Morin, K.A., Sadiq, R. 2013. Predicting copper concentrations in acid mine drainage: a comparative analysis of five machine learning techniques. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185(5), 4171–4182.
  Betrie, G.D., Sadiq, R., Morin, K.A., and Tesfamariam, S. 2013. Selection of remedial alternatives for mine sites: a multicriteria decision analysis approach. Journal of Environmental Management, 119(2013), 36–46.
Duerr, K., Tesfamariam, S., Wickramasinghe, V. and Grewal, A. 2013. Variable stiffness smart structure systems to mitigate seismic induced building damages, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 42(2), 221–237.
  Bolar, A., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2013. Condition assessment for bridges: a hierarchical evidential reasoning (HER) framework. Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 9(7), 648-666.
  Alam, M.N., Tesfamariam, S. and Alam, M.S. 2013. Application of GIS in multi-hazard risk application. ASCE Natural Hazard Review, 14(1), 66–78.

2012
Liu, Z. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Prediction of lateral spread displacement: data-driven approaches. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 10(5), 1431-1454.
Rajeev, P. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Seismic fragilities for reinforced concrete buildings with consideration of irregularities. Structural Safety, 39, 1-13.
Wu, S.D., Tesfamariam, S. Stiemer, S.F. and Qin, D. 2012. Seismic fragility assessment of RC frame structure designed according to modern Chinese seismic design code of buildings. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 11(3), 331-342.
Rajeev, P. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Seismic fragilities of non-ductile reinforced concrete frames with consideration of soil structure interaction. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 40, 78-86.
[Listed as Top 25 Hottest Articles: Engineering | Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, #16 July-September 2012]
Shahriar, A., Modirzadeh, M., Tesfamariam, S. and Sadiq, R. 2012. Seismic induced damageability evaluation of steel buildings: a fuzzy-TOPSIS method. Earthquakes and Structures, an International Journal, 3(5), 695-717.
Alam, M.N., Alam, M.S. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Buildings' seismic vulnerability assessment methods: a comparative study. Natural Hazards, 62(2), 405-424.
Shahriar, A., Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Risk analysis for oil & gas pipelines: a sustainability assessment approach using fuzzy based bow-tie analysis, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 25(3), 505-523.
[Listed as Top 25 Hottest Articles: Engineering | Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, #2 January-March 2012]
Bigdeli, K., Hare, W. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Configuration optimization of dampers for adjacent buildings under seismic excitations. Engineering Optimization, in press.
Komeili, M., Milani, A.S. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Performance based earthquake evaluation of reinforced concrete buildings using design of experiments. International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity (IJMSI), 6(1), 1-25.
Modirzadeh, M., A.S. Tesfamariam, S. and Milani, 2012. Performance based earthquake evaluation of reinforced concrete buildings using design of experiments. Expert Systems with Applications, 39(3), 2919-2926.
Tesfamariam, S. and Wang, Y.M. 2012. Risk-based seismic retrofit prioritization of reinforced concrete civic infrastructure: case study for state of Oregon schools and emergency facilities. ASCE Natural Hazard Review, 13(3), 188-195.
Cockburn, G. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Earthquake disaster risk index for Canadian cities using Bayesian belief networks. Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards, 6(2), 128-140.
Alam, S., Moni, M. and Tesfamariam, S. 2012. Seismic overstrength and ductility of concrete buildings reinforced with superelastic shape memory alloy rebar. Engineering Structures, 33(1), 8-20.
[Listed as Top 25 Hottest Articles: Engineering | Engineering Structures, #16 January-March 2012]

2011 and older
Ismail, M.A., Sadiq, R., Soleymani, H.R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Developing a road performance index using a Bayesian belief network model. Journal of the Franklin Institute, 348(9), 2539-2555.
Deng, Y., Sadiq, R., Jiang, W. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Risk analysis in a linguistic environment: a fuzzy evidential reasoning-based approach. Expert Systems with Applications, 38(12), 15438-15446.
Tesfamariam, S. and Sanchez-Silva, M. 2011. Fuzzy model of the life-cycle analysis of building in seismic regions. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, 28(3), 261-278.
Das, S., Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. An aggregative fuzzy risk analysis for flood incident management. International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 2(1), 31-40.
Sadiq, R. and Rodriguez, M. and Tesfamariam, S. 2010. Integrating indicators for performance assessment of small water utilities using ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators. Expert Systems with Application, 37(7), 4881-4891.
Tesfamariam, S. and Liu, Z. 2010. Earthquake induced damage classification for reinforced concrete buildings. Structural Safety, 32(2010), 154-164.
[Listed as Top 25 Hottest Articles: Engineering | Structural Safety, #7 April-June 2010, #2 January-March 2010]
Tesfamariam, S., Sadiq, R. and Najjaran, H. 2010. Decision-making under uncertainty – an example for seismic risk management. Risk Analysis, 30(1), 78-94.
Tesfamariam, S. and Saatcioglu, M. 2010. Seismic vulnerability assessment of reinforced concrete buildings using hierarchical fuzzy rule base modeling. Earthquake Spectra, 26(1), 235-256.
Sadiq, R. and Tesfamariam, S. 2009. Multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) using intuitionistic fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (IF-AHP). Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23(1), 75-91.
Tesfamariam, S., and B. Martín-Pérez. 2008. Bayesian belief network to assess carbonation-induced corrosion in reinforced concrete. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 20(11), 707-717.
Tesfamariam, S., and Saatcioglu, M. 2008. Seismic risk assessment of reinforced concrete buildings using fuzzy synthetic evaluation. Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 12(7), 1157-1184..
Tesfamariam, S., and Saatcioglu, M. 2008. Risk-based seismic evaluation of reinforced concrete buildings. Earthquake Spectra, 24(3), 795-821.
Tesfamariam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2008. Probabilistic risk analysis using ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(1), 1-15.
Tesfamariam, S., and Najjaran, H. 2007. Adaptive network-fuzzy inferencing to estimate concrete strength using mix design. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 19(7), 550-560.
Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2008. Developing environmental indices using fuzzy numbers ordered weighted averaging (FN-OWA) operators. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 22(5), 495-505.
Sadiq, R., and Tesfamariam, S. 2007. Probability density functions based weights for ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators: An example of Water Quality Indices. European Journal of Operation Research, 182(3), 1350-1368.
Rajani, B.B. and Tesfamariam, S. 2007. Estimating time to failure of ageing cast iron water mains under uncertainties. ICE Water Management Journal, 160(2), 83-88.
Tesfamariam, S., Sadri, A., and Thomas, M. 2006. Combined stress-wave techniques to estimate concrete strength. Materials Evaluation (ASNT), 64(12), 1173-1179.
Tesfamariam, S., Rajani, B. and Sadiq, R. 2006. Consideration of uncertainties to estimate structural capacity of ageing cast iron water mains - a possibilistic approach. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 33(8), 1050-1064.
Tesfamariam, S., and Sadiq, R. 2006. Risk-based environmental decision-making using fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (F-AHP). Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21(1), 35-50.
Rajani, B.B. and Tesfamariam, S. 2004. Uncoupled axial, flexural, and circumferential pipe-soil interaction analyses of partially supported jointed water mains. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 41(6), 997-1010.

Conference Publications: 2013

Siraj, T., Tesfamariam, S., and Duenas-Osorio, L. 2013. Seismic risk assessment of high-voltage transformer using Bayesian belief networks. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR), June 16-20, New York, US.

Conference Publications: 2012

Stiemer, S., Tesfamariam, S. Karacabeyli, E. and Propovski, M. 2012. Development of Steel-Wood Hybrid Systems for Buildings under Dynamic Loads. STESSA 2012, Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas Santiago, Chile, January 9 - 11, 2012.
Stiemer, S., Tesfamariam, S. and Zhou, Y. 2012. Solid State Steel Energy Dissipators for Hybrid Structures and Large Equipment. STESSA 2012, Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas Santiago, Chile, January 9 - 11, 2012.

Conference Publications: 2011

Bradshaw, A., Rajeev, P., and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Multi criteria decision making tool for the selection of seismic retrofitting techniques. Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference, 18-20 November 2011, Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia.
Bigdeli, K. Hare, W. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Determining optimal non-uniform damping coefficients for adjacent buildings via a Nelder-Mead approach. 3rd Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 5-9, 2011.
Tesfamariam, S. Hurlburt, G. Sun, J. and Siraj, T. 2011. Seismic Induced Building Damage Assessment using Bayesian Belief Network. CSCE 2011 General Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 14-17, 2011.
Duerr, K., Tesfamariam, S., Wickramasinghe, V. and Grewal, A. 2011. Variable Stiffness Smart Structure Systems to Mitigate Seismic Induced Building Damages. CSCE 2011 General Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 14-17, 2011.
Reza, S.M., Shahria Alam, M. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Performance Evaluation of a Multi-Span RC Bridge with Irregular Column Heights of Varying Ductility Levels. CSCE 2011 General Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 14-17, 2011.
Al-Chatti, Q., Siraj, T., Rajeev, P., and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Decision Making Tool for Seismic Retrofit of Non-ductile Reinforced Concrete Building. CSCE 2011 General Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 14-17, 2011.
Rajeev, P. and Tesfamariam, S. 2011. Effect of Construction Quality Variability on Seismic Fragility of Reinforced Concrete Building. 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 14-16 April, 2011, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Publications: 2010

S. Tesfamariam and M. Sanchez-Silva. 2010. Fuzzy model of the life-cycle analysis of building in seismic regions. Paper ID: 1489. 9th US national and 10th Canadian conference on earthquake engineering: reaching beyond borders, 25-29 July 2010, Toronto.
S. Tesfamariam, Y.M. Wang and M. Saatcioglu. 2010. Risk-based seismic retrofit prioritization of reinforced concrete civic infrastructure: case study for state of Oregon schools and emergency facilities. Paper ID: 1507. 9th US national and 10th Canadian conference on earthquake engineering: reaching beyond borders, 25-29 July 2010, Toronto.
Cockburn, G. and Tesfamariam, S. 2010. Seismic risk index for Canadian cities using Bayesian belief networks. CSCE 2010: 2nd Specialty Conference on Disaster Mitigation, Winnipeg, MB, June 9-12, 2010.
Moni, M. Alam, M.S. and Tesfamariam, S. 2010. Effect of shape memory alloy rebar on the ductility of reinforced concrete building. CSCE 2010: 2nd Specialty Conference on Disaster Mitigation, Winnipeg, MB, June 9-12, 2010.

 

Conference Publications: 2009

Tesfamariam, S. and Modirzadeh, S.M. 2009. Risk-based rapid visual screening of bridges. ASCE TCLEE 2009, Oakland, CA, June 28 - July 1, 2009.
Cockburn, G. and Tesfamariam, S. 2009. Seismic risk index for Canadian cities. CSCE 2009 Annual and Specialty Conferences, St. John’s, NL, May 27-30, 2009.
Clarke, J., Tesfamariam, S. and Yannacopoulos, S. 2009. Smart structures using shape memory alloys. Proc. SPIE 7292, 729205 (2009).

 

Conference Publications: 2008

Tesfamariam, S. and Saatcioglu, M. 2008. Seismic risk assessment of reinforced concrete buildings using fuzzy rule based modeling. The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China, Paper ID: 09-01-0167, pp. 8.
Vanier, D., Tesfamariam, S. 2008. Using software models to assist decision-making for sustainable infrastructure management. 12th International Conferences on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Construction, October 15-17, 2008, Beijing, China, Reference No. 435, pp. 7.
Tesfamariam, S., and Saatcioglu, M. 2008. Seismic Risk Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Buildings The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) 6th Annual Meeting: The Value of Earthquake Engineering Research, June 18-20, 2008 - Portland, Oregon.

 

Conference Publications: 2007

bullet Sadiq, R., Kleiner, Y., Rajani, B., Tesfamariam, S. 2007. A novel modelling approach to predict risk of water quality failures in deteriorating water mains. Water Management Challenges in Global Change CCWI2007 and SUWM2007 Conference, Leicester, UK, Sept. 3-5, 2007, pp. 5.
pdf Tesfamariam, S. and Najjaran, H. 2007. Fuzzy template based modeling for assessing earthquake induced liquefaction. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Montreal, QC, October 7-10, 2007: pp 6.
pdf Tesfamariam, S., and Saatcioglu, M. 2007. Seismic risk evaluation of RC buildings. Ninth Canadian Conference on Earthquake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 26-29 June 2007.

 

Conference Publications: 2006

Vanier, D., Tesfamariam, S., Sadiq, R. and Lounis, Z. 2006. Decision models to prioritize maintenance and renewal alternatives. Joint International Conference on Computing and Decision Making in Civil and Building Engineering, Montreal, Canada, June 14-16, 2006: 1-11.

 

Conference Publications: 2005

Rajani, B.B. and Tesfamariam, S. 2005. Estimating time to failure of ageing cast iron water mains under uncertainties. Computing and Control in the Water Industry Water Management for the 21st Century (University of Exeter, United Kingdom, September 05, 2005), pp. 1-7, September 01, 2005.
Tesfamariam, S. and Vanier, D.J. 2005. The Analytical hierarchy process for eliciting decision preferences in asset management. INFRA 2005 Urban Infrastructure: Managing the Assets, Mastering the Technology (Montreal, QC, November 21, 2005), pp. 1-31, November 21, 2005.

 

Conference Publications: 2004

Makar, J., Rogge, R., McDonald, S., and Tesfamariam, S. 2004. The Effect of Corrosion Pitting on Circumferential Failures in Grey Cast Iron Pipes. Denver Co, AwwRF and AWWA.
Tesfamariam, S. and Rajani, B.B. 2004. Impact of uncertainties on the translation of remaining pipe wall thickness to structural capacity. INFRA 2004 Urban Infrastructure: Managing the Assets, Mastering the Technology (Montreal, Quebec, November 15, 2004), pp. 1-16, November 01.

 

Conference Publications: Older

bullet Thomas, M., Sadri, A, and Tesfamariam, S. 1999. Use of stress waves in evaluation of structures affected by ASR. Proceeding of the International Conference held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK, (Ed. R.K. Dhir and M.J. McCarthy), pp. 779-784.
bullet Tesfamariam, S., Thomas, M., and Sadri, A. 1999. The use of stress-waves to evaluate concrete affected by alkali-silica reaction. Proceeding of the STRUCTRUAL FAULTS + REPAIR-99 Extending the life of Bridges, Civil + Building Structures (Ed. Prof. M.C. Forde), The Commonwealth Institute, London, 13th-15th.

 

 

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