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Journal Papers

  1. Huang, Z., Ziotopoulou, K., and Filz, G.M. (2019). “Three-Dimensional Numerical Undrained-Dissipated Analyses of a Geosynthetic-Reinforced Column-Supported Embankment Case History”. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (under review).
  2. Tasiopoulou, P., Ziotopoulou, Κ., Humire, F., Giannakou, A., Chacko, J., and Travasarou, T. (2019). “Development and implementation of a semi-empirical framework for modeling post-liquefaction deformation accumulation in sands.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (under review).
  3. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2019). “A constitutive model for clays and plastic silts in plane-strain earthquake engineering applications.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (under review).
  4. Kutter, B.L., Manzari, M.T., Zeghal, M., Arduino, P., Barrero, A.R., Carey, T.J., Chen, L., Elgamal, A., Ghofrani, A., Montgomery, J., Ozutsumi, O., Qiu, Z., Taiebat, M., Tobita, T., Travasarou, T., Tsiaousi, D., Ueda, K., Ugalde, J., Wada, T., Yang, M., Zheng, B.-L., Ziotopoulou, K. (2019) “Numerical sensitivity study compared to trend of experiments for LEAP-UCD-2017.” LEAP-UCD-2017 Special Publication Elsevier (in press).
  5. Manzari, M.T., Ghoraiby, M.E., Zeghal, M., Kutter, B.L., Arduino, P., Barrero, A.R., Bilotta, E., Chen, L., Chen, R., Chiaradonna, A., Elgamal, A., Fasano, G., Fukutake, K., Fuentes, W., Ghofrani, A., Haigh, S., Hung, W.-Y., Ichii, K., Kim, D.S., Kiriyama, T., Lascarro, C., Madabhushi, M.S.P.G., Mercado, V., Montgomery, J., Okamura, M., Ozutsumi, O., Qiu, Z., Taiebat, M., Tobita, T., Travasarou, T., Tsiaousi, D., Ueda, K., Ugalde, J., Wada, T., Wang, R., Yang, M., Zhang, J.-M., Zhou, Y.-G., Ziotopoulou, K. (2019).“LEAP-2017: Comparison of the Type-B Numerical Simulations with Centrifuge Test Results.” LEAP-UCD-2017 Special Publication Elsevier (in press).
  6. Manzari, M.T., Ghoraiby, M.E., Zeghal, M., Kutter, B.L., Arduino, P., Barrero, A.R., Bilotta, E., Chen, L., Chen, R., Chiaradonna, A., Elgamal, A., Fasano, G., Fukutake, K., Fuentes, W., Ghofrani, A., Ichii, K., Kim, D.S., Kiriyama, T., Lascarro, C., Mercado, V., Montgomery, J., Ozutsumi, O., Qiu, Z., Taiebat, M., Travasarou, T., Tsiaousi, D., Ueda, K., Ugalde, J., Wada, T., Wang, R., Yang, M., Zhang, J.-M., Ziotopoulou, K. (2019). “LEAP-2017 Simulation Exercise: Calibration of Constitutive Models and Simulation of the Element Tests”, LEAP-UCD-2017 Special Publication Elsevier (in press)
  7. Garini, E., Gazetas, G., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). “Inelastic soil amplification in three sites during the Tokachi-oki MJMA 8.0 earthquake.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publications, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2018.01.017.
  8. Zeghal, M., Goswami, N., Kutter, B. L., Manzari, M. T, Abdoun, T., Arduino, P., Armstrong, R. J., Beaty, M. H., Chen, Y., Ghofrani, A., Haigh, S. K., Hung, W-Y, Iai, S., Kokkali, P., Lee, C. J., Madabhushi, S. P. G., Tobita, T., Ueda, K., Zhou, Y., Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). “Stress-strain response of the LEAP centrifuge tests and numerical predictions.” Special issue of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publications dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.10.014
  9. Manzari, M. T, El Ghoraiby, M., Kutter, B. L., Zeghal, M., Abdoun, T., Arduino, P., Armstrong, R. J., Beaty, M. H., Carey, T., Chen, Y., Ghofrani, A., Gutierrez, D., Goswami, N., Haigh, S. K., Hung, W-Y, Iai, S., Kokkali, P., Lee, C. J., Madabhushi, S. P. G., Mejia, L., Sharp, M., Tobita, T., Ueda, K., Zhou, Y., Ziotopoulou, K. (2016). “Liquefaction Experiment and Analysis Projects (LEAP): Summary of Observations from the Planning Phase.” Special issue of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier Publications dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.05.015
  10. Ziotopoulou, K. (2017). “Seismic response of liquefiable sloping ground: Class A and C numerical predictions of centrifuge model responses.” Special issue of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.01.038
  11. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2016). “Plasticity modeling of liquefaction effects under sloping ground conditions and irregular cyclic loading.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 84, 269-283, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.02.013
  12. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2013). “Calibration and implementation of a sand plasticity plane-strain model for earthquake engineering applications.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 53, 268-280. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2013.07.009
  13. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2013). “Formulation of a sand plasticity plane-strain model for earthquake engineering applications.” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 53, 254-267, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2013.07.006Boulanger, R. W., Kamai, R., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2012). “Liquefaction induced strength loss and deformation: simulation and design.” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 12, 1107-1128, doi.org/10.1007/s10518-013-9549-x

Refereed Book Chapters

  1. Boulanger, R. W., Montgomery, J., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2015). “Ch. 10: Nonlinear deformation analyses of liquefaction effects on embankment dams.” In Atilla Ansal and Mohamed Sakr, (Eds.), Perspectives on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. Springer Publishing, Switzerland, dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10786-8_10
  2. Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas, G. (2010). “Ch. 8: Are current design spectra sufficient for soil-structure systems on soft soils?” In: Advances in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering, M.N. Fardis ed., Springer, pp. 79-87, dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-8746-1_8

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Sinha., S. K., Ziotopoulou, K., and Kutter, B. L. (2019). “Numerical Modeling of Liquefaction-Induced Downdrag on Axially Loaded Piles” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  2. Tasiopoulou, P., Ziotopoulou, K., Giannakou, A., Chacko, J., and Travasarou, T. (2019). “Evaluation and Simulation of Sand Behavior Accounting for Both Liquefaction Triggering and Post-liquefaction Shear Strain Accumulation” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  3. El Kortbawi, M., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2019). “Constitutive Modeling of the Cyclic Response of (Bio-) Cemented Sands” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  4. Pretell-Ductram, A. R., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2019). “Liquefaction-induced ground deformation at Balboa Blvd. during the Northridge Earthquake:A numerical study” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  5. Humire, F. A., Ziotopoulou, K., and Martinez, A. (2019). “Experimental study of shear strain accumulation during cyclic mobility” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  6. Ziotopoulou, K., Montgomery, J., Tsiaousi, D., Tasiopoulou, P., Ugalde, J., and Travasarou, T. (2019). “Effect of calibration and numerical modeling procedures on the simulations of a liquefiable slope” Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (abstract accepted – paper in preparation).
  7. Montgomery, J., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). “Numerical simulations of selected LEAP centrifuge experiments with PM4Sand in FLAC”, LEAP-UCD-2017 Proceedings (accepted)
  8. El Kortbawi, M., Ziotopoulou, K., Gomez, M. G., and Lee, M. (2019). Validation of a bounding surface plasticity model against the experimental response of (bio-) cemented sands. GeoCongress, Philadelphia, PA (accepted)
  9. Bronner, C. E., Wilson, D. W., Ziotopoulou, K., Darby, K. M., Sturm, A., Raymond, A. J., Boulanger, R. W., and DeJong, J. T. (2018) “An Example of Effective Mentoring for Research Centers”, Theme Paper, 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018.
  10. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018) “On NDA practices for evaluating liquefaction effects.” Proc. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics V (GEESDV 2018) Invited Paper, June 10 – 13, 2018, Austin, Texas.
  11. Ziotopoulou, K., Montgomery, J., Parra Bastidas, A. M., and Morales, B. (2018). “Cyclic Response of Ottawa F-65 Sand: Laboratory and Numerical Investigation.” Proc. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics V (GEESDV 2018), June 10 – 13, 2018, Austin, Texas.
  12. Boulanger, R. W., Price, A. B., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). “Constitutive modeling of the cyclic loading response of low plasticity fine-grained soils.” GSIC 2018, Proceedings of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Fundamentals of Soil Behaviours, A. Zhou et al. (Eds.), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., pp. 1–13, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0125-4_1.
  13. Huang, G., Ziotopoulou, K., and Filz, G. M. (2018) “Numerical Predictions of Deformations in Geosynthetic-Reinforced Column-Supported Embankments: Validation of Manual Dissipation of Excess Pore Pressures Approach for Undrained and Drained Analyses.” Proc. International Foundations Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE 2018), March 5-10, Orlando, Florida.
  14. Stark, N., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2017) “Undrained Shear Strength of Offshore Sediments from Portable Free Fall Penetrometers: Theory, Field Observation and Numerical Simulations.” Society for Underwater Technology OSIG (Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics) 8th International Conference, 12-14 September 2017, Royal Geographical Society, South Kensington, London.
  15. Montgomery, J., Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2017). “Effects of Spatial Variability on the Seismic Response of the Wildlife Liquefaction Array.” Performance Based Design III (PBDIII) Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-19.
  16. Giannakogiorgos, A., Awad, A., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2017). “Liquefaction susceptibility and triggering potential of the Wakatipu varved lake sediments in Queenstown, New Zealand.” Performance Based Design III (PBDIII) Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-19.
  17. Ziotopoulou, K., O’Connell, S., Stark, N., and Ghose Hajra, M. (2017). “Preliminary simulations of free-fall penetrometer behavior: towards validating against geotechnical field and laboratory observations and predicting sediment erosion and deposition in waterways in coastal Louisiana.” Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 GSP 280, Orlando, FL.
  18. Ekstrom, L. T., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2017). “Seismic response of liquefiable sloping ground: validation of Class B predictions against the LEAP centrifuge tests”, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 GSP 281, Orlando, FL.
  19. Ramirez, J., Badanagki, M., Abkenar, M. R., ElGhoraiby, M. A., Manzari, M. T., Dashti, S., Barrero, A., Taiebat, M., Ziotopoulou, K., and Liel, A. (2017). “Seismic performance of a layered liquefiable site: validation of numerical simulations using centrifuge modeling”, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 GSP 281, Orlando, FL.
  20. Ziotopoulou, K., and Montgomery, J. (2017). “Numerical modeling of earthquake-induced liquefaction effects on shallow foundations.” Proc. 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (16WCEE), January 9-13, Santiago, Chile.
  21. Montgomery, J., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2016). “Simulating the effects of earthquake-induced liquefaction on shallow footings.” Proc. 2nd Huixian International Forum on Earthquake Engineering for Young Researchers, August 19-21, Beijing, China.
  22. Ghanat, S., Kaklamanos, J., Ziotopoulou, K., and Selvaraj, S. I. (2016). A multi-institutional study of pre- and post-course knowledge surveys in undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses.” Proc. 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, June 26-29, New Orleans, LA.
  23. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2015). “PM4Sand: A sand plasticity model for earthquake engineering applications.” 5th International Workshop for Young Doctors in Geomechanics, W(H)YDOC15, Pereira, Delage, Ghabezloo, Vandamme (eds), 2-4 December, Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, France.
  24. Green, R. A., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2015). “Overview of screening criteria for liquefaction triggering susceptibility.” Proceedings 10th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, November 6-8, Sydney, Australia.
  25. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2015). “Validation protocols for constitutive modeling of liquefaction”, Proc. 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, November 1-4, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  26. Stark N., Quinn, B., Ziotopoulou, K., and Lantuit, H. (2015). “Geotechnical investigation of pore pressure behavior of muddy seafloor sediments in an arctic permafrost environment.” Proc. ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering OMAE 2015, Volume 1: Offshore Technology, May 31-June 5, St. John’s, Canada, dx.doi.org/10.1115/OMAE2015-41583
  27. Ziotopoulou, K., Maharjan, M., Boulanger, R. W., Beaty, M. H., Armstrong, R. J., and Takahashi, A. (2014). “Constitutive modeling of liquefaction effects in sloping ground.” Proc. 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25, Anchorage, AK.
  28. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2013). “Numerical modeling issues in predicting post-liquefaction reconsolidation strains and settlements.” Proc. 10th International Conference on Urban Geotechnical Engineering (CUEE), March 1-2, Tokyo, Japan.
  29. Boulanger, R. W., Kamai, R., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2013). “Simulation of liquefaction-induced void redistribution in a centrifuge test.” Proc. 10th International Conference on Urban Geotechnical Engineering (CUEE), March 1-2, Tokyo, Japan.
  30. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2012). “Constitutive modeling of duration and overburden effects in liquefaction evaluations.” Proc. 2nd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), May 28-30, Taormina, Italy, Paper no. 03.10, 467-482.
  31. Ziotopoulou, K., Boulanger, R. W., and Kramer, S. L. (2012). “Site response analysis at liquefiable sites.” ASCE Geo-Congress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, R. D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller eds., Geotechnical Special Publication No.225, American Society of Civil Engineers, Geo-Institute, 1799-1808.
  32. Boulanger, R. W., Kamai, R., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2011). “Numerical modeling of liquefaction effects.” Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, 4th International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IASPEI / IAEE) International Symposium, August 23-26, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA.
  33. Gazetas, G., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2010). “Bi-normalized response spectrum for a rational soil structure interaction analysis.” Workshop on Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) Knowledge and Effect on the Seismic Assessment of Nuclear Power Plant Structures and Components, October 6-8, Ottawa, Canada.
  34. Ziotopoulou, K., Gazetas, G., and Tazoh, T. (2010). “Soil amplification during the 2003 Tokachi-Oki earthquake: Analysis of surface and bedrock recordings.” 6th Hellenic Conference on Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering, September 29-October 1, Volos, Greece (in Greek).
  35. Tasiopoulou, P., Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas G. (2010). “Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center: Seismic analysis of tall reinforced earth wall on precarious soil.” 6th Hellenic Conference on Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering, September 29- October 1, Volos, Greece (in Greek).
  36. Gerolymos, N., Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas, G. (2010). “Reinforced soil retaining walls: Numerical analysis of a centrifuge test.” 6th Hellenic Conference on Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering, September 29-October 1, Volos, Greece (in Greek).
  37. Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas, G. (2009). “The irrationality of current seismic code spectra for soft soils: Proposed remedy.” 3rd Greece–Japan Workshop on Seismic Design, Observation, Retrofit of Foundations, Special Theme: Seismic Protection of Cultural Heritage, Ed. G. Gazetas, Y. Goto, T. Tazoh, September 22-23, Santorini, Greece.
  38. Ziotopoulou, K., Gazetas, G., and Garini, E. (2008). “Towards a unique bi-normalized response spectrum for all soil categories.” 3rd Hellenic Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, November 5-7, Athens, Greece (in Greek).
  39. Gazetas, G., Gerolymos, N., Garini, E., Gelagoti. F., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2008). “Asterios earthfill dam: Seismic analysis using rigorous and simplified methods.” 3rd Hellenic Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, November 5-7, Athens, Greece (in Greek).

Abstracts

  1. Ziotopoulou, K. (2017) “The Liquefaction Evaluation and Analysis Project as a source of experimental and numerical data: Towards the Quantification of uncertainty in the numerical modeling of liquefaction effects”, Extended Abstract, QuakeCore Annual Meeting, Taupo, New Zealand, September 4. Extended abstract.
  2. Ziotopoulou, K. (2017) “The Liquefaction Evaluation and Analysis Project as a source of experimental data: insights and opportunities for validation efforts”, Extended Abstract, QuakeCore Annual Meeting, Taupo, New Zealand, September 4. Extended abstract.
  3. Ziotopoulou, K. (2016) “Challenges in predicting post-liquefaction reconsolidation strains and settlements: a multitude of implications”, Extended Abstract, U.S. – New Zealand – Japan International Workshop Liquefaction-Induced Ground Movements Effects, Berkeley, CA, November 2-4. Extended abstract.
  4. Ziotopoulou, K. (2016) “Plasticity Modeling of Liquefaction Effects under Sloping Ground Conditions: Investigation of Underlying Mechanisms and Recent Advancements”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference and Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 22-25. Abstract.
  5. Ziotopoulou, K. (2015) “Systematic Validation as a Key to Moving Forward: Constitutive Modeling of Liquefaction”, 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS) Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, Minisymposium “Loss, Risk, Uncertainty and Modeling for Seismic Performance Assessment of Structures”, Crete, Greece, May 26. Abstract.
  6. Ziotopoulou, K. (2015) “Problem-Specific Validation of Constitutive Models”, Liquefaction Experiments and Analysis Projects (LEAP), Washington Meeting, The George Washington University, January 26-27, 2015. Abstract
  7. Ziotopoulou, K., and Boulanger, R. W. (2014) “Effect of earthquake aftershocks on the response of liquefiable soils under sloping ground conditions.” Eastern Section of Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, November 4. Abstract: dx.doi.org/10.1785/0220150009

Reports

  1. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). “A silt plasticity model for earthquake engineering applications: Version 1.0.” Report No. UCD/CGM-18-01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, 109 pp.
  2. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2017). “A sand plasticity model for earthquake engineering applications: Version 3.1.” Report No. UCD/CGM-17-01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, 114 pp.
  3. Kontozoglou, E., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2016). “Physical and Numerical Modeling of Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction Effects on Shallow Foundations: Review of Recent Developments and Insights.” Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research Report, Blacksburg, VA, 72 pp.
  4. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2015). “A sand plasticity model for earthquake engineering applications: Version 3.0.” Report No. UCD/CGM-15-01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, 113 pp.
  5. Ziotopoulou, K., Price, A. B., DeJong, J. T., and Boulanger, R. W. (2013). “Direct Simple Shear testing of Sands: Procedures and specifications.” Soil Interactions Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, 27 pp.
  6. Boulanger, R. W., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2012). “A sand plasticity model for earthquake engineering applications: Version 2.0.” Report No. UCD/CGM-12-01, Center for Geotechnical Modeling, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, 100 pp.
  7. Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas, G. (2009). “Non-linear seismic response analysis of soil deposits and piles and proposed unique bi-normalized spectrum”. Research Report LSM. NTUA-09-01, Laboratory of Soil Mechanics, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  8. Ziotopoulou, K., and Gazetas, G. (2008). “Tokachi-Oki earthquake 2003: 1-D soil amplification studies with the Hokkaido base and surface records.” Gazetas and Associates, Athens, Greece, 37 pp.

Refereed Magazine Articles

  1. Montgomery, J., Allmond, J., Ziotopoulou, K., Hakhamaneshi, M., and Kamai, R. (2013). “UC Davis Geotechnical Graduate Student Society: Enhancing education.” ASCE GI Geo-Strata issue on Geo-Education, March/April, pp. 49-52.

Book Translations

  1. Ziotopoulou, K. (2015). “Graham Barnes – Soil Mechanics: Principles and Practice – 3rd Edition”. Translation from English to Greek, Klidarithmos publications (currently used as the textbook of the two undergraduate Soil Mechanics courses at the National Technical University of Athens).

Dissertation and Theses

  1. Ziotopoulou, K. (2014). “A Sand Plasticity Model for Earthquake Engineering Applications.” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis, Advisor: Ross W. Boulanger.
  2. Ziotopoulou, K. (2010). “Evaluating Model Uncertainty against Strong Motion Records at Liquefiable Sites.” M.S. Thesis, University of California, Davis, Advisor: Ross W. Boulanger.
  3. Ziotopoulou, K. (2007). “Non–linear Seismic Response of Soil Deposits and Piles and Proposal of Unique Bi-normalized Design Spectrum.” Diploma Thesis, National Technical University of Athens, Advisor: George Gazetas.

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