Dr. Hussam N. Mahmoud

George T. Abell Professor in Infrastructure and Director, Structural Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

School of Biomedical Engineering

School of Advanced Materials Discovery




Publications

NEWS ARTICLES

N1. Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Innovative Approaches for Sustainable and Resilient Communities”, First Bell: American Society of Engineering Education, https://www.engr.colostate.edu/innovative-approaches-to-modeling-community-resilience/

N2. McConnell, J. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Life Cycle Analysis of Steel Bridges During Construction and In Service”, STRUCTURE magazine”, THE CONVERSATION, ttps://www.structuremag.org/?p=13769

N3. Mahmoud, H. and McManus, P. (2018) “Road to Recovery: A look at Resilience in Steel Buildings Subjected to Earthquakes or other Disasters.”, MODERN STEEL CONSTRUCTION, https://www.aisc.org/globalassets/modern-steel/archives/2018/04/roadtorecovery.pdf

N4. Mahmoud, H. (2017) “Upgrading our Infrastructure: Targeting Repairs for Locks, Dams and Bridges.”, THE CONVERSATION, https://theconversation.com/upgrading-our-infrastructure-targeting-repairs-for-locks-dams-and-bridges-69748

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

B1. Elnashai, A. and Mahmoud, H. (2019) “Assessment of Earthquake Performance of Structures by Hybrid Simulation”, Oxford Research Encyclopedia (ORE) of Natural Hazard Science, Oxford University Press, Editor in Chief, Susan Cutter.

B2. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. (2016) “Multi-Hazard Multi-Objective Optimization of Building Systems with Isolated Floors under Seismic and Wind Demands.”, Chapter 1: Section 1, Edited Proceedings on the 1st International Conference on Multi-Hazard Approach to Engineering (ICMAE), Gardoni, Paolo and LaFave, J., Springer.

B3. Nakata, N., Dyke, S., Zhang, J., Mosqueda, G., Shao, Zo., Mahmoud, H., Head, M., Bletzinger, M., Marshall, G., Ou, G., and Song, C. (2014) “Hybrid Simulation Primer and Dictionary”, Hybrid Simulation Task Force, https://nees.org/resources/7702

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Community Resilience Quantification

J1. Nozhati, S., Rosenheim, N., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., and Maria Perez (2018) “Measuring Food Security of Households in the Aftermath of Disaster”, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, In press.

J2. Nozhati, S., Rosenheim, N., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., and Maria Perez (2018) “Measuring Food Security of Households in the Aftermath of Disaster”, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, In press.

J3. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, H. (2019) “Full Functionality and Recovery Assessment Framework for a Hospital Subjected to a Scenario Earthquake Event,” Engineering Structures, In Press.

J4. Nozhati, S., Sarkale, Y., Ellingwood, B., Chong, E., and Mahmoud, H. (2019) “Near-optimal Planning using Approximate Dynamic Programming to Enhance Post-Hazard Community Resilience Management,” Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Vol. 181, 116-126.

J5. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. (2018) “Unraveling the Complexity of Wildland Urban Interface Fires,” Nature – Scientific Reports, Vol. 8(1), 9315, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-27215-5

J6. Attary N., van de Lindt J.W., Mahmoud, H. and Smith S., Navarro, S., Wook-Kim, Y., Lee, J. (2018) “Hindcasting Community-Level Building Damage for the 2011 Joplin EF5 Tornado,” Natural Hazards, Vol. 93(3), 1295-1316.

J7. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “A Framework for Estimating Immediate Interdependent Functionality Reduction of a Steel Hospital Following a Seismic Event,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 168, 669–683.

J8. Memari, M, Attary, N., Masoomi, H., Mahmoud, H., van de Lindt, J., Pilkington, S., Ameri, M. (2018) “Minimal Building Fragility Portfolio for Damage Assessment of Communities Subjected to Tornadoes,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 144(7), 04018072.

J9. Wang, Y., Wang, N., and Lin, P., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., Maloney, T. (2018) “De-aggregation of Community Resilience Goals to obtain Minimum Performance Objectives for Buildings under Tornado Hazards,” Structural Safety, Vol. 70, 82-92.

J10. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. (2018) “Spatial and Temporal Quantification of Community Resilience: Gotham City under Attack,” Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 33, 353–372.

J11. Attary, N., van de Lindt, J., Mahmoud, H., and Smith, S. (2018) “Hindcasting Community-Level Damage to the Interdependent Buildings and Electric Power Network after the 2011 Joplin, Missouri, Tornado,” ASCE Journal of Natural Hazard Review, Vol. 20(1), 04018027-1.

J12. Pilkington, S. and Mahmoud (2017) “Real-Time Application of the Multi-Hazard Hurricane Impact Level Model for the Atlantic Basin,” Frontiers in Built Environment - Wind Engineering and Science - Tropical Cyclone Damage Mitigation and Risk Modeling, Vol. 3(67), https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fbuil.2017.00067/full

J13. Pilkington, S. and Mahmoud, H. (2017) “Spatial and Temporal Variations in Resilience to Tropical Cyclones along the United States Coastline as Determined by the Multi-Hazard Hurricane Impact Level Model”, Nature - Palgrave Communications, Vol. 3, article 14, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41599-017-0016-1

J14. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., (2017) “A Probabilistic Cellular Automata Framework for Assessing the Impact of WUI Fires on Communities,” Procedia Engineering, Vol. 198, 1111–1122.

J15. Pilkington, S. and Mahmoud, H. (2016) “Using Artificial Neural Networks to Forecast Economic Impact of Multi-Hazard Hurricane-Based Events,” Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Vol. 1(1-2), 63-83.


Single and Multi-Hazard Effects

J16. Qin, C. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Collapse Performance of Composite Steel Frames Under Fire,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 183, 662-676.

J17. Hemmati, M., and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “A Framework for Collapse Vulnerability Assessment of Steel Beams Subjected to Increasing Loads and Non-Uniform Longitudinal Temperature,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 144(6), 04018051-1.

J18. Memari, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Predicting the Onset of Instability in Steel Columns Subjected to Earthquake Followed by Non-Uniform Longitudinal Temperature Profile,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 144(6), 04018051-1.

J19. Memari, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Multi-Resolution Analysis of the SAC Steel Frames with RBS Connections under Fire”, Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 98, 90-108.

J20. Memari, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Framework for a Performance-Based Analysis of Fires Following Earthquakes,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 171, 794-805.

J21. Memari, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Design Formulation for Critical Buckling Stress of Steel Columns Subjected to Non-Uniform Fire Loads,” AISC Engineering Journal, Second Quarter, Vol. 55(2), 89-108.

J22. Memari, M. Mahmoud, H., and Ellingwood, B. (2018) “Stability of Steel Columns Subjected to Earthquake and Fire Loads,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(1), 04017173.

J23. Maloney, T., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., Wang, N., Wang, Y., and Lin, P. (2018) “Performance and Risk to Light Wood Frame Buildings Subjected to Tornados,” Structural Safety, Vol. 70, 35-47.

J24. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, H. (2017) “Modeling Resolution Effects on the Seismic Response of a Steel Hospital,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 139, 254–271.

J25. Chulahwat, A. and Mahmoud, H. (2017) “A Combinatorial Optimization Approach for Multi – Hazard Design of Suspended Slab Isolation Systems Under Seismic and Wind Hazards,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 137, 268-284.

J26. Mahmoud, H. and Cheng, G. (2017) “Framework for Lifecycle Cost Assessment of Steel Buildings under Seismic and Wind Hazards,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Special Issue on Recent Advances in Assessment and Mitigation of Multiple Hazards, Vol. 143(3).

J27. Mahmoud, H., Ellingwood, B., Turbert, C., and Memari, M. (2016) “Response of Reduced Beam Section Connections Exposed to Fire,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 142(1), 04016043.

J28. Smith, V. and Mahmoud, H. (2016) “Multi-Hazard Assessment of Wind Turbine Towers under the Simultaneous Application of Seismic, Operation, and Wind Loads,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 30(6), 04016043.

J29. Engle, T., Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. (2015) “A Hybrid Tuned Mass Damper and Isolation Floor Slab System Optimized for Vibration Control,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 19(8), 1197-1221.

J30. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. (2015) “Response of Building Systems with Suspended Floor Slabs under Dynamic Excitations,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 104, 155-173.

J31. Chen, L. Mahmoud, H., Tong, Shi-Min, and Zhou, Yun (2015) “Seismic Behavior of Double Steel Plate-HSC Composite Walls,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 102, 1-12.

J32. Wilson, T., Chen, S., and Mahmoud, H. (2015) “Analytical Case Study on the Seismic Performance of a Curved and Skewed Reinforced Concrete Bridge Considering Vertical Ground Motions,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 100, 128–136.

J33. Memari, M. Mahmoud, H., and Ellingwood, B. (2014) “Post-Earthquake Fire Performance of Moment Resisting Frames with Reduced Beam Section Connections,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 103, 215–229.

J34. Memari, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2014) “Performance of Steel Moment Resisting Frames with RBS Connections under Fire Loading,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 75, 126-138.

J35. Wilson, T., Mahmoud, H., and Chen, S. (2014) “Seismic Performance of Skewed and Curved Reinforced Concrete Bridges in Mountainous States,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 70, 158-167.

J36. Mahmoud, H., Elnashai, A. S., Spencer, B. F., Kwon, O. S., and Bennier, D. J. (2013) “Hybrid Simulation for Earthquake Response of Semi-Rigid Steel Frames,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Special Issue: NEES 1: Advances in Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 139, 1134–1148.

J37. Como, A. and Mahmoud, H. (2013) “Numerical Evaluation of Tsunami Debris Impact Loading on Wooden Structural Walls,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 56, 1249–1261.

J38. Aksolayar, N. D., Elnashai, A. S., and Mahmoud, H. (2012) “Seismic Performance of Semi- Rigid Moment Resisting Frames under Far and Near Field Records,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 138(157), 157-169.

J39. Aksolayar, N.D., Elnashai, A. S., and Mahmoud, H. (2010) “The Design and Seismic Performance of Low-Rise Long-Span Moment Resisting Frames with Energy Dissipative Semi-Rigid Connections,” Journal of Construction Steel Research, Vol. 67(1), 114-126.

Deteriorated Infrastructure

J40. Atadero, R., Harper-Smith, A., and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Deteriorated Bridge Expansion Joints,” Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 24(1), 04018033.

J41. Mahmoud, H. Memari, M., and Atadero, B. (2018) “Experimental Fatigue Assessment of CFRP-Retrofitted RC Bridge Beams Subjected to High Service Temperatures,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, In Press.

J42. Irfaee, M. and Mahmoud, H. (2017) “Mixed-Mode Fatigue and Fracture Assessment of a Twin Box Girder Steel Bridge,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, In Press.

J43. Riveros, G., Mahmoud, H., and Lozano, C. (2018) “Fatigue Repair of Underwater Navigation Steel Structures using CFRP,” Engineering Structures, 173, 718–728.

J44. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. (2018) “A New Approach to Predict Cyclic Response and Fracture of Shear Links and Eccentrically Braced Frames,” Frontiers in Built Environment – Earthquake Engineering, 4(11), https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fbuil.2018.00011/full

J45. Mahmoud, H. Riveros, G., Memari, M., Valsangkar, A., and Ahmadi, B. (2018) “Underwater Large-Scale Experimental Fatigue Assessment of CFRP-Retrofitted Steel Panels,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 144(10).

J46. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., and Riveros, G. (2017) “Fatigue and Fracture Lifecycle Cost Assessment of a Miter Gate with Multiple Cracks,” Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 83, 57-74.

J47. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. (2017) “Simulation of Block Shear Fracture in Bolted Connections,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 134, 1-16.

J48. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. (2016) “A New Model for Ductile Fracture of Metal Alloys: Part I – Monotonic Loading,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 142(2), 04015088.

J49. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. (2016) “A New Model for Ductile Fracture of Metal Alloys: Part II – Reverse Loading,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 142(2), 04015089-1.

J50. Mahmoud, H. and Miller, P. (2015) “Distortion-Induced Fatigue Crack Growth,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 21(2), 04015041.

J51. Do, T. Q, Mahmoud, H., and van de Lindt, J. (2014) “Fatigue Life of Wind Turbine Tower Bases Throughout Colorado,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 29(4).

J52. Sobieck, T, Atadero, R., and Mahmoud, H. (2015) “Fatigue Crack Propagation of Notched Steel Rebar in RC Beams Repaired with Externally Bonded CFRP,” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 19(5), 04014076.

J53. Do, T. Q, van de Lindt, J. W., and Mahmoud, H. (2015) “Fatigue Life Fragilities and Performance-Based Design of Wind Turbine Tower Base Connections,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 141(7), 04014183.

J54. Mahmoud, H. and Riveros, G. (2014) “Fatigue Reliability of a Single Stiffened Ship Hull Panel,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 66, 89–99.

J55. Hesse A. A., Atadero R. A., and Mahmoud, H. (2014) “Approach-Span Failure of the Hoan Bridge as a Case Study for Engineering Students and Practicing Engineers,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 28(2), 341-348.

J56. Dexter, R. J., Mahmoud, H., and Pilarski, P. J. (2005) “Propagation of Long Cracks in Stiffened Box-sections under Bending and Stiffened Single Panels under Axial Tension,” International Journal of Steel Structures, Vol. 5(3), 181-188.

J57. Mahmoud, H., Connor, R. J., and Fisher, J. W. (2005) “Finite Element Investigation of the Fracture Potential of Highly Constrained Details in Steel Plate Members,” Journal of Computer - Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 20(5), 383-392.

J58. Dexter, R. J., Connor, R. J., and Mahmoud, H. (2005) “Review of Steel Bridges with Fracture-critical Elements,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. Vol. 1928(1), 74-82.

J59. Mahmoud, H. and Dexter, R. J. (2005) “Propagation Rate of Large Cracks in Stiffened Panels under Tension Loading,” Journal of Marine Structures, Vol. 18(3), 265-288.

J60. Dexter, R. J., Pilarski, P. J., and Mahmoud, H. (2003) “Analysis of Crack Propagation in Welded Stiffened Panels”, International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 25(9-11), 1169-1174.


Others

J61. Fanning, B., Clevenger, C., Ozbek, M., and Mahmoud, H. (2014) “Implementing BIM on Infrastructure: A Comparison of Two Bridge Construction Projects “, ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, Vol. 20(4),04014044.

J62. Mahmoud, H., Wagoner Johnson, A., McFarlin, B., Chien, E., and Poellmann, M. (2013) “System- Level Biomechanical Approach for the Evaluation of Term and Preterm Pregnancy Maintenance”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering-Year in Review, 135(2):021009.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Conference Proceedings (Peer-Reviewed)

C1. Mahmoud, H., Hassan, E. “Framework for Recovery Assessment of Hospital Cluster Following a Scenario Earthquake Event”. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13), Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.

C2. Nozhati, S., Sarkale, Y., Ellingwood, B., Chong, E., Mahmoud, H. “An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to Food Security of Communities Following Hazards”. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13), Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.

C3. Mahmoud, H., Chulahwat, A. “A New Hazard-Agnostic Finite Element Model for Community Resilience Assessment”. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13), Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.

C4. van de Lindt, J., Mahmoud, H., Pilkington, S., Koliou, M., Attary, N., Cutler, H., Smith, S., Rosenheim, N., Navarro, C., Kim, Y.W., Sung Lee, J. “Validating Interdependent Community Resilience Modeling using Hindcasting”. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13), Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.

C5. Mahmoud, H., Memari, M. “A Framework for Performance-Based Fire Following Earthquake Engineering”. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP 13), Seoul, South Korea, May 2019.

C6. Mahmoud, H., Chulahwat, A., and Irfaee, M. “Inspection Intervals of Fracture-Critical Steel Bridges Based on Fatigue and Fracture Life-cycle Cost Assessment”. World Steel Bridge Symposium World Steel Bridge Symposium, Baltimore, MD, April 2018.

C7. Harper Smith, A., Rager, K., Mahmoud, H., Atadero, R., Martinez, J., Wang, T., and Khan, A. “Thermal Effects on Deck Joint Movement in Colorado”. Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2017.

C8. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H., “Simulation of Growth and Instability of Large Cracks under Reverse Loading”, IJSSD Symposium on Progress in Structural Stability and Dynamics, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2015.

C9. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H., “Prediction of Block Shear Fracture in Bolted Connections”, The 8th International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2015.

C10. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. "Numerical Simulation of Hollow Sections Facture in Gusset Plate Welded Connections", ASCE Structures Congress, Boston, PA, April 2015.

C11. Mahmoud, H., “Growth and Instability of Long Cracks in Non-redundant and Redundant Structures”, 10th International Conference on Civil and Architecture Engineering (ICCAE-10), Cairo, Egypt, May 2014.

C12. Mahmoud, H. and Elnashai, A. S., “A Detailed 2D Finite Element Model for the Seismic Assessment of Steel Frames with Top-and Seat-angle with Double Web-Angle Connections”, Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Corfu, Greece, May 2011.

C13. Mahmoud, H., Elnashai, A. S., Spencer. B. F., and Bennier, D. J., “System-level Seismic Evaluation of Partial-strength Semi-Rigid Steel Frames using Hybrid Simulation", the 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering & 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, March 2010.

C14. Mahmoud, H. and Elnashai, A. S., “A Framework for Hybrid Simulation of Semi-Rigid Steel Frames”, STESSA 2009: Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, Philadelphia, August 2009.

C15. Semetay, C., Mahmoud, H., and Nied, H. F., “Stress and Fracture Analysis for Welded Plate Girders in Bridge Structures”, International Conference on Health Monitoring of Structure Material and Environment, South East University, Nanjing, China, October 2007.

C16. Khazem, D., Serzan, K., Mahmoud, H., Chen, Y., and Kushmock, R., “Site-Specific Fatigue Loading Utilizing WIM Data”, 1st International Conference on Fatigue and Fracture in the Infrastructure: Bridges and Structures of the 21st Century, Philadelphia, August 2006.

C17. Mahmoud, H., Yen, B. T., Jin, J., and Millius, J., “Evaluation of Stresses at Connection Plate Gap Details on a Cross Girder using Finite Element Analysis and Field Measurements”, 1st International Conference on Fatigue and Fracture in the Infrastructure: Bridges and Structures of the 21st Century, Philadelphia, August 2006.

C18. Mahmoud, H., Connor, R. J., and Fish, P., “Field Testing and Fatigue Evaluation of the I-39 Northbound Bridge over the Wisconsin River”, 23rd Annual International Bridge Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2006.

C19. Mahmoud, H., Hodgson, I. C., Bowman, C. A., Ruzzi, L., and Eshenaur, S., “Field Testing and Fatigue and Fracture Evaluation of the I-79 Neville Island Bridge”, 22nd Annual International Bridge Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2005.

Conference Proceedings (Not Peer-Reviewed)

C20. Mahmoud, H. and Hassan, E. “Framework for Hospital Recovery Assessment Following Earthquakes”, US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship: Leading Discoveries in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution, St. John’s University, August 2018.

C21. Yugandhar, S., Nozhati, S., Ellingwood, B., Chong, E., and Mahmoud, H. “Solving Markov decision processes for network-level post-hazard recovery via simulation optimization and rollout" 14th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2018), Munich, Germany, August 2018, pp. 906-912.

C22. Nozhati, S., Yugandhar, S., Ellingwood, B., Chong, E., and Mahmoud, H. “A Modified Approximate Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Community-level Food Security Following Disasters”, 9th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software - Modeling for Sustainable Food-Energy-Water Systems, Fort Collins, CO, June 2018.

C23. van de Lindt, J., Attary, N., Mahmoud, H., Pilkington, S., Koliou, M., Cutler, H., Zahran, S., Peacock, W., Rosenheim, N. “Hindcasting Validation of a Resilience Computational Environment Architecture: Five Years of Recovery Following the 2011 Joplin, Missouri Tornado”, 6th International Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management, NUS, Singapore, May 2018.

C24. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, H. “Comparative Loss Assessment of a Steel Hospital using Multi-Resolution Numerical Models”, 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (11NCEE)”, Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

C25. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, H. “Resilience Quantification of a Steel Hospital Subjected to Earthquake Loading”, 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (11NCEE), Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

C26. Nozhati, S., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., and van de Lindt, B. “Identifying and Analyzing Interdependent Critical Infrastructure in Post-Earthquake Urban Reconstruction”, 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (11NCEE), Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

C27. Mahmoud, H. and Qin, C. “Progressive Collapse Analysis of Composite Steel Frames under Elevated Temperature”, 8th International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete (CCVIII), Jackson Hole, WY, July 2017.

C28. Mahmoud, H. and Memari, M., “Performance-Based Framework of Steel Structures under Cascading Earthquake and Fire Hazards”, 3rd Huixian International Forum on Earthquake Engineering for Young Researchers (3HIFEE), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, August 2017.

C29. Hassan, E. and Mahmoud, “Effect of Modeling Resolution on the Seismic Resilience of a Steel Hospital Building”, 3rd Huixian International Forum on Earthquake Engineering for Young Researchers (3HIFEE), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, August 2017.

C30. van de Lindt, J., Ellingwood, B., McAllister, T., Wang, N., Mahmoud, H., and Koliou, M. “The Role of Structural Robustness in Risk-Informed Community Resilience Planning”. Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) SEAOC Convention, Maui, HI, October 2016.

C31. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., “A Probabilistic Cellular Automata Framework for Assessing the Impact of WUI Fires on Communities” Urban Transitions Global Summit: Towards a better urban future in an interconnected age, Shanghai, China, September 2016.

C32. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., “Multi-hazard Mitigation of Building Structures using New Floor Isolation Techniques”, The 6th European Conference on Structural Control, Sheffield, England, July 2016.

C33. Mahmoud, H. and Zafar, A. “Time Dependent Reliability Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Bridges including Deterioration Effects”, ASCE Geo-Structures Congress, Phoenix, AZ, February 2016.

C34. Elnashai, A., Kwon, O. Gencturk, B., Mahmoud, H., Spencer, B. Al Anwar, H., and Kim, S. “Hybrid Analytical-Experimental Simulation in Earthquake Response Assessment”, Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC), Cape Town, South Africa, September 2016.

C35. Mahmoud, H., Ellingwood, M. and Memari, M. “Challenges and Alternative Approaches for Simulating the Response of Steel Structures Exposed to Fire”, Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE), Brisbane, Australia, December 2015.

C36. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. “Floor Slab Isolation for Mitigating the Seismic Response of Building Systems”, The Joint 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (6AESE) and 11th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (11ANCRiSST), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, August 2015.

C37. Elnashai, A. and Mahmoud, H. “Hybrid Analytical-Experimental Simulation and Application to Steel Frames with Semi-Rigid Connections”, Keynote Paper, 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, STESSA 2015, Shanghai, China, July 2015.

C38. Wen, H. and Mahmoud, H. “Ultra-Low Cycle Fatigue Demand on Coped Beam Connections under Vertical Excitations”, 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, STESSA 2015, Shanghai, China, July 2015.

C39. Mahmoud, H. and Memari, M. “The Effect of Earthquake History on the Localized Behavior of Moment Connections under Fire”, 8th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas (STESSA), Shanghai, China, July 2015.

C40. Mahmoud, H. and Como, A. “Predicting Tsunami Impact Loading using Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian Formulation”, The 5th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2014.

C41. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., “A Building System with Suspended Floor Slabs for Seismic Application”, the 5th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2014.

C42. Riveros, G., Mahmoud, H., Como, A., “Innovative Fatigue Repair Method for Hydraulic Steel Structures”, 33rd PIANC World Congress, San Francisco, June 2014.

C43. Clevenger, C. M., Ozbek, M. E., Fanning, B., and Mahmoud, H., “Investigating the Cost Impacts of using BIM to Facilitate Sustainable Infrastructure Construction”, The International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, Long Beach, CA, November 2014.

C44. Mahmoud, H. and Turbert, C., “Numerical Assessment of Connections with Reduced Beam Sections under Fire-Following an Earthquake Using Continuously Updated Boundary Condition”, ASCE Structures Congress, Boston, PA, April 2014. C45. Do, T. Q, van de Lindt, J. W., Mahmoud, H. “Fatigue Life Model Including Crack Propagation for Wind Turbine Tower Base Connections.”, ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2014.

C46. Mahmoud, H. and Riveros, G., “Fatigue Reliability of Stiffened Panels using Finite Element Monte Carlo Simulations”, ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2013.

C47. Mahmoud, H. and Elnashai, A., “Hybrid Simulation of Semi-Rigid Partial-Strength Steel Frames”, ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2013.

C48. Memari, M., Turbert, C., and Mahmoud, H., “Effects of Fire Following Earthquakes on Steel Frames with Reduced Beam Sections”, ASCE Structures Congress, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2013.

C49. Como, A. and Mahmoud, H., “3D FEM Model for Tsunami Debris Impact Loading on Structural Walls”, First International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Tsimshatsui, Hong Kong, China, December 2012.

C50. Mahmoud, H. and Elnashai, A. S., “Hybrid Simulation for the Assessment of Semi-Rigid Partial-Strength Steel Frames in Seismic Regions”, International Conference on Earthquake Engineering Research Challenges in the 21st Century, Harbin, China, May 2012.

Conference Abstracts

A1. Pilkington, S., Attary, N., Mahmoud, H., van de Lindt, J., Koliou, M., Memari, M., Smith, S., Curtis, A. “A Holistic Approach for Hindcasting the Recovery of the 2011 Joplin Tornado”, Tornado Hazard Wind Assessment and Reduction Symposium, September 2018.

A2. Mahmoud, H. “The Role of Advanced Simulations in Resilience Assessment of Critical Infrastructure”, Mini Symposium on Computational Modeling in Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A3. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. “Community Assessment of Wildland Urban Interface Fire Risk”, Mini Symposium on Forward and inverse modeling for performance and resilience assessment of civil structures, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A4. Mahmoud, H. and Hemmati, M. “Probabilistic Collapse Assessment of Beams under Localized Fires”, Mini Symposium on Structural-Fire Engineering – Past, Present, and Future, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A5. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A. “Optimization of Buildings for Near Damage-Free Performance under Multiple Hazards”, Mini Symposium on Complex Dynamics Modeling and Control of Structures under Multi-Hazards, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A6. Nozhati, S., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., Yugundar, and Chong, E. “An Approximate Dynamic Programming Approach to Community Recovery Assessment”, Mini Symposium on Tornadoes and Tornado-Structure Interaction Considering Impacts on Community Resilience, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A7. van de Lindt, J., Attary, N., Mahmoud, H., Smith, S., Pilkington, S., Koliou, M., Zahran, S., Cutler, H., Hamideh, S., Sutley, E., Peacock, W., Rosenheim, N., Xiao, Y., Watson, M. “Community Level Damage and Recovery Hindcast: The 2011 Joplin Tornado”, Mini Symposium on Tornadoes and Tornado-Structure Interaction Considering Impacts on Community Resilience, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, May 2018.

A8. Nozhati, S., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., and Chong, E. “Stochastic System Study of Urban Response and Recovery in the aftermath of a disaster”, The 3rd Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section September, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, October 2017.

A9. Mahmoud, H. and Hassan, E., “Effect of Modeling Resolution on the Seismic Fragilities and Resilience of a Steel Hospital Building”, Mini-Symposium on Structural Modeling and Identification for Performance and Resilience Assessment of Civil Structures, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, University of California San Diego San Diego, CA, June 2017.

A10. Mahmoud, H. and Chulahwat, A., “Multi-Hazard Combinatorial Optimization of Buildings with Suspended Floor Slabs” Effect of Modeling Resolution on the Seismic Fragilities and Resilience of a Steel Hospital Building”, Mini-Symposium on Control of Structures for Multiple Hazards, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, University of California San Diego San Diego, CA, June 2017.

A11. Masoomi, H., van de Lindt1, J., Peek, L., Ellingwood, B., Mahmoud, H., Wang, N., Cerato, A., and Simonen. K., “Quantifying Socio-Economic Impact of a Tornado by Evaluating Population Dislocation as a Resilience Metric at the Community Level”, 13th American Conference on Wind Engineering, Gainesville, FL, May 2017.

A12. Mahmoud, H. and Wen, H., “A Unified Model for Ductile Fracture of Metals under Complex Loading History” Effect of Modeling Resolution on the Seismic Fragilities and Resilience of a Steel Hospital Building”, Mini-Symposium on Recent Advances in Fracture and Fatigue Mechanics, and their Application to Metallic Civil Structures, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Stanford University, CA, June 2015.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

R1. Mahmoud, H., Atadero, R., Rager, K., Harper Smith, AL., “Joint Removal Implications – Thermal Analysis and Life-Cycle Cost”, Report number 2018-12, Colorado Department of Transportation, April 2018.

R2. Chen. S., Mahmoud, H., Wilson, T., Johnson, R., Hou. G. “Investigation of Seismic Performance and Design of Typical Curved and Skewed Bridges in Colorado”, Report number 2018-8, Colorado Department of Transportation, January 2018.

R3. Perko, H. A., Melinda, K. J., and Mahmoud, H. N., “Fatigue Analysis of T-Beam Flange to Main Beam Flange Connection for Pumping Units with Various Foundation Support Conditions”, summary report prepared to HESS Corporation, March 2017.

R4. Mahmoud, H. N., Lopez, S., and Riveros, G., “Causes of Pretension Loss in High-Strength Bolts”, ERDC TR-15-17, US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, June 2016.

R5. Sobieck, T., Atadero, R., and Mahmoud, H. N., “Predicting Fatigue Service Life Extension of RC Bridges with Externally Bonded CFRP Repairs”, report submitted to the Mountain-Plains Consortium, MPC 15-292, December 2015.

R6. Mahmoud, H. N. “A Probabilistic Approach for Assessing Fatigue Life of Miter Gates using Lagrangian-Eulerian Formulations”, report submitted to the Department of Defense, User Productivity Enhancement, Technology Transfer, and Training (PETTT) Program, High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), August 2015.

R7. Mahmoud, H. N., Como, A., and Riveros, G., “Fatigue Assessment of Underwater CFRP-Repaired Steel Panels using Finite Element Analysis”, ERDC TR-14-15, US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, May 2014.

R8. Mahmoud, H. N. and Riveros, G., “Fatigue Repair of Steel Hydraulic Structures (SHS) using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers (CFRP): Feasibility Study”, ERDC TR-13-15, prepared by Hussam Mahmoud and Associates for the US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, February 2013.

R9. Dexter, R. J., Mahmoud, H. N., Padula, J. A., Riveros, G. A., “Fitness for Purpose Evaluation of Hydraulic Steel Structures”, ERDC TR-07-15, prepared by Robert J. Dexter and Associates for the US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center, November 2007.

R9. Mahmoud, H. N., Hodgson, I. C., Bowman, C. A., “Instrumentation, Field Testing, and Fatigue Evaluation of the Throgs Neck Bridge Over the East River in New York City”, ATLSS Report # 06- 17, Lehigh University, September 2006.

R10. Fisher, J. W., Connor, R. J., Hodgson, I. C., and Mahmoud, H. N., “Expert Report on The Design Review of the Fatigue Failures of the Steel Open Grid Deck on the Rt. 1&9T Passaic River Bridge”, Prepared for the Division of Law-State of New Jersey by John W. Fisher and Associates, September 2006.

R11. Mahmoud, H. N., Meagher, S., and Yen, B. T., “Results of Field Measurements of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge on I-476 over the Schuylkill River”, Interim Report, ATLSS Interim Report # 06-07, Lehigh University, March 2006.

R12. Hodgson, I., C., Connor, R. J., Mahmoud, H. N., and Bowman, C. A., “Approaches to the Fort Duquesne Bridge: Retrofit of Fatigue and Fracture Details: Field Testing and Fatigue Evaluation”, ATLSS Report # 06-06, Lehigh University, February 2006.

R13. Connor, R. J., Dexter, R. J., and Mahmoud, H. N., “Inspection and Management of Bridges with Fracture-Critical Details”, NCHRP Synthesis 354, National Cooperative Research Highway Program, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2005.

R14. Mahmoud, H. N., Connor, R. J., and Bowman, C. A., “Results of the Fatigue Evaluation and Field Monitoring of the I-39 Northbound Bridge over the Wisconsin River”, ATLSS Report # 05-04, Lehigh University, March 2005.

R15. Mahmoud, H. N. and Connor, R. J., “Field Study of the SR 1045 Hares Hill Road Bridge over French Creek in Chester County, PA.”, ATLSS Report # 05-21, Lehigh University, October 2005.

R16. Connor, R. J., Hodgson, I. C., Mahmoud, H. N., and Bowman, C. A., “Field Testing and Fatigue Evaluation of the I-79 Neville Island Bridge over the Ohio River”, ATLSS Report # 05-02, Lehigh University, February 2005.

R17. Mahmoud, H. N. and Connor, R., J., “Field Monitoring Prototype Retrofits of Floorbeam Connections on the I-95 Girard Point Bridge”, ATLSS Report # 05-01, Lehigh University, January 2005.

R18. Connor, R. J. and Mahmoud, H. N., “Failure Investigation of Two Cantilevered Sign Structures in the City of Hazleton”, ATLSS Report # 04-24, Lehigh University, November 2004.

R19. Fisher, J. W., Connor, R. J., Kaufmann, E. J., and Mahmoud, H. N., “Expert Report on the Forensic Failure Analysis of the Steel Open Grid Deck of Route 1 & 9 T Passaic River Bridge”, prepared for the Division of Law-State of New Jersey, ATLSS Report, August 2004.

R20. Dexter, R. J. and Mahmoud, H. N., “Predicting Stable Fatigue Crack Propagation in Stiffened Panels”, report for the Ship Structure Committee, Report # SSC 435, NTIS#: PB2004-105932, July 2004.

R21. Connor, R. J. and Mahmoud, H. N., “Guide for Evaluating and Retrofitting Bridges for Constraint- induced Fracture”, report submitted to Federal Highway Administration, May 2004.