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- Taflanidis A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Hopem M.
__.__, Tanaka, S., Smith, J. and K.F. Cheung (2012). “Rapid assessment of wave and surge risk during landfalling hurricanes; a probabilistic approach”.*Journal of Waterway, port, coastal and ocean engineering, ASCE*, in press. - Kijewski-Correa, T., Taflanidis, A.A, Mix, D., and R. Kavanagh (2012). “An empowerment model for sustainable reconstruction for Léogâne, Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake”.
*Journal of Leadership and Management in Engineering, ASCE*, in press. - Kennedy, A.B., Westerink, J.J, Smith, J.M., Hope, M.E., Hartman, M., Taflanidis, A.A., Tanaka, S., Westerink, H., Cheung, K.F., Smith, T., Hamann, M., Minamide, M., Otae, A., and C. Dawson (2012).“Tropical Cyclone Inundation Potential on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu and Kauai”.
*Ocean Modeling,*52-53: 54–68. [Link] - Vetter, C. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Global probabilistic sensitivity analysis for stochastic ground motion modeling in seismic risk assessment”.
*Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering*, 38: 128-143 . [Link] - Beck, J.L and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Prior and posterior robust stochastic predictions for dynamical systems using probability logic”.
*Journal of Uncertainty Quantification*, in press. - Kijewski-Correa, K. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “The Haitian housing dilemma: Can sustainability and hazard-resilience be achieved?”.
*Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering*, 10.1007/s10518-011-9330-y. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., and S.-H. Cheung (2012). “Stochastic sampling using moving least squares response surface methodologies”.
*Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics*,**28**: 216-224. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A (2012). “Stochastic Subset Optimization incorporating moving least squares response surface methodologies for stochastic sampling”.
*Advances in Engineering Software*,**44**: 3-14. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A (2011). “Optimal probabilistic design of seismic-dampers for protection of isolated bridges against near-fault seismic excitations”.
*Engineering Structures*,**33**(12): 3496–3508. [Link] - Mix, D., Kijewski-Correa, T. and A.A. Taflanidis (2011). “Assessment of Residential Housing in Léogâne, Haiti after the January 2010 Earthquake and Identification of Needs for Rebuilding”.
*Earthquake Spectra*,**27**(S1): S299–S322. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., and G. Jia (2011). “A simulation-based framework for risk assessment and probabilistic sensitivity analysis of base-isolated structures”.
*Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics*,**40**: 1629–1651. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2010). “Reliability-based design using two-stage stochastic optimization with a treatment of model prediction errors”.
*Journal of Engineering Mechanics ASCE*,**136**(12): 1460-1473. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs, J.T, and J.L. Beck (2010). “Robust stochastic design of linear controlled systems for performance optimization”.
*Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control**ASME*,**132**(5): 051008. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., and J.T Scruggs (2010). “Performance measures and optimal design of linear structural systems under stochastic stationary excitation”.
*Structural Safety*,**32**(5): 305-315. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2010). “Reliability-based optimal design of linear dynamical systems under stochastic stationary excitation and model uncertainty”.
*Engineering Structures*,**32**(5): 1446-1458. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2009). “Life-cycle cost optimal design of passive dissipative devices”.
*Structural Safety,***31**(6): 508-522. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2009). “Stochastic subset optimization for reliability optimization and sensitivity analysis in system design”.
*Computers and Structures*,**31**(5-6): 847-857. [Link] - Taflanidis A.A., Angelides D.C. and J.T. Scruggs (2009). “Simulation-based design of mass dampers for response mitigation of tension leg platforms”.
*Engineering Structures*,**87**(4): 318-331. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs J.T. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Probabilistically robust nonlinear design of control systems for base-isolated structures”.
*Structural control and Health Monitoring,***15**(5): 697-719. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2008). “An efficient framework for optimal robust stochastic system design using stochastic simulation”.
*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*,**198**(1): 88-101. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Beck, J.L. and D.C. Angelides (2008). “Robust-to-modeling-uncertainties nonlinear control design for offshore structures”.
*International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering*,**18**(2): 91-98. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Stochastic Subset Optimization for problems with reliability objectives”.
*Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics,***23**(2-3): 324-338. - Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs, J.T. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Reliability-based performance objectives and probabilistic robustness in structural control applications”.
*Journal of Engineering Mechanics ASCE*,**134**(4): 291-301. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A., Beck, J.L. and D.C. Angelides (2007). “Robust reliability-based design of liquid column mass dampers under earthquake excitation with use of an analytical reliability approximation”.
*Engineering Structures*,**29**(12): 3525-3537. [Link] - Scruggs, J.T., Taflanidis, A.A. and W.D. Iwan (2007). “Nonlinear stochastic controllers for semiactive and regenerative systems with guaranteed quadratic performance bounds. Part II- Output feedback control”.
*Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring*,**14**(8): 1121-1137. [Link] - Scruggs, J.T., Taflanidis, A.A. and W.D. Iwan (2007). “Nonlinear stochastic controllers for semiactive and regenerative systems with guaranteed quadratic performance bounds. Part I- State feedback control”.
*Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring*,**14**(8):1101-1120. [Link]

- Scruggs, J.T., Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2006). “Reliability-based control optimization for active base isolation systems”.
*Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring*,**13**(2-3): 705-723. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2006). “Analytical approximation for stationary reliability of certain and uncertain linear dynamic systems with higher dimensional output”.
*Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics*,**35**(10): 1247-1267. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A., Angelides, D.C. and G.C. Manos (2005). “Optimal design and performance of liquid column mass dampers for rotational vibration control of structures under white noise excitation”.
*Engineering Structure*,**27**(4): 524-534. [Link]

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- Taflanidis, A.A. and I. Gidaris (2012). “Optimal design of nonlinear viscous dampers for protection of isolated bridges” in Structural Seismic Design Optimization and Earthquake Engineering: Formulations and Applications, Plevris, V., Lagaros, N and A. Mitropoulou eds. IGI Global. In press.

- Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Soft computing applications in simulation based natural hazard risk assessment” in Soft Computing Methods for Civil and Structural Engineering, Tsompanakis, Y, and B.H.V. Topping eds. Saxe-Coburg Publications. ISBN 978-1-874672-56-2. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A. (2010). “Robust stochastic design of viscous dampers for base isolation applications” in Computational Methods in Earthquake Engineering, Papadrakakis, M., Fragiadakis, M and N. Lagaros eds. Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-0052-9. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Stochastic system design optimization using stochastic simulation” in Structural design optimization considering uncertainties. Tsompanakis, Y., Lagaros, N., and M. Papadrakakis eds. Taylor & Francis. London, UK. ISBN: 978-0-415-45260-1. [Link]

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- Taflanidis, A.A. and I. Gidaris (2012). “Life-cycle cost based optimal design of fluid viscous dampers”. In proceedings of IFIP WG 7.5 Working Conference, Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems, June 24-27, Yerevan, Armenia.
- Gidaris, I. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Bayesian updating of deteriorating bridge infrastructures through monitoring data”. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Gidaris, I. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Parsimonious modeling of the hysteretic behavior of inelastic structural systems in earthquake engineering”. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Jia, G. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Efficient hurricane risk assessment using kriging metamodel”. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Vetter, C. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Global sensitivity analysis for stochastic ground motion modeling in seismic-risk assessment”. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Medina, C., Tovar, A. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Assessing the performance of multiple designs though probabilistic integrals with applications to robust topology optimization”. In Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Vetter, C., Gidaris, I., and A.A Taflanidis (2012). “Seismic Hazard Characterization through Stochastic Ground Motion Modeling”. In Proceedings of the
*ASCE 2012 Structures Congress.*May 11-17. Chicago, Illinois. - O’Donnell, A.P., Kurama, Y.C, Kalkan, E. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Calibration of a Reusable Nonlinear Beam-Column Connection for Use in an Experimental Ground Motion Scaling Study”. In Proceedings of the
*ASCE 2012 Structures Congress.*May 11-17. Chicago, Illinois.

- Taflanidis, A.A. and I. Gidaris (2011). “Bayesian updating of bridge deteriorating infrastructures through monitoring data”. In Proceedings of the
*ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition.*November 11-17. Denver, Colorado. - Taflanidis, A.A. and C. Vetter (2011). “Seismic risk sensitivity analysis focusing on stochastic ground motion modeling”. In Proceedings of the
*11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering*. August 1-4. Zurich, Switzerland. - Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Life-cycle repair cost assessment and sensitivity analysis”. In Proceedings of the
*11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering*. August 1-4. Zurich, Switzerland. - Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Probabilistic design of supplemental dampers for base-isolated bridges”. In Proceedings of the
*11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering*. August 1-4. Zurich, Switzerland. - Taflanidis, A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Hope, M., Tanaka, S., Smith, J. and K.F. Cheung (2011). “A comprehensive approach for online fast hurricane-risk prediction”. In Proceedings of the
*11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering*. August 1-4. Zurich, Switzerland. - Taflanidis, A.A., Loukogeorgaki, E. and D.C. Angelides (2011). “Risk assessment and sensitivity analysis for offshore wind turbines”. In Proceedings of the
*21st International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference*. June 19-24. Maui, Hawaii. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Design of supplemental dampers for seismic risk reduction of isolated bridges”. In Proceedings of the
*International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management/Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis*. April 11-13. Hyattsville, Maryland. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Seismic risk assessment and sensitivity analysis in terms of life-cycle repair cost”. In Proceedings of the
*International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management/Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis*. April 11-13. Hyattsville, Maryland. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Hope, M., Tanaka, S., Smith, J. and K.F. Cheung (2011). “Probabilistic hurricane surge risk estimation through high-fidelity numerical simulation and response surface approximations”. In Proceedings of the
*International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management/Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis*. April 11-13. Hyattsville, Maryland. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Loukogeorgaki, E and D.C. Angelides (2011). “Analysis and design of offshore energy conversion devices under modeling uncertainties”. In Proceedings of the OCEANS’11 Conference. September 19-22. Kona, Hawaii. [Link]
- Smith, J.M, Westerink, J.J, Kennedy, A.B, Taflanidis, A.A. and T.D. Smith (2011). “SWIMS Hawaii hurricane wave, surge, and runup inundation fast forecasting tool”. In Proceedings of the
*2011 Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference*. June 26-29, Anchorage, Alaska. [Link] - O’Donnell, A.P., Beltsar, O.A., Kurama, Y.C, Kalkan, E. and A.A. Taflanidis (2011). “Evaluation of ground motion scaling methods for analysis of structural systems”. In Proceedings of the
*2011 ASCE Structures Congress*. April 14-16. Las Vegas, Nevada. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2011). “Application of response surface methodologies for hurricane risk assessment”. In Proceedings of the
*2nd International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering*. September 6-9. Crete, Greece. [Link] - Jia G. and A.A. Taflanidis (2011). “Relative entropy estimation through stochastic sampling and stochastic simulation techniques”. In Proceedings of the
*2nd International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering*. September 6-9. Crete, Greece. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Vetter, C. and G. Jia (2011). “Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis for Seismic Risk Based on Stochastic Sampling and Focusing on Ground Motion Modeling”. In Proceedings of the2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference. January 4-7. Atlanta, Georgia.
- O’Donnell, A.P., Beltsar, O.A., Kurama, Y.C, Kalkan, E. and A.A. Taflanidis (2011). “Evaluation of Ground Motion Scaling Methods for Nonlinear Analysis of Structural Systems”. In Proceedings of the2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference. January 4-7. Atlanta, Georgia.
- Khandelwal, K., Taflanidis, A.A. and R. Kiran (2011). “Robustness of Steel Buildings under Extreme Seismic Events: Study of Building Systems Collapse through Multi-scale Computational Methods”. In Proceedings of the2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference. January 4-7. Atlanta, Georgia.

- Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs, J.T. and J.L. Beck (2010). “Robust performance optimization of linear controlled stochastic systems”. In Proceedings of the
*12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing*. September 14-17. Valencia, Spain. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2010) “Seismic-damper robust-design for protection of isolated bridges against near-fault excitations”. In Proceedings of the
*12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing*. September 14-17. Valencia, Spain. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. and S-H. Cheung (2010). “Stochastic sampling using moving least squares response surface methodologies”. In Proceedings of the
*6th International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics*. July 11-14. Rhodes, Greece.

- Taflanidis, A.A. (2009). “A simulation-based framework for robust stochastic design of base isolation systems”. In Proceedings of the10th
*International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability*. September 13-17. Osaka, Japan. - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2009). “Life-cycle cost optimal design of passive dissipative devices for seismic risk mitigation”. In Proceedings of the10th
*International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability*. September 13-17. Osaka, Japan. - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.T. Scruggs (2009). “Performance optimization for linear stochastic systems with probabilistic parametric uncertainties”. In Proceedings of the
*17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation*. June 24-26. Thessaloniki, Greece - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.T. Scruggs (2009). “Probabilistically-robust performance optimization for controlled linear stochastic systems”. In Proceedings of the
*2009 American Control Conference*. June 10-12. St. Louis, Missouri. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2009). “Analytical approximation to reliability of linear systems for robust design”. In Proceedings of the
*12th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing*. September 1-4. Madeira, Portugal. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2009). “Stochastic subset optimization with response surface methodologies for stochastic design”. In Proceedings of the
*1st International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering*. September 1-4. Madeira, Portugal. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A. (2009). “Robust stochastic design of viscous dampers for base isolation applications”. In Proceedings of the
*2nd International Conference on Computational Methods i**n Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering*. June 22-24. Rhodes, Greece.

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Robust stochastic system design with life-cycle cost objectives”. In Proceedings of the
*6th GRACM International Congress on Computational Mechanics*. June 19-21. Thessaloniki, Greece. - Taflanidis, A.A., Angelides. D.C. and J.T. Scruggs (2008). “Robust design optimization of mass dampers for control of tension leg platforms”. In Proceedings of the
*18th International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference*. July 7-10. Vancouver, Canada. [Link]

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2007). “Efficient simulation-based optimization in reliability-based design”. In Proceedings of the
*10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering*. July 31- August 3.Tokyo, Japan. - Taflanidis, A.A., Angelides. D.C. and J.L. Beck (2007). “Probabilistically-robust nonlinear control of offshore structures”. In Proceedings of the
*17th International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference*. July 1-6. Lisbon, Portugal. [Link] - Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs J.T. and J.L. Beck (2007). “Smart base isolation design including model uncertainty in ground motion characterization”. In Proceedings of the
*4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering*. June 25-28. Thessaloniki, Greece. - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2007). “Stochastic subset optimization for stochastic design”. In Proceedings of the
*2007 Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering*, June 13-15. Rethymno, Greece. - Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs, J.T. and J.L. Beck (2007). “Probabilistic model uncertainty in control applications”. In Proceedings of the
*18th Engineering Mechanics Division conference of the AS**CE*. June 3-6. Blacksburg, VA.

- Scruggs, J.T., Taflanidis, A.A. and W.D. Iwan (2006). “Nonlinear stochastic controllers for semiactive and regenerative structural systems, with guaranteed quadratic performance margins”. In Proceedings of the
*8th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis*. July 4-7. Torino, Italy. [Link] - Scruggs, J.T., Taflanidis, A.A. and W.D. Iwan (2006). “Nonlinear stochastic controllers for semiactive and regenerative systems with guaranteed quadratic performance bounds”. In Proceedings of the
*4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring*. July 11-13, San Diego, CA*.* - Taflanidis, A.A., Scruggs, J.T. and J.L. Beck. (2006). “Reliability-based performance objectives and probabilistic model uncertainty in optimal structural control”. In Proceedings of the
*4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring*. July 11-13. San Diego, CA*.* - Taflanidis, A.A., Beck, J.L. and D.C. Angelides (2006). “Robust mass damper design using stochastic simulation”. In Proceedings of the
*4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring*. July 11-13. San Diego, CA. - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2006). “Reliability-based optimal design by efficient stochastic simulation”. In Proceedings of the
*5th International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics*. June 14-16. Rhodes, Greece. - Scruggs, J.T, Iwan, W.D. and A.A. Taflanidis (2006). “Controllers for variable-damping structural systems with guaranteed stochastic performance margins”. In Proceedings of the
*100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference*.April 18-21. San Francisco, USA.

- Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2005). “Analytical reliability calculation of linear dynamical systems in higher dimensions”. In Proceedings of the
*6th European Conference on Structural Dynamics*. September 4-7. Paris, France.

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- “Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters: A Probabilistic, Simulation-Based Perspective”. University of Michigan, November 29th 2011, Ann Arbor, MI.
- “Soft computing applications in simulation based natural hazard risk assessment”. Invited Special Lecture on
*2nd International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering*. September 6-9 1011, Crete, Greece. - “Rapid Assessment of Wave and Surge Risk during landfalling Hurricanes”. U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, September 1st 2011, Vicksburg, MS.

- “Natural-Hazard Risk: Quantification, Assessment and Sensitivity Analysis”. Duke University. November 19th 2010. Durham, NC.
- “Haiti Earthquake: Lessons Learned and Identification of Needs for Rebuilding”. Duke University. November 18th 2010. Durham, NC.
- “Computational Methods for Risk Assessment and Sensitivity Analysis”. Integrated Risk Assessment and Monitoring for Industrial Systems (IRIS) project of European Union. September 13th 2010. Zell Am See, Austria.
- “Haiti Earthquake: Lessons Learned and Hope for the Future”. Challenges and Innovations in Civil and Environmental Engineering Lecture Series, University of Notre Dame. September 2nd 2010. Notre Dame, IN. (Co-presenter: Tracy Kijewski-Correa).

- “Robust-Stochastic Design and Control of Structural Systems”. University of Notre Dame. February 13th 2008. Notre Dame, IN.
- “Optimal Robust-Stochastic Design and Control of High-Performance Structural Systems”. University of California at Berkeley. January 23rd 2008. Berkeley, CA.

- “Stochastic System Design and Applications to Stochastically Robust Structural Control”. California Institute of Technology. October 10th 2007. Pasadena, CA.
- “Optimal Stochastic System Design and Control Applications”. University of Thessaly. June 7th 2007. Volos, Greece.
- “Optimal System Design Using Stochastic Simulation and Applications to Structural Control”. Cornell University. April 11th 2007. Cornell, NY.

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- Taflanidis, A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Smith, J., Kijewski-Correa, T., and K.F. Cheung (2012). “Real-time assessment of wave and surge risk due to landfalling hurricanes”. In Proceedings of the
*International Conference on Coastal Engineering*, July 1-6. Santander, Spain. - Taflanidis, A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Smith, J. , Hope, M., and M. Hartman (2012). “Real-time storm inundation risk assessment for the Hawaiian Islands though high-resolution modeling”. In Proceedings of the
*2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability*. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana. - Medina, C. and A.A. Taflanidis (2012). “Adaptive importance sampling implementation for optimization under uncertainty”. In Proceedings of the
*2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability*. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana. - O’Donnell, A.P., Kurama, Y.C, Taflanidis A.A. and E. Kalkan (2012). “Evaluation of ground motion scaling methods for the nonlinear analysis of structural systems”. In Proceedings of the
*2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability*. June 17-20. Notre Dame, Indiana. - Kijewski-Correa, T., Taflanidis, A.A, Mix, D., and R. Kavanagh (2012) “The 2010 Haiti earthquake: Seismic vulnerability and an empowering model for residential housing reconstruction”. In Proceedings of the
*2012 Annual EERI Conference*, April 10-13, Memphis, Tennessee.

- Smith, J., Westerink, J.J., Kennedy, A.B., Taflanidis, A.A., Cheung, K.F., and T.D. Smith (2011). “Fast Forecast Tool for Hurricane Wave, Surge, and Runup Inundation in Hawaii”. In Proceedings of the
*12th**International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 3rd Coastal Hazard Symposium*,October 30- November 4. Kona, Hawaii. - Smith, J., Kennedy, A.B., Taflanidis, A.A., Westerink, J.J., Cheung, K.F., Tanaka, S., Ota, A., Hamman, M., Minamide, M., and M. Hartman (2011). “Phase-Resolving Wave Runup for Storm Inundation Assessment”. In Proceedings of the
*12th**International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 3rd Coastal Hazard Symposium*,October 30- November 4. Kona, Hawaii. - Taflanidis, A.A., Kennedy, A.B, Westerink, J.J, Smith, J. and K.F. Cheung (2011). “Integrated Probabilistic Framework for Rapid Hurricane-Risk Assessment”. In Proceedings of the
*12th**International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and 3rd Coastal Hazard Symposium*,October 30- November 4. Kona, Hawaii. - Beck, J.L and A.A Taflanidis (2011). “Prior and posterior robust stochastic predictions for dynamic systems using probability logic”. In Proceedings of the USA/South America Symposium on Stochastic Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification. August 1-5. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
- Taflanidis, A.A., A. Lamprou and C. Vetter (2011). “Assessment and probabilistic sensitivity analysis for life-cycle seismic repair cost”. In Proceedings of the
*2011 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference*, June 2-4, Boston, MA. - Taflanidis, A.A. and G. Jia (2011). “Evaluation of stochastic-simulation-based methodologies for estimation of relative information entropy”. In Proceedings of the
*2011 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference*, June 2-4, Boston, MA.

- Taflanidis, A.A. (2010). “A complete probabilistic framework for analysis and design of seismically isolated bridges against near fault excitation”. In Proceedings of the
*2010 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference*, August 7-10, Los Angeles, CA. - Taflanidis, A.A. and C. Vetter (2010). “Stochastic sampling based sensitivity analysis for seismic risk”. In Proceedings of the
*2010 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference*, August 7-10, Los Angeles, CA.

- Beck, J.L and A.A. Taflanidis (2008). “Robust stochastic system design: Optimization treating model uncertainty”. In Proceedings of the
*8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics & 5th European**Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering*, June 30- July 5. Venice, Italy. - Taflanidis, A.A. and J.L. Beck (2008). “Stochastic optimization of reliability in design and influence of model prediction error”. In Proceedings of the
*8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics & 5th European**Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering*. June 30- July 5. Venice, Italy. - Scruggs, J.T and A.A. Taflanidis (2008). “Performance guaranteed stochastic controller synthesis for viscoplastic semi-active dampers”. In Proceedings of the
*Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute*. May 18-21. Minneapolis, Minnesota. - Taflanidis, A.A., and J.L. Beck (2008). “Stochastic system design optimization by efficient stochastic simulation techniques”. In Proceedings of the
*Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute*. May 18-21. Minneapolis, Minnesota.