Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

J21. Glasscoe, M.T., Parker, J.W., Wang, J., Pierce, M.E., Yoder, M.R., Eguchi, R.T., Huyck, C.K., Hu, Z., Bevington, J., Ghosh, S., Gill, S., Chen, Z., and Rosinski, A., E-DECIDER Decision Support Tools for Disaster Response, Applied Geology in California (book chapter), editor: Robert Anderson; in press.

J20. Zhai, C., Kong, J., Li, S., and Chen, Z. Experimental investigation of in-plane seismic behavior of full-scale masonry infilled RC frames. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. Under review.

J19. Guo, X. and Chen, Z., Probabilistic Seismic Fragility and Response Hazard Analysis of Scoured Soil-Foundation-Bridge Systems. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering. Under review.

J18. Guo, X. and Chen, Z., Life-cycle Multi-hazard Framework for Assessing Flood-scour and Earthquake Effects on Bridge Failure. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A. In Press.

J17. Zhai, C., Jiang, S., and Chen, Z. [2015]. ”Dimensional Analysis of the Pounding Response of an Oscillator Considering Contact Duration.” J. Eng. Mech., 141(4).

J16. Zhai, C. H., Wen, W. P., Li, S., Chen, Z., Chang, Z., & Xie, L. L. (2014). The damage investigation of inelastic SDOF structure under the mainshock–aftershock sequence-type ground motions. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 59, 30-41.

J15. Chen, J. and Chen, Z., Real-time Mobile Imaging and Computing for Disaster Damage Assessment. Advances in Civil Engineering. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 483729, 14 pages; http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/483729.

J14. Chen, Z., Chen, J., Shen, F., and Lee, Y. [2013]. Collaborative Mobile-Cloud Computing for Civil Infrastructure Condition Inspection. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000377.

J13. Beard, C., Chen, Z. Q., Kumar, V., Lee, Y., Leon–Salas, W. D., and Rao, P. [2013]. SAVEUS: SAving Victims in Earthquakes through Unified Systems. International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, 10(4), 402-420.

J12. Chen, Z., Trombetta, N.W., Hutchinson, T.C., Mason, H.B., Bray, J.D., and Kutter, B.L., [2013]. Seismic System Identification Using Centrifuge-based Soil-Structure Interaction Test Data. Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Volume 17, No. 4, pages 469-496.

J11. Chang, Z., Zhai, C., Chen, Z., Li, S. and Xie, Li., [2013]. Quantitative Identification of Near-Fault Pulselike Ground Motions Based on Energy. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America; No. 5; Vol. 103; Pg. 2591-2603; DOI: 10.1785/0120120320.

J10. Zhai, C., Wen, W., Chen, Z., Li, S., and Xie, L., [2013]. Damage Spectra for the mainshock-aftershock sequence-type ground motions. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Volume 45, 2013, Pg.1–12.

J9. Trombetta, N.W., Mason, H.B., Chen, Z., Hutchinson, T.C., Bray, J.D., and Kutter, B.L. [2013]. Nonlinear dynamic foundation and frame structure response observed in geotechnical centrifuge experiment. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering; Volume 50, July 2013, Pages 117–133.

J8. Mason, H.B., Trombetta, N.W., Bray, J.D., Chen, Z., Hutchinson, T.C., and Kutter, B.L. [2013]. Seismic soil–foundation–structure interaction observed in geotechnical centrifuge experiments. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Volume 48, May 2013, Pages 162–174.

J7. Olsen, M., Chen, Z., Hutchinson, T.C. and Kuester, F. [2013]. Optical techniques for multiscale damage assessment; Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 49-70.

J6. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2011]. Structural Damage Detection using Bi- temporal Optical Satellite Images, International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 32, No. 17, pp. 4973-4997.

J5. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C., [2010]. Image-based Framework for Concrete Surface Crack Monitoring and Quantification, Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering, doi:10.1155/2010/215295.

J4. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2009]. Probabilistic Urban Structural Damage Classification Using Bitemporal Satellite Images, Earthquake Spectra (EERI), Vol. 26(1), pp. 87-109.

J3. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2007]. Urban Damage Estimation Using Statistical Processing of Satellite Images, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 21(3), pp. 187-199.

J2. Hutchinson, T. C. and Chen, Z. [2006]. Improved Image Analysis for Evaluating Concrete Damage, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 20(3), pp. 210-216.

J1. Hutchinson T. C. and Chen, Z. [2005]. Optimized Estimated Ground Truth for Object-based Urban Damage Estimation Using Satellite Images, Earthquake Spectra (EERI), Vol.21 (S1), pp. s239-s254.

  • Conferences with Full Papers in Proceedings

C28. Chen, Z. [2015]. Robotic Opportunistic Aerial-Imaging and Ground-Sensing Network for Use in Emergency Situations. 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), Champaign, IL.

C27. Chen, Z. [2015]. Multi-hazard Life-cycle Analysis of Flood-Scour Effects on Seismic Bridge Performance. Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Portland, Oregon.

C26. Glasscoe, M., Parker, J., Pierce, M., Wang, J., Eguchi, R., Chen, Z., Yoder, M., and Rosinski, A., [2014]. E-DECIDER Rapid Response to the M 6.0 South Napa Earthquake, AGU Annual Fall Conference.

C25. Glasscoe, M., Parker, J., Pierce, M., Wang, J., Eguchi, R., Chen, Z., Yoder, M., and Rosinski, A., [2014]. E-DECIDER Disaster Response and Decision Support Cyber-infrastructure: Technology and Challenges, AGU Annual Fall Conference.

C22. Chen, Z. [2014]. “A Micro-UAV Approach to Earthquake Disaster Scene Sensing and Proof-of-Concept Studies”, 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska.

C21. Chen, Z. and Chen, J. [2014]. “Collaborative Mobile-Cloud Disaster Scene Computing for Rapid Post-disaster Response”, 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska.

C20. Homles, R., Chen, Z., Tripath, R., and Chen, J [2013]. 1-g Scale Hydraulic Flume-based Soil-Fluid-Structure Model Testing and Evaluation of Surging and Scouring Effects. Structures Congress 2013: pp. 2394-2409.

C19. Chen, Z. and Chen, J. [2012]. Collaborative Mobile Sensing and Computing for Civil Infrastructure Condition Assessment: Framework and Applications, International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA.

C18. Mason, H.B. and Chen, Z. [2012]. Progressive simulation and performance assessment of soil-foundation-structure systems due to main-shocks and successive aftershocks, the 2012 NZSEE Annual Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

C17. Pang, W. and Chen, Z. [2012]. Reliability Modeling of Electricity Transmission Lines under Hurricane Wind Hazard, ATC & SEI Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference, Miami, FL, USA.

C16. Chen, Z. and Guo, X. [2012]. Dynamic Impedance Characterization of Scoured Foundations, the 6th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, Paris, France.

C15. Swanson, E., Chen, Z. and Sprague, H. [2012]. Seismic response characterization for raised access floor and equipment system considering horizontal and vertical ground motion, Structures Congress 2012, Chicago, IL, USA.

C14. Mason, H., Jones, K., Zupan, J., Bray, J., Trombetta, N., Hutchinson, T., Chen, Z., Choy, B., Puangnak, H., and Kutter, B. “Examining Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction Using Dynamic Centrifuge Testing.” Proc., Proceedings of 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference.

C13. Chen, Z., Derakhshani, R. R., Halmen, C., & Kevern, J. T. [2011]. A texture-based method for classifying cracked concrete surfaces from digital images using neural networks. In Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2011 International Joint Conference on (pp. 2632-2637). IEEE.

C12. Chen, Z., Raychowdhury P. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2010]. Effects of Foundation Configuration Variation on Seismic Response of Moment-Frame Buildings, 19th Analysis & Computation Specialty Conference, Structures Congress 2010, Orlando, FL, USA.

C11. Mason, H.B., Chen, Z., Jones, K.C, Trombetta, N.W., Bray, J.D, Hutchinson, T.C., Bolisetti, C., Whittaker, A.S., Choy, B.Y, Kutter and Fiegel, G.L. [2010]. Soil-Foundation-Structure-Interaction Effects of Model Buildings within A Geotechnical Centrifuge, Proceedings of 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada.

C10. Chen, Z., Hutchinson, T.C., Trombetta, Mason, H.B., Bray, J.D, Jones, K.C, N.W., Choy, B.Y, Kutter, B.L., Fiegel, G.L., Montgomery, J., Patel, R.J., Reitherman, R.D., Bolisetti, C. and Whittaker, A.S. [2010]. Seismic Performance Assessment of Nonlinear Building-Foundation Systems in a Centrifuge Test, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, CA, USA.

C9. Mason, H.B., Bray, J.D, Jones, K.C, Chen, Z., Hutchinson, T.C., Trombetta, N.W., Choy, B.Y, Kutter, B.L., Fiegel, G.L., Montgomery, J., Patel, R.J., Reitherman, R.D., Bolisetti, C. and Whittaker, A.S. [2010]. Earthquake Input Motions and Seismic Site Response in Centrifuge Tests Examining SFSI Effects, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, CA, USA.

C8. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2008]. Structural Integrity Representation of Urban Buildings in Remotely Sensed Images, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, MA, USA.

C7. Chen, Z. and Chang, B. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2008]. Image-based Monitoring of Structural Damage: Concrete Surface Cracks, 15th International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA.

C6. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2007]. Application of PDE methods for Image-based Concrete Surface Damage Detection, 14th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA.

C5. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2007]. Probabilistic Classification Framework for Urban Structural Damage Estimation Using Satellite Images, 4th IEEE GRASS & ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban areas, Paris, France.

C4. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2007]. Empirical Evaluation of Dissimilarity Measures for Use in Urban Structural Damage Detection, IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, CA, USA.

C3. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2005]. Urban Damage Estimation Using Statistical Processing of Satellite Images: 2003 Bam, Iran Earthquakes, IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, San Jose, CA, USA.

C2. Hutchinson, T.C., and Chen, Z. [2005]. Statistical Methods Applied to Image Analysis for Improved Evaluation of Concrete Damage, NSF-ANCER Workshop, Oahu, HI, USA.

C1. Chen, Z. and Ahlborn, T.M. [2003]. Statistical Analysis of Prestress Losses for Two HPC Girders, 3rd PCI / FHWA International Symposium On High Performance Concrete, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Orlando, FL, USA.

  • Other Conferences (Oral Presentations/Abstracts Only)

O11. Chen, Z. and Bian, Y. [2015]. PaveRank: Crowdsourcing and Cloud Computing towards Trustful Pavement Condition Ranking. 5th International Transportation Systems Performance Measurement and Data Conference, Denver, Colorado.

O10. Glasscoe, M.T., Parker, J.W., Pierce, M.E., Wang, J., Eguchi, R.T., Huyck, C.K., Hu, Z., Chen, Z., Yoder, M.R., Rundle, J.B., and Rosinski A., [2015]. Decision Support and Data Discovery Tools for Disaster Response – E-DECIDER & GeoGateway. SSA’s 2015 Annual Meeting.

O9. Guo, X. and Chen, Z., [2014]. “Response of Scoured Bridge under Near-Fault Ground Motions”, ASCE Earth and Space Conference.

 

O8. Tripathi, R., Chen, Z. and Richardson, J. [2014]. “Parametric Modeling of Soil-Structure Oscillators for Rapid Coastal Disaster Response”, ASCE Earth and Space Conference.

O7. Chen, Z., [2014]. Mathematical Evidence-theoretic Framework for Information Fusion of Disaster Scene Big Data, AGU Annual Fall Conference.

O6. , Glasscoe, M.T., Parker, J.W., Pierce, M.E., Wang, J., Eguchi, R.T., Huyck, C.K., Hu, Z., Chen, Z., Yoder, M.R., Rundle, J.B., and Rosinski A., [2014]. E-DECIDER Disaster Response and Decision Support Platform. Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting, Palm Spring, CA.

O5. Chen, Z. and Bian, Y. [2014]. “Emerging and Trustful Citizen Scientist Technologies for Disaster Data Collection and Mapping”, 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference, Beijing, China.

O4. Chen, Z. and Guo, X. [2014]. “Probabilistic Multi-hazard Fragility Framework for Bridge Structures Incorporating Earthquake and Scour”, GeoShanghai International Conference, Shanghai, China.

O3. Chen, Z. [2013]. Mobile-Cloud Crowdsourcing-enabled Image Understanding and GIS Fusion for Rapid Post-disaster Response. CaGIS/ASPRS 2013 Specialty Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

O2. Chen, Z. [2013]. Multi-hazard Fragility Analysis of Tsunami-Scoured Coastal Bridges considering Aftershocks, ASCE EMI 2013, Chicago.

O1. Bian, Y. and Chen, Z. [2013]. Overview of Helical Pile and Grouted Helical Pile for Use in Wind Turbine. Structures Congress.

 

  • Invited Seminars/ Conference Presentations

S26. Chen, Z. [2015]. “Civil Infrastructure Condition and Disaster Understanding: from Data-enabled to Big-Data Computing”, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

S25. Chen, Z. [2014]. “Disaster Scene Big Data and Analytics for Disaster Resilience”. Colloquium in Department of Physics, UMKC.

S24: Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Disaster Resilience through Big-data Centric Technologies and Multi-hazard Modeling”. Ha’erbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Ha’erbin, China, http://civil.hit.edu.cn/show.php?id=3957.

S23: Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Life-Cycle Seismic Assessment of Scoured Bridge Systems and Big-data Enabled Disaster Resilience”. Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, http://archt.xmu.edu.cn/articles.asp?aid=3564.

S22: Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Disaster Resilience through Big-data Centric Technologies and Multi-hazard Modeling”. Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Ha’erbin, China Earthquake Administration. http://www.cea.gov.cn/publish/dizhenj/984/100061/20140611104029676776213/; http://www.iem.net.cn/zhxw/20140611.htm; http://www.csi.ac.cn/publish/main/1/100260/20140611124600658795551/index.html; http://ancer.org.cn/zhxw/20140611.htm.

S21: Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Big-data Enabled Disaster Response for Climatic Disaster Resilience”. School of Atmosphere Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, http://as.nju.edu.cn/newDetial.aspx?MType=WZSY&MenuType=WZSY-KYDT&CId=20140605-09010896-c97a5145

S20. Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Disaster Resilience through Big-data Centric Technologies and Multi-hazard Modeling”. Southeast University, Nanjing, China.

S19. Chen, Z. [2014]. “Seminar: Disaster Resilience through Sensing, Modeling, and Computing at a Geospatial Scale”, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

S18. Chen, Z. [2014]. “Invited talk: Disaster Resilience through Collaborative Remote Sensing and Crowdsourcing”, The Western Chapter Missouri Society of Professional EngineersMSPE meeting, Kansas City, MO.

S17. Chen, Z. and Zheng, W. [2014]. “Introduction of UMKC Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI) Class”, Kansas City ASCE Geotechnical Seminar, Kansas City, MO.

S16. Chen, Z. [2013]. “Emerging Imaging and Information Technologies for Natural Disaster Response”. Invited presentation at University of Oklahoma, Norman.

S15. Chen, Z. [2013]. “Novel Remote Sensing and Computing Technologies for Disaster Damage Assessment”. Invited visit at NASA/JPL lab.

S14. Chen, Z. [2012]. “Seismic System Identification using Centrifuge-based Soil-Structure Interaction Test Data. Quake Summit, Boston.

S13. Chen, Z. [2012]. “Remote Sensing and GIS Integration for Disaster Impact and Civil Infrastructure”. UMKC GIS Symposium.

S12. Chen, Z. [2012]. “Wind Energy Basics”. Invited lecture speaker to ME111, UMKC’s Gen-Ed class ‘Environmental Sustainability’.

S11. Guo, X. and Chen, Z. [2012]. “Seismic Performance of Scoured Bridge Systems:  Preliminary Findings”, EERI Annual Meeting (Poster).

S10. Chen, Z. [2011,2012]. “Structural Performance Evaluation for Civil Structures – A Systems and Multi-disciplinary Approach”. Invited lecture speaker to ME111, UMKC

S9. Chen, Z. [2010]. “Novel Remote Sensing and Computing Technologies for Disaster Damage Assessment”; ImageCat, Inc., Long Beach.

S8. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, T.C. [2011]. Characterization of Disaster Effects Using Satellite Imagery for A Coastal Town Struck By The 2010 Chile Tsunami, EERI Annual Meetings, San Diego, California (poster).

S7. Mason, B., Chen, Z., Choy, B., Montgomery, J., Trombetta, N., Bray, J., Fiegel, G., Hutchinson, T., Kutter, B., and Whittaker, A. [2009]. “NEESR-SG Project: Seismic Assessment in Dense Urban Environments.” http://nees.org.

S6. Chen, Z. [2009]. Probabilistic Classification and Uncertain Quantification in Image-based Urban Damage Assessment, 7th International Workshop on Remote Sensing and Disaster Response, Austin, TX (invited presentation).

S5. Chen, Z. and Hutchinson, Tara. [2010]. Identifying Structural Damage from Images. Department Report, University of California, San Diego.

S4. Trombetta N. and Chen Z. [2009]. The Shaking of a City Block – Seismic Performance in Dense Urban Environments, the 27th Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo, UCSD (poster).

S3. Chen, Z. [2008]. Scale-Space Dissimilarity-based Urban Structural Damage Detection, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boston, Massachusetts (invited poster presentation).

S2. Chen, Z. [2008]. Post-disaster Urban Damage Analysis Using Remotely Sensed Images, the 27th Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo, UCSD (poster).

S1. Chen, Z. [2008]. Visual Computing-based Monitoring of Structural Damage, the 8th Annual All-Grad Research Symposium, UCSD (presentation).

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