Koliou Research Group

December 10-12, 2015: Dr. Koliou attended the 2nd ATC-SEI Conference on Improve the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures and presented a poster entitled "Improved Seismic Response of Buildings with Rigid Walls and Flexible Wood Roof Diaphragms through a New Seismic Design Approach Based on Distributed Diaphragm Yielding".

October 15-16, 2015: Dr. Koliou was selected and participated in MIT's inaugural CEE Rising Stars workshop.

October 15-16, 2015: Dr. Koliou was selected and participated in MIT's inaugural CEE Rising Stars workshop.

August 25, 2015: Dr. Koliou's papers entitled "Buildings with Rigid Walls and Flexible Roof Diaphragms I: Evaluation of Current United States Seismic Provisions" and "Buildings with Rigid Walls and Flexible Roof Diaphragms II: Evaluation of a New Seismic Design Approach Based on Distributed Diaphragm Yielding" have been accepted by the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering.

August 17, 2015: Dr. Koliou started her new appointment as a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center of Excellence for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning based at Colorado State University.

July 2, 2015: Dr. Koliou's paper entitled "Distributed Yielding Concept for Improved Seismic Collapse Performance of Rigid Wall-Flexible Diaphragm Buildings" has been accepted by the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. Check out the paper here.

June 2015: Dr. Koliou's work on the Seismic Design of Rigid Wall-Flexible Diaphragm Buildings has been included in the 2015 NEHRP Provisions - Part 3, which has been published as a FEMA P1050-2 document entitled: "NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures". Check out the FEMA document here.

April 25, 2015: Dr. Koliou's poster at the the 2015 Structures Congress in Portland was voted as the Best of the Best Poster. The poster was entitled "Evaluation of Wall Anchorage Force Provisions in Rigid Wall - Flexible Diaphragm Buildings".

March 2015: The FEMA P1026 document entitled "Seismic Design of Rigid Wall-Flexible Diaphragm Buildings: An Alternate Procedure" is available online. Dr. Koliou is a contributing author for this document, which describes her work on the Seismic Design of Rigid Wall-Flexible Diaphragm Buildings. Check out the FEMA document here.