Koliou Research Group

Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016: Dr. Koliou was a member of an inter-disciplinary field study consisted by a team of engineers, economists and sociologists assessing the community recovery of the city of Lumberton, NC following the hurricane Matthew. Check out here the article on the field trip!

October 24-25, 2016: Prof. Quanwang Li from Tsinghua University visited the NIST- COE at Colorado State University.

October 21, 2016: Dr. Koliou gave an invited presentation at Colorado School of Mines entitled "From Performance-Based Engineering to Community Resilience: Building Infrastructure under Extreme Hazards".

September 19-22, 2016: Dr. Koliou attended the 1st International Workshop on Resilience in Turin, Italy and gave a presentation on the "Functionality fragility assessment in the context of community resilience".

August 31, 2016: Dr. Koliou's paper entitled "Evaluation of Out-of-Plane Wall Anchorage Force Provisions in Buildings with Rigid Walls and Flexible Roof Diaphragms" has been accepted for publication by the Earthquake Spectra Journal.

August 23, 2016: Dr. Koliou's paper entitled "Evaluation of an Alternative Seismic Design Approach for Rigid Wall Flexible Wood Roof Diaphragm Buildings through Probabilistic Loss Estimation and Disaggregation " has been accepted for publication by the Engineering Structures Journal.

April 14, 2016: Dr. Koliou's paper entitled "Assessing Modeling Complexities on the Seismic Performance of a Short Period Instrumented Hospital" has been accepted by the ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities.

February 14-17, 2016: Dr. Koliou attended the 2016 Geotechnical and Structural Congress in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Koliou presented about the NIST Community Resilience Center of Excellence at the SEI Technical committee on the "Disaster Resilience of Structures, Infrastructures and Communities". Dr. Koliou also presented her work on the "Distributed Yielding Concept for Improved Seismic Collapse Performance of Buildings with Rigid Walls and Flexible Roof Diaphragms".