Graduated Thesis Students of Prof. Stewart

 

 Name Year Graduated  Degree Current Title and Affiliation  Thesis Title  Advisor
Shawn E. Sholtis

1999

MS

Police Officer, Glendale Police Department Topographic effects on seismic ground motions above and below a cut slope in sand

Stewart

2001

MS

Co-Founder, Arrivo – The Arrival Company, Los Angeles, CA Equivalent number of uniform stress cycles for soil liquefaction analysis

Stewart

2001

Ph.D.

Senior Infrastructure Specialist, World Bank, Washington, DC Calibration of simple models for seismic soil-structure interaction from field performance data

Stewart

Kerop D. Janoyan, PE

2001

Ph.D.

Professor and Dean of the Graduate School, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY Interaction between soil and full scale drilled shaft under cyclic lateral load

Stewart, Wallace

2001

Ph.D.

President, Orange Circle Studio, Irvine, CA Seismic compression of compacted soil

Stewart

2002

Ph.D.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer, AMEC Foster Wheeler, Newport Beach, CA Uncertainties and bias in ground motion estimates from ground response analyses

Stewart

2002

Ph.D.

Senior Project Manager, Brierley Associates, Woodland Hills, CA Documentation and analysis of field case histories of seismic compression during the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake

Stewart

2004

MS

Project Engineer, Wallace Kuhl, Sacramento, CA Seismic compression of non-plastic compacted soil

Stewart

2004

Ph.D.

Project Engineer, California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, CA Empirical models for site effects on strong ground motion

Stewart

2004

MS

Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Geotechnical Professionals Inc., Cypress, CA Prediction models for significant duration of earthquake ground motions

Stewart

2006

Ph.D.

Chief Engineer, Ninyo and Moore, Irvine, CA Case studies of soil liquefaction of sands and cyclic softening of clays induced by the 1999 Taiwan Chi Chi Earthquake

Stewart

Annie O. Kwok, PE

2007

Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, National Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan Application of one-dimensional geotechnical modeling for site response predictions

Stewart

2007

Ph.D.

Geotechnical Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, MS Seismic compression of compacted soils

Stewart

Andrew D. Bro, PE

2007

MS

‎Senior Project Manager, ‎Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, San Francisco, CA Estimating the undrained shear strength of clays using the direct shear test

Pradel, Stewart

Christine A. Goulet

2008

Ph.D.

Executive Science Director for Special Projects, Southern California Earthquake Center, Los Angeles, CA Improving the characterization of seismic hazard for performance-based earthquake engineering design

Stewart

Eric R. Ahlberg, PE

2008

Ph.D.

Laboratory Manager and Principal Development Engineer, UCLA Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Los Angeles, CA Interaction between soil and full scale drilled shafts under cyclic lateral loads

Stewart, Wallace

2008

Ph.D.

Lecturer, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy Comparison of ground motions from earthquakes in Italy with ground motion prediction equations for active tectonic regions

Lanzo, Stewart

Salih Tileylioglu, PE  2008 Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cankaya University, Ankara, Turkey Evaluation of soil-structure interaction effects from field performance data  Stewart
Anne Lemnitzer, PE   2009 Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine Experimental testing of large-scale bridge foundation systems Stewart, Wallace
Timothy D. Ancheta, PE   2010 Ph.D. Modeler, Risk Engineering, Fremont, CA Engineering characterization of spatially variable earthquake ground motions Stewart
Lisa M. Star, PE    2011 Ph.D. Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach Seismic vulnerability of structures: Demand characteristics and field testing to evaluate soil-structure interaction effects Stewart
Eric Yee, PE   2011 Ph.D. Associate Professor,

KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School, Ulsan, South Korea
Investigation of nonlinear site response and seismic compression from case history analysis and laboratory testing Stewart
Michael J. Givens, PE   2013 Ph.D. Engineer, Arup, Los Angeles, CA Dynamic soil-structure interaction of instrumented buildings and test structures Stewart
Emel Seyhan   2013 Ph.D. Model Development, RMS Silicon Valley, Newark, CA Semi-empirical characterization of ground motions including source, path and nonlinear site effects Stewart
Dong Youp Kwak   2014 Ph.D. Geotechnical Modeler, RMS Silicon Valley, Newark, CA Probabilistic evaluation of seismic levee performance using field performance data Brandenberg, Stewart
Paolo Zimmaro   2015 Ph.D. Post Doctoral Scholar, UCLA Seismic response of the Farneto del Principe Dam in Italy using hazard-consistent and site-specific ground motions Dente, Stewart
Ali Shafiee 2016 Ph.D. Post Doctoral Scholar, California State University, Los Angeles Cyclic and post-cyclic behavior of Sherman Island Peat Brandenberg, Stewart
Bahareh Heidarzadeh 2016 Ph.D. Project Engineer, Engeo, San Ramon, CA Dynamic stresses in foundation soils from soil-structure interaction Mylonakis, Stewart
Victor Contreras 2017 MS Ph.D. student, UCLA Development of a Chilean ground motion database for the NGA-Subduction project Stewart