Seismic Performance Of Compacted Fill


National Science Foundation (NSF)

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

 Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE)

Faculty Researchers:

Jonathan P. Stewart, Ph.D.
Jonathan D. Bray, Ph.D.

Student Researchers:  

Daniel Whang, Ph.D.
Patrick M. Smith, Ph.D
Matt Moyneur, M.S. Student
Pendu Duku, M.S. Student


  • 2001 ASCE Paper: “Seismic performance of hillside fills”
  • PEER Report 2002/09: “Documentation and analysis of field case histories of seismic compression during the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake.”
  • 2003 PCEE Conference Paper: “Simplified procedure to estimate ground settlement from seismic compression in compacted soils”