Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Baise, L. G., J. Kaklamanos, B. M. Berry, and E. M. Thompson (2016). Soil amplification with a strong impedance contrast: Boston, Massachusetts, Engineering Geology, Vol. 202, pp. 1-13. (PDF) (Link)

  2. Kaklamanos, J., L. Dorfmann, and L. G. Baise (2015). A simple approach to site response modeling: the overlay concept, Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 86, no. 2A, pp. 413-423. (PDF) (Link)

  3. Kaklamanos, J., L. G. Baise, E. M. Thompson, and L. Dorfmann (2015). Comparison of 1D linear, equivalent-linear, and nonlinear site response models at six KiK-net validation sites, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 69, pp. 207–219. (PDF) (Link)

  4. Kaklamanos, J., B. A. Bradley, E. M. Thompson, and L. G. Baise (2013). Critical parameters affecting bias and variability in site response analyses using KiK-net downhole array data, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 103, No. 3, pp. 1733–1749. (PDF) (Link)

  5. Kaklamanos, J., and L. G. Baise (2011). Model validations and comparisons of the Next Generation Attenuation of Ground Motions (NGA-West) project, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 101, No. 1, pp. 160–175. (PDF) (Link)
    • Electronic supplement: A "mini-flatfile" containing the data for 1060 ground motion records from seven recent California earthquakes used in our blind comparison tests (Table S1), and details on the earthquakes in each of our testing subsets (Tables S2, S3, and S4).

  6. Kaklamanos, J., L. G. Baise, and D. M. Boore (2011). Estimating unknown input parameters when implementing the NGA ground-motion prediction equations in engineering practice, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 1219–1235. (PDF) (Link)
    • Refer to the Software page for some electronic resources that implement this framework.

  7. Thompson, E. M., L. G. Baise, R. E. Kayen, E. C. Morgan, and J. Kaklamanos (2011). Multiscale site response mapping: a case study of Parkfield, California, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. 1081–1100. (PDF) (Link)

Journal Articles in Preparation

  1. Kaklamanos, J., and B. A. Bradley (in preparation). Challenges in predicting site response using 1D analyses:  Conclusions from 114 KiK-net vertical seismometer arrays.

  2. Kaklamanos, J., B. A. Bradley, A. N. Moolacattu, and B. M. Picard (in preparation). Physical hypotheses for improving 1D site response estimation assessed at 10 KiK-net vertical array sites:  Soil profiles and constitutive model parameters.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  1. Ghanat, S. T., J. Kaklamanos, and S. I. Selvaraj, C. Walton-Macaulay, and M. Sleep (2017). Assessment of students’ prior knowledge and learning in an undergraduate foundation engineering course, American Society for Engineering Education 2017 Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio, 25-28 June 2017. (Abstract)

  2. Kaklamanos, J., B. A. Bradley, A. N. Moolacattu, and B. M. Picard (2017). Adjustments to small-strain damping and soil profile assumptions to improve site response predictions, 2017 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA), Denver, Colo., 18–20 April 2017 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 88, No. 2, p. 537). (Abstract) (Presentation)

  3. Baise, L. G., J. Kaklamanos, and J. E. Ebel (2016). Site effects in strong-impedance environments and the importance of f0: Lessons learned in Boston, Massachusetts, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America (ES-SSA), Reston, Virginia, 24–26 October 2016 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 88, No. 1, p. 239). (Abstract) (Presentation)

  4. Ghanat, S. T., J. Kaklamanos, K. Ziotopoulou, S. I. Selvaraj, and D. J. Fallon (2016). A multi-institutional study of pre- and post-course knowledge surveys in undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses, American Society for Engineering Education 2016 Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 26–29 June 2016. (Paper)

  5. Kaklamanos, J., and B. A. Bradley (2016). Improving our understanding of 1D site response model behavior: physical insights for statistical deviations from 114 KiK-net sites, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA), Reno, Nevada, 20–22 April 2016 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 87, No. 2, p. 494). (Abstract) (Poster)

  6. Kaklamanos, J., and K. T. Elmy (2016). Development of a geotechnical engineering software package in R and its implementation in the civil engineering curriculum, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, 14-17 February 2016, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), C. Y. Chandran and M. I. Hoit (eds)., pp. 635–647. (Paper) (Presentation) (Link)

  7. Kaklamanos, J., and B. A. Bradley (2015). Evaluation of 1D nonlinear total-stress site response model performance at 114 KiK-net downhole array sites, Sixth International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2–4 November 2015. (Paper) (Poster)

  8. Kaklamanos, J., and B. A. Bradley (2015). 1D nonlinear site response prediction: Analysis of residuals at a large number of KiK-net vertical seismometer arrays, 2015 Annual Meeting of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), Boston, Massachusetts, 31 March – 3 April 2015. (Abstract) (Poster)

  9. Kaklamanos, J., and T. C. Cross (2014). Learning from catastrophes: Incorporating natural disasters into the undergraduate civil engineering curriculum, 2014 International Conference on Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Sustainable Reconstruction, Boston, Massachusetts, 8–9 May 2014. (Abstract) (Presentation)

  10. Kaklamanos, J., L. Dorfmann, and L. G. Baise (2014). Modeling dynamic site response using the overlay concept, Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, Georgia, 23–26 February 2014, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geotechnical Special Publication No. 234, M. Abu-Farsakh, X. Yu, and L. R. Hoyos (eds.), pp. 1167–1176. (Paper) (Presentation) (Link)

  11. Kaklamanos, J., L. G. Baise, and L. Dorfmann (2013). Quantification of uncertainty in nonlinear soil models at a representative seismic array, Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York City, New York, 16–20 June 2013, G. Deodatis, B. R. Ellingwood, and D. M. Frangopol (eds.), pp. 4189–4196. (Paper) (Presentation)

  12. Kaklamanos, J., L. G. Baise, E. M. Thompson, and L. Dorfmann (2013). Modeling nonlinear 1D site response at six KiK-net validation sites, 2013 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA), Salt Lake City, Utah, 17–19 April 2013 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 84, No. 2, p. 317). (Abstract) (Poster)

  13. Kaklamanos, J., B. A. Bradley, E. M. Thompson, and L. G. Baise (2012). Bias and variability in site response: Analysis of residuals at 100 KiK-net stations, 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24–28. (Paper) (Poster)

  14. Kaklamanos, J., B. A. Bradley, E. M. Thompson, and L. G. Baise (2012). Critical parameters affecting bias and variability in site response analyses using KiK-net downhole array data, 2012 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA), San Diego, California, April 17–19 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 83, No. 2, p. 355). (Abstract) (Presentation)

  15. Baise, L. G., E. M. Thompson, J. Kaklamanos, and L. Dorfmann (2011). Complex site response: Does one-dimensional site response work?, 4th IASPEI (International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior) / IAEE (International Association of Earthquake Engineering) International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG4), Santa Barbara, California, August 23–26. (Paper)

  16. Thompson, E. M., L. G. Baise, and R. E. Kayen, E. C. Morgan, and J. Kaklamanos (2011). A case study of alternative site response explanatory variables in Parkfield, California, GeoRisk: Risk Assessment and Management in Geoengineering, Atlanta, Georgia, 26–28 June 2011, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geotechnical Special Publication No. 224, C. H. Juang, K. K. Phoon, A. J. Puppala, R. A. Green, and G. A. Fenton (eds.), pp. 310–317. (Paper) (Link)

  17. Thompson, E. M., L. G. Baise, and R. E. Kayen, E. C. Morgan, and J. Kaklamanos (2011). A variance-weighted approach to site response mapping, 2011 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (SSA), Memphis, Tennessee, April 13–15 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 82, No. 2, p. 313). (Abstract)

  18. Kaklamanos, J., E. M. Thompson, L. G. Baise, and L. Dorfmann (2011). Identifying and modeling complex site response behavior: Objectives, preliminary results, and future directions, Proceedings of the 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, January 4–7. (Paper) (Poster)

  19. Kaklamanos, J., and L. G. Baise (2010). Model validation of recent ground motion prediction relations for shallow crustal earthquakes in active tectonic regions, Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, California, May 26–29. (Paper) (Poster)

  20. Baise, L. G., and J. Kaklamanos (2009). Lessons learned for ground motion prediction equation development from NGA West, 2009 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America (ES-SSA), Palisades, New York, October 4–6 (abstract printed in Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 81, No. 1, p. 153). (Abstract) (Presentation)

Book Chapters and Technical Reports

  1. Cross, T. C., and J. Kaklamanos (2016). Incorporating natural disasters into the undergraduate civil engineering curriculum: A case study using Hurricane Katrina and the Oso landslide, Chapter 7 in Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide: Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents, A. Awotona (ed.), Routledge, London, 490 p. (Chapter) (Link)

  2. Kaklamanos, J., D. M. Boore, E. M. Thompson, and K. W. Campbell (2010). Implementation of the Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) ground-motion prediction equations in Fortran and R, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1296, 43 p. (PDF) (Link)

Computer Software

 Refer to the Software page for more details and downloadable resources.
  1. Kaklamanos, J., and K. T. Elmy (2016). geotech: Geotechnical Engineering. R package version 1.0. (Link)

  2. Blair, T. J., T. C. Cross, A. N. Moolacattu, B. M. Picard, and J. Kaklamanos (2016). Implementation of the Next Generation Attenuation of Ground Motions (NGA-West 1) and Enhancement of Next Generation Attenuation Relationships for Western U.S. (NGA-West 2) models in Mathcad. (Link)

  3. Kaklamanos, J., and E. M. Thompson (2010). nga: NGA Ground Motion Prediction Equations. R package version 1.4-1. (Link)

Thesis and Dissertation

  1. Kaklamanos, J. (2012). Quantifying uncertainty in earthquake site response models using the KiK-net database, Ph.D. Dissertation, Tufts University. (PDF) (Link)

  2. Kaklamanos, J. (2010). Model validations, comparisons, and issues of the Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) relations for predicting earthquake ground motions, M.S. Thesis, Tufts University. (PDF) (Link)