Annual Meetings

Reports

Publications

  • ResilientSEE. Keep Safe: A Guide for Resilient Housing Design In Island Communities (2019). Published by 2019 Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
    • Disclaimer: CRC PIs participated in the book development as advisors, workshop leaders, reporters and invited participants of the book presentation.
  • “Complexity Mapping for Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure”; Manuscript Published as: López del Puerto, C., Suárez, L. Gransberg, D.D., and Montañez, J., “Complexity Mapping for Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure, Proceedings, VII Conferencia Internacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Ingeniería, IESTEC-2019, Panama City, Panama, October, 2019. Peer reviewed.
  • Effects of Storm Surge Barriers on Estuary Ecosystems: A Comparison between Eastern Scheldt and Galveston Bay, Sofía N. Rivera Soto; University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, P.R.; Dr. Samuel Brody; Texas A&M at Galveston, Galveston, Texas; Dr. Yoonjeong Lee; Texas A&M at Galveston, Galveston, Texas; Prof. Ismael Pagán Trinidad;University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, P.R. A Final Technical Paper submitted as part of the requirement of her participation in the NSF PIRE Program. 2019 Summer Research Internship Program Partnership for International Research and Education – The Netherlands Texas A&M at Galveston, Jackson State University and University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. September 2019.
  • Measuring Run-up on a Laboratory-Scale Beach Dune using LiDAR, Ihan-Jarek T. Acevedo González University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. Dr. Meagan Wengrove, O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory, Oregon State University, REU, Summer 2019. (Report presented as part of his Summer Internship at OSU)
  • Erosion Analysis of Dune Types for a Typical East Coast Beach under Hurricane Conditions using Bathymetric and LiDAR Measurements. Authors: Robert Lewis1,2, Jeremy Smith3, Meagan Wengrove1; 1O.H. Hinsdale Wave Laboratory, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR. 00682; 3Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, December 2019. (Report presented as part of his Summer Internship at OSU)
  • Pagán Trinidad, Ismael, López-Rodríguez, Ricardo and Ernesto Diaz, Education and Building Capacity for Improving Resilience of Coastal Infrastructure. Proceedings, ASEE 126th Annual Conference & Exposition: June 16-19, 2019, Tampa FL.
  • Morales-Velez, A. C., and Hughes, K.S., Comprehensive Hurricane María Mass Wasting Inventory and Improved Frequency Ratio Landslide Hazard Mapping. Revista Dimensión Year 32, Vol 1, 2018
  • Aponte Bermúdez, Luis D., Huracán María,: Sinopsis y Análisis Preliminar del Impacto en la Infraestructura de Puerto Rico.  Revista Dimensión Year 32, Vol 1, 2018
  • Martínez-Cruzado, José A. Huerta-López, Carlos I. Martínez-Pagán, Jaffet, Santana Torres, Erick X,and Hernández-Ramírez, Francisco J., Destrozos, Recuperación, y Planes en la Red Sísmica de Movimiento Fuerte a Raíz de los Huracanes Irma y María. Revista Dimensión, Year 32, Vol 1, 2018
  • Acosta, Felipe J, Esquilín-Mangual, Omar, Wood, Stephanie G., Long, Wendy R. and Valdés, Didier, Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of Concrete Pole Failures Following Hurricane María. Revista Dimension Year 32, Vol 1, 2018

Conference papers, Presentations, Theses

  • Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Ricardo López, Education and Building Capacity for Improving Resilience of Coastal Infrastructure.  ASEE 126th Annual Conference & Exposition: June 16-19, 2019, Tampa FL, Presentation.
  • Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Ricardo López, Improving Resilience of Coastal Infrastructure through Education and Building Capacity. 2019 NLTAPA Southeast Region Meeting, April 30, 2019 San Juan PR, Presentation.
  • Ricardo López and Juan Rodríguez, Análisis tridimensional no lineal de estructuras de concreto (Non-Linear Tridimensional Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures). CIAPR –Mega Viernes Civil (Island wide meeting of Civil Engineers), April 5 2019, San Juan PR, Presentation.
  • Carla López del Puerto, Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Ricardo López, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: Assessment of the Damages, Reconstruction Efforts and Beyond Recovery. ASCE Construction Summit in Atlanta, March 7 to 9, 2019, Presentation Panel.
  • Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Ricardo López, Overview of Damage Caused by Hurricane Maria in PR at Gavin Smith’s Seminar at UNC, February 27, 2019, Remote Presentation
  • Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Ricardo López, Overview of Damage Caused by Hurricane Maria in PR at Gavin Smith’s Seminar at NCSU, February 27, 2019, Remote Presentation.
  • Benjamín Colucci, Alberto Figueroa and Alexander Molano,(Graduate student supported by the CRC project), Paper and Presentation, Lessons Learned for the Puerto Rico Transportation Infrastructure after Hurricane María. ITE, October 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci, Alberto Figueroa and Alexander Molano, (Graduate student supported by the CRC project), Paper and Presentation, Impacts and Lessons Learned as a Result of the Passage of Hurricane Maria on the Transportation Infrastructure of the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico. UPADI, August 2018.
  • Hector Colón, (SUMREX student 2017), Paper and Presentation, ASCE Coastal Engineering International Conference, Numerical Modelling of Tsunami Inundation Considering the Presence of Offshore Islands and Barrier Reefs. Baltimore, MD, July 2018.
  • Ismael Pagán-Trinidad, Ricardo López-Rodríguez, Education, Resilience and the Built Environment: Impacts and Some Lessons Learned on Infrastructure for Improvement of Coastal Infrastructure in PR. Symposium: Planning and Resilient Recovery in Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Planning – University of Puerto Rico – Río Piedras, May 18-19, 2018. Presentation.
  • The following two presentations were given by Dr. Ricardo López at the World Engineering Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. More information at http://www.wfeo.org/events/world-engineering-conference-disaster-risk-reduction-wecdrr-2016/

– Ismael Pagán-Trinidad, Ricardo López-Rodríguez, Agustín Rullán, Oscar Perales-Pérez, John Fernández-Van Cleve, THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITIES ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN THE COMMUNITY:  UPRM CASE STUDY. World Engineering Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Peruvian Association of Professional Engineers, Lima Perú, December 5-6, 2016.

– López-Rodríguez, Ricardo R., Pagán-Trinidad, Ismael, Structural Vulnerability to Natural Hazards in Puerto Rico. World Engineering Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Peruvian Association of Professional Engineers, Lima Perú, December 5-6, 2016.

  • Low Impact Development and Green Alternatives for Urban Projects: Sponsors FEMA, CRC; Speaker Ismael Pagán Trinidad, Aguadilla FEMA Headquarters, February 8, 2019.
  • Re-Imagine Puerto Rico: A discussion panel on solutions to rebuild PR, co-sponsored with Resilient Puerto Rico Advisory Commission. 11 speakers including Ismael Pagán Trinidad, UPRM, August 14, 2018.
  • Robert W. Whalin, Ismael Pagán-Trinidad, Evelyn Villanueva and David Pittman, A Quarter Century of Resounding Success for a University/Federal Laboratory Partnership. Proceedings, 123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Vol 1, presented June 27 2016 in New Orleans, LA. ISBN: 978-1-5108-3480-4.
  • Ismael Pagán-Trinidad, Ricardo López-Rodríguez, Education, Resilience and the Built Environment: Impacts and Some Lessons Learned on Infrastructure for Improvement of Coastal Infrastructure in PR. Symposium: Planning and Resilient Recovery in Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Planning – University of Puerto Rico – Río Piedras, May 18-19, 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci Ríos (Presenter), Alexander Molano Santiago, Luis Sevillano García, Launelly M. Rosado Rosa and Joel F. Alvarado López,  Transportation Engineering Innovation Spearheading the Economic Development of Puerto Rico after an Extreme Natural Disaster. XXX Congress of Engineering and Surveying, COINAR 2018, San Juan, April 17, 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci Ríos (Presenter), Alexander Molano Santiago and Joel F. Alvarado López, El impacto del Huracán María en la infraestructura de transporte de Puerto Rico:Lecciones aprendidas (The Impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico’s Transportation Infrastructure: Lessons Learned). Mega Viernes Civil 2018: Resiliencia Aplicada, College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico, San Juan, April 6, 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci Ríos (Presenter) and Alexander Molano Santiago, Impacto del Huracán María en la infraestructura de transportación de Puerto Rico (Impact of Hurricane María in Puerto Rico’s Transportation Infrastructure). Conversatorio para un Puerto Rico Resiliente. February 20, 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci Ríos (Presenter) and Alexander Molano Santiago, Impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico’s Transportation Infrastructure: Lessons Learned. 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, AHB55 Committee, Work Zone Traffic Control Committee Meeting, January 9, 2018.
  • Benjamín Colucci Ríos (Presenter), Alexander Molano Santiago, Ismael Pagán Trinidad and Didier. M Valdés Díaz. Impact of Extreme Climate in Coastal Transportation Civil Infrastructure in the Caribbean. World Engineering Forums November 26 to December 2, 2017, Rome, Italy.
  • A Decision Support System for Gate Operations at Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge (CCNWR) in Pike County, MO., Oscar A. Vélez Ramos, A project report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ENGINEERING in CIVIL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, MAYAGUEZ CAMPUS. May 2020. Advisors: Ismael Pagán Trinidad, UPRM and Norberto Nadal, ERDC. Co-Advisors.  UPRM-CHL ERDC Collaboration.
  • STOCHASTIC SIMULATION OF TROPICAL CYCLONES FOR QUANTIFICATION OF UNCERTAINTY ASSOCIATED WITH STORM RECURRENCE AND INTENSITY; Efraín Ramos-Santiago; A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE in CIVIL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, MAYAGÜEZ CAMPUS, July 2019. Advisors:  Ismael Pagán Trinidad, UPRM and Norberto Nadal, ERDC. Co-Advisors.  UPRM-CHL ERDC Collaboration.
  • ASSESSMENT OF HURRICANE VORTEX MODELS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WIND AND PRESSURE PROFILES AND FIELDS, Nelson Y. Cordero-Mercado; Master’s Progress Project Report Draft expected to be presented in Summer 2020 pending final submittal in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ENGINEERING In CIVIL ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO , MAYAGÜEZ CAMPUS, May 2020.
  • Angel Alicea (PhD Dissertation): Dynamic Identification and Nonlinear Modeling for the Structural Health Assessment of Aged Coastal Infrastructure in Puerto Rico. PhD dissertation completed in December 2018, Department of Civil Engineering, advisor Ricardo López.
  • Hector Colón, (SUMREX student 2017), Paper and Presentation, ASCE Coastal Engineering International Conference, Numerical Modelling of Tsunami Inundation Considering the Presence of Offshore Islands and Barrier Reefs. Baltimore, MD, July 2018.
  • Efrain Ramos (MSCE Thesis): Stochastic Simulation of Tropical Cyclones for Quantification of Uncertainty associated with Strong Recurrence and Intensity. July 8, 2019 (already submitted, pending final oral presentation); Dept. of Civil Engineering and Surveying; Advisor Ismael Pagán Trinidad-UPRM; Co-Advisor Norberto Nadal ERDC-UPRM.
  • Kevin Cueto (MSCE Thesis): Modeling considering Computational Fluid Dynamics of hydraulic pressure exerted on coastal structures. July 8, 2019 (already submitted, pending final oral presentation); Dept. of Civil Engineering and Surveying, Advisor-Ricardo López, UPRM.