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Journal Publications


  • February 2022: Luis Ceferino presents the research "Community Resilience through Microgrids and Solar Generation to Earthquakes and Hurricanes" at the ASCE Lifelines Conference 2021-2022 (link to video).


  • November 2021: Luis Ceferino participates in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, as part of the NYU official delegation.

  • September 2021: Charalampos Avraam joins our group as a Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate at CUSP. He will also work with Prof. Yury Dvorkin and Ramesh Karri. He joins after finishing his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in Civil and Systems Engineering. Welcome!

  • July 2021: Luis Ceferino and Yury Dvorkin, from the NYU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the NYU Climate Change Seed Funding for the project entitled "Data-Driven Testbed for Studying Urban Energy Resiliency under Climate Change".

  • May 2021: Yvonne Merino joins our group as a visiting Ph.D. student. She is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Welcome!

  • April 2021: Luis Ceferino presents his work on hospital system modeling in the "Critical Healthcare Infrastructure & Operational Modeling" workshop at Johns Hopkins University.

  • January 2021: Prateek Arora joins our research group as a Ph.D. student. He holds an M.S. degree in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from BITS Pilani, India. Welcome!

  • January 2021: Luis Ceferino joins the New York University to start a tenure-track assistant professorship. Luis joins NYU from Princeton Univerisity, where he was a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University in 2019.
Ceferino, L., Lin, N., & Xi, D. (2022). Stochastic Modeling of Solar Irradiance during Hurricanes. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Analysis. [Link][Preprint
Ceferino, L., Galvez, P., Ampuero, J., Kiremidjian, A., Deierlein, G., & Villegas-Lanza, J. C. (2021). Bayesian parameter estimation for space and time interacting earthquake rupture model using historical and physics-based simulated earthquake catalogs. Bulletin of Seismological Society of America. [Link] [Preprint][Data+Code]
Patel, S., Ceferino, L., Liu, C., Kiremidjian, A., & Rajagopal, R. (2021). The Disaster Resilience Value of Shared Rooftop Solar in Residential Communities. Earthquake Spectra. [Link][Preprint] [Code]
Ceferino, L., Mitrani, J., Kiremidjian, A., Deierlein, G., & Bambarén, C. (2020). Effective Plans for Hospital System Response to Earthquake Emergencies. Nature Communications, 11, 4325 [Link] [Data+Code]
Ceferino, L., Kiremidjian, A., & Deierlein, G. (2020). Probabilistic space- and time-interaction modeling of mainshock earthquake rupture occurrence. Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, 110 (5): 2498–2518. [Link][Preprint] [Data+Code]
Markhvida, M., Ceferino, L., and Baker, J. W. (2018). “Modeling spatially correlated spectral accelerations at multiple periods using principal component analysis and geostatistics.” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 47(5), 1107–1123. [Link] [Simlation code] [Correlation model]
Ceferino, Luis, Anne Kiremidjian, and Gregory Deierlein. "Regional Multiseverity Casualty Estimation Due to Building Damage Following a Mw 8.8 Earthquake Scenario in Lima, Peru." Earthquake Spectra 34.4 (2018): 1739-1761. [Link] [Data+Code]
Ceferino, Luis, Anne Kiremidjian, and Greg Deierlein. "Probabilistic model for regional multiseverity casualty estimation due to building damage following an earthquake." ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering 4.3 (2018): 04018023. [Link
Noh, H.-Y., Kiremidjian, A., Ceferino, L., & So, E. (2017). Bayesian Updating of Earthquake Vulnerability Functions with Application to Mortality Rates. Earthquake Spectra, 33(3), 1173–1189. [Link
Lallemant, D., Burton, H., Ceferino, L., Bullock, Z., & Kiremidjian, A. (2017). A Framework and Case Study for Earthquake Vulnerability Assessment of Incrementally Expanding Buildings. Earthquake Spectra, 33(4), 1369–1384. [Link]
Zavala, C., Gibu, P., Lavado, L., Taira, J., Cardenas, L. and Ceferino, L., 2013. Cyclic behavior of low ductility walls considering perpendicular action. Journal of Disaster Research, 8(2), pp.312-319 [Link]
Conference Publications and Reports

Ceferino, L., Mitrani, J., Kiremidjian, A., Deierlein, G., & Bambarén, C. (2020). Informing Emergency Response of Hospital Systems after Moderate and Large Earthquakes in Lima, Peru. The 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. [Link]

Ceferino, L., Liu, C., Alisjahbana, I., Patel, S., Kiremidjian, A., & Rajagopal, R. (2020). Disaster Resilience of Distributed Energy Resources. The 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. [

Markhvida, M., Cremen, G., Grujic, O., Ceferino, L., Baker, J. (2020). Methods for Evaluation and Treatment of Epistemic Uncertainty in Portfolio Losses due to Earthquakes. The 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. [

Ceferino, L., Ibrahim, H., Javadinasab Hormozabad, S., Kijewski-Correa, T., Pilkington, S., Roueche, D., Robertson, I., Prevatt, D. (2020). Event Briefing in StEER - Hurricane Zeta. DesignSafe-CI. [Link]


Ceferino, L., Mitrani, J., Kiremidjian, A., Deierlein, G., & Bambarén, C. (2018). Computing Hospital System Resilience: A Supply-Demand Perspective. The 11th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Los Angeles, U.S.A.  [Link]

Ceferino, L., Kiremidjian, A., & Deierlein, G. (2018). Parameter Estimation Methods for Modeling of Time and Space Interaction of Earthquake Ruptures. The 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece  [

Miranda, E., Acosta, A., Ceferino, L., Davalos, H., Galvis, F., Gunay, S., Heresi, P., Macedo, J., Miranda, S., Ramos, J., Rojas, P., Ruiz-Garcia, J., Vera, X., Mosalam, K., Robertson, I., Roueche, D., (2019). StEER - 26 MAY 2019 Laguna Peru Earthquake: Preliminary Virtual Assessment Structural Team (P-VAST) Report” DesignSafe-CI. [Link]


Ceferino, L., Kiremidjian, A., & Deierlein, G. (2017). Space and Time Interaction Modeling of Earthquake Rupture Recurrence. The 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Vienna, Austria. [Link]

Markhvida, M., Ceferino, L., & Baker, J. (2017). Effect of Ground Motion Correlation on Regional Seismic Loss Estimation: Application to Lima, Peru using a Cross-correlated Principal Component Analysis. The 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, Vienna, Austria. [

Ceferino, L., Kiremidjian, A., & Deierlein, G. (2017). Framework of the Estimation of the Health Status of the Population during an Earthquake Emergency. The 16th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile. [
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