Dr. Tadahiro Kishida

Dr. Tadahiro Kishida

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Address: P.O. Box: 127788 (Abu Dhabi)

Telephone: +971 (02) 501-8448

Fax: +971 (02) 810-1999

Email: Tadahiro.kishida@ku.ac.ae

Dr. Kishida holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in USA. He was an Assistant Project Scientist at the University of California, Berkeley in USA; Assistant Professor at Chiba University in Japan; Engineer at URS Corporation in Oakland, California in USA. He was a visiting scholar at University of California, Los Angeles. He is a professional engineer in the State of California, USA. During his work at University of California in Berkeley, the project received the Excellence award in Structural Engineering by Structural Engineers Association of California.

  • PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA; 2008
  • MSc, Civil Engineering, Kobe University, Japan; 2002
  • BSc, Civil Engineering, Kobe University, Japan; 2000
  • Statics (ENGR200)
  • Dynamics (ENGR201)
  • Geology for Civil Engineering (CIVE238)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (CIVE338)
  • Static and dynamic soil behaviors
  • Dam and embankment stability analysis
  • Engineering seismology
  • Zimmaro, P., Scasserra, G., Stewart, J. P., Kishida, T., Tropeano, G., Castiglia, M., and Pelekis, P. (2018), “Strong Ground Motion Characteristics from 2016 Central Italy Earthquake Sequence”, Earthquake Spectra, November 2018, https://doi.org/10.1193/091817EQS184M.
  • Stewart, J. P., Zimmaro, P., Lanzo, G., Mazzoni, S., Ausilio, E., Aversa, S., Bozzoni, F., Cairo, R., Capatti, M. C., Castiglia, M., Chiabrando, F., Chiaradonna, A., d’Onofrio, A., Dashti, S., De Risi, R., De Silva, F., della Pasqua, F. Dezi, F., Di Domenica, A., Di Sarno, L.,  Durante, M. G., Falcucci, E., Foti, S., Franke, K. W., Galadini, F., Giallini, S., Gori, S., Kayen, R. E., Kishida, T., Lingua, A., Lingwall, B., Mucciacciaro, M., Pagliaroli, A., Passeri, F., Pelekis, P. Pizzi, A., Reimschiissel, B., Santo, A., de Magistris, F. S., Scasserra, G., Sextos, A., Sica, S., Silvestri, F., Simonelli, A. L., Spano, A., Tommasi, P., Tropeano, G. (2018), “Reconnaissance of 2016 Central Italy Earthquake Sequence”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 34(4), pp. 1547-1555, November, doi = 10.1193/080317EQS151M.
  • Kishida, T., Darragh, R. B., Bozorgnia, Y., Kuo, C.-H., and Si, H. (2018), “Moment Magnitude for Small-to-Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes near the Border between Japan and Taiwan”, Seismological Research Letters, March 21, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1785/0220170152.
  • Kishida, T., Derakhshan, S., Muin, S., Darragh, B., Bozorgnia, Y., Kuehn, N., and Kwak, D. Y. (2018), “Multivariate Prediction of Moment Magnitude for Small-to-Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes in Iran”, Earthquake Spectra, 34(1), February, doi: 10.1193/050917EQS086M.
  • Kishida, T., Haddadi, H., Darragh, R. B., Kayen, R. E., Silva, W. J., and Bozorgnia Y. (2018), “Apparent Wave Velocity and Site Amplification at the CSMIP Carquinez Bridge Geotechnical Arrays during the 2014 M6.0 South Napa Earthquake”, Earthquake Spectra, 34(1), February, doi: 10.1193/042317EQS074M.
  • Park, D.S., and Kishida, T. (2018), “Shear Wave Velocity Profiles of Fill Dams”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 104, pp. 250-258, January 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.10.013.
  • Kishida, T., Di Giacinto, D., Iaccarino G. (2017), “Comparison of Manual and Automated Ground Motion Processing for Small-to-Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes in Japan”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 33, No. 3, August, pp. 875-894.
  • Kishida, T. (2017), “Conditional Mean Spectra Given a Vector of Spectral Accelerations”, Earthquake Spectra, May 2017, Vol. 33, No. 2, May, pp. 469-479.
  • Kishida, T. (2017). “Comparison and Correction of Modulus Reduction Models for Clays and Silts”. Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 143(4), GT.1943-5606.0001627, 04016110.
  • Kishida, T. and Tsai, C.-C. (2017). “Prediction Model of Shear Wave Velocity by using SPT Blow Count based on the Conditional Probability Framework”. Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 143(4), GT.1943-5606.0001631, 04016108.
  • Boore, D. M., Kishida, T. (2017), “Relations Between Some Horizontal-Component Ground-Motion Intensity Measures Used In Practice”, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 334-343, February, doi: 10.1785/0120160250.
  • Ktenidou, O-J, Silva, W.J., Darragh, R.B., Abrahamson, N. A., Kishida, T. (2017), “Squeezing kappa (κ) out of the Transportable Array – An example using band-limited data from Southern Arizona”, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 107(1), 256-275, February, doi: 10.1785/0120150301.
  • Bozorgnia, Y., Stewart, J. P., Kishida, T., Boore, D.M., Campbell, K.W., Abrahamson, N.A., Atkinson, G.M., Chiou, B. S.-J., Idriss, I.M., Silva, W.J., and Young, R. R., (2015). “Response to Discussion by P. Malhotra on NGA-West2 Research Project”. Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp 1879–1884.
  • Bozorgnia, Y., Abrahamson, N. A., Al Atik, L., Ancheta T. D., Atkinson, G. M., Baker J. W., Baltay, A., Boore, D. M., Campbell, K. W., Chiou, B. S.-J., Darragh, B., Day, S., Donahue, J., Graves, R. W., Gregor, N., Hanks, T., Idriss, I.M., Kamaia, R., Kishida, K., Kottke, A., Mahin, S. A., Rezaeian, S., Rowshandel, B., Seyhan, E., Shahi, S., Shantz, T., Silva, W., Spudich, P., Stewart, J. P., Watson-Lamprey, J., Wooddell, K., and Youngs, R. (2014). “NGA-West2 Research Project”, Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 973-987.
  • Ancheta, T. D., Darragh, R. B., Stewart, J. P., Seyhan, E., Silva, W. J., Chiou, B. S. J., Wooddell, K. E., Graves, R. W., Kottke, A. R., Boore, D. M., Kishida, T. and Donahue, J. L. (2014). “NGA-West2 Database”, Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 989-1005.
  • Kishida, T. and Tsai, C.-C. (2013). “Seismic Demand of the Liquefaction Potential with Equivalent Number of Cycles for Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis”. Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE Vol. 140(3), 04013023.
  • Stewart, J. P., Midorikawa, S., Graves, R. W., Khodaverdi, K., Kishida, T., Miura, H., Bozorgnia, Y., and Campbell, K. W. (2013). “Implications of Mw 9.0 Tohoku-oki Japan earthquake for ground motion scaling with source, path, and site parameters”. Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 29(S1), pp.S1-S22.
  • Cox, B. R., Boulanger, R. W., Tokimatsu, K., Wood, C., Abe, A., Ashford, S., Donahue, J., Ishihara, K., Kayen, R., Katsumata, K., Kishida, T., Kokusho, T., Mason, B., Moss, R., Stewart, J., Tohyama, K., Zekkos, D. (2013). “Liquefaction at Strong Motion Stations in the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake”. Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 29(S1), pp.S55-S80.
  • Kishida, T., and Tsai, C.-C. (2013). ” Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for Maximum Seismic Shear Stresses in Soils using Improved Ground-Motion Parameters”.  Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 139 (2), pp. 288-297.
  • Kishida, T., Wehling, T. M., Boulanger, R. W., Driller, M. W., and Stokoe, K. H. II (2009). ” Dynamic Properties of Highly Organic Soils from Montezuma Slough and Clifton Court”. Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE Vol. 135 (4), pp. 525-532.
  • Kishida, T., Boulanger, R. W., Abrahamson, N. A., Wehling, T. M., and Driller, M. W. (2009). ” Regression Models for Dynamic Properties of Highly Organic Soil”. Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, ASCE Vol. 135 (4), pp. 533-543.
  • Kishida, T., Boulanger, R. W., Abrahamson, N. A., Wehling, T. M., Driller, M. W. (2009). “Site Effect at Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta”. Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 25 (2), pp. 301-322.
  • Kishida, T., Boulanger, R. W., Abrahamson, N. A., Wehling, T. M., Driller, M. W. (2009). ” Seismic Response of Levees at Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta”. Earthquake Spectra, EERI, Vol. 25(3), pp.557-582