Gabriel Candia

Gabriel  Candia

Gabriel Candia

Docente Investigador

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Master of Engineering, Universidad Católica de Chile
Civil Engineer, Universidad Católica de Chile

Áreas de Especialidad:

– Ingeniería Estructural y Geotécnica

 Curso que imparte en Pregrado:

– Análisis Estructural

– Geotecnia

– Mecánica de Suelos

– Taller de Proyecto de Título

Curso que imparte en Posgrado

–   Dinámica de Suelos

–   Elementos Finitos

 

Academic and Work Experience

2013 –   Lecturer at School of Engineering of Universidad del Desarrollo. Undergrad Level: Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Structural Analysis. Graduate Level: Soil Dynamics, Finite Elements

2015 –   Other Researcher at the FONDAP-CIGIDEN, National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management CONICYT/FONDAP/ 15110017.

2016 –   Other Researcher at FONDAP-CRHIAM, Water Research Center for Agriculture and Mining CONICYT/FONDAP/15130015

2013 – 2015        Postdoctoral Scholar FONDAP-CIGIDEN, National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management CONICYT/FONDAP/ 15110017.

2007 – 2009        Structural Engineer at SIRVE S.A.

Research Projects

2017-2019           FONDECYT Regular CO-Investigator: SIBER-RISK: SImulation Based Earthquake Risk and Resilience of Interdependent Systems and NetworKs

2016 – 2017        INTERFACULTADES, PI: Evaluación de la amenaza, vulnerabilidad y riesgo hidrometeorológico en la agroindustria. CIF 2016. US$17.000. Concurso Interfacultades 2016, Ingeniería Civil – Facultad de Economía y Negocios

2016 – 2017        RAIN, PI: Desarrollo de Sensores Autónomos de Bajo Costo

2016 – 2017        INTERNO UNAM, CO-Investigator: Evaluación del riesgo de volcamiento en equipos eléctricos rígidos durante eventos sísmicos. Proyecto financiado por el Instituto de Ingeniería UNAM.

2016 – 2017        X-TEC, PI: Desarrollo de curvas de fragilidad de taludes en roca

2010 – 2013        CalGeo, Caltrans, NSF-NEES, CO-Investigator: “Seismically induced earth pressures in retaining walls”,

 

Publications

–              Candia, G., De Pascale, G., Montalva, G. Ledezma, C. Geotechnical Aspects of the 2015 Mw8.3 Illapel Earthquake Sequence in Chile. Earthquake Spectra.  May 2017. Vol.33 pp not availble. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/031716EQS043M

–              Gabriel Candia, Miguel Jaimes, Cesar Arredondo, Juan Carlos de la Llera, and Philomène Favier (2016) Seismic Vulnerability of Wine Barrel Stacks. Earthquake Spectra: November 2016, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 2495-2511, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/111915EQS174M

–              Geraili Mikola, R., Candia, G., & Sitar, N. (2016). Seismic Earth Pressures on Retaining Structures and Basement Walls in Cohesionless Soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 04016047. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001507

–              Candia, G., Mikola, R. G., & Sitar, N. (2016). Seismic response of retaining walls with cohesive backfill: Centrifuge model studies. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 90, 411-419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.09.013

–              Jonathan Bray, Kyle Rollins, Tara Hutchinson, Ramon Verdugo, Christian Ledezma, George Mylonakis, Dominic Assimaki, Gonzalo Montalva, Pedro Arduino, Scott M. Olson, Robert Kayen, Youssef M.A. Hashash, and Gabriel Candia (2012) Effects of Ground Failure on Buildings, Ports, and Industrial Facilities. Earthquake Spectra: June 2012, Vol. 28, No. S1, pp. S97-S118. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/1.4000034

–              Ramon Verdugo, Nicholas Sitar, J. David Frost, Jonathan D. Bray, Gabriel Candia, Terry Eldridge, Youssef Hashash, Scott M. Olson, and Alfredo Urzua (2012) Seismic Performance of Earth Structures during the February 2010 Maule, Chile, Earthquake: Dams, Levees, Tailings Dams, and Retaining Walls. Earthquake Spectra: June 2012, Vol. 28, No. S1, pp. S75-S96. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/1.4000043

–              Candia, G., de la Llera, J. C. and Almazán, J. L. (2010), A physical model for dynamic analysis of wine barrel stacks. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 39: 1063–1081. DOI: 10.1002/eqe.979

 

Conference Papers

–              Wagner, N., Candia, G., Mikola, R., Sitar, G. Seismic earth pressures – Experiments and Analyses. 3rd International Conference on Performance-based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (PBD-III), Vancouver, Canada 2017

–              Gabriel Candia, Alex Godoy, Roberto Ponce, Diego Rivera. Hydrometeorological risk assessment for crops in Chile, 16th World Water Congress, International Water Resource Association. Cancún, Mexico 2017

–              Lopez, S., Candia, G. Sanhueza, C. Anchored piles in deep excavations: a case study. 16th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. Santiago, Chile 2017

–              Jaimes, M. Candia G., Cost-benefit analysis of seismic mitigation measures for wine barrel stacks. 16th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. Santiago, Chile 2017

–              F. Rivera, R. Jünemann, G. Candia, P. Favier, C. Fernández, M. Chacón, M. Hube, A. Chamorro, P. Aguirre, J.C. de la Llera, A. Poulos. Reconnaissance observations by CIGIDEN after the 2015 Illapel, Chile earthquake and tsunami. 16th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. Santiago, Chile 2017

–              Candia, G., Ledezma, C., Montalva, G., Rollins, K. Geotechnical observations from the 2014 Iquique Earthquake. 16th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. Santiago, Chile 2017

–              Fernandez, C., Aguirre, P., de la Llera, J., Candia G., Nozu, A. Strong ground motion simulation of the 2015 illapel earthquake using corrected empirical Green’s functions. 16th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering. Santiago, Chile 2017

–              Gabriel Candia, Gregory de Pascale, Gonzalo Montalva, Christian Ledezma. Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the 2015 Illapel Earthquake. IX Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Geotécnica. Universidad Austral de Chile. Valdivia, Chile 2016.

–              Candia, G., Arredondo, C. Reinoso, E. Vulnerabilidad sísmica de barricas de vino. XX Congreso de Ingeniería Sísmica. Acapulco, México 2015.

–              Candia, G. Sanhueza, C. Sitar, N. Evaluación del empuje sísmico en muros de contención en base a un perfil de aceleraciones de campo libre. VIII Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Geotécnica, Santiago, Chile 2014

–              Mikola, R. Candia, G., Sitar, N. Seismic earth pressures on retaining walls and basement walls. 10th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Alaska, 2014. p1-71

–              De la Llera, J. C., Rivera F., Jünemann R., Mitrani-Reiser, J., Fortuño C., Hube M., Santa María H., Ríos M. Lagos R., Guendelman T., Candia G., Ledezma C., Cienfuegos R., Lindenberg, J. Post Post-earthquake data collection: the 2010 Maule earthquake in Chile. 10th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Alaska, 2014

–              Sitar, N., Mikola, R. G., & Candia, G. (2012). Seismically induced lateral earth pressures on retaining structures and basement walls. Geotechnical Engineering State of the Art and Practice Keynote Lectures from GeoCongress 2012, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 226 ASCE. p 335 – 358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412138.0013

–              Candia, G., de la Llera, J.C., & Almazán, J. L. Earthquake Simulation and Response of Wine-Barrel Stacks. The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China

 

 

Scientific Reports

 

–              GEER. (2015), “Geotechnical Reconnaissance of the 2015 Mw8.3 Illapel, Chile Earthquake”. GEOTECHNICAL EXTREME EVENTS RECONNAISSANCE (GEER) ASSOCIATION, Report No. GEER-043

 

–              GEER. (2014), “April 1, 2014 Iquique, Chile Earthquake. Geotechnical Earthquake Reconnaissance. GEER Association Report No. GEER-038

 

–              Candia, G. Sitar, N. (2013), “Seismic earth pressures on retaining structures with cohesive backfills”. UCB/GT-2013-02, University of California, Berkeley, Geotechnical Engineering, authors retain copyright, 2013-08

 

–              Arduino, P., Ashford, S., Assimaki, D., Bray, J., Eldridge, T., Frost, D., & Zoa, N. (2010). Geo-Engineering Reconnaissance of the 2010 Maule, Chile Earthquake. GEER Association Report No. GEER-022, 1.

 

Scientific Reviewer

Scientific Reviewer in Journal Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering” (ISI/Scopus/Scielo).