Ricardo Taborda

Center for Earthquake Research and Information
University of Memphis
Assistant Professor

Expertise: Computational Seismology and Earthquake Engineering
 
 
About Me Publications
Isbiliroglu, Y. D., & Taborda, R. (2017). A preliminary study about the influence of building clusters on the variability of the ground motion during earthquakes. Poster Presentation at QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7902
Asimaki, D., Shi, J., & Taborda, R. (2017, 08). A velocity model for basin sediments in Southern California based on field measurements. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7883
Maechling, P. J., Taborda, R., Olsen, K. B., Callaghan, S., Jordan, T. H., & Goulet, C. A. (2017, 08). Current Capabilities of the SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model (UCVM) Software Framework. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7847
Taborda, R., & Isbiliroglu, Y. D. (2017, 08). Influence of Buildings Spacing in Site-City Interaction Effects. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7746
Khoshnevis, N., & Taborda, R. (2017, 08). An application of machine learning techniques to the evaluation of goodness-of-fit scores used in earthquake ground motion validation. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7579
Khoshnevis, N., & Taborda, R. (2017, 09). Towards an Informed Decision Making in Validation Metrics. Oral Presentation at QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7442
Taborda, R., Khoshnevis, N., Azizzadeh-Roodpish, S., & Huda, M. (2017). Influence Of The Source, Seismic Velocity, And Attenuation Models On The Validation Of Ground Motion Simulations. Poster Presentation at 16 World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 6252
Asimaki, D., Shi, J., & Taborda, R. (2016, 08). From VS30 to near-surface velocity profiles: Integrating soft sediments in SCEC's UCVM. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6919
Huda, M., Taborda, R., & Khoshnevis, N. (2016, 08). A Flexible and Memory-Efficient Displacement-Based Approach to Modeling Attenuation in Wave Propagation. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6764
Khoshnevis, N., & Taborda, R. (2016, 08). Analysis of Q-factor’s parameters of Los Angeles through Simulation and Artificial Intelligence. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6565
Riaño, A. C., Restrepo, D., Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2016, 08). Surface topography effects in three-dimensional physics-based deterministic ground motion simulations in southern California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6557
Taborda, R., Olsen, K. B., Graves, R. W., Silva, F., Khoshnevis, N., Savran, W. H., Roten, D., Shi, Z., Goulet, C. A., Bielak, J., Maechling, P. J., Cui, Y., & Jordan, T. H. (2016, 09). Verification and Validation of High-Frequency (fmax = 5 Hz) Ground Motion Simulations of the 2014 M 5.1 La Habra, California, earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6475
Small, P., Gill, D., Maechling, P. J., Taborda, R., Callaghan, S., Jordan, T. H., Ely, G. P., Olsen, K. B., & Goulet, C. A. (2017). The SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model Software Framework. Seismological Research Letters, 88(5). doi: 10.1785/0220170082 . SCEC Contribution 2067
Taborda, R., Azizzadeh-Roodpish, S., Khoshnevis, N., & Cheng, K. (2016). Evaluation of the Southern California Seismic Velocity Models through Simulation of Recorded Events. Geophysical Journal International, 205(3), 1342-1364. SCEC Contribution 6150
Khoshnevis, N., & Taborda, R. (2015). A Parametric Evaluation of Qs-Vs Relationships Used in Physics-Based Ground-Motion Earthquake Simulation. Oral Presentation at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6224
Huda, M., & Taborda, R. (2015). Extending the BKT Memory-Efficient Displacement-Based Internal Friction Model for Representing Attenuation in Wave Propagation Simulations. Poster Presentation at 2015 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6223
Azizzadeh-Roodpish, S., Taborda, R., Khoshnevis, N., & Cheng, K. (2015). Evaluation of the SCEC Seismic Velocity Models through Simulation and Validation of Past Earthquakes. Poster Presentation at 2015 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6222
Small, P., Taborda, R., Bielak, J., & Jordan, T. H. (2014). GPU Accleration of Hercules. Poster Presentation at 2014 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6048
Asimaki, D., & Taborda, R. (2014). Site-specific response in validation studies of physics-based earthquake simulations. Seismological Research Letters, 85(2), 470. SCEC Contribution 1986
Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2014). Ground-Motion Simulation and Validation of the 2008 Chino Hills, California, Earthquake Using Different Velocity Models. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(4), 1876-1898. doi: 10.1785/0120130266. SCEC Contribution 1798
Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2013, 7). Comparative validation of a set of physics-based simulations of the 2008 Chino Hills earthquake using different velocity models. Oral Presentation at CIG/QUEST/IRIS Joint Workshop on Seismic Imaging of Structure and Source. doi: 10.1785/0120130266. SCEC Contribution 1889
Gill, D., Maechling, P. J., Jordan, T. H., Taborda, R., Callaghan, S., & Small, P. (2013, 7). SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model: Mesh Generation and Visualization. Oral Presentation at CIG/QUEST/IRIS Joint Workshop on Seismic Imaging of Structure and Source. SCEC Contribution 1888
Maechling, P. J., Gill, D., Small, P., Ely, G. P., Taborda, R., & Jordan, T. H. (2013, 7). SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model: Development Goals and Current Status. Oral Presentation at CIG/QUEST/IRIS Joint Workshop on Seismic Imaging of Structure and Source. SCEC Contribution 1887
Isbiliroglu, Y. D., Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2013). Multiple Structure-Soil-Structure Interaction and Coupling Effects in Building Clusters. Poster Presentation at 10th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1816
Isbiliroglu, Y. D., Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2013). Coupled Soil-Structure Interaction Effects of Building Clusters During Earthquakes. Earthquake Spectra, 31(1), 463-500. doi: 10.1193/102412EQS315M. SCEC Contribution 1676
Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2013). Ground-Motion Simulation and Validation of the 2008 Chino Hills, California, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(1), 131-156. doi: 10.1785/0120110325. SCEC Contribution 1520
Taborda, R., Bielak, J., & Restrepo, D. (2012). Earthquake Ground Motion Simulation Including Nonlinear Soil Effects Under Idealized Conditions with Application to Two Case Studies. Seismological Research Letters, 83(6), 1047-1060. doi: 10.1785/0220120079. SCEC Contribution 1638
Restrepo, J. I., Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2011). Effects of Soils Nonlinearity on Ground Response in 3D Simulations --- An Application to the Salt Lake City Basin. Oral Presentation at 4th IASPEI / IAEE International Symposium. SCEC Contribution 1498
Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2011). Full 3D integration of site-city effects in regional scale earthquake simulations. Oral Presentation at 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics. SCEC Contribution 1472
Taborda, R., & Bielak, J. (2011). Large-Scale Earthquake Simulation --- Computational Seismology and Complex Engineering Systems. Computing in Science and Engineering, 13(4). SCEC Contribution 1469
Bielak, J., Karaoglu, H., & Taborda, R. (2011). Memory-Efficient Displacement-Based Internal Friction for Wave Propagation Simulation. Geophysics, 76(6), T131-T145. doi: 10.1190/geo2011-0019.1. SCEC Contribution 1468
Taborda, R. (2010). Speeding Up Finite Element Wave Propagation for Large-Scale Earthquake Simulations. Oral Presentation at Carnegie Mellon University. SCEC Contribution 1416
Bielak, J., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Taborda, R., Ramirez-Guzman, L., Day, S. M., Ely, G. P., Roten, D., Jordan, T. H., Maechling, P. J., Urbanic, J., Cui, Y., & Juve, G. (2010). The ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario: Verification of Three Simulation Sets. Geophysical Journal International, 180(1), 375--404. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04417.x. SCEC Contribution 1260

Last updated Nov 14, 2017.