Team


 

Ashly Cabas

Assistant Professor

amcabasm@ncsu.edu

Fitts-Woolard Hall 3175

 

 

Postdocs

Chunyang Ji

Topic: Seismic Attenuation; Non-ergodic Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

Nancy Ingabire Abayo; Ph.D. Student

Topic: Geomorphological Considerations in Lateral Spreading Estimations

Co-advisor: Dr. Brina Montoya

 

 

 

Cristina Lorenzo-Velasquez; Ph.D. Student

Topic: Seismic Hazard Assessment of Pipelines: Quantifying Site Effects on Spatially Variable Ground Motions

 

 

 

Kyunguk Na; Ph.D. Student

Topic: Dynamic Properties of Microbial-Induced Carbonate Precipitation (MICP) Treated Soil

Co-advisor: Dr. Brina Montoya

 

 

 

Cassie Gann; Ph.D. Student 

Topic: Advanced Parameterization of Attenuation of Seismic Waves for Site Response Analysis

 

 

 

 

Jungmin Lee; Ph.D. Student 

Topic: Rapid Post-Earthquake Seismic Hazard Analysis incorporating the effects of local soil conditions

 

 

 

Undergraduate Research Supervision 

Zachary Militello; BS Student 

Topic: Characterization of Geophysical Parameters for the Atlantic and Coastal Plains

 

 

 

 

Lab Alumni 

Graduate Students

Dr. Chunyang Ji

Topic: Seismic Attenuation; Non-ergodic Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis

Currently a postdoc at NC State University/GFZ Center

 

 

 

Dr. Ishika Nawrin Chowdhury

Topic: Hazard-Consistent Ground Motions for Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Analysis

Currently at Lettis Consultants International

 

 

 

Maria E. Ramos Sepulveda

Topic: Site Effects on Ground Motion Directionality

Currently at UCLA (PhD student)

 

 

 

 

Dr. Sugandha Singh

Topic: Design Ground Motions compatible with High-frequency Energy Content in Low-to-Moderate Seismicity Regions [Co-advisor: Dr. Abhinav Gupta]

Currently, Assistant Professor at Jaypee University of Information Technology, India

 

 

Mona Doostmohammadibueini; MCE Student

Topic: Implications of Earthquake-Induced Lateral Spreading on Bridge Resilience

Co-advisor: Dr. Brina Montoya

 

 

 

Rajprabhu Thangappa;  MS Student

Topic: Scaling and spectral matching of ground motions

Co-advisor: Dr. Mervyn Kowlasky

Currently at NCSU (PhD student)

 

Undergraduate Research Assistants

  • Nancy Ingabire-Abayo (2018-2019; currently a PhD student in Cabas’ research group)
  • Cassie Gann (2019; currently a PhD student in Cabas’ research group)
  • Cord Anthony (2019; currently a MSc student at NCSU)
  • Tristan Miller
  • Daniela Paz Espinosa Pulgar (Currently a MS student at Universidad de Concepcion, Chile)

Past Team Gatherings

March 2022

 

Summer Virtual Meetings 2020

 

December 2019

 

August 2019

 

January 2019

 

July 2018

 

March 2018

 

December 2017