Mitrani-Reiser, Judith

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering
http://stirm.johnshopkins.edu/

Latrobe Hall 202
(410) 516-7763
jmitrani@jhu.edu

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 2007, CALIF INSTITUTE TECH
  • Bachelor of Science 2000, Univ Florida
Experience
  • 2015 - Present:  Associate, Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
  • 2013 - Present:  Joint, SOM Emergency Medicine
  • 2010 - Present:  Johns Hopkins University, Focus Group on Geospatial Sciences Teaching and Research Faculty Member Focus group to identify geospatial-related activities across disciplines at the Homewood campus, and inform the administration of research and teaching needs, The Johns Hopkins University
Research Areas
  • Community resilience
  • Criticial infrastructure
  • EARTHQUAKE engineering
  • PERFORMANCE-based design
  • Risk Assessment
Awards
  • 2002:  George Housner Fellowship - Caltech
  • 2000:  Chancellor's Predoctoral Opportunity Fellowship - UC Berkeley
  • 1996:  Florida Scholar - UF
Presentations
  • "Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters", Structural Engineers Association of Utah/EERI-Utah Chapter Joint Meeting.  Salt Lake City, Utah.  October 1, 2016
  • "Modeling Community Functioning Following Earthquakes", PEER Annual Meeting.  Berkeley.  January 1, 2016
  • "Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  November 1, 2015
  • "The 2010 Chile Earthquake: a five-year reflection", 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  Sydney, Australia.  November 1, 2015
  • "Disasters and Infrastructure", Multihazard Mitigation Council Monthly Webinar.  September 1, 2015
  • "Risk Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  Storrs, CT.  September 1, 2015
  • "Natural Disaster Impacts on Infrastructure Systems and Society".  Baltimore, MD.  September 1, 2015
  • "An Approach to the Seismic Performance Assessment of Medical Components", Annual Conference of Italian National Association of Earthquake Engineering.  L’Aquila, Italy.  September 1, 2015
  • "Seismic Risk of Italian hospitals: analysis of assessment results to define criteria for intervention prioritization", Annual Conference of Italian National Association of Earthquake Engineering.  L’Aquila, Italy.  September 1, 2015
  • "Healthcare Facilities", PEER Nepal Earthquake Debrief.  August 1, 2015
  • "The Nepal Earthquake: Dispatches from the Field,” Natural Hazards Workshop", Natural Hazards Workshop.  Boulder, CO.  July 1, 2015
  • "Organizational and Institutional Resilience", Natural Hazards Workshop.  Boulder, CO.  July 1, 2015
  • "Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  Salt Lake City.  May 1, 2015
  • "Risk Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  Charlottesville, VA.  April 1, 2015
  • "Risk Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  March 1, 2015
  • "Assessment of Healthcare Functions after Disasters".  March 1, 2015
  • "Characterization of the Canterbury, New Zealand Healthcare System for Use in Seismic Simulation", EERI Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.  March 1, 2015
  • "East Coast Earthquakes, Damage to Critical Building Systems, and Performance-Based Design".  Washington, DC.  December 1, 2014
  • "Risk Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  November 1, 2014
  • "Buildings as Critical Health Infrastructure", Research Collaboration Network on Sustainable Cities.  October 1, 2014
  • "Quantifying Societal Impacts of Natural Disasters", Systems Institute Workshop.  October 1, 2014
  • "Assessment of Critical Community Functions after Disasters".  September 1, 2014
  • "Quantifying the Performance of Healthcare Facilities in Disasters: A Multi-hazard Approach", 10th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  Anchorage, Alaska.  July 1, 2014
  • "Post Earthquake Data Collection: the 2010 Maule Earthquake", Post Earthquake Data Workshop.  Anchorage, Alaska.  July 1, 2014
  • "Course Planning", Summer Teaching Institute.  Baltimore, MD.  May 1, 2014
  • "Disaster Studies in the STIRM Lab".  Santiago, Chile.  January 1, 2014
  • "East Coast Earthquakes: Preparing for the Unexpected".  Baltimore, MD.  December 1, 2013
  • "Quantifying Societal Impacts & Functional Loss of Building Systems", STEM Internships Convocation.  Baltimore, MD.  November 1, 2013
  • "Learning from Katrina and Superstorm Sandy: Building community resilience after natural disasters", Admissions Open House.  Baltimore, MD.  October 1, 2013

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Mieler MW, Mitrani-Reiser J (2018).  Review of the State of the Art in Assessing Earthquake-Induced Loss of Functionality in Buildings.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  144(3).
  • Bruneau M, Barbato M, Padgett JE, Zaghi AE, Mitrani-Reiser J, Li Y (2017).  State of the Art of Multihazard Design.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  143(10).
  • Links JM, Schwartz BS, Lin S, Kanarek N, Mitrani-Reiser J, Sell TK, Watson CR, Ward D, Slemp C, Burhans R, Gill K, Igusa T, Zhao X, Aguirre B, Trainor J, Nigg J, Inglesby T, Carbone E, Kendra JM (2017).  COPEWELL: A Conceptual Framework and System Dynamics Model for Predicting Community Functioning and Resilience After Disasters.  Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.  (1).
  • Zaghi AE, Padgett JE, Bruneau M, Barbato M, Li Y, Mitrani-Reiser J, McBride A (2016).  Establishing Common Nomenclature, Characterizing the Problem, and Identifying Future Opportunities in Multihazard Design.  Journal of Structural Engineering (United States).  142(12).
  • de la Llera JC, Rivera F, Mitrani-Reiser J, Jünemann R, Fortuño C, Ríos M, Hube M, Santa María H, Cienfuegos R (2016).  Data collection after the 2010 Maule earthquake in Chile.  Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering.  (2).
  • Liu Z, Jacques CC, Szyniszewski S, Guest JK, Schafer BW, Igusa T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2016).  Agent-Based Simulation of Building Evacuation after an Earthquake: Coupling Human Behavior with Structural Response.  Natural Hazards Review.  17(1).
  • Mieler MW, Uma SR, Mitrani-Reiser J (2016).  Using failure analysis tools to establish seismic resilience objectives for building components & systems.  Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering.  49(1).
  • Poulos A, de la Llera JC, Mitrani-Reiser J (2016).  Earthquake risk assessment of buildings accounting for human evacuation.  Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics.  (4).
  • Liu Z, Jacques C, Szyniszewski S, Guest J, Schafer B, Igusa T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2015).  Agent-based simulation of building evacuation after an earthquake: coupling human behavior with structural response.  Natural Hazards Review.  04015019.
  • Rutkow L, Mitrani-Reiser J, Barnett DJ (2015).  Promoting comprehensive disaster policy through interdisciplinary collaboration.  Injury prevention.  injuryprev-2015.
  • Pita G, Pinelli JP, Gurley K, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  State of the art of hurricane vulnerability estimation methods: A review.  Natural Hazards Review.  16(2).
  • Jacques CC, McIntosh J, Giovinazzi S, Kirsch TD, Wilson T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  Resilience of the canterbury hospital system to the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.  Earthquake Spectra.  30(1).
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Gurley K, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  State of the Art of Hurricane Vulnerability Estimation Methods: A Review.  Natural Hazards Review.  16(2).  04014022.
  • Boston M, Liu Z, Jacques C, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  TOWARDS ASSESSING THE RESILIENCE OF A COMMUNITY IN SEISMIC EVENTS USING AGENT BASED MODELING.
  • De la Llera J, Rivera F, Jünemann R, Mitrani-Reiser J, Fortuno C, Hube M, Santa María H, Ríos M, Lagos R, Guendelman T, others (2014).  POST-EARTHQUAKE DATA COLLECTION: THE 2010 MAULE EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE.
  • Boston M, Liu Z, Jacques CC, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  Towards assessing the resilience of a community in seismic events using agent based modeling.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Jacques CC, McIntosh J, Giovinazzi S, Kirsch TD, Wilson T, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  Resilience of the Canterbury hospital system to the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.  Earthquake Spectra.  30(1).  533-554.
  • Jacques C, Boston M, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  QUANTIFYING THE PERFORMANCE OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES IN DISASTERS: A MULTI-HAZARD APPROACH.
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Mitrani-Reiser J, Cocke S, Gurley K (2014).  Analysis of Hurricane Andrew Insurance Claim Data for Residential Buildings.  Bridges.  10.  9780784412626-091.
  • Jacques CC, Boston M, Mitrani-Reiser J (2014).  Quantifying the performance of healthcare facilities in disasters: A multi-hazard approach.  NCEE 2014 - 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering.
  • Pita G, Mitrani-Reiser J (2013).  Modeling hurricane-induced building downtime.  12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013, ACWE 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation.  3.
  • Pita G, Pinelli JP, Mitrani-Reiser J, Cocke S, Gurley K (2013).  Analysis of hurricane andrew insurance claim data for residential buildings.  Advances in Hurricane Engineering: Learning from Our Past - Proceedings of the 2012 ATC and SEI Conference on Advances in Hurricane Engineering.
  • Leong EN, Liel AB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guglielmo E, Friis D, Lumbard D, Oliveira R, Pekelnicky R (2013).  Gender and racial diversity in the structural engineering profession.  Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress.
  • Jacques C, Mitrani-Reiser J, Kirsch TD (2013).  An all-hazards approach for quantifying loss of function for critical healthcare infrastructure.  Structures Congress 2013: Bridging Your Passion with Your Profession - Proceedings of the 2013 Structures Congress.
  • Leong E, Liel A, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guglielmo E, Friis D, Lumbard D, Oliveira R, Pekelnicky R (2013).  Gender and racial diversity in the structural engineering profession.  Structures Congress.  885-896.
  • Ramirez CM, Liel AB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Haselton CB, Spear AD, Steiner J, Deierlein GG, Miranda E (2012).  Expected earthquake damage and repair costs in reinforced concrete frame buildings.  Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics.  41(11).
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Mahoney M, Holmes WT, De La Llera JC, Bissell R, Kirsch T (2012).  A functional loss assessment of a hospital system in the Bío-Bío province.  Earthquake Spectra.  28(SUPPL.1).
  • Pita G, Pinelli JP, Cocke S, Gurley K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Weekes J, Hamid S (2012).  Assessment of hurricane-induced internal damage to low-rise buildings in the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model.  Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.  104-106.
  • Liu Z, Jalalpour M, Jacques C, Szyniszewski S, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guest J, Igusa T, Schafer B (2012).  Interfacing building response with human behavior under seismic events.
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Cocke S, Gurley K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Weekes J, Hamid S (2012).  Assessment of hurricane-induced internal damage to low-rise buildings in the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model.  Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.  104.  76-87.
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Cocke S, Gurley K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Weekes J, Hamid S (2012).  and Industrial Aerodynamics.  J. Wind Eng. Ind. Aerodyn.  104(106).  76-87.
  • Kirsch T, Jacques C, Mitrani-Reiser J, Wilson T, Giovinazzi S, McIntosh J (2012).  The Impact of the 22nd February 2011 Earthquake on Christchurch Hospital.  University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Jacques C, Kirsch T, Giovinazzi S, McIntosh J, Wilson T (2012).  Response of the Regional Health Care system to the 22nd February 2011, Christchurch Earthquake, NZ.  Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Mahoney M, Holmes WT, de la Llera, Juan Carlos , Bissell R, Kirsch T (2012).  A functional loss assessment of a hospital system in the Bio-Bio province.  Earthquake Spectra.  28(S1).  S473-S502.
  • Pita GL, Pinelli JP, Gurley K, Weekes J, Mitrani-Reiser J (2011).  Wind vulnerability curves for low-rise commercial-residential buildings in the Florida public hurricane loss model.  Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Analysis, Modeling, and Management - Proceedings of the ICVRAM 2011 and ISUMA 2011 Conferences.
  • Pita GL, Francis R, Liu Z, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guikema S, Pinelli JP (2011).  Statistical tools for populating/predicting input data of risk analysis models.  Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Analysis, Modeling, and Management - Proceedings of the ICVRAM 2011 and ISUMA 2011 Conferences.
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Gurley K, Weekes J, Mitrani-Reiser J (2011).  Wind Vulnerability Curves for Low-Rise Commercial-Residential Buildings in the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model.  Reston, VA: ASCE copyright Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis and Management(ICVRAM 2011), and the Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Anaylsis(ISUMA); Hyattsville, Maryland, April 1.
  • Pita G, Francis R, Liu Z, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guikema S, Pinelli J (2011).  Statistical Tools for Populating/Predicting Input Data of Risk Analysis Models.  Reston, VA: ASCEProceedings of the First International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis and Management(ICVRAM 2011), and the Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Anaylsis(ISUMA); Hyattsville, Maryland, April 11 to 13, 20.
  • Kirsch TD, Mitrani-Reiser J, Bisseli R, Sauer LM, Mahoney M, Holmes WT, Cruz NS, De La Maza F (2010).  Impact on hospital functions following the 2010 chilean earthquake.  Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.  4(2).
  • Kirsch TD, Mitrani-Reiser J, Bissell R, Sauer LM, Mahoney M, Holmes WT, Santa Cruz N, de la Maza F (2010).  Impact on hospital functions following the 2010 Chilean earthquake.  Disaster medicine and public health preparedness.  4(02).  122-128.
  • Muto M, Krishnan S, Beck JL, Mitrani-Reiser J (2008).  Seismic loss estimation based on end-to-end simulation.  Life-Cycle Civil Engineering - Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, IALCCE '08.
  • Krishnan S, Ji C, Komatitsch D, Tromp J, Muto M, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck J (2008).  Simulation of an 1857-like Mw 7.9 San Andreas Fault earthquake and the response of tall steel moment frame buildings in southern California-A prototype study.  Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering.
  • Muto M, Krishnan S, Beck J, Mitrani-Reiser J (2008).  Seismic loss estimation based on end-to-end simulation.  Proceedings of the first international symposium on life-cycle civil engineering, Varenna, Lake Como, Italy.  215-232.
  • Haselton CB, Goulet CA, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL, Deierlein GG, Porter KA, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E (2008).  An assessment to benchmark the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete moment-frame building.  Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center.  (2007/1).
  • Goulet CA, Haselton CB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL, Deierlein GG, Porter KA, Stewart JP (2007).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building - From seismic hazard to collapse safety and economic losses.  Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics.  36(13).
  • Goulet CA, Haselton CB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL, Deierlein GG, Porter KA, Stewart JP (2007).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building-from seismic hazard to collapse safety and economic losses.  Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics.  36(13).  1973-1997.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck J (2007).  Incorporating Losses due to Repair Costs, Downtime and Fatalities in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering.  Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.
  • Goulet C, Haselton CB, Mitrani-Reiser J, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E, Deierlein GG (2006).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building - Part I: Ground motion selection and structural collapse simulation.  8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2006.  8.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Haselton C, Goulet C, Porter K, Beck J, Deierlein G (2006).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building - Part II: Loss estimation.  8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2006.  8.
  • Porter K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL, Ching J (2006).  Smarter structures: Real-time loss estimation for instrumented buildings.  8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering 2006.  5.
  • Porter K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL (2006).  Near-real-time loss estimation for instrumented buildings.  Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings.  15(1).
  • Porter K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL, Ching J (2006).  Smarter Structures: Real-time Loss Estimation for Instrumented Buildings.  Proceedings of the 8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  5.  2998-3007.
  • Porter K, Mitrani-Reiser J, Beck JL (2006).  Near-real-time loss estimation for instrumented buildings.  The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings.  15(1).  3-20.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Haselton C, Goulet C, Porter K, Beck J, Deierlein G (2006).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building-Part II: Loss estimation.  8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference).  18-22.
  • Goulet C, Haselton C, Mitrani-Reiser J, Stewart JP, Taciroglu E, Deierlein G (2006).  Evaluation of the seismic performance of a code-conforming reinforced-concrete frame building-Part I: Ground motion selection and structural collapse simulation.  8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering.  18-22.
  • Porter KA, Beck JL, Ching J, Mitrani-Reiser J, Miyamura M, Kusaka A, Kudo T, Ikkatai K, Hyodo Y (2004).  Real-time loss estimation for instrumented buildings.  Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J (2001).  Judith Mitrani-Reiser.  University of California, Berkeley.
  • de la Llera J, Mitrani-Reiser J, Rivera F, Fortuno C, Jünemann R, Poulos A, Vásquez J  The 2010 Chile Earthquake: a five-year reflection.
  • Mitrani-Reiser J, Haselton CB, Goulet CA, Porter KA, Beck JL, Deierlein GG  The Earthquake Engineering Online Archive NISEE e-Library.
Books
  • Haselton C, Mitrani-Reiser J, Goulet C, Deierlein G, Beck J, Porter K, Stewart J, Taciroglu E (2007).  An Assessment to Benchmark the Seismic Performance of a Code-Conforming Reinforced concrete Moment-Frame Building, PEER 2007/12.  Berkeley, CA: Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley.
Conference Proceedings
  • Pita G, Pinelli J, Mitrani-Reiser J, Cocke S, Gurley K (2013).  Analysis of Hurricane Andrew Insurance Claim Data for Residential Buildings.  Advances in Hurricane Engineering@ sLearning from Our Past.  1047-1055.
  • Liu Z, Jacques C, Jalalpour M, Szyniszewski S, Adleber J, Guest J, Igusa T, Schafer B, Mitrani-Reiser J (2012).  Seismic evacuation model accounting for human-structure interaction.  Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Evacuation Modeling and Management.  1-11.
  • Leong E, Liel A, Mitrani-Reiser J, Guglielmo E, Friis D, Lumbard D, Oliveira R, Pekelnicky R  Gender and Racial Diversity in the Structural Engineering Profession.  Structures Congress 2013@ sBridging Your Passion with Your Profession.  885-896.
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