Research Publications for Megan Boston
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Boston, M. (2017). Building Resilience through Design: Improving Post Earthquake Performance of Hospitals. (PhD Thesis, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering).
Boston, M., & Mitrani-Reiser, J. (2016). Improving post disaster hospital functionality using resilience rating sytems. In 4th International Conference on Urban Disaster Reduction (4ICUDR). Wellington and Christchurch, New Zealand.
Jacques, C. C., Boston, M., & Mitrani-Reiser, J. (2014). Quantifying the Performance of Healthcare Facility in Disasters: A Multi-Hazard Approach. In Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering. Anchorage, Alaska.
Boston, M., Liu, Z., Jacques, C., & Mitrani-Reiser, J. (2014). Towards Assessing the Resilience of a Community in Seismic Events using Agent Based Modeling. In Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering. Anchorage, Alaska.
Boston, M., & Richards, P. W. (2012). Seismic Response of BRBFs Coupled With Heavy Gravity Columns. In Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Conference held Lisbon Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal.
Boston, M. (2012). Reducing Residual Drift in Buckling-Restrained Braced Frames by Using Gravity Columns as Part of a Dual System. (Master's Thesis).