Curriculum Vitae

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M. Gardner, N. Sitar, Coupled Three-Dimensional Discrete Element-Lattice Boltzmann Methods for Fluid-Solid Interaction with Polyhedral Particles. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, (2019), doi: 10.1002/nag.2972.

M. Gardner, N. Sitar, Modeling of Dynamic Rock–Fluid Interaction using Coupled 3-D Discrete Element and Lattice Boltzmann Methods. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (Invited paper, 2019), Available online.

G. G. Deierlein, A. Zsarnóczay, “State-of-art in computational simulation for natural hazards engineering” (Technical Report, 2019) doi: 10.5281/zenodo.2579582), (Contributing author in in Sections 1.2, 1.3 & 1.4).

M. Gardner, N. Sitar, Modeling of rock Scour using Coupled 3-D Discrete Element and Lattice Boltzmann Methods, Proceedings of the 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (2018), (Available on ResearchGate).

M. Gardner, J. Kolb, N. Sitar, Parallel and Scalable Block System generation. Computers and Geotechnics. 89, 168–178 (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.05.001.

F. Zheng, Y.-Y. Jiao, M. Gardner, N. Sitar, A fast direct search algorithm for contact detection of convex polygonal or polyhedral particles. Computers and Geotechnics. 87, 76–85 (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.02.001.

J. Bray, J. Cohen-Waeber, T. Dawson, T. Kishida, N. Sitar, “Geotechnical Engineering Reconnaissance of the August 24, 2014 M6 South Napa Earthquake” (Technical Report, Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association, 2014), doi: (Contributing Author in Sections 5 & 6).

M. Gardner, Development of a Coupled 3-D DEM-LBM Model for Simulation of Dynamic Rock-Fluid Interaction, Thesis, University of California, Berkeley (2018), url:

Published Software

M. Gardner, NHERI-Simcenter Smelt (Stochastic, Modular, and Extensible Library for Time histories) (2019), doi:

F. McKenna, W. Elhaddad, M. Gardner, C. Wang, NHERI-Simcenter Earthquake Engineering with Uncertainty Quantifcation (EE-UQ) Application (2019), doi:

F. McKenna, A. Zsarnoczay, C. Wang, W. Elhaddad, M. Gardner, NHERI-Simcenter Performance-Based Engineering (PBE) Application (2019), doi:

F. McKenna, P. Mackenzie-Helnwein, W. Elhaddad, M. Gardner, J. Wan, D. K. Kwon, NHERI-Simcenter Wind Engineering with Uncertainty Quantification (WE-UQ) Application (2019), doi:

F. McKenna, N. Padhye, C. Wang, P. Mackenzie-Helnwein, M. Gardner, NHERI-Simcenter Uncertainty Quantifcation for the Finite Element Method (uqFEM) application (2018), doi:

B. Simpson, F. McKenna, M. Gardner, NHERI-Simcenter Braced Frame Modeling (BFM) Application (2018), doi:

M. Gardner, J. Kolb, N. Sitar, SparkRocks (2016), doi: