### Publications

##### Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

- Smith, C.B. and Hernandez, E.M. "Detection of spatially sparse damage using impulse response sensitivity and LASSO regularization" Journal of Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "Efficient sensor placement for state estimation in structural dynamics" Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 85(15):789-800
- Polanco, N., May, G. and Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "Finite element model updating of semi-composite bridge decks using operational acceleration measurements" Journal of Engineering Structures, 126(1): 264-277
- Erazo, K., Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "High-resolution seismic monitoring of instrumented buildings using model-based state observers" Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 45 (15), 2513-2531
- Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "Identification of localized structural damage from highly incomplete modal information: theory and experiments" ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 142(2)
- Hernandez, E.M. and Polanco, N.R. (2016) "A lower bound for the variance of frequency and damping ratio identified from noisy vibration measurements" Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 23(1):5-19
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "A mechanistic approach to post-earthquake damage assessment of instrumented structures with uncertain input" ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 142(9)
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2015) “Uncertainty quantification of state estimation in nonlinear structural systems with application to seismic response in buildings” ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems. Accepted
- Hernandez, E.M. (2015) “Identification of localized structural damage from highly incomplete modal information: theory and experiments” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics. Accepted
- Hernandez, E.M. and Polanco, N.R. (2015) “A lower bound for the variance of frequency and damping ratio
identified from noisy vibration measurements” Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring.
**DOI: 10.1002/stc.1757** - Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Identification of isolated structural damage from incomplete spectrum information using l1-norm minimization”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 46(1):59-69
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “A model-based observer for state and stress estimation in structural and mechanical systems: experimental validation”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 43(1):141-152
- Hernandez, E.M. and May, G. (2013) “The dissipated energy ratio as tool for earthquake induced damage detection and classification of instrumented structures” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(11), 1521–1529
- Hernandez, E.M. (2013) “Optimal model based state estimation in mechanical and structural systems”, Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring 20(4):532-543
- Hernandez, E.M. and Bernal, D. (2013) “Iterative finite element model updating in the time domain” Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (34)1-2:39-46
- Hernandez, E.M., Bernal, D. and Caracoglia, L. (2013) “On-line monitoring of wind induced stresses and fatigue damage in structures” Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring 20(10):1291-1302
- Hernandez, E.M. (2011) “A natural observer for optimal state estimation in second order linear structural systems” Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, (25)8:2938-2947
- Hernandez, E.M. and Bernal, D. (2008) “State estimation in structural systems with uncertain stiffness and damping matrices” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, (134)3:252-258
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2006) “A data driven methodology for assessing the impact of earthquakes on the health of building structural systems” The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, (15)1:21-34

##### Peer-Reviewed Conferences Proceedings

- Roohi, M., Hernandez, E.M. and Rosowsky, D.V. (2017) "Element-by-element demand-to-capacity ratio estimation from SMRF building seismic records" Proceedings of the Experimental vibration Analysis of Civil Structures Conference, San Diego, CA.
- Smith, C.B. and Hernandez, E.M. (2017) "Exploiting Spatial Sparsity in Vibration-based Damage Detection" Proceedings of the International Conference in Modal Analysis, Orange County, CA.
- Polanco, N. and Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "Kalman filter robustness for fatigue usage monitoring" Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Boston, MA. pp 6715-6720
- Richards, E. and Hernandez, E.M. (2016) "Damping of cylinder moving through sand". Proceedings of the International Congress in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM), Montreal, CA.
- Polanco, N., Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Finite element model updating of semi-composite bridge decks: application to reliability analysis”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Hamilton, ON. Canada (* Best student paper award in structural dynamics)
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Uncertainty quantification for state estimation in nonlinear structural systems” Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, University of Liverpool, UK.
- Hernandez, E.M. and Polanco, N.R. (2014) “Reliability-based fatigue monitoring of structures” Proceedings of the European Workshop in Structural Health Monitoring” Nantes, France
- Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Use of l1 minimization to detect localized damage in structures using incomplete modal information” Proceedings of the IX International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2014), Porto, Portugal.
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Real-time efficient state estimation in nonlinear structural systems” Proceedings of the IX International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2014), Porto, Portugal.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Identification localized damage in structures using highly incomplete modal information” Proceedings of the XXXII International Modal Analysis Conference IMAC, Orlando, FL
- Hernandez, E.M. and Polanco, N.R. (2014) “Uncertainty quantification in identified modal parameters using fisher information criterion” Proceedings of the XXXII International Modal Analysis Conference IMAC, Orlando, FL
- Hernandez, E.M. and Erazo, K. (2014) “State estimation in nonlinear structural systems” Proceedings of the XXXII International Modal Analysis Conference IMAC, Orlando, FL
- Hernandez, E.M. and Erazo, K. (2013) “Nonlinear model-data fusion for post-earthquake assessment of structures” International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Stanford, CA.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2013) “Real-time monitoring of fatigue reliability of partially instrumented structures excited by random fields” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2013), New York, NY.
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2013) “Experimental verification of a finite element model based functional observer for structural systems” Proceedings of the 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Boston, MA
- Hernandez, E.M. and May, G. (2013) , “Vibration monitoring and load distribution characterization of i-89 bridge 58N” Proceedings of the XXXI International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) Orange County, CA
- Hernandez, E.M. (2013), “Quantifying maximum achievable accuracy of identified modal parameters from noise contaminated vibration data” Proceedings of the XXXI International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) Orange County, CA
- Hernandez, E.M. (2013), “Real-time dynamic stress response estimation at critical locations of instrumented structures embedded in random fields” Proceedings of the XXXI International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) Orange County, CA
- Hernandez, E.M. and May, G. (2011) “Post-earthquake damage detection in instrumented buildings using identified dissipated energy” Proceedings of the XXX International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) Jacksonville, FL, Vol.6 pp. 351-358.
- Hernandez, E.M., Bernal, D. and L. Caracoglia (2011) “Output-only estimation of wind induced stresses in structures” Proceedings of the XXX International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC) Jacksonville, FL, Vol.2 pp. 345-350.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2011) “Finite element model based state estimation in mechanical and structural systems”. Proceedings of the International Workshop in Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, CA, pp.1087-1094
- Hernandez, E. and Bernal, D. (2007) “State estimation in structural systems in nonlinear structural systems with model uncertainties” Proceedings of the XXV International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC), Orlando, FL. (digital on CD)
- Hernandez, E. and Bernal, D. (2006) “An observer approach to model updating” Proceedings of the XXIV International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC), St. Louis, MO. (digital on CD)
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2005) “A data driven methodology for assessing impact of earthquakes on the health of building structural systems” Proceedings of the Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion Data, Los Angeles, CA, pp.89-106
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2005) “A residual approach for identifying damage induced by earthquakes” Proceedings of the fifth International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, CA, pp. 315-320
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2005) “Identification of damage induced by earthquakes” Proceedings of the XXIII International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC), Orlando, FL. (digital on CD)
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2004) “Robust data driven methodology for damage detection due to earthquakes” Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (digital on CD)

##### Conferences Abstracts and Presentations

- Leblanc, B.P. and Hernandez, E.M. (2017) Fatigue Usage Monitoring in Wind Excited Structures. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, San Diego, CA.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2016) Optimal Sequential Sensor Placement for Fatigue Damage Monitoring of Structures. ASCE Engineering Mechanics/ Probabilistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
- Polanco, N., Hernandez, E.M. (2016) Robust Bayesian Fatigue Monitoring of Structures Using Minimal Instrumentation. ASCE Engineering Mechanics/ Probabilistic Mechanics and Reliability Conference, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
- Erazo, K., Hernandez, E.M. (2015) “A mechanistic approach to seismic damage estimation of instrumented building structures using Bayesian filtering”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
- Polanco, N., Hernandez, E.M. (2015) “Multi-scale stress usage monitoring from global acceleration measurements: An experimental validation”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Optimal lp norm for detection of localized damage using highly incomplete modal information”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Hamilton, ON. Canada
- Erazo, K. and Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Uncertainty quantification for state estimation and its application to post-earthquake damage assessment”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Hamilton, ON. Canada
- Polanco, N.R. and Hernandez, E.M. (2014) “Finite element model updating of semi-composite bridge decks: application to reliability analysis”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Hamilton, ON. Canada
- Hernandez, E.M. (2013) “Tracking dynamic stress response based on acceleration measurements”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Evanston, IL.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2011) “Optimal Model Based State Estimation in Mechanical and Structural Systems”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Boston, MA.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2011) “Post Earthquake Damage Detection in Instrumented Buildings Using Identified Dissipated Energy”. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Boston, MA.
- Hernandez, E., Cabrera, E. and Reyes, P., (2009) “Seismic Vulnerability of Existing Buildings in Santo Domingo and Santiago” Proceedings of the Latin American Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, D.R.
- Hernandez, E. and Bernal, D. (2006) “State Estimation in Structural Systems with Uncertain Stiffness and Damping Matrices,” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference in Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, CA.
- Bernal, D. and Hernandez, E. (2004) “Robust Data Driven Methodology for Damage Detection due to Earthquakes,” 4th International Workshop in Structural Health Monitoring and Control, New York, NY.

##### Invited Presentations

- "Post-Earthquake Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Systems" Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering Graduate Seminar, Polytechnique Montreal, 2018
- "Smart Infrastructure Systems in Natural Disasters" Civil Engineering Dept. Graduate Seminar, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo. 2018
- "Non-linear Analysis of Structures, When and How?" Public Lecture. Pontificia Universidad Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic. 2018
- "On Mechanical Interpretation of the Kalman Filter". Mechanical Engineering Dept. Graduate Seminar, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI. 2018
- "Structural Heath Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis using Minimal Instrumentation". IEEE Conference in Prognostics and Health Management. Invited Tutorial Session. 2017
- "Fatigue Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Fracture Critical Structures". Civil Engineering Dept., Clarkson University. Postdam, NY. 2016
- "Smart Structures: The Next Frontier of Structural Engineering". St. Michael's College, Mathematics Dept. Colloquium. Burlington, VT. 2016.
- "Mathematical Modeling of Smart Structures". St. Michael College, Mathematics Dept. Colloquium. Burlington, VT. 2016.
- "Fatigue Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Fracture Critical Structures". Northeastern University Structural Graduate Engineering Association Annual Lecture. Boston, MA. 2015
- "Smart Engineers and Smart Structures". UVM/GIV Summer Institute, Burlington, VT. 201
- "Structural Health Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis using Minimal Instrumentation Civil Engineering Dept., University of Pittsburgh, PA. 2015
- “Recent Advances and Challenges in Structural Health Monitoring” Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, Consulting Engineers, Waltham, MA 2014
- “Multiscale Model-Data fusion for Structural Health Monitoring of Fracture Critical Structures” Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 2014
- “Smart Engineers and Smart Structures”. UVM/GIV Engineering Summer Institute, Burlington, VT 2013
- “Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring of I-89 Bridge 58N” University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 2013
- “Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring of I-89 Bridge 58N” Joint Vermont ASCE-SEA Winter Meeting, Burlington, VT 2013
- “Stress Estimation using Observers” Northeastern University, Boston, MA 2013
- “Smart Structures”. UVM/GIV Engineering Summer Institute, Burlington, VT 2012
- “Optimal Model Based State Estimation in Second Order Systems”. Clarkson University, Clarkson, NY 2011
- “ABC of Modern Earthquake Engineering”. UVM/GIV Engineering Summer Institute, Burlington, VT 2011
- “Rapid Visual Screening of Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings in Santo Domingo”. International Conference of Seismic Engineering. Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santiago, Dom. Rep. 2009
- “Seismic Resistant Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures”. Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo. INTEC. Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2009
- “Seismic Instrumentation of Buildings – Experiences in California”. National Conference in Earthquake Engineering and Seismology. Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2008
- “Structronics – New Frontier in Structural engineering” Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2008
- “Advanced Methodologies for Post-Earthquake Assessment of Buildings” Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santiago, Dom. Rep. 2005

##### Technical Reports

- Hernandez, E.M. and May, G. (2015) Vibration Monitoring of Bridge 58N,47p. University of Vermont Transportation Research Center.
- Hernandez, E.M. (2014) Statistical Analysis of Weigh-in-Motion Data to Validate Use of HL-93 AASHTO Vehicle Live Load for Bridge Design in Vermont. Submitted to the Vermont Agency of Transportation and the UVM Transportation Research Center.

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