EDUCATION:
Currently:
PhD candidate at UME School – ROSE Programme
Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS) – UME School – Pavia, Italy

Previous:
MSc in Earthquake Engineering
MEEES Programme 2011-2012
Universitè Joseph Fourier – Grenoble, France
Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia / University of Pavia – UME School – Pavia, Italy

Civil Engineer
(BEng, 5 years course)
Universidad Católica de Córdoba – Córdoba, Argentina

CURRENT POSITION:
PhD candidate at UME School – ROSE Programme
Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia – UME School – Pavia, Italy

Working on the DBDsoft project at Eucentre
Sullivan, T.J., Bono, F., Nievas, C.I., Magni, F., Calvi, G.M. (2014) DBDsoft: A program for the displacement-based seismic design of structures, Beta Version, EUCENTRE

Teaching Assistant for the course “Laboratory of Structural Engineering”
Organized and taught by Dr. Timothy J. Sullivan at the University of Pavia (March – July 2014)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:
February 2007 – August 2011
Junior Structural Engineer
Fragueiro & Novillo S.A.
Córdoba, Argentina

March 2009 – July 2011
Intern Assistant Professor in Calculus I course
Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Córdoba, Argentina

PUBLICATIONS:
Nievas, C.I. and Sullivan, T.J. [2014] “Applicability of the Direct Displacement-Based Design Method to Steel Moment Resisting Frames with Setbacks”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, SUBMITTED.

Nievas, C.I. and Sullivan, T.J. [2014] “Developing the Direct Displacement-Based Design Method for RC Strong Frame – Weak Wall Structures”, Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul Aug. 25-29, IN PRESS.

Nievas, C.I. and Sullivan, T.J. [2014] “Higher Mode Effects in the Direct Displacement-Based Design of Steel Moment Resisting Frames with Setbacks”, Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul Aug. 25-29, IN PRESS.

Roldán, R., Welch, D., Nievas, C.I., Sullivan, T.J., Correia, A., Calvi G.M. [2014] “Guidelines for the Performance-Based Seismic Design of Steel MRF Structures”, Research Report EUCENTRE 2014/02, IUSS Press, Pavia, Italy, IN PRESS.

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