EDUCATION:
September 2013 – present
PhD in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology
Istituto Universitario Superiori di Studi di Pavia
Pavia, Italy

September 2011 – August 2012
Visiting Researcher at University of California, Berkeley/PEER Center
California, USA

September 2010 – August 2013
MSc in Civil Engineering at National University of Ireland, Galway
Galway, Ireland

Relevant Courses:
(UME School, Pavia)
-Seismic Design of Nonstructural Building Components
-Fundamentals of Seismic Design
-Seismic Response and Analysis
-Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
-Structural Dynamics
-Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assessment

(UC Berkeley)
-Nonlinear Structural Analysis
-Advanced Earthquake Analysis
-Structural Analysis Theory & Applications
-Structural Dynamics
-Earthquake Hazard Mitigation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:
PhD Researcher – EUCENTRE and IUSS Pavia, Italy. Sept 2013 – present

Graduate Researcher – UME School, Pavia, Italy. Feb 2014 – July 2014
-Research project and report titled “Design of Eccentrically Braced Frame Structure” as part of the PhD requirements at the UME School, Pavia.
-Calibrated numerical model in OpenSees for analysis of EBF structures.
-Developed displacement reduction factors for the direct displacement based design of EBF.
-Developed storey drift based fragility functions for the seismic assessment of EBF structures.

Graduate Researcher – EUCENTRE, Pavia, Italy. Feb 2014 – May 2014
-“Displacement Based Seismic Design of Steel Moment Resisting Frame Structures” (DiSTEEL) project funded by the European Commission for Research Fund of Coal and Steel.
– Developing the direct displacement-based design of moment resisting steel frames (MRF) accounting for joint typology.

Graduate Researcher – CEA Saclay, Paris, France. Sept 2012 – August 2013
-“Brace Response and Assessment: Computation, Experiments and Design” (BRACED) project funded by the EU FP7 SERIES Programme.
-Shake-table testing of concentrically braced steel frames investigating the effects of brace slenderness, gusset plate connection and design on global response of CBF structures. http://www.series.upatras.gr/CEA_BRACED

PUBLICATIONS:
Reports:
Sullivan, T.J. and O’Reilly, G.J. (Eds) (2014). Characterising the Seismic Behaviour of Steel Beam-Column Joints for Seismic Design. Research Report EUCENTRE – 2014/01. Pavia, Italy: IUSS Press.

Broderick, B.M. et al. (2013). Brace Response and Assessment: Computation, Experiments and Design. Tech. rep. Patras, Greece: SERIES: Seismic Engineering Research Infrastructures for European Synergies.
Conference Papers:
O’Reilly, G.J. and Goggins, J. (2013). “Comparing the Seismic Performance of Concentrically Braced Frames with and without Self-Centering Behaviour”. In: 2nd International Conference on Structures and Architecture. Guimaraes, Portugal.

O’Reilly, G.J., Goggins, J. and Mahin S.A. (2012). “Behaviour and Design of a Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Steel Frame System”. In: 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal.

O’Reilly, G.J., Goggins, J. and Mahin S.A. (2012). “Performance-Based Design of a Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame using the Direct Displacement- Based Design Procedure”. In: 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal.

O’Reilly, G.J., Goggins, J. and Mahin S.A. (2012). “Development of a Novel Self-Centering Concentrically Braced Frame System for Deployment in Seismically Active Regions”. In: Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland. Dublin, Ireland.

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