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University Rank

Assistant Professor 6

 

Contact Information

Department of Civil Engineering

College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology

University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, 4031 Laguna

T/F: +63 (049) 536-5614

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Education

YEAR DEGREE UNIVERSITY
2011 PhD Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
2004 MEng The University of Tokyo, Japan
1997 BSCE University of the Philippines Los Baños

 

Research Interests

Structural Engineering

Bridge Seismic Response

Bridge Seismic Retrofit

Numerical Simulation

High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites

 

Recent Publications

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Refereed Journals

Kawashima, K., Zafra, R., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K., Nakayama, M (2014) “Seismic Performance of a Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake Table Excitations,” in Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Society, M. Fischinger (Ed.) Springer, pp. 179-192.

Kawashima, K., Zafra, R., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K., Nakayama, M., Unjoh, H.,Sakai, J., Kosa, K., Takahashi, Y. and Yabe, M. (2012) “Seismic Performance of a Full-Size Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake Table Experiments,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 16, pp. 463-495.

Kawashima, K., Zafra, R., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and Nakayama, M. (2011) “Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite and Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete on Enhancing the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 15, pp. 1194-1211.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and Nakayama, M. (2010) “Cyclic Stress-Strain Response of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites,” Journal of Structural Engineering and Earthquake EngineeringJSCE, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 162-171.

ZafraR. and Kawashima, K. (2009) “Analysis of Carbon Fiber Sheet-Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns under Lateral Cyclic Loading,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 129-154.

Paper presented in International  Conferences

Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., ZafraR., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2013) “Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns based on Full-scale Shake-table Experiments,” International Conference on Earthquake Engineering-50 Years Skopje Earthquake & 50 Years European Earthquake Engineering, Skopje, Macedonia.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2013) “Seismic Performance of a Full-scale Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Bridge Column based on E-Defense Shake-table Experiments,” International Symposium for Bridge Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2012) “Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites for Enhancing the Seismic Performance of a Full-scale Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Excitation,” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.

Sasaki, T., ZafraR. and Kawashima, K. (2012) “Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Enhancing the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2012) “Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites for Enhancing the Seismic Performance of a Full-scale Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake-Table Excitation,” Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering/4th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2012) “Shake-Table Experiments of a Full-Scale Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Bridge Column using E-Defense,” Proceedings of the Advanced Research Center for Seismic Experiments and Computations, Tokyo, Japan.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2011) “Seismic Performance of a Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake-Table Excitations,” Proceedings of the Performance Based Seismic Engineering Workshop, Slovenia, pp. 1-10.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2011) “Effectiveness of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite for Enhancing the Seismic Performance of Bridge Column,” Proceedings of the International Transportation Infrastructure Workshop for Wenchuan Earthquake, China, pp. 1-10.

Yamada, S., Sasaki, T., Zafra, R. and K. Kawashima (2011) “Formulation of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Hysteresis for Seismic Response Analysis,” Proc. 14th JSCE Symposium on Performance-based Seismic Design Method for Bridges, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 315-322.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2011) “Seismic Performance of a Full-Size Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake Table Experiments,” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 1117-1124.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Effect of Fiber Reinforced Concrete/Cement Composites on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand, ACEE-A-015 (CD-ROM).

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Cyclic Stress-Strain Response of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites,” Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand, ACEE-A-016 (CD-ROM).

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Effect of Fiber Reinforced Concrete/Cement Composites on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 5th AOTULE International Postgraduate Students Conference, Bandung, Indonesia, pp. 37-40.

Kawashima, K., ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Seismic Performance of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake-Table Excitation,” Proceedings of the 13th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 1290-1297.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Stress-Strain Relation of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites for Use in Bridge Columns Subjected to Earthquake Excitation,” Proceedings of the 13th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 1298-1305.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Cyclic Stress-Strain Response of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites,” Proceedings of the JSCE 12th International Summer Symposium, Chiba, Japan, pp. 49-52.

ZafraR., Kawashima, K., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Effect of Fiber Reinforced Concrete/Cement Composites on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 2nd Multi-Disciplinary International Student Workshop, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, p. 30.

ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kawashima, K., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Effect of Fiber Reinforced Concrete/Cement Composites on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” E-Defense Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 151-164.

ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kawashima, K., Ukon, H. and K. Kajiwara (2010) “An Experimental Study on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns using Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites,” Proceedings of the Joint 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE) and 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (ICEE), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 1811-1818.

ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kawashima, K., Kajiwara, K. and M. Nakayama (2010) “Effect of Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns,” 13th Symposium on Ductility Design Method of Bridges, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 81-88.

ZafraR., Sasaki, T., Kawashima, K., and H. Matsuzaki (2009) “An Experimental Study on the Seismic Performance of Bridge Columns using Fiber Reinforced Concrete,” Proceedings of the 7th Annual Symposium of Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 104-105.

ZafraR. and K. Kawashima (2009) “Analytical Study on the Seismic Performance of Carbon Fiber Sheet Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 12th JSCE Symposium on Ductility Design Method of Bridges, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 15-22.

ZafraR. and K. Kawashima (2008) “Analysis of Carbon Fiber Sheet Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns under Cyclic Loading,” Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, S17-02-008 (CD-ROM).

ZafraR. and K. Kawashima (2006) “Analysis of Carbon Fiber Sheet Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns under Lateral Cyclic Loading,” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 1-8.

Paper presented in Local Conferences

ZafraR. and K. Kawashima (2009) “Analytical Study on the Seismic Performance of Carbon Fiber Sheet Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the 3rd JSPS-DOST International Symposium on Environmental Engineering (Symposium on Harmonizing Infrastructure Development with the Environment), Quezon City, Philippines, pp. 1-9.

ZafraR. and K. Kawashima (2006) “Analytical Study on the Seismic Performance of Carbon Fiber Sheet Retrofitted RC Bridge Columns,” Proceedings of the JSPS-DOST International Symposium on Environmental Engineering and the 5th Regional Symposium on Infrastructure Development in Civil Engineering, Quezon City, Philippines, pp. 1-9.

 

Courses Taught

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
ENSC 11a Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics
ENSC 16 Fluid Mechanics
ENSC 18 Materials of Engineering
CE 132 Structural Engineering II
CE 134 Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 135 Steel Design
CE 136 Pre-stressed Concrete Design
CE 137 Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
CE 162 Construction Project Planning and Management
CE 163 Civil Engineering Laws, Contracts and Ethics
CE 171 Foundation Engineering
CE 199 Civil Engineering Seminar

 

Awards Received

Best Presentation Award (Young Researchers Session: Bridges), 8th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, March 7-8, 2011.

Best Presentation Award (Earthquake Engineering Session), JSCE 12th International Summer Symposium, Chiba, Japan, September 18, 2010.

Best Presentation Award, 2nd Multi-Disciplinary International Student Workshop, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, August 5-6, 2010.

Best Presentation Award (Young Researchers Session: Infrastructure Engineering), Joint 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering and 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, March 3-5, 2010.

2008-2011 Japan Government Scholarship for Doctoral Studies in Japan

2008 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, University of the Philippines Los Baños

2005-2006 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellowship, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

2002-2004 Panasonic Scholarship for Master Studies in Japan

 

Organization/Affiliation

Member, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE)

Member, Philippine Association of Japanese Ministry of Education Scholars (PHILAJAMES)

Member, Science and Technology Advisory Council –Japan (STAC-J)

Kawashima, K., Zafra, R., Sasaki, T., Kajiwara, K., Nakayama, M (2014) “Seismic Performance of a Bridge Column Based on E-Defense Shake Table Excitations,” in Performance-Based Seismic Engineering: Vision for an Earthquake Resilient Society, M. Fischinger (Ed.) Springer, pp. 179-192.

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