Gingery, J.R., Franke, K.W., Meneses, J.M., and Zafir, Z. (in press). North Torrey Pines Bridge Seismic Retrofit: Part I: Seismic Hazard and Geotechnical Design. Accepted for publication on April 7, 2014 for publication in Earthquake Spectra, EERI.
Franke, K.W., Mayfield, R.T., and Wright, A.D.* (in press). A Simplified Uniform Hazard Liquefaction Analysis Procedure for Bridges. Accepted in February, 2014 for publication in the Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C.
Franke, K.W., Wright, A.D.*, and Ekstrom, L.T.* (2014). A Comparative Study between Two Performance-Based Liquefaction Triggering Models for the Standard Penetration Test. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(5), ISSN 1090-0241/04014010(12).
Franke, K.W. and Kramer, S.L. (2014). A Procedure for the Empirical Evaluation of Lateral Spread Displacement Hazard Curves. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(1), 110-120.
Franke, K.W. and Rollins, K.M. (2013). A Simplified Hybrid P-Y Model for Liquefied Soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 139(4), 564-576.
Franke, K.W., Lingwall, B.N., and Youd, T.L. (2014). The Sensitivity of Empirical Liquefaction Assessment to Input Seismic Loading in Areas of Low Seismicity and Its Implications for Sustainability. Paper No. 743, GeoCongress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Atlanta, GA, February 2014. (One of seven total papers recommended for an ASCE award)
Franke, K.W., Wright, A.D.*, and Hatch, C.K.* (2014). PBLiquefY: A New Analysis Tool for the Performance-Based Evaluation of Liquefaction Triggering. Accepted for publication in the proceedings of the 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, EERI, Anchorage, AK, July 2014.
Franke, K.W. and Wright, A.D.* (2013). An Alternative Performance-Based Liquefaction Initiation Procedure for the Standard Penetration Test. Paper No. 79, GeoCongress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, San Diego, CA; March 2013.
Franke, K.W. and Rollins, K.M. (2012). The Performance-Based Evaluation of Kinematic Pile Response Due to Lateral Spread at an Historic Bridge in Costa Rica. 6thInternational Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy; July 8-12, 2012.
Franke, K.W. (2012). Performance-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering in the 21stCentury. International Conference on Earthquake Engineering Research Challenges in the 21st Century, Harbin, China; May 19-21, 2012.
Meneses, J.F., Franke, K.W., Cox, B.R., Rodriguez-Marek, A., and Wartman, J. (2009). Performance-Based Evaluation of a Massive Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spread in a Subduction Zone. The International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 313, Tokyo, Japan; June 15-19, 2009.
Gingery, J.R., Meneses, J.F., Franke, K.W., and Zafir, Z. (2009). Seismic Retrofit of an Historic Bridge. The International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 237, Tokyo, Japan; June 15-19, 2009.
Kramer, S.K., Franke, K.W., Huang, Y.M., and Baska, D. (2007). Performance-Based Evaluation of Lateral Spreading Displacement. 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering; Thessaloniki, Greece; June 2007.
Secretary/Treasurer Elect, Utah professional chapter of EERI, January 2014 to January 2015.
Technical Chair and Lead Organizer, Liquefaction Instructional Workshop with guest Prof. Liam Finn, to be held in April 2014, sponsored by Utah professional chapter of EERI.
Paper Reviewer, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Springer, 2013-present.
Paper Reviewer, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, NRC, 2012-present.
Co-Chair, Geo-Congress 2013, Session 13: Design, Analysis, and Performance of Soil Slopes. San Diego, CA, March 2013
Co-General Reporter, Conference to Commemorate the Legacy of Ralph B. Peck, 7th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering and Symposium in Honor of Clyde Baker, Session 4a: Case Histories on Failure and Remediation of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Including Landslides; Lessons Learned from Pico-Peru 2007, L’Aquila-Italy 2009, Honduras 2009, American Samoa 2009, Haiti 2010, Chile 2010, Baja CA 2010, New Zealand 2010 and 2011, Tohoku Japan 2011 and other Recent Earthquakes; Reports on Recent Earthquakes. Wheeling, IL, May 2013.
Volunteer educational outreach to advanced Math/Science high school students at American Heritage Academy, American Fork, UT, October 19, 2012.
Paper Reviewer, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 2012-present.
Paper Reviewer, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2012-present.
Member, ASCE Geo-Institute Student and Younger Members Committee, 2010-present