Sergio Sepúlveda


Ph.D., University of Leeds, Inglaterra.
M.S. in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, EE.UU.
Diploma en Gestión Ambiental, Universidad de Chile
Geólogo, Universidad de Chile.
Profesor Asociado

Contacto

Fono (56-2) 29784102

GRADOS ACADÉMICOS:
2011: Diploma en Gestión Ambiental, Universidad de Chile
2004: Ph.D., University of Leeds, Inglaterra
2001: M.S. in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, EE.UU.
1999: Título de Geólogo, Universidad de Chile.

ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN:
Ingeniería Geológica, Geotecnia y Mecánica de Rocas; Peligros Geológicos: remociones en masa y peligro sísmico; Geomorfología Aplicada

CURSOS DICTADOS:
Geología Aplicada a la Ingeniería
Remociones en Masa
Mecánica de Rocas en Obras Civiles
Geología General

ÚLTIMOS PROYECTOS

2015-2018: Fondecyt Regular 1151087: Sistemas morfodinámicos  latentes (hot spot) en el ambiente periglacial de fiordos y mar interior: Una evaluación integrada de conductores de geoamenazas, riesgos, resiliencia e impacto en los recursos territoriales del Golfo de Ancud, Chile. Co-investigador
2015-2018: Fondo Newton; Seismically-induced landslides in Chile: New tools for hazard assessment and disaster prevention.
2014 – 2017: Proyecto FONDECYT 1140317. Dynamic response and stability of large rock slopes during earthquakes. Investigador Principal.
2012-2015: Proyecto FONDECYT 1120234 Geodinámica y tendencia evolutiva del sistema litoral de la mega ensenada de Coquimbo: hacia una prognosis de amenazas naturales para escenarios de cambios ambientales endógenos y exógenos . Co-investigador
2012-2015: Proyecto FONDEF D10I1027 “Desarrollo de plataforma de amenaza sísmica para el norte de Chile y propuesta de actualización de normas de diseño sismo-resistente: Análisis de los efectos del terremoto del Maule 2010 y caracterización de terremotos tipo en el segmento Taltal-Arica”. Co-investigador.

ÚLTIMAS PUBLICACIONES:

  • Sepúlveda, S. A., Petley, D. N., Brain, M. J., and Tunstall, N., 2016, The effect of dynamic loading on the shear strength of pyroclastic Ash Deposits and implications for landslide hazard: The case of Pudahuel Ignimbrite, Chile: Engineering Geology, v. 205, p. 54-61.
  • Sepulveda, S. A., and Petley, D. N., 2015, Regional trends and controlling factors of fatal landslides in Latin America and the Caribbean: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, v. 15, no. 8, p. 1821-1833.
  •  Sepúlveda, S.A., Moreiras, S.M., Lara, M., Alfaro, A., 2015.  Debris flows in the Andean ranges of central Chile and Argentina triggered by 2013 summer storms: characteristics and consequences.  Landslides 12 (1), pp. 115-133
  • Muñoz, M., Garat, P., Flores-Aqueveque, V., Vargas, G., Rebolledo, S., Sepúlveda, S., Daniele, L., Morata, D., and Parada, M. A., 2015, Estimating low-enthalpy geothermal energy potential for district heating in Santiago basin-Chile (33.5°S): Renewable Energy, v. 76, p. 186-195.
  • Soto, M. V., Marker, M., Rodolfi, G., Sepulveda, S. A., and Cabello, M., 2014, ASSESSMENT OF GEOMORPHIC PROCESSES AFFECTING THE PALEO-LANDSCAPE OF TONGOY BAY, COQUIMBO REGION, CENTRAL CHILE: Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria, v. 37, no. 1, p. 51-66.
  • Sepúlveda, S. A., Rebolledo, S., McPhee, J., Lara, M., Cartes, M., Rubio, E., Silva, D., Correia, N., and Vásquez, J. P., 2014, Catastrophic, rainfall-induced debris flows in Andean villages of Tarapacá, Atacama Desert, northern Chile: Landslides, p. 1-11.
  • Deckart, K., Pinochet, K., Sepulveda, S. A., Pinto, L., and Moreiras, S. M., 2014, New insights on the origin of the Meson Alto deposit, Yeso Valley, central Chile: A composite deposit of glacial and landslide processes?: Andean Geology, v. 41, no. 1, p. 248-258.
  • Leyton, F., Ruiz, S., Sepulveda, S. A., Contreras, J. P., Rebolledo, S., and Astroza, M., 2013, Microtremors’ HVSR and its correlation with surface geology and damage observed after the 2010 Maule earthquake (Mw 8.8) at Talca and Curico, Central Chile: Engineering Geology, v. 161, p. 26-33.
  • Vargas, G., Rebolledo S., Sepúlveda S., Lahsen, A., Thiele R., Townley B., Padilla C., Rauld R., Herrera M., Lara, M., 2013, Submarine earthquake rupture, active faulting and volcanism along the major Liquiñe-Ofqui Fault Zone and implications for seismic hazard assessment in the Patagonian Andes: Andean Geology, v. 40, nº 1, p. 141 -171.
  • Hermanns, R.L., Valderrama, P., Fauqué, L., Penna, I.M., Sepúlveda, S.A., Moreiras, S., Zavala Carrión, B., 2012. Landslides in the Andes and the need to communicate on an interandean level on landslide mapping and research. Revista Asociación Geológica Argentina, 69(3), 321-327.

CAPITULOS EN LIBROS:

– Sepúlveda, S. A., Rebolledo, S., Bórquez, X., Prieto, J., and Muñoz, J. A., 2015, Geohazard studies for urban planning in the santiago metropolitan region, chile: Some lessons for future interactions between engineering geoscientists and urban planners in developing countries, Engineering Geology for Society and Territory – Volume 5: Urban Geology, Sustainable Planning and Landscape Exploitation, p. 327-330.

– Moreiras S. M., Sepúlveda S.A.. 2015. Megalandslides in the Andes of central Chile and Argentina (32°–34°S) and potential hazards. In:Geodynamic Processes in the Andes of Central Chile and Argentina. Sepúlveda S. A., Giambiagi L. B., Moreiras S. M., Pinto L., Tunik M., Hoke G.D., Farías M. Geological Society, London, Special Publications. Vol. 399. Pp: 329-344.

– Sepúlveda S. A., Giambiagi L. B., Moreiras S. M., Pinto L., Tunik M., Hoke G.D., Farías M. 2015. Geodynamic processes in the Andes of Central Chile and Argentina: an introduction. In:Geodynamic Processes in the Andes of Central Chile and Argentina. Sepúlveda S. A., Giambiagi L. B., Moreiras S. M., Pinto L., Tunik M., Hoke G.D., Farías M. Geological Society, London, Special Publications. Vol. 399. Pp: 1-12.
-Sepúlveda, S.A., Rebolledo, S., Farías, M., Vargas, G, Arriagada, C., 2012. Efectos Geológicos. In Mw=8.8 Terremoto en Chile, 27 de febrero 2010, Universidad de Chile, pp. 51-61.
– Yugsi-Molina, F., Oppikofer, T., Hermanns, R.L., Redfield, T., Bascuñán, I., Loew, S., Sepúlveda, S.A., 2012. Mechanism and volume estimation of the 2007 Punta Cola rockslide-debris avalanche using terrestrial laser scanning and aerial photogrammetry. In: Eberhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A.K., Leroueil, S.(eds.), Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding. Taylor & Francis Group, London. Vol. 1, pp.553-559.
– Sepúlveda, S.A., Fuentes, J.P., Oppikofer, T., Hermanns, R.L., Moreiras, S.M., 2012. Analysis of a large-scale, stepped planar failure in the Central Andes uplands, Chile, using roughness profiles from terrestrial scanning. In: Eberhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A.K., Leroueil, S.(eds.), Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding. Taylor & Francis Group, London. Vol. 2, pp.1243-1247.
– Sepúlveda, S.A.,Murphy, W., Petley, D.N. 2004. The Role of Topographic Amplification Effects on the Generation of Earthquake-Induced Rock Slope Failures. In: Landslides, Evaluation and Stabilization. Lacerda, W.A., Ehrlich, M., Fontoura, S.A.B. and Sayao, S.F. (eds.), Balkema, vol.1, 311-315.

 

 

 

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