Honors & Awards


  • Beca Chile, Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID) (2019)
  • Marcos Orrego Puelma Award, Institute of Engineers of Chile (2013)
  • Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Award, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2013)

Education & Certifications


  • M.Sc., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Structural Engineering (2014)
  • Civil Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Civil Engineering (2013)

Stanford Advisors


Work Experience


  • Research engineer, Sirve S.A. (2017 - 2019)

    Research & Development

    Location

    Santiago, Chile

  • Research assistant, National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management (CIGIDEN) (2014 - 2017)

    Location

    Santiago, Chile

  • Teaching assistant, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2009 - 2013)

    Courses: Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Mathematical Methods Applied to Engineering, Statics, Hydraulic
    Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis I, Structural Analysis II, Earthquake Engineering, and Seismic Protection Systems.

    Location

    Santiago, Chile

All Publications


  • An Updated Recurrence Model for Chilean Subduction Seismicity and Statistical Validation of Its Poisson Nature BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA Poulos, A., Monsalve, M., Zamora, N., de la Llera, J. 2019; 109 (1): 66–74

    View details for DOI 10.1785/0120170160

    View details for Web of Science ID 000462137200005

  • Validation of an agent-based building evacuation model with a school drill TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES Poulos, A., Tocornal, F., Carlos de la Llera, J., Mitrani-Reiser, J. 2018; 97: 82–95
  • Earthquake risk assessment of buildings accounting for human evacuation EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING & STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS Poulos, A., Carlos de la Llera, J., Mitrani-Reiser, J. 2017; 46 (4): 561–83

    View details for DOI 10.1002/eqe.2803

    View details for Web of Science ID 000395445400003

  • Torsion control in structures isolated with the triple friction pendulum system ENGINEERING STRUCTURES Olivares, C., de la Llera, J. C., Poulos, A. 2020; 216
  • Risk and Resilience Assessment With Component Criticality Ranking of Electric Power Systems Subject to Earthquakes IEEE SYSTEMS JOURNAL Espinoza, S., Poulos, A., Rudnick, H., Carlos de la Llera, J., Panteli, M., Mancarella, P. 2020; 14 (2): 2837–48
  • Correlations of spectral accelerations in the Chilean subduction zone EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA Candia, G., Poulos, A., Carlos de la Llera, J., Crempien, J. F., Macedo, J. 2020; 36 (2): 788–805
  • Empirical site classification of seismological stations in Chile using horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios determined from recordings of large subduction-zone earthquakes SOIL DYNAMICS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING Yang, S., Mavroeidis, G. P., de la Llera, J. C., Poulos, A., Aguirre, P., Rahpeyma, S., Sonnemann, T., Halldorsson, B. 2019; 125
  • Seismic Risk Assessment of an Emergency Department of a Chilean Hospital Using a Patient-Oriented Performance Model EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA Favier, P., Poulos, A., Andres Vasquez, J., Aguirre, P., Carlos de la Llera, J. 2019; 35 (2): 489–512
  • Modeling the Impact of Earthquake-Induced Debris on Tsunami Evacuation Times of Coastal Cities EARTHQUAKE SPECTRA Castro, S., Poulos, A., Carlos Herrera, J., Carlos de la Llera, J. 2019; 35 (1): 137–58
  • Seismic resilience assessment and adaptation of the Northern Chilean power system 2017 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting Espinoza, S., Poulos, A., Rudnick, H., de la Llera, J., Panteli, M., Mancarella, P., Sacaan, R., Navarro, A., Moreno, R. IEEE. 2017
  • Seismic Risk Assessment of Human Evacuations in Buildings 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Poulos, A., Castro, S., de la Llera, J., Mitrani-Reiser, J. 2017
  • Seismic risk assessment of spatially distributed electric power systems 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Poulos, A., Espinoza, S., de la Llera, J., Rudnick, H. 2017
  • Scenario-based seismic performance assessment of a Chilean hospital Tenth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering Poulos, A., Favier, P., Vásquez, J., de la Llera, J. 2015