Below you can find relevant publications from the UNESCO Chair in DRR-DR team at UCL.

Fernández, R., Calvo, A., Correal, J. F., D'Ayala, D., & Medaglia, A. L. (2024). Large-scale school building infrastructure improvement: The case of the city of Cali, Colombia. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 93, 101881. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2024.101881

Guardiola-Víllora, A., Molina, S. & D’Ayala, D. Performance based probabilistic seismic risk assessment for urban heritage. An example in Pla del Remei Area (Valencia). Bull Earthquake Eng (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-023-01721-y

Fernández, R., Correal, J.F., D’Ayala, D. and Medaglia, A.L., 2023. A decision-making framework for school infrastructure improvement programs. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, pp.1-20.
Fernández, R., Correal, J.F., D'Ayala, D. and Medaglia, A.L., 2023. Towards disaster risk mitigation on large-scale school intervention programs. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction90, p.103655.


Adhikari, R.K., D'Ayala, D., Fernandez, R., Yamin, L., Nassirpour, A., Vatteri, A.P., Ferreira, C. and Cortes, F., 2023. GLOSI Taxonomy: A tool for ‘seismic risk assessment’oriented classification of school buildings. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, p.103594. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2023.103594

Adhikari, Rohit Kumar, Ahsana Parammal Vatteri, and Dina D’Ayala. 2023. "Seismic Performance Assessment of Low-Rise Unreinforced and Confined Brick Masonry School Buildings Using the Applied Element Method" Buildings 13, no. 1: 159. doi: 10.3390/buildings13010159


Cels, J., Rossetto, T., Little, A.W. and Dias, P., 2023. Tsunami preparedness within Sri Lanka's education system. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction84, p.103473.



Fernández, R., Yamin, L., D’Ayala, D. et al. (2022) A simplified component-based methodology for the seismic vulnerability assessment of school buildings using nonlinear static procedures: application to RC school buildings. Bull Earthquake Eng 20, 6555–6585 .



Parammal Vatteri, D’Ayala and Gehl, (2022), Analytical vulnerability-based risk assessment of school systems exposed to multi-hazards, Proceedings of International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure (ICONHIC), Athens, Greece.


Parammal Vatteri, D’Ayala and Gehl, (2022), Bayesian Networks for Assessment of Disruption to School Systems under Combined Hazards, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Volume 74, 102924.



Vatteri, A.P. and D’Ayala, D., (2021). Classification and seismic fragility assessment of confined masonry school buildings. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 19(5), pp.2213-2263.



Del Zoppo, M., Wijesundara, K., Rossetto, T., Dias, P., Baiguera, M., Di Ludovico, M., Thamboo, J. and Prota, A., (2021). Influence of exterior infill walls on the performance of RC frames under tsunami loads: Case study of school buildings in Sri Lanka. Engineering Structures, 234, p.111920.


Parammal Vatteri, D’Ayala and Gehl, (2021), Bayesian Networks for Seismic Performance Assessment of Confined Masonry School Systems, Proceedings of 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (WCEE), Sendai, Japan. 
Fernández, R.I., Adhikari, R.K., Yamin, L.E., D’Ayala, D.F. and Fuentes, G.A. (2020) SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND RISK REDUCTION STRATEGY OF LOW-RISE SCHOOL BUILDINGS, 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. 

D'Ayala D, Galasso C, Nassirpour  A, Adhikari RK, Yamin L, Fernandez R, Lo D, Garciano L and Oreta  A (2019) Resilient communities through safer schools, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.



UCL and UniAndes (2019). Final Report, GLOSI: Global Library of School Infrastructure, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA.


Adhikari, R.K., D’Ayala, D. (2019). APPLIED ELEMENT MODELLING AND PUSHOVER ANALYSIS OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDINGS WITH FLEXIBLE ROOF DIAPHRAGM, 7th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete, Greece. 
Adhikari R.K., D’Ayala D. et al (2018). “Structural Classification System for Load Bearing Masonry School Buildings”. In: Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece.