NHERI at UTexas REUs conduct research on the Big Island

NHERI at UTexas REUs conduct research on the Big Island

This year, three fortunate NHERI REU students accompanied the NHERI@Texas mobile shaker team to perform a range of tests around liquefaction-prone Kawaihae Harbor in Hawai'i. Above: Emilia Wypasek, mentor Prof. Diane Moug, Vernonika Casteneda, and Darren Belotte.

NHERI in the news: NSF-funded research protects homeowners in hurricane-prone regions(opens in a new window) — PBS series HomeDiagnosisTV features the NHERI-FIU Wall of Wind. Host Corbett Lunsford gets details from Erik Salna, associate director at the International Hurricane Research Center at FIU. View the episode online(opens in a new window).

California Flooding from the ARkStorm — A dataset on ‘plausible worst-case scenario’ flooding in California has received a 2023 DesignSafe Dataset award, given in recognition of the dataset's diverse contributions to natural hazards research.


The Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) is a distributed national facility that enables research discoveries that will protect human life, reduce damage, and minimize economic losses during natural hazard events.


Graphic showing different levels of the NHERI organization: NHERI, NCO, and Experimentation. Experimentation includes Physical, Digital, and Social Impact & Field Reconnaissance

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