DesignSafe is the web-based research platform of the NHERI Network that provides the computational tools needed to manage, analyze, and understand critical data for natural hazards research.

What is the
NHERI Network?

What is the role of the
Network Coordination Office?

Why should I use
DesignSafe?

Request for Hurricane Irma Damage Assessments

The University of Florida seeks assistance from engineers, architects, building professionals and members of the public to document performance of buildings near them. Minimum information — photo, building address and observed damage — is requested.

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Research
Workbench

SERVICE NOTICES


No Planned Service Interruptions
09-29-2017 9:30am Central Time

 


Data Depot

Full lifecycle data curation - discover, publish, share, upload/download.

Discovery Workspace

Data analytics tools, HPC computational resources, and scientific visualization software.

User Guides

Guides and policies to help utilize DesignSafe's Research Workbench.

Reconnaissance Portal

Access data collected within a geospatial framework.

 

Get Started

Account creation, first-time login, launching apps, and manipulating datasets.

 


Learning
Center

TRAINING & OUTREACH


Facility SEMINAR | Multi-Agent Replicator Control Methodologies for Sustainable Vibration Control of Smart Building and Bridge Structures
Event Date: October 23, 2017

Series: NHERI Lehigh Seminar Series


SimCenter SEMINAR | Experimental and Field-based Research Activities to Advance Tsunami Engineering
Event Date: October 25, 2017

Series: Natural Hazards Engineering 101


Facility WORKSHOP | Sinkhole 3D-Imaging Workshop
Event Date: October 26-27, 2017

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


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Education & Training

Self-paced online tutorials, educational seminars, and facility workshops.

Teacher & Student Resources

Opportunities for teachers and students to learn about hazards research.

 

FAQ

An expanding collection of the most frequently asked questions.

 

Research Experience for Undergraduates

10-week program on multi-hazard engineering, cyber infrastructure, and data.

 

NHERI Summer Institute

Institute for early career faculty, K-12 educators, engineers, and researchers.

 

 


NHERI
Facilities

Experimental Facilities (including a rapid response facility), and the Computational Modeling and Simulation Center (SimCenter) provide shared-use laboratories for research in natural hazards engineering.

Experimental Facilities

Shared-used facilities available for natural hazards engineering research.

 

SimCenter

Community-driven, open source computational & simulation tools.

Network Coordinating Office (NCO)

NHERI activities and awardees are coordinated by the NCO.

 


NHERI
Community

Slack Online Collaboration

Online conversation hub for the natural hazards research community.

Web Conferencing Service

Services to facilitate natural hazards engineering collaborations.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities and job information at NHERI awardee institutions.

Latest News

An archive of news and highlights including discoveries, announcements, and upcoming meetings.

DesignSafe Radio

Regular podcast focused on the science behind natural hazards and their impact on everyday life.

MECHS

Multihazard Engineering Collaboratory on Hybrid Simulation: A Research Coordination Network