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.

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NHERI, the NCO & DesignSafe

 
NHERI Five-Year
Science Plan

Hurricane Fran at peak intensity on September 4 at 1715 UTC. Credit: NOAA / National Climatic Data Center  

2019 Hurricane Season: NSF-Funded Natural Hazards Experts Available for Comment

For the 2019 hurricane season, experts from the NSF-supported Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) are available to discuss hurricane-related topics. NHERI researchers are authorities in infrastructure damage from wind and storm surge, wind and surge damage mitigation efforts, societal impacts in hurricane-prone regions, and post-event data collection.

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Research
Workbench

SERVICE NOTICES


Planned Service Interruptions


26-June-2019     8:00am  - 5:00pm Central Time

DesignSafe will be unavailable while we perform a software upgrade to the foundational software that powers the DesignSafe portal. 

 

Data Depot

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

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


SimCenter WORKSHOP | 2019 Programming Bootcamp
Event Date: July 22-26, 2019

Second annual five-day bootcamp for those interested in simulating the effects of natural hazards on building components, structures, and communities.


Facility WORKSHOP | RAPID Facility 2019 Intensive Workshop
Event Date: July 23-26, 2019

Hands-on, intensive workshop providing attendees with the opportunity to develop expertise in using RAPID equipment.


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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.

Newsroom

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