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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A collapsed building in the city of Palu in Sulawesi, Indonesia, after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit the region in September 2018. Credit: Hariandi Hafid/SOPA/Zuma Wire

Peek Co-Authors Article on Research Ethics for Nature

Lori Peek, principal investigator of the NHERI CONVERGE initiative, co-authored an article in the November 2019 issue of Nature.

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Research
Workbench

SERVICE NOTICES


Planned Service Interruptions


27-June-2019     8:00am  Central Time

No planned outages. 

 

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


Facility WORKSHOP | BIM, LiDAR and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)s for Earthquake Reconnaissance
January 22, 2020

NHERI Lehigh Seminar Series


DesignSafe TUTORIAL | Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Natural Hazards Engineering
February 18-19, 2020

The NHERI DesignSafe team in collaboration with the NHERI SimCenter will host a 1.5 day workshop on February 18-19 to bring together expertise in Natural Hazards Engineering and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Deep Learning (collectively known as AI/ML/DL).


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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

FEATURED EVENTS


PEER Annual Conference
Event Date: January 16-17, 2020


2020 National Earthquake Conference & 72nd EERI Annual Meeting
Event Date: March 4-6, 2020


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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