NHERI

NHERI Grants, Quarter 3:
Award Dates July - Sept 2017

Published on December 4, 2017

 

The following recent awards were granted to projects within the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) program with award dates between July and September 2017.

 

Oregon State University

Collaborative Research: Wave, Surge, and Tsunami Overland Hazard, Loading and Structural Response for Developed Shorelines. Award #1661015. Principal investigators, Andrew Kennedy, Notre Dame University. Co-PIs: Pat Lynett, University of Southern California; R. Gahnem, University of Southern California; Andre Barbosa, Oregon State University; Dan Cox, Oregon State University. NSF organization: CMMI. Start date: August 1, 2017. Award amount: $228,222.00.

Vertical Evacuation Structures Subjected to Sequential Earthquake and Tsunami Loadings. Award #1726326. Principal and co-principal investigators: Dawn Lehman, Pedro Arduino, Michael Motley, Charles Roeder. Academic organization: University of Washington. NSF organization: CMMI. Start date: July 15, 2017. Award amount: $1,007,491.

Transient Rip Current Dynamics: Laboratory Measurements and Modeling of Surfzone Vorticity. Award #1735460. Principal and co-principal investigators: Nirnimesh Kumar, Melissa Moulton. Academic organization: University of Washington. NSF organization: OCE Division of Ocean Sciences. Start date: September 15, 2017. Award amount: $716,960.

 

University of Texas, Austin

Collaborative Research: Bridging the In-situ and Elemental Cyclic Response of Transitional Soils. Award #CMMI-1663654. Principal investigator Armin Stuedlein, Oregon State University. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start date July 1, 2017. Award amount: $634,391.
 

Collaborative Research: Bridging the In-situ and Elemental Cyclic Response of Transitional Soils. Award #1663531. Principal investigator Kenneth H. Stokoe II, University of Texas at Austin. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start date: July 1, 2017. Award amount: $474,892.00

 

Florida International University

Model to Full-Scale Validation of Peak Pressure Mechanisms in Buildings that Cause Cladding Failures and Windstorm Damage. Award #1727401. Principal Investigator Chris Letchford, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start Date: August 1, 2017. Award Amount: $371,753.

 

Lehigh University

Collaborative Research: Shear-Buckling Mechanics for Enhanced Performance of Thin Plates. Award #1662886. Principal Investigator: Maria Garlock, Princeton University. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start Date: July 1, 2017. Award Amount: $366,137.

Collaborative Research: Shear-Buckling Mechanics for Enhanced Performance of Thin Plates.
Award #1662964. Principal investigator Spencer Quiel, Lehigh University. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start Date: July 1, 2017. Award Amount: $352,483.

Advancing Knowledge on the Performance of Seismic Collectors in Steel Building Structures. Award #1662816. Principal investigator Robert Fleischman, University of Arizona. Co PIs: Chia-Ming Uang (University of California-San Diego), James Ricles (Lehigh University), Richard Sause (Lehigh University) NSF Organization: CMMI. Start Date: August 1, 2017. Award Amount: $797,965.

 

UC Davis

Collaborative Research: Novel Measurement of Shear Strength Evolution in Liquefied Soil and Calibration of a Fluid Dynamics-based Constitutive Model for Flow Liquefaction. Award #1728199. Principal investigator: Scott Olson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start date: Sept. 1, 2017. Award amount: $304,845.

Collaborative Research: Novel Measurement of Shear Strength Evolution in Liquefied Soil and Calibration of a Fluid Dynamics-based Constitutive Model for Flow Liquefaction. Award #1728172. Principal investigator: Mandar Dewoolkar; Co PI: Darren Hitt. Academic organization: University of Vermont & State Agricultural College. NSF Organization: CMMI. Start date:  Sept. 1, 2017. Award amount: $377,339.