NHERI

NHERI Grants, Quarter 2:
Award Dates April - June 2017

Published on July 31, 2017

 

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

 

DesignSafe Cyberinfrastructure

RCN: Research Network in Hybrid Simulation for Multi-Hazard Engineering. Award #1661621; PI: Shirley Dyke; Co-PI: Narutoshi Nakata; Organization: Purdue University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:05/01/2017; Award Amount: $500,000.

 

Florida International University

Model to Full-Scale Validation of Peak Pressure Mechanisms in Buildings that Cause Cladding Failures and Windstorm Damage. Award #1727401. PI: Chris Letchford, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:08/01/2017; Award Amount: $371,753.

 

Lehigh University

Collaborative Research: Shear-Buckling Mechanics for Enhanced Performance of Thin Plates. Award #1662964; PI: Spencer Quiel; Organization: Lehigh University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date: 07/01/2017; Award Amount: $352,483.

Collaborative Research: Shear-Buckling Mechanics for Enhanced Performance of Thin Plates. Award #1662886; PI: Maria Garlock; Organization: Princeton University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date: 07/01/2017; Award Amount: $366,137.

 

UC San Diego

Collaborative Research: Seismic Resiliency of Repetitively Framed Mid-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Buildings. Award #1663348; PI: Benjamin Schafer, Johns Hopkins University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:05/01/2017; Award Amount: $340,000.

Collaborative Research: Seismic Resiliency of Repetitively Framed Mid-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Buildings. Award #1663569; PI: Tara Hutchinson, University of California-San Diego; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:05/01/2017; Award Amount: $589,998.

Collaborative Research: Resilient Seismic Retrofit by Integrating Selective Weakening and Self-Centering. Award #1663063; PI: Pinar Okumus; Co-PI: Mettupalayam Sivaselvan; Organization: SUNY at Buffalo; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:08/01/2017; Award Amount: $290,000.

Collaborative Research: Resilient Seismic Retrofit by Integrating Selective Weakening and Self-Centering. Award #1662963; PI: Sriram Aaleti, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:08/01/2017; Award Amount: $120,000.

 

University of Florida

EAGER/Collaborative Research: Aeroelastic Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Wind Engineering Experimentation. Award #1732213; PI: Richard Christenson, University of Connecticut; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:06/15/2017; Award Amount: $118,262.

EAGER/Collaborative Research: Aeroelastic Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Wind Engineering Experimentation. Award #1732223; PI: Steve Wojtkiewicz, Clarkson University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date: 06/15/2017; Award Amount: $101,763.

Benchmark Study of Tornado Wind Loading on Low-Rise Buildings with Consideration of Internal Pressure. Award #1663363; PI: Delong Zuo; Co-PI: Darryl James; Organization: Texas Tech University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:05/01/2017; Award Amount: $350,001.

 

University of Texas, Austin

Collaborative Research: Bridging the In-situ and Elemental Cyclic Response of Transitional Soils. Award #1663654; PI: Armin Stuedlein; Co-PI: T. Matthew Evans; Organization: Oregon State University; NSF Organization: CMMI Start Date:07/01/2017; Award Amount: $634,391.