NHERI Virtual Office Hours


Virtual Office hours is the newest way to connect with experts in the NHERI network. Using the links below, schedule a time to meet with facility personnel to answer your questions. If you don’t see the facility you are interested in, email us at eco-feedback@designsafe-ci.org.

DesignSafe Data Depot Virtual Office Hours

DesignSafe’s Data Curator, Dr. Maria Esteva, holds virtual office hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm Central Time (via Zoom) to assist you with your data curation and publication.

Reservations are not required, simply connect to the Zoom feed during this time.

Connect to Office Hours

Meeting ID: 730 745 593

Passcode: 595633


Florida International University, Wall of Wind

The Wall of Wind Research Scientists are available to meet with you every Wednesday between 3:00-5:00 pm EST.

Sign-up at bit.ly/NHERI_FIU.


Lehigh University, Real-Time Multi-Directional Experimental Facility

Lehigh’s Dr. Liang Cao is available to answer questions and discuss research proposals every other Wednesday from 2:00-3:00 pm EST.

Sign-up at bit.ly/NHERI_LEHIGH.


University of California Berkeley, SimCenter

The NHERI SimCenter developer team hosts office hours every other Friday, at 12pm PT. Office hours also are an opportunity to meet with other natural hazard researchers in an open format (all attendees join the same meeting) without a formal agenda. Participants should come with software questions and ideas on improving community resilience to natural hazards. If needed, breakout rooms will facilitate focused topics such as UQ, PBE, CFD, etc. Please arrive by 12:10 PM so discussion can be optimally organized.

Sign up here.


University of California, San Diego, Large High Performance Outdoor Shake Table

Dr. Koorosh Lotfizadeh, NHERI USCD Interim NHERI Operations Manager, is available to answer your questions and discuss research proposals the first and third Tuesday of the month from 1:00-2:00 pm PDT.

Contact Dr. Lotfizadeh: klotfiza@ucsd.edu

Sign-up at bit.ly/NHERI_UCSD.

How to Schedule Virtual Office Hours

To schedule a meeting with NHERI facility faculty, click the facility Eventbrite link, schedule your date and time, chose individual or group meeting, and then register. A confirmation email will include the Zoom link for your scheduled day and time. You will also receive reminder emails about your scheduled meeting. Also see our video tutorial.

Questions? Email: eco-feedback@designsafe-ci.org