Education &





RAPID Facility 4 Day Intensive Workshop

Location: Gainesville, FL










Virtual Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00pm CT

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.

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Experimental Facility (EF) Training

Visit the individual NHERI EF Websites to learn about annual workshops and additional training.

Florida International University
Wall of Wind (WOW) International Hurricane Research Center

Lehigh University
Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems (ATLSS) Engineering Research Center

Oregon State University
O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory

University of California, Davis
Center for Geotechnical Modeling (CGM)

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

University of Florida
The Powell Laboratory: Terraformer Wind Tunnel and full-scale destructive testing for extreme wind events

University of Texas at Austin
Experimental equipment site specializing in dynamic in-situ testing using large-scale mobile shakers

University of Washington
Explore the post-disaster Rapid Response Research Experimental Facility.


DesignSafe Tutorials


Understanding and Applying MachineLearning and Deep Learning, Part 2

April 27, 2020


Understanding and Applying MachineLearning and Deep Learning, Part 1

April 24, 2020

Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in Natural Hazards Engineering

February 18-19, 2020

End to End Multi-Threat Fragility Modeling using DesignSafe

December 3, 2019

Introduction to STKO

November 18, 2019

Leveraging Python, Jupyter Notebooks, DesignSafe, and the SimCenter Educational Tools in the Classroom

October 29, 2019

What's New in DesignSafe

September 12, 2019

Publishing with the Hybrid Simulation Data Model in DesignSafe

August 29, 2019

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SimCenter Webinars


Gathering Data for Natural Hazards Engineering using Web Automation

December 19, 2019

Earthquake Damage and Loss Assessment with SimCenter’s PBE Application

April 30, 2019

Uncertainty Characterization in Earthquake Engineering Simulation

April 23, 2019

Running Large-scale Regional Hazard and Loss Simulations

February 25, 2019

HPC Ground Motion Simulations of Large Hayward Fault Earthquakes

November 14, 2018

AI & Machine Learning in Natural Hazards Engineering: Technical & Modelling Q&A

November 6, 2018

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Research to Practice


GEER Webinar | Geotechnical Engineering Reconnaissance following the September 19th, 2017 Puebla-Mexico City Earthquake

April 19, 2018

Seismic response of an embankment on loose saturated sand treated with soil-cement panels

February 21, 2018

GEER Webinar | Post-wildfire Sediment Discharge and Infrastructure Impact

January 16, 2018