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Joint NHERI@UC San Diego – RAPID Researcher Workshop

Location: Online


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.

Connect to Office Hours

Meeting ID: 730 745 593
Passcode: 595633


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


What's New in DesignSafe

September 17, 2020

Hazmapper 2.0, DesignSafe's Custom Application for Geospatial Data

April 27, 2020

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

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Access additional Course Slides and Materials:


SimCenter Webinars


Effects of Flow Shielding and Channeling on Tsunami-Induced Loading of Coastal Structures

August 5, 2020

Inundation and Wave Loading Processes in Hurricane Scenarios

July 24, 2020

SimCenter Tool Training: WE-UQ

July 8, 2020

Predicting the wind pressure coefficient distribution on a high-rise building using computational fluid dynamics

June 24, 2020

SimCenter Tool Training: Performance Based Engineering

June 22-24, 2020

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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