2021 DesignSafe Academy

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


CPT-Based Liquefaction Case Histories Compiled from Three Earthquakes in Canterbury, New Zealand

July 21, 2021

Dataset of Lightly Reinforced Concrete Wall Test: Experience of New Zealand Researchers Publishing on DesignSafe

May 11, 2021

SciANN: A TensorFlow API for scientific computations with neural networks

April 28, 2021

Development and utilization of a relational database to support post-earthquake building damage and recovery assessment

March 12, 2021

Experimental Data Workflow for Real Time Decision Making Using Python and Jupyter Notebooks

February 3, 2021

Leveraging DesignSafe with TAPIS

December 17, 2020

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SimCenter Webinars


quoFEM Tool Training

May 24-25, 2021

Regional Resilience Determination Tool: R2D Tool

May 21, 2021

Physical Modeling of Wave Attenuation & Wave Force Reduction by a Mangrove Forest

December 4, 2020

Computational Frameworks for the Implementation of Performance-Based Wind Engineering

November 23, 2020

Partial Turbulence Simulation for Predicting Peak Wind Loads on Buildings

October 16, 2020

Hurricane Loss Analysis for Single-Family Houses Considering Current and Changing Climate Conditions

October 6, 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