Education &





Intro to DesignSafe

Location: Online





UCSD Annual User Workshop

Location: San Diego, CA


Virtual Office Hours

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

DesignSafe’s Data Curator, Dr. Maria Esteva, will hold virtual office hours beginning March 6 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 that 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


Launching numerical simulations using Jupyter

March 28, 2018

Data Transfer Methods

March 5, 2018

Introduction to DesignSafe

February 5, 2018

Hurricane Field Reconnaissance and DesignSafe GIS Capabilities

December 13, 2017

DesignSafe Data Curation and Publication

September 27, 2017

Intro to Scientific Visualization Tools in DesignSafe

June 7, 2017

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SimCenter Seminars


Tsunami-Induced Turbulent Coherent Structures: Large-Scale Experimental Observations and Interpretation (Early Career Researcher Forum)

February 21, 2018

Numerical Simulation of Concentrically Braced Frames using OpenSees (Early Career Researcher Forum)

October 10, 2017

Understanding Tsunamis and Their Effects (Natural Hazards Engineering 101)

August 30, 2017

Uncertainty Analysis of Structural Seismic Response Parameters Using High-Throughput Computing (Early Career Researcher Forum)

June 28, 2017

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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