University of California, San Diego
Experimental Facility Workshop

Dec 14-15, 2015

UC San Diego’s NHERI Experimental Facility will be hosting a 2-day Training Workshop on Monday and Tuesday, December 14th and 15th, at the UC San Diego Englekirk Structural Engineering Center. The Workshop will take place in a hotel near the facility. Information about the hotel location and accommodation rates will be provided by the end of October, 2015.

The workshop will include:

  • Lectures on important subjects related to the UC San Diego large outdoor shake table and its performance characteristics as well as large-scale shake table testing
  • Tour of the facility
  • Laboratory activities
  • Hands-on problem solving and application exercises

Attendees will be provided with the knowledge necessary to prepare research proposals utilizing the NHERI Experimental Facility at UC San Diego, including recommendations for how to plan for and execute successful large-scale shake table projects. Interested participants should apply using the workshop registration form on this page.

Partial travel financial support for on-site participants is available and will be evaluated depending on travel requirements and need. Participants interested in receiving travel support should specify their travel needs when registering using the workshop form on this page. Deadline to apply for travel support is November 13th. An email from UC San Diego NHERI administration confirming the amount of requested travel support that is pre-approved will be sent by November 20th. 

We encourage interested researchers to visit the Englekirk Structural Engineering Center website ( for additional workshop information and updates, as well as for more information about the facility. Questions regarding the experimental facility workshop can be addressed to Dan Radulescu, Site Operations Manager for the NHERI Experimental Facility. He can be reached directly at or 858-534-6686.


Thank you for your interest. Registration for this event has closed.