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Highlight Gallery

A collection of some of the most interesting research being done by NEES researchers and professionals

On this page you will find research and educational highlights based on recent NEES activities and research. Most of the highlights are written to be readable by anyone, not just for engineers – so take a look at some of the really cool stuff NEES is hard at work doing.

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highlight2013book 2012-2013 Highlight Document

Contains highlights from NEES research projects performed during 2012 and 2013

 

highlight2012book 2011-2012 Highlight Document

Contains highlights from NEES research projects performed during 2011 and 2012

 

highlight2011book 2010-2011 Highlight Document

Contains highlights from NEES research projects performed during 2010 and 2011


highlightbook-open 2009-2010 Highlight Document

Contains highlights from NEES research projects performed during 2009 and 2010

 

 

Other Site Highlights
In the table below you will find research highlights from the NEES research institutions


Site Title
NEES@Berkeley Understanding Nonductile Concrete Building Risk: A Collaboration Between Researchers and Practitioners
NEES@Buffalo UB Shake Table Test of Container Cranes Largest Ever Performed in the United States
NEES@Buffalo NEESWood Project Culminates with Test of Mid-Rise Condominium Structure
NEES@Buffalo NEES Nonstructural Components Simulator Supports Innovative Experimental Research
NEES@Buffalo Answering the Question: Can We Predict the Collapse of Modern Steel Frames?
NEES@Cornell San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Tests New Design Concept
NEES@Illinois Validation of a New Concept in Damage Tolerant Self-Righting Steel-Framed Buildings
NEES@Minnesota Mitigation of Collapse Risk in Vulnerable Concrete Buildings - Finding Killer Columns
NEES@Oregon State NEES Tsunami Laboratory Educates Public About Tsunami Hazard Mitigation
NEES@Oregon State Developing Simulation Tools and Design Guidelines for Performance-Based Tsunami Engineering (PBTE) of Coastal Infrastructure
NEES@Purdue NEEScomm Developing a Virtualized Computing Environment to Deliver Greener Cyberinfrastructure
NEES@UCLA Does Soil Affect Seismically Vulnerable Concrete Buildings?
NEES@UCSD Full Scale Tests of Bridge Abutments Enhance Understanding of Bridge Behavior
NEES@UCSD Retrofitted Structure Survives Strong Simulated Earthquake on NEES Shake Table
NEES@UCSD NEES@UCSD Tests Validate Good Performance of Masonry and Masonry Veneer
NEES@Nevada Six Degree-of-Freedom Shake Table Expands Capabilities of George E. Brown Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
NEES@Nevada Straw Bale Construction: A Solution for Seismic Resistant Housing in Developing Countries
NEES@UTexas Mobile Shaker Supports Student Learning and Research at Geophysical Field Camp Hosted by Boise State University and Colorado School of Mines