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2011

  • 04 Jan 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    NEES Platform for Cyber Collaboration Workshop

    Category: Workshop

    This workshop on NEEShub usage, will be presented by NEES during the January 4, 2011 NSF Civil, Mechanical & Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) meeting in Atlanta, GA. The “(NEES) Platform for Cyber Collaboration” workshop will feature presentations by Dr. Ellen Rathje, University of Texas, Austin;...

  • 12 Jan 2011
    9:00 pm EST 
    to 11:00 pm EST 

    History Channel Special on Earthquakes Features NEES Labs

    Category: Education

    Title of Program: Megaquake 10.0 January 12, 2011 - 9 PM ET Scientists offer insight into how and where a 10.0 megaquake could strike. This two-hour History special explores one of the most deadly and perplexing mysteries that surrounds planet earth: huge megaquakes. The largest quake ever...

  • 14 Jan 2011
    11:30 am EST 
    to 1:00 pm EST 

    Webinar: Performance-Based Seismic Design of Mid-Rise Light-Frame Wood Buildings

    Category: Education

    This is the first in the NEES/EERI webinar series entitled Reducing Earthquake Losses, From Research to Practice. This webinar summarizes key findings of the NEESwood project, suggested design approaches, and code implications. Findings address effects of nonstructural finishes on behavior,...

  • 27 Jan 2011
    3:00 pm EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    2011 NEESR Proposal Preparation Webinar

    Category: Research

    NSF Program Solicitation #11-512: George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Research (NEESR) January 27, 2011, 3-5 p.m. Eastern Time The 2011 NEESR Program Solicitation NSF 11-512, which has a proposal deadline of March 9, 2011, especially seeks ground-breaking,...

  • 04 Feb 2011
    1:00 am EST 
    to 3:00 pm EST 

    MAST Laboratory Proposal Writers Webinar

    Category: Workshop

    The Multiaxial Subassemblage Testing System (MAST) Laboratory at the University of Minnesota will host a Proposal Writers Webinar on February 4, 2011 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central time (2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific) to present the capabilities of a unique test system that enables three...

  • 04 Feb 2011
    1:00 pm EST 
    to 3:00 pm EST 

    2011 MAST Laboratory Proposal Writers Webinar

    Category: Training

    February 4, 2011 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central time (2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific) The Multiaxial Subassemblage Testing System (MAST) Laboratory at the University of Minnesota will host a Proposal Writers Webinar to present the capabilities of a unique test system that enables three...

  • 04 Feb 2011
    1:00 pm EST 
    to 4:00 pm EST 

    http://nees.umn.edu/index.php

    Category: Workshop

    NEEScomm is pleased to announce NEEShub Boot Camp, a three-hour interactive webinar for researchers and graduate students. NEEShub Boot Camp will introduce the NEEShub features that facilitate research and provide hands-on training for data management and research collaboration tools. Topics...

  • 09 Feb 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 11 Feb 2011
    3:15 pm EST 

    HASTI 2011 - Hoosiers Association of Science Teachers, Inc - NEES booth

    Category: Education

    The NEES Education, Outreach, and Training team will be presenting materials to K-12 teachers at the Hoosiers Association of Science Teachers, Inc conference on science education in Indinanpolis. All K-12 teachers are welcome. On Friday, February 11 at 12:30 PM, NEES will host a session on...

  • 09 Feb 2011
    3:00 pm EST 
    to 12 Feb 2011
    5:00 pm EST 

    2011 EERI Annual Meeting: Earthquakes Without Borders

    Category: Conference

    2011 annual meeting of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) in San Diego, Feb. 9-12.

  • 12 Feb 2011
    3:00 pm EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    NEES Demonstration Field Trip - EERI Annual Meeting

    Category: Education

    A field trip following the EERI Annual Meeting in San Diego on Feb. 12 from 3-5pm to the UCSD Englekirk Center that houses NEES@UCSD. Demonstrations planned include: NEES@UCSD (shake table), NEES@UCLA (mobile instrumentation), and NEEES@UTexas (surface wave measurements).

  • 24 Feb 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 25 Feb 2011
    5:00 pm EST 

    Hybrid Simulation Workshop at NEES@Berkeley

    Category: Workshop

    The NEES site at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) will host a Hybrid Simulation Workshop February 24 and 25, 2011, at its Richmond Field Station. Hybrid simulation is a set of methods for examining the seismic response of structures using a hybrid model comprised of both...

  • 28 Feb 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 8:01 am EST 

    Research Experience for Undergraduates (NEESreu) - Applications Due

    Category: Education

    The NEESreu program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) is a dynamic 10-week summer research program for upper division undergraduate students interested in Civil, Electrical or Computer Engineering, and other fields related to seismic risk mitigation. REU participants are paired with a...

  • 09 Mar 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    2011 NEESR Program Solicitation Deadline

    Category: Research

    This solicitation especially seeks ground-breaking, transformative basic research, requiring the use of NEES equipment sites and/or data curated and archived in the NEES Project Warehouse, which will produce fundamentally new approaches to earthquake loss reduction and experimental simulation,...

  • 21 Mar 2011
    7:59 am EDT 
    to 8:00 am EDT 

    Applications Due - 2011 PEER Summer Internship Program (REU)

    Category: Education

    With funding from NSF, PEER is inviting undergraduate students from universities and four-year colleges to apply to participate in the ten week summer program for 2011. Applications are due 8 AM Pacific Time, March 21, 2011. The selected interns will conduct individual research projects ...

  • 31 Mar 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    12th Annual Structural Engineering Conference at UIUC

    Category: Conference

    Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Structural Engineering Conference, held Thursday, March 31st, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Highlights of the Morning Session include: * "Unusual Solutions in Structural Engineering Practice," R. Shankar Nair, Teng...

  • 01 Apr 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    Applications Due for 7th Annual NEES Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop

    Category: Training

    Applications are due April 1 for the 7th Annual NEES Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop, organized by RPI and UC Davis to be held May 16-17th at RPI. Limited travel support will be available for workshop participants. Priority for receipt of funds will be given to: 1. Faculty that...

  • 10 Apr 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 14 Apr 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP)

    Category: Annual Meeting

    The Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP) provides geophysicists, engineers, geoscientists and end-users from around the world an opportunity to meet and discuss near-surface applications of geophysics and learn about recent developments in...

  • 16 May 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 17 May 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    7th Annual NEES Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop

    Category: Training

    The 7th Annual NEES Centrifuge Research and Training Workshop, organized by RPI and UC Davis will be held May 16-17th at RPI. Limited travel support will be available for workshop participants. Priority for receipt of funds will be given to: 1. Faculty that are planning to submit or...

  • 16 May 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    Quake Summit 2011 Media Competition

    Category: Annual Meeting

    The Quake Summit 2011 Media Competition is an opportunity for NEES and MCEER investigators to showcase their work through photos or videos. The contest is open to all investigators, students and practitioners who are carrying out NEES or MCEER funded research. We are looking for photos and...

  • 09 Jun 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 11 Jun 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    2011 NEES & MCEER Annual Meeting

    Category: Annual Meeting

    Quake Summit 2011 - Earthquake & Multi-Hazards Resilience: Progress and Challenges will be held June 9-11, 2011 in Buffalo, NY. The meeting, a combination of the annual meetings of the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and MCEER (formerly the...

  • 16 Jun 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 17 Jun 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Seismology/Earthquake Engineering/DOD symposium on seismic instrumentation

    Category: Conference

    The second joint Seismology/Earthquake Engineering/DOD symposium on seismic instrumentation technology will take place in Albuquerque, NM on June 16 & 17. The goal of this symposium is to identify the needs of field operators. What are the technologies and issues that make deploying or operating...

  • 20 Jun 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    NEES TIPS Participant Workshop - Applications Due

    Category: Education

    The NEES TIPS project will host a Participant Workshop in conjunction with the NEES TIPS/E-Defense Full Scale Seismic Isolation Test Program. Workshop participants will have the unique experience of viewing the full scale tests of a seismic-isolated building in person at E-Defense, and...

  • 15 Jul 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    TIPS Blind Prediction Contest - Registration Deadline

    Category: Education

    The Center for Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology is sponsoring a Blind Analysis Contest for the full-scale 5-story steel building experiment associated with the TIPS/E-Defense test. Interested participants are expected to predict the responses before...

  • 15 Jul 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 10:30 am EDT 

    Webinar: Lessons from Chile: Impacts on Earthquake Engineering of Concrete Buildings in the U.S.

    Category: Education

    “Lessons from Chile” is the second in a series of Research to Practice Webinars co-produced by NEES and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI). The webinar is scheduled for Friday, July 15, 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM PDT (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET) - NOTE: TIME HAS CHANGED. There is no...

  • 17 Aug 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 18 Aug 2011
    5:30 pm EDT 

    Discovering OpenSees - web seminar

    Category: Training

    The OpenSees Development team is launching a new web-based learning series called “Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees”. This learning series will consist of 1-hour web-seminars about topics targeted for users of all levels, from first time users to advanced users. To...

  • 20 Aug 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    TIPS Blind Analysis Contest - Pre-Test Analysis Due

    Category: Education

    The Center for Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE) at the Tokyo Institute of Technology is sponsoring a Blind Analysis Contest for the full-scale 5-story steel building experiment associated with the TIPS/E-Defense test. Interested participants are expected to predict the responses before...

  • 22 Aug 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 23 Aug 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    OpenSees Days 2011

    Category: Training

    NEES and PEER will host OpenSees Days 2011 at the University of California, Berkeley Richmond Field Station (RFS) in Richmond, CA on August 22nd, 2011 and 23rd, 2011. •Monday, August 22, 2011: OpenSees: Getting Started •Tueday, August 23, 2011: OpenSees: Advanced Tools &...

  • 23 Aug 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 26 Aug 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    4th International IASPEI/IAEE Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG4)

    Category: Conference

    The Symposium at UCSB will consist of 16 plenary sessions and a half-day workshop on borehole seismology. The invited plenary speakers are an international group of scientists and engineers who will speak on diverse topics from the state-of-the-art of ground motion research and practice. The...

  • 23 Aug 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 26 Aug 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    4th Symposium of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) and the International Association of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE) on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG4)

    Category: Conference

    The 4th Symposium of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) and the International Association of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE) on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG4) will be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara...

  • 07 Sep 2011
    10:30 am EDT 
    to 2:00 pm EDT 

    Which Hazards Are in Your Backyard? A Showcase of NSF-Funded Hazards Research

    Category: Education

    In light of National Preparedness Month and the recent East Coast hurricane and earthquake, NEES will present an exhibit at the Congressional Hazards Research Showcase. The event is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Special guests...

  • 12 Sep 2011
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    2011 NEESR Proposal Preparation Webinar

    Category: Research

    The FY 2011 NEESR Program Solicitation NSF 11-566, which has a proposal deadline of November 2, 2011, especially seeks ground-breaking, transformative basic research, requiring the use of NEES equipment sites and/or data curated and archived in the NEES Project Warehouse, which will...

  • 21 Sep 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 24 Sep 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    2011 SEAOC Annual Convention

    Category: Conference

    The Structural Engineers Association of California will be holding its annual convention in Las Vegas, September 21-24, 2011. The Technical Program, combined with Business Sessions, will offer three high caliber technical tracks with over 45 presentations. The Technical Program will feature a...

  • 30 Sep 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 01 Oct 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    2011 PEER Annual Meeting

    Category: Conference

    The 2011 PEER Annual Meeting is being hosted at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley from Friday September 30 – Saturday October 1, 2011. As is typical, registration for the meeting is free to all. Practicing professionals, faculty, students and others interested in earthquake engineering are...

  • 10 Oct 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 11 Oct 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Advances in Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Workshop

    Category: Workshop

    A two-day workshop on Advances in Real-Time Hybrid Simulation will be held October 10-11, 2011, at the Lehigh Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) facility. The objectives of the Advances in Real-Time Hybrid Simulation workshop are to:

    • disseminate information...

  • 13 Oct 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 15 Oct 2011
    5:00 pm EDT 

    15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering - Abstracts Due

    Category: Conference

    The abstracts submission for the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), in Lisbon September 24-28, 2012 is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2011. The 15WCEE will be hosted by the Portuguese Society for Earthquake Engineering. From their...

  • 27 Oct 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    EERI Nonstructural Elements Seminar

    Category: Workshop

    Learn about the performance of nonstructural elements in recent earthquakes, current large-scale experimental research, present code requirements, the updated and newly released FEMA E-74 guide on nonstructural design, and implementation of new requirements for equipment certification. In...

  • 28 Oct 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    EERI Nonstructural Elements Seminar

    Category: Workshop

    Learn about the performance of nonstructural elements in recent earthquakes, current large-scale experimental research, present code requirements, the updated and newly released FEMA E-74 guide on nonstructural design, and implementation of new requirements for equipment certification. In...

  • 03 Nov 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    EERI Nonstructural Elements Seminar

    Category: Workshop

    Learn about the performance of nonstructural elements in recent earthquakes, current large-scale experimental research, present code requirements, the updated and newly released FEMA E-74 guide on nonstructural design, and implementation of new requirements for equipment certification. In...

  • 04 Nov 2011
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    E-Defense Four-Story RC PT Buildings Blind Prediction Contest 2011

    Category: Research

    PEER and NEES are sponsoring a blind prediction contest for two, full-scale, four-story buildings tested simultaneously on the NIED E-Defense shake table in December 2010. The two buildings are similar, with the same height and floor plan; one building utilizes a conventional reinforced concrete...

  • 04 Nov 2011
    9:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    EERI Nonstructural Elements Seminar

    Category: Workshop

    Learn about the performance of nonstructural elements in recent earthquakes, current large-scale experimental research, present code requirements, the updated and newly released FEMA E-74 guide on nonstructural design, and implementation of new requirements for equipment certification. In...

  • 18 Nov 2011
    12:00 pm EST 
    to 1:00 pm EST 

    NEEShub Boot Camp Webinar

    Category: Workshop

    Introduction to NEEShub and Data Curation This NEEShub Boot Camp webinar will introduce the basic NEEShub features that facilitate research and will provide an introduction to data curation. Topics to be discussed include: The Project Warehouse and its Project Display Tools for data upload...

  • 01 Dec 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 31 Jan 2012
    5:00 pm EST 

    Ready-Set-Compete! Contribution to NEEShub Competition

    Category: Other

    NEEScomm is sponsoring a competition open to all NEES community members. Who and How: All members who submit new category items and have submitted for review or have been approved on NEEShub during the competition timeline are considered participants and entered into the competition. There...

  • 01 Dec 2011
    2:00 pm EST 
    to 4:00 pm EST 

    Engineering Seminar: Current Practice and Future Directions in Ground Motion Selection for Structural Analysis

    Category: Conference

    Jack W. Baker, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Stanford University Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time | 140 Ketter Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus Jack W. Baker, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental...

  • 01 Dec 2011
    2:00 pm EST 
    to 3:00 pm EST 

    MCEER Engineering Seminar - Current Practice and Future Directions in Ground Motion Selection for Structural Analysis

    Category: Seminar

    Use of recorded ground motions for structural analysis is a subject receiving much attention by both practitioners and researchers in the civil engineering community. The results from dynamic structural analysis are known to be sensitive to the choice of ground motion input, so this topic is...

  • 06 Dec 2011
    4:30 pm EST 
    to 5:30 pm EST 

    The 23 October and 9 November 2011 Van-Ercis, Turkey Earthquakes

    Category: Conference

    JOINT SEMINAR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (CE691S), NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION OPERATIONS CENTER (NEEScomm), and EERI STUDENT CHAPTER The 23 October and 9 November 2011 Van-Erciş, Turkey Earthquakes by GÜNEY ÖZCEBE Professor and Head Department of...

  • 06 Dec 2011
    4:30 pm EST 
    to 5:30 pm EST 

    Seminar on Van-Ercis, Turkey Earthquakes

    Category: Seminar

    STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING (CE691S), NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION OPERATIONS CENTER (NEEScomm), and EERI STUDENT CHAPTER
    jointly present a seminar on
    The 23rd October 2011 and 9th November 2011 Van-Erciş, Turkey Earthquakes 

    08 Dec 2011
    4:30 pm EST 
    to 6:30 pm EST 

    On Retrofitting Techniques of RC Frames with Infill Walls

    Category: Webinar

    “On Retrofitting Techniques of RC Frames with Infill Walls” webinar Time: Thursday, December 8, 2011 4:30 pm Eastern Standard Time (Indiana, GMT-05:00) A joint seminar by EERI-Purdue University Student Chapter and the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Operations Center...

  • 14 Dec 2011
    6:00 am PST 
    to 8:00 am PST 

    Discovering OpenSees Series: "Force-based Element vs. Displacement-based Element"

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on December 14 & 15. The session will be broadcast twice at times that will allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled...

  • 14 Dec 2011
    11:30 am EST 
    to 1:00 pm EST 

    Webinar: Shear-wave Velocity Profiling and Its Importance to Seismic Design

    Category: Education

    “Shear Wave Velocity Profiling” is the third in a series of Research to Practice Webinars co-produced by the Network for Earthquake Engineering (NEES) and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI). The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 11:30 AM – 1 PM PDT...

  • 15 Dec 2011
    1:30 pm PST 
    to 3:30 pm PST 

    Discovering OpenSees Series: "Force-based Element vs. Displacement-based Element"

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on December 14 & 15. The session will be broadcast twice at times that will allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled...

  • 31 Dec 2011
    8:00 am EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    Registration Deadline for 9th CUEE and 4th ACEE Joint Conference March 6-8, 2012 Tokyo Institute of Technology

    Category: Conference

    9th CUEE and 4th ACEE Joint Conference March 6-8, 2012 Tokyo Institute of Technology In Commemoration of the First Anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Pacific Earthquake Deadline for registration and final paper submission due today!