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  • 01 Jan 2013
    8:00 am EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    Application Deadline for 2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop

    Category: Workshop

    Sponsored by the NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, the 2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop will be held on April 8 and 9, 2013, at University of South Florida. This workshop will cover the basics of CAREER proposal writing and review. It will include...

  • 24 Jan 2013
    8:30 am PST 
    to 10:00 am PST 

    Using the NEES@UCSB Data in Research and Education

    Category: Webinar

    NEES / EERI Research to Practice Webinar: Using the NEES@UCSB Data in Research and Education Presented by Dr. Jamison Steidl (PI of the NEES@UCSB site) and Dr. Sandy Seale (NEES@UCSB Project Specialist and EOT Coordinator) is the ninth in the Research to Practice Webinar Series co-produced by...

  • 30 Jan 2013
    7:00 am PST 
    to 8:30 am PST 

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees: Modeling SCBFs Using Beam-column Elements

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on January 30 & 31. The session will be broadcast twice to allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled "Modeling SCB...

  • 31 Jan 2013
    1:00 pm PST 
    to 2:30 pm PST 

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees: Modeling SCBFs Using Beam-column Elements

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on January 30 & 31. The session will be broadcast twice to allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled "Modeling SCB...

  • 12 Feb 2013
    8:00 am EST 
    to 15 Feb 2013
    5:00 pm EST 

    2013 EERI Annual Meeting

    Category: Annual Meeting

    NEEScomm will have a booth set up during the conference. Barb Fossum, Standa Pejsa and Cheng Song will be present. Meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

  • 12 Feb 2013
    12:00 pm EST 
    to 1:00 pm EST 

    Monthly EOT meeting

    Category: Other

    The monthly EOT meeting is held to provide opportunity to share information, disseminate any new policy changes, address questions from the various sites and provide a forum to further collaboration and discussion among the sites and NEEScomm EOT.

  • 16 Feb 2013
    8:00 am EST 
    to 5:00 pm EST 

    NEES Exhibit at Discover Engineering Family Day

    Category: Education

    With help from the NEES Ambassadors at Howard University, NEES will take its mini wave flume to Discover Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. Participants will design and construct a structure and test its performance when subjected to a model...

  • 19 Feb 2013
    12:00 pm EST 
    to 2:30 pm EST 

    NEES visits Morgan State University

    Category: Conference

    NEES representatives will be coming to Morgan State University (MSU) on Tuesday, February 19th from 12-2:30 pm to provide critical information to both students and faculty. The purpose of this day is threefold: 1) to expose attendees to the NEES, 2) to foster collaborations between attendees in...

  • 21 Feb 2013
    7:00 am PST 
    to 12:40 pm PST 

    NEEShub Boot Camp - Berkeley, CA

    Category: Training

    For more information and online registration, visit: http://nees.org/bootcampberkeley A half-day NEEShub Boot Camp training session sponsored by NEEScomm and PEER at University of California, Berkeley is planned for THURSDAY, February 21, 2013. The Boot Camp will start at 10:00am and end in...

  • 21 Feb 2013
    8:30 am PST 
    to 10:00 am PST 

    Research to Practice Webinar: Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls

    Category: Webinar

    A NEES / EERI Research to Practice Webinar: Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls Presented by Professors Laura Lowes and Dawn Lehman, both of the University of Washington. ABSTRACT Structural walls are one of the most commonly used reinforced concrete seismic...

  • 01 Mar 2013
    5:00 am PST 
    to 2:00 pm PST 

    Deadline to Register for Student Bridge Seismic Design Competition

    Category: Education

    Undergraduate student teams are encouraged to participate in a new bridge seismic design competition that will take place during the 7th National Seismic Conference (7NSC) on Bridges and Highways, Oakland, CA, May 20-22, 2013. This dynamic competition will involve designing a bridge to resist...

  • 07 Mar 2013
    6:00 am PST 
    to 7:00 am PST 

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees seminar

    Category: Webinar

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees seminar "Conducting Hybrid Simulations with OpenSees/OpenFresco" on March 7 The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on March 7th. The session will be broadcast twice...

  • 07 Mar 2013
    2:00 pm PST 
    to 3:00 pm PST 

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees seminar

    Category: Webinar

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees seminar "Conducting Hybrid Simulations with OpenSees/OpenFresco" on March 7 The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on March 7th. The session will be broadcast twice...

  • 13 Mar 2013
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 4:30 pm EDT 

    Informational Webinar on NEES2 Solicitation (NSF 13-537)

    Category: Webinar

    George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Operations, FY 2015- FY 2019 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time NSF Headquarters, Arlington This Informational Webinar will provide an overview presentation and answers to questions on...

  • 20 Mar 2013
    1:00 pm EDT 
    to 2:00 pm EDT 

    Effective Force Test Methods using Robust Loop-Shaping Force Feedback Controller seminar

    Category: Seminar

    PRESENTED BY Narutoshi Nakata Department of Civil Engineering Johns Hopkins University ABSTRACT This seminar presents an overview of the research program on effective force testing (EFT) at the Johns Hopkins University. EFT is an experimental method that directly applies input dynamic...

  • 22 Mar 2013
    2:00 pm EDT 
    to 3:30 pm EDT 

    Soil-Structure Interaction Effects of Building Clusters During Earthquakes seminar

    Category: Seminar

    T.T. SOONG STUDENT LECTURE SERIES The "T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series” recognizes Prof. Soong’s outstanding research accomplishments and contributions to the field of structural and earthquake engineering over the course of his 48-year career at the University at...

  • 27 Mar 2013
    7:00 am PDT 
    to 8:00 am PDT 

    Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the Waves of OpenSees seminar

    Category: Seminar

    "Modeling Structures Subject to Fire" on March 27, 2013 The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on March 27. This 1-hour session is titled "Modelling Structures Subject to Fire" and will occur on Wednesday, March 27 at...

  • 01 Apr 2013
    12:00 pm EDT 
    to 05 Apr 2013
    2:00 pm EDT 

    T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Control of Inelastic Structures by Weakening and Damping

    Category: Webinar

    Andrei Reinhorn, Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo, will present “Control of Inelastic Structures by Weakening and Damping” as the next guest speaker in the T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series. In his presentation, Prof. Reinhorn will discuss the concept of structural weakening, the...

  • 08 Apr 2013
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 09 Apr 2013
    5:00 pm EDT 

    2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop

    Category: Workshop

    Announcement for the 2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop Sponsored by the NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, the 2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop will be held on April 8 and 9, 2013, at University of South Florida. This workshop will cover the...

  • 15 Apr 2013
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    10NCEE Special Session Proposals due

    Category: Annual Meeting

    As you may be aware, NEES is collaborating with EERI in the organization of a joint annual meeting during the 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering to be held July 21-25, 2014 in Anchorage Alaska. The full announcement can be found at:...

  • 29 Apr 2013
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    Quake Summit 2013: Abstract Submission Deadline

    Category: Annual Meeting

    The NEES Annual meeting (Quake Summit 2013) will be held August 7-9 in Reno, Nevada. Quake Summit 2013 will feature nearly 100 technical oral presentations on Wednesday August 7 and Thursday August 8 by members of the academic and practicing communities. A poster session will be held on August 7...

  • 16 May 2013
    8:30 am PDT 
    to 10:00 am PDT 

    Research to Practice Webinar: Development of Tsunami Design Provisions

    Category: Webinar

    A NEES / EERI Research to Practice Webinar: Development of Tsunami Design Provisions Presented by Ian Robertson and H. Ronald Riggs, Professors of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, and Gary Chock, President of Martin & Chock, Inc. In 2005 NSF funded a 5-year NEESR...

  • 20 May 2013
    5:00 am PDT 
    to 22 May 2013
    2:00 pm PDT 

    7th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways

    Category: Conference

    The Seventh National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways will be held May 20-22, 2013 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, in Oakland, California. With the theme of “Bridge Resilience for Earthquakes and Other Natural Hazards” the conference’s objective is to increase awareness of...

  • 29 May 2013
    8:30 am PDT 
    to 10:00 am PDT 

    Research to Practice Webinar: Behavior and Design of Concrete-Filled Beam-Columns

    Category: Webinar

    Presented by: Roberto T. Leon, Virginia Tech; Jerome F. Hajjar, Northeastern University; Larry Griffis, Walter P. Moore Supporting documents are available at the following link: http://nees.org/resources/6326/supportingdocs "Behavior and Design of Concrete-Filled Beam-Columns" is the next...

  • 03 Jun 2013
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    Deadline for submitting proposals for NEES2 and NEESR planning grants

    Category: Other

    June 3rd, 2013 is the deadline for submitting proposals for NEES2, NEESR planning grants. For more information: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13544/nsf13544.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

  • 07 Jun 2013
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    Education and Outreach Showcase Abstract Submission Deadline

    Category: Annual Meeting

    Education and Outreach Showcase – Invitation to present Members of the NEES Community are invited to submit an abstract to participate in the Education and Outreach showcase to be held on Wednesday August 7 at the NEES Annual meeting. NEES Equipment Sites and NEESR projects have developed...

  • 15 Jun 2013
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    10NCEE Conference paper abstracts due

    Category: Conference

    Authors must submit abstracts and papers online at http://submissions.miracd.com/10NCEE/login.aspx. The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 15, 2013. For more information: http://10ncee.org/call-for-papers

  • 25 Jun 2013
    1:00 pm EDT 
    to 3:00 pm EDT 

    Essentials of Project Management webinar - Part 1

    Category: Webinar

    All are welcome to attend the "Essentials of Project Management" webinar, a free, two-part introductory course. There is no cost to attend this webinar, but registration for each session is required. “Essentials of Project Management” Presented by Dennis S. Praedin, Principal, DSP...

  • 27 Jun 2013
    1:00 pm EDT 
    to 3:00 pm EDT 

    Essentials of Project Management webinar - Part 2

    Category: Webinar

    All are welcome to attend the "Essentials of Project Management" webinar, a free, two-part introductory course. There is no cost to attend this webinar, but registration for each session is required. “Essentials of Project Management” Presented by Dennis S. Praedin, Principal, DSP...

  • 10 Jul 2013
    9:00 am PDT 
    to 10:30 am PDT 

    Use of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete in Design of Earthquake Resistant Shear Wall Coupling Beams webinar

    Category: Webinar

    Presented by: James K. Wight, University of Michigan; Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos, University of Wisconsin; and Cary Kopczynski, Principal Cary Kopczynski & Company "Use of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete in Design of Earthquake Resistant Shear Wall Coupling Beams" is the next in...

  • 05 Aug 2013
    3:00 am EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    NEES Governance Board Meeting

    Category: Other

    NEES Governance Board will hold a meeting on Monday, August 5th, 3:00 PM

  • 06 Aug 2013
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 08 Aug 2013
    5:00 pm EDT 

    Quake Summit 2013

    Category: Annual Meeting

    Quake Summit 2013 will be held August 7th - 8th in Reno, Nevada. The meeting will feature both plenary and concurrent technical sessions, as well as a Poster Reception where student researchers will display their research projects. All professionals, researchers, funding agencies and other...

  • 07 Aug 2013
    5:00 am PDT 
    to 8:30 am PDT 

    Tools and Techniques for Computational Simulation using HPC and Cloud Computing

    Category: Workshop

    The NEEShub cyber-infrastructure allows users from the earthquake engineering committee to gain access to powerful computational resources such as the Open Science Grid and XSEDE supercomputers. The goal of this workshop is to explore earthquake engineering research opportunities in advanced...

  • 08 Aug 2013
    5:00 am PDT 
    to 09 Aug 2013
    2:00 pm PDT 

    4th Workshop on China-USA Collaboration for Disaster Evolution/Resilience of Civil Infrastructure and Urban Environment

    Category: Workshop

    Co-chairs: Prof. Julio A. RAMIREZ (Purdue University, USA) Prof. Jinping OU (Dalian University of Technology, China) Sponsors: US National Science Foundation (NSF) National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) NEES@UNR, University of Nevada, Reno...

  • 22 Aug 2013
    2:30 pm EDT 
    to 4:00 pm EDT 

    (SR250) NHI Innovations: Fully Precast Bridge Bents for Use in Seismic Regions

    Category: Webinar

    This webinar is the second and final webinar on Fully Precast Bridge Bents for Use in Seismic Regions. The concept for the bent system and the proof testing will be briefly reviewed. Since the first webinar in August 2011, additional testing and assessment of the results has been completed. This...

  • 26 Aug 2013
    5:00 am PDT 
    to 27 Aug 2013
    2:00 pm PDT 

    OpenSees Days 2013 - Registration Open & Call for Speakers from Industry or Academia

    Category: Workshop

    PEER and NEES will host OpenSees Days 2013 on August 26-27 at the Richmond Field Station, an off-campus facility of the University of California, Berkeley. Students, researchers, and practitioners are welcome to attend any of the days. Monday, August 26: Getting Started With OpenSees The...

  • 18 Sep 2013
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 5:00 pm EDT 

    NEES@Illinois MUST-SIM Facility: Physical Test and Hybrid Simulation Capabilities webinar

    Category: Webinar

    The NEES@Illinois Multi-Axial Full Scale Sub-Structured Testing & Simulation (MUST-SIM) facility is offering a webinar to educate potential researchers on the capabilities of the MUST-SIM facility. Located on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus, the MUST-SIM Laboratory is a...

  • 30 Sep 2013
    1:30 pm PDT 
    to 2:30 pm PDT 

    "Workflows in the Clouds with NEEShub" webinar

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on September 30 and October 1. The session will be broadcast twice to allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled "Workflows in the...

  • 01 Oct 2013
    6:30 pm PDT 
    to 7:30 pm PDT 

    "Workflows in the Clouds with NEEShub" webinar

    Category: Webinar

    The next seminar in the web-based Discovering OpenSees: Surfing the waves of OpenSees learning series will occur on September 30 and October 1. The session will be broadcast twice to allow users in all time zones around the world to participate. This 1-hour session is titled "Workflows in the...

  • 31 Oct 2013
    3:00 pm EDT 
    to 4:30 pm EDT 

    Research to Practice webinar: Improving Seismic Performance of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays Using Deep Soil Mixing

    Category: Webinar

    A NEES/EERI Research to Practice Webinar "Improving Seismic Performance of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays Using Deep Soil Mixing" Presented by: K.K. "Muralee" Muraleetharan (University of Oklahoma), Sri Sritharan (Iowa State University), Gerald Miller (University of Oklahoma), Amy Cerato...

  • 06 Nov 2013
    6:00 pm PST 
    to 7:00 pm PST 

    NOVA TV Special - Making Stuff Safer

    Category: Education

    Host Daivd Pogue from NOVA's program Making Stuff/Safer will feature testing of the NEES-Soft four story building at the NEES@UCSD shake table. Program Description The world has always been a dangerous place, so how do we increase our odds of survival? In "Making Stuff Safer," David Pogue...

  • 20 Nov 2013
    8:00 am PST 
    to 9:30 am PST 

    NEES/EERI Research-to-Practice Webinar: From Large Scale Test Findings to Cost-Benefit Analysis of Base-Isolated Buildings

    Category: Webinar

    Presenters: Keri Ryan, University of Nevada, Reno; Anthony Giammona, Nabih Youssef & Associates; Gilberto Mosqueda, University of California, San Diego; Stephen A. Mahin, University of California, Berkeley.

  • 21 Nov 2013
    5:00 am PST 
    to 22 Nov 2013
    10:00 am PST 

    OpenSees on the Road - Oregon State University, Nov. 21 & 22

    Category: Training

    Presentations will be made by Dr. Frank McKenna, a research engineering the University of California, Berkeley and the primary developer of the OpenSees framework, as well as by CCE Professors Michael Scott and Andre Barbosa on using OpenSees for research in seismic, fire, and tsunami hazards. ...

  • 25 Nov 2013
    1:30 pm PST 
    to 3:00 pm PST 

    Discovering OpenSees -- Load Balancing for Large Parameter Studies, Nov 2013

    Category: Webinar

    This seminar will demonstrate how to improve the performance of parameter studies being run on high performance computers using load balancing techniques. It will be highly useful to any research group intending to do large parameter sweeps. The following topics will be discussed: *...

  • 26 Nov 2013
    6:30 am PST 
    to 8:00 am PST 

    Discovering OpenSees -- Load Balancing for Large Parameter Studies, Nov 2013

    Category: Webinar

    This seminar will demonstrate how to improve the performance of parameter studies being run on high performance computers using load balancing techniques. It will be highly useful to any research group intending to do large parameter sweeps. The following topics will be discussed: *...

  • 11 Dec 2013
    10:00 pm JST 
    to 14 Dec 2013
    7:00 am JST 

    Planning meeting for NEES/E-Defense Collaborative Research Program

    Category: Conference

    The large E-Defense shaking table facility in Japan has recently reopened following nearly a year of inactivity while major upgrades were installed. These upgrades permit the facility to simulate large 3D earthquake motions having durations up to 40 minutes or more. This new capability...