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Reducing an earthquake's damage: UNR, businesses research for safety
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27 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Reno Gazette Journal | March 27, 2013 Covers NEES@Reno shake testing. See attached article and video.
Three Chinese students directly involved in the U.S. earthquake engineering
22 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
China Economic Net | Feb. 22, 2013 Story covers NEES and its international reach in teaching earthquake engineering. See attached PDF.
Hoosiers prepare for Great American Shakeout
07 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
WTHR Television News | Channel 13 Indianapolis | Feb. 7, 2013 TV news and online article covers the "Shakeout." Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke.
Schools to take part in earthquake drill
Chicago Tribune | Feb. 7, 2013 News article covers the Great ShakeOut, NEES facilities, the NEEShub. Quotes NEES Director Julio Ramirez. See attached PDF.
Purdue engineers work to create a more quake-ready world
WLFI TV, Lafayette, Indiana | Feb. 7, 2013 Covers the Great Shakeout Lab. Interview with NEES researcher Shirley Dyke and engineering student Gaby Ou. See attached article.
Purdue lab shakes up earthquake showcase
06 Feb 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
Lafayette Journal and Courier (jconline.com) | Feb. 6, 2013 Online article covers NEES and the Bowen Lab at Purdue. Quotes NEES researcher Shirley Dyke and student Gaby Ou. See attached PDF.
Simulating Earthquakes by Combining Analytical Models with Physical Structures
07 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Civil engineers use complex analytical and numerical models to predict how bridges, buildings, and other structures will behave during earthquakes and to design earthquake-resistant structures....
NEES tsunami expert says improved research tools helped predict impact of this week's Japan earthquake
12 Dec 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris, Phillip Fiorini
Phys.org - Phillilp Fiorini - December 11, 2012 | A leading tsunami researcher affiliated with the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) says improved...
Bay Area Students Build Seismic Resistant Structures to Withstand "The Big One"
18 Nov 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
SF Examiner | July 18, 2012 Four, three, two, one.... SHAKE!!!!! Students from Brookfield Elementary School in Oakland watched with great anticipation to see if the K'NEX structures they...
NEES expert questions decision to convict scientists in wake of deadly earthquake in Italy
31 Oct 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Purdue Unviersity | October 29, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The director of a national earthquake research center based at Purdue University says Italian authorities are setting a dangerous...
UCSB Education, Engineering, and Physics Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Fund Teacher Credential Candidates in the Physical Sciences
October 31, 2012 | Office of Public Affairs, UC Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– With class enrollments increasing from kindergarten through 12th grade, California is estimated to need...
Researchers to Shake a Building to Study its Performance During Earthquakes
22 Oct 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
October 22, 2012 | MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The two-story building on West Commercial Avenue in El Centro, Calif., was built in the 1920s and has withstood four major earthquakes...
Sharing Science in the 'Collaboratory'
18 Oct 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Over the past several years, the US National Science Foundation has been funding the development of collaborative web sites or ‘collaboratories’ and scientific workflow technologies. Many...
Project May Help Fortify Homes Against Quakes
17 Oct 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Sacramento State news | October 17, 2012 Since Professor Ben Fell came to Sacramento State four years ago, the structural engineering specialist has helped secure two major federal grants. The...
Groundbreaking Tests for 5-Story Building on Shake Table
20 Sep 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering | Summer 2012 Newsletter Structural engineers at the Jacobs School have just completed an unprecedented series of major earthquake simulation tests to gauge the...
UNR Doubles Size of Earthquake Testing Facility
18 Sep 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Civil Engineering Magazine | September 18, 2012 | Lynn R. Novelli A new earthquake simulation lab under construction at the University of Nevada, Reno will provide state of the art facilities...
Big Data and the Dawn of the Super Researcher
12 Sep 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Library of Congress | September 12, 2012 | Mike Ashenfelder In separate “big data” presentations at the Digital Preservation 2012 meeting, Myron Guttmann of the National...
Cold-Formed Steel Rebuilds Earthquake-Resistant Architecture
24 Aug 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Behind the Scenes | LiveScience | National Science Foundation | August 24, 2012
Academia and industry are collaborating in a new effort to engineer earthquake-ready buildings. The effort based...
Smart Materials Improve Earthquake-Resistant Bridge Design
17 Aug 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
Behind the Scenes | LiveScience | California Institute of Technology | August 17, 2012
Bridges are a main component of the transportation infrastructure as we know it today. There are no less...
Shaking the Levees of the Sacramento Delta
16 Aug 2012 | Notes | Contributor(s): Teresa Morris
NBC Bay Area News | August 16, 2012 | Joe Rosato Jr. Federal officials are in Stockton this week to discuss the seismic safety of the Sacramento-Delta levee system. In the meantime, we show you...