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19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
These plans are for an acrylic dollhouse that can be built for use on a shake table. Lessons can be used with this dollhouse and shake table to demonstrate concepts that are discussed within...
Building Frequency using K'NEX
19 Jun 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shawna Peterson, Jesse Hoye
The goal of this experiment is to give students insight into the behavior of two common earthquake-resisting systems for buildings, the moment frame and the brace frame, through introductory...
Curriculum Exchange: Visualization Tools and Online Courses for Teaching About Earthquakes
14 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Thalia Anagnos
Four videos and visualizations of earthquake response and earthquake damage, and an interactive remotely controlled experiment have been developed to complement K-16 curriculum. The K-12...
Curriculum Exchange: "Make Your Own Earthquake"
14 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sandra Seale, Thalia Anagnos, Lelli Van Den Einde
The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) is an NSF-funded research center focused on large-scale earthquake engineering research. The mission of the NEES is...
Impact of Engineering Ambassador Programs on Student Development
11 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
This study highlights the positive impact of participation in an engineering ambassador program on students from two universities: Oregon State University which is a large public university in a...
AC 2012-5585: Work-In-Progress: Linking a Geographically Distributed REU Program With Networking and Collaboration Tools
10 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Thalia Anagnos, Alicia Lynn Lyman-Holt, Sean Brophy
The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) coordinates a geographically distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program with up to 30 students...
AC 2012-4533: Online Modules for Wood Design Courses Through NEEShub
10 Jun 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Mikhail Gershfeld, Charles B Chadwell, Sean Brophy
The Wood Education Institute is developing a series of rich-media based learning modules to provide tools for teaching wood design. The modules that have been completed are intended for...
Jun 07 2013
Education and Outreach Showcase Abstract Submission Deadline
AR 2013 EOT documents
31 May 2013 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Keith T Adams
Supporting documents for the 2012-2013 Annual Report, Chapter 5.
AR 2013 EOT AWP
FY 2014 annual work plan (AWP) for NEEScomm EOT. Provided for the 2013 annual report.
Behavior and Design of Concrete-Filled Beam-Columns webinar
21 May 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Roberto Leon, Jerome Hajjar, Larry Griffis, NEES EOT
"Behavior and Design of Concrete-Filled Beam-Columns" is the next in the Research to Practice Webinar Series co-produced by the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and the...
Development of Tsunami Design Provisions webinar
08 May 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Ian Robertson, Ron Riggs, Gary Chock, NEES EOT
"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...
Ambassador Program at Howard University overview
11 Apr 2013 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Indira Sirjue, Valencia Tayler, Samrakshak Lamichhane, NEES EOT
A power point presentation outlining the activities of the Ambassador Program at Howard University.
NEES for Kids
04 Apr 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Kids testing K'Nex structures on the outdoor shake table at UC San Diego.
NEES@Berkeley project highlight: Seismic Performance of Column Splices
27 Mar 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Heidi Tremayne (Faison), Khalid Mosalam, Shakhzod Takhirov, Amit Kanvinde, Sean Michael Shaw, NEES EOT
These experimental research tests at nees@berkeley are part a project titled "Seismic Performance of Column Splices" funded by the American Institute of Steel Construction and the National Science...
Reducing an earthquake's damage: UNR, businesses research for safety
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.
Effective Force Test Methods using Robust Loop‐Shaping Force Feedback Controller webinar
21 Mar 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Narutoshi Nakata, NEES EOT
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 forces...
Mar 01 2013
Deadline to Register for Student Bridge Seismic Design Competition
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.
Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls webinar
19 Feb 2013 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Dawn Lehman, Laura Lowes, NEES EOT
"The Performance, Analysis and Design of Flexural Concrete Walls," presented by Professors Laura Lowes and Dawn Lehman, both of the University of Washington, is the tenth in a series of Research...