Lessons Learned from the Performance of a Base Isolated Hospital in Christchurch
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16 Apr 2014 | Multimedia
Drs. Robert Nigbor (NEES@UCLA) and Henri Gavin (Duke University) discuss their observations regarding conventional and base-isolated buildings that they instrumented during the aftershock sequence...
Apr 15 2014
Research to Practice: Lessons Learned from the Performance of a Base Isolated Hospital in Christchurch
Register now.In the next webinar in the NEES/EERI research to practice series, Drs. Robert Nigbor (NEES@UCLA) and Henri Gavin (Duke University) will discuss their...
Feb 17 2014
NEES REU Applications Due
Seismic Stability of Levees Resting Atop Peat Soil
07 Feb 2014 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
Presenters: Scott J. Brandenberg (M. EERI), UCLA; Jonathan P. Stewart (M. EERI), UCLA; Curt Schmutte, Schmutte Consulting; Anne Lemnitzer (M. EERI), University of California, Irvine. Seismic...
Feb 05 2014
NEES/EERI Research-to-Practice Webinar: Seismic Stability of Levees Resting Atop Peat Soil
Engineers Collaborate to Preserve Historic Watts Towers
15 Jul 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
LiveScience | July 12, 2013
News article covers work being performed by NEES researcher and UCLA Professor Ertugrul Taciroglu and a team of engineers to monitor the Watts Towers in Los Angeles...
Watts Towers: Scientists work to repair iconic spires
22 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
CBS This Morning | April 22, 2013 Television and online. Story covers Watts Towers repairs. See attached PDF.
Watts Towers, iconic LA landmark, focus of conservation efforts
10 Apr 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications
KCRW | Radio interview and blog post | April 1, 2013 See attached audio clip and online story. The Watts Towers are one of LA’s most famous landmarks. The sculptures were handmade by an...
Engineers, conservationists work on lasting fix for Watts Towers
31 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications
Los Angeles Times | March 31, 2013
UCLA Engineers Study Stability of Watts Towers
18 Mar 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance
KTLA 5 TV | March 18, 2013 Web copy of KTLA TV news coverage. Quotes NEES engineer Bob Nigbor.
UCLA engineers test levee system integrity in simulation
30 Aug 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT
THE DELTA - Sherman Island jiggled like Jell-O on Monday as scientists simulated an earthquake, the likes of which could threaten levees across the Delta.
The scientists built their own...