The SimCenter provides next-generation computational modeling and simulation software tools, user support, and educational materials to the natural hazards engineering research community with the goal of advancing the nation’s capability to simulate the impact of natural hazards on structures, lifelines, and communities.

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SimCenter Early Career Research Webinars – A Call for Candidates

The SimCenter is seeking Graduate Students, Postdocs, and Early Career Faculty who would like to share their simulation-based natural hazard engineering research with their peers. Webinars are anticipated to be 45 minutes in length followed by 15-30 minutes of Q&A. Complete the Nomination Form.


Recent News (News Archive)

NEW SimCenter Webinar: Gathering Data for Natural Hazards Engineering Using Web Automation
Presenter: Wael Elhaddad





The NHERI REU Summer Program provides research opportunities at the ten NHERI multi-hazard engineering sites during a 10-week summer research program. Applications for the 2020 NHERI REU Summer Program will close February 1, 2020 at 11:59pm Central.



The SimCenter announces a unique opportunity to exchange ideas between researchers, software developers, and end-users of simulation tools, data, and results for regional risk assessments! The Simulation and Data Needs to Support Disaster Recovery Planning workshop will be held January 30-31, 2020 at UC Berkeley. You're invited to help identify where computational simulation tools can support the work of various government agencies and organizations to promote resilience from natural disasters. Applications to participate are due December 15, 2019.


Kareem Delivers Opening Keynote at ICWE15, Re-elected President. Professor Ahsan Kareem of University of Notre Dame and on the SimCenter leadership team, delivered the opening keynote presentation at the 15th International Conference on Wind Engineering.



WE-UQ Application is an open-source software that provides researchers a tool to assess the performance of a building to wind loading.