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quoFEM APPLICATION: This example illustrates how Python scripting can be used with quoFEM to express general mathematical models without the use of a dedicated finite element analysis engine. View all SimCenter Research Tools

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Postdoctoral Positions open at the SimCenter in Coastal Engineering and Hydrodynamics, Machine Learning and Data Science, Multi-hazard Regional Risk Assessment and Socioeconomic Models and Recovery Simulation.

The paper "Community Perspectives on Simulation and Data Needs for the Study of Natural Hazard Impacts and Recovery" has been selected to be featured in the Editor’s Choice section of the Natural Hazards Review by ASCE publishing.


SimCenter special issue article in EESD. SimCenter personnel have published a new article in a special issue of Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, entitled “Surrogate modeling of structural seismic response using probabilistic learning on manifolds.”

SimCenter Development Team Profile – Spring 2023: Abiy Melaku, Postdoctoral Scholar, Software Developer. Dr. Melaku completed his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering and Scientific Computing from the University of Western Ontario.

SimCenter Leadership Transition. Matthew DeJong, Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at UC Berkeley, heads the SimCenter as PI and co-Director.


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