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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Webinar Archives

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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)

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. 





Upgrades to SimCenter Research Tools and DesignSafe HPC. Research Applications uqFEM, EE-UQ, and PBE should be updated to the latest version to take advantage of the recent NHERI DesignSafe web portal upgrade.