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.

Upcoming Events

Webinar Archives

Visit the Knowledge Hub to view past SimCenter Webinars.

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)

SimCenter Webinar:
Earthquake Damage and Loss Assessment with SimCenter's PBE Application
Presenter: Adam Zsarnóczay




SimCenter's Deierlein Named ASCE Distinguished Member

Greg Deierlein, co-director of the NHERI SimCenter, has been honored with inclusion in the American Society of Civil Engineer's 2019 class of Distinguished Members for major contributions to the field of structural engineering.


SimCenter Training in Natural Hazards Engineering Workshop. Registration is now open for the first annual SimCenter Training Workshop in Natural Hazards Engineering: June 13-14, 2019 - UC Berkeley's Richmond Field Station.




Programming Bootcamp. Registration is now open for the second annual SimCenter Programming Bootcamp: July 22-26, 2019 - UC Berkeley's Richmond Field Station.





Postdoctoral Scholar Position Available. The NHERI SimCenter has an immediate opening in software development for a postdoctoral researcher.





State-of-Art in Computational Simulation for Natural Hazards Engineering
The NHERI SimCenter released a report on simulation requirements and software tools for natural hazards engineering. It summarizes the state-of-art in relevant topic areas and identifies major research needs to be addressed by the community. Visit the Reports page to find out more.


SimCenter at Two Upcoming Conferences – Plan to Attend!
The NHERI SimCenter will participate in two conferences this summer. Plan to attend EMI 2019 or USNCCM 15 to hear how the SimCenter’s computational framework is being applied.