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)

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

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Position Available. The SimCenter has an immediate opening in software development for a postdoctoral researcher. We are looking for a qualified, motivated researcher with interest and experience in simulation-based approaches to Natural Hazards Engineering.

 

 

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.

 

SimCenter’s Kareem Receives ASCE Ernest E. Howard Award. Ahsan Kareem, co-PI of the NHERI SimCenter, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ernest E. Howard Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

 

 

SimCenter Welcomes 2019 Summer REUs. The NHERI SimCenter is hosting four REU students at UC Berkeley this summer. NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program promotes education and research through internships in active research.

 

 

Programming Bootcamp. The second annual SimCenter Programming Bootcamp: July 22-26, 2019 - UC Berkeley's Richmond Field Station.