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

  • NHERI SimCenter 2022 Programming Bootcamp: June 13-17, 2022 and July 18-22, 2022 - Registration Open
  • Save the Date: NHERI Hackathon, July 27-29, 2022, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), Austin, Texas
  • Save the Date: Natural Hazards Engineering Research Summit - Oct 6-7, 2022, Washington DC

Recent Publications

"A Cloud-Enabled Application Framework for Simulating Regional-Scale Impacts of Natural Hazards on the Built Environment"

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Recent News (News Archive)

SimCenter Development Team Profiles – Spring 2022: Meet SimCenter Development Team members Dr. Fei Ding and Dr. Barbaros Cetiner.

ASCE awards the 2022 ASCE J. James R. Croes Medal to Xihaier Luo and Ahsan Kareem for their paper titled “Dynamic Mode Decomposition of Random Pressure Fields over Bluff Bodies,” published in the Journal of Engineering Mechanics, April 2021.


New Release: Version 3.0.0 - New features include surrogate modeling using Probabilistic Learning on Manifolds (PLoM) and site-specific seismic disaggregation.

New Release: Version 3.0.0 - New features include surrogate modeling using Probabilistic Learning on Manifolds (PLoM) and improvements to the user interface, including interactive plots for the results visualization.

Version 2.1.0 of the Regional Resilience Determination (R2D) Tool includes new capabilities to perform regional site response analysis, import hazards as a raster, and import population demographics from census and merge with building inventory.

January 11, 2022 SimCenter Community Meeting

Current Software: Simulation Framework and Tools

SimCenter Renewal Objectives: Years 6-9

Community Engagement

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 .