SimCenter Response to COVID-19 — The SimCenter is continuing operations at this time. In accordance with University requirements, workshops and in-person events are postponed until further notice. The SimCenter Forum is the best way for users to interact with the Development Team.


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

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: Computational Frameworks for the Implementation of Performance-Based Wind Engineering. Seymour M. J. Spence, University of Michigan.




Kareem and Kijewski-Correa at IAWE Seminar. The seminar, organized by the University of Birmingham and sponsored by the International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE), was held December 3, 2020.




SimCenter Article in Frontiers in Built Environment Journal - Frontiers in Built Environment, which publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research encompassing the engineering of buildings, sustainable cities and urban spaces, has released the article “A Cloud-enabled Application Framework for Simulating Regional-scale Impacts of Natural Hazards on the Built Environment,” authored by SimCenter leaders.


SimCenter’s Student Intern Profiles - Fall 2020. Undergraduate students Anika Cruz and Chenxi Zhu are completing an exciting internship with an Artificial Intelligence project at the SimCenter this Fall semester.