News Archive

Stephen A. Mahin passes away, February 10, 2018
February 21, 2018
The SimCenter mourns the passing of Stephen A. Mahin on February 10, 2018.

2017 ABAG study identifies expected housing losses in the Bay Area after an earthquake
February 8, 2018
In 2017, ABAG replaced previous housing loss numbers developed in 2003 with updated loss numbers. These numbers tell a compelling and personal story about the Bay Area’s potential future after an earthquake: how many buildings will be damaged?

Hayward fault earthquake simulations increase fidelity of ground motions
February 8, 2018

Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore  (LLNL) and Lawrence Berkeley (LBNL) national laboratories have computed 3D ground shaking from a M7 scenario earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area with far greater fidelity than previously achieved.

Collaboration Between NHERI Facilities: Hybrid Shake Table Tests
February 5, 2018

The collaborative effort of hybrid simulation experts from the NHERI SimCenter and UC San Diego Experimental Facility produced successful hybrid simulations involving experimental substructures on the largest shake table in the U.S.