News Archive

October 15, 2018
SimCenter Welcomes Dr. Gardner to the Development Team

October 2, 2018
SimCenter Webinar: AI & Machine Learning in Natural Hazards Engineering: Approaches to Deep Learning
Presenter: Stella Yu

September 26, 2018
SimCenter Webinar: Application Framework for Regional Earthquake Loss Estimation
Presenters: Frank McKenna and Wael Elhaddad

September 25, 2018
SimCenter Welcomes Dr. Zsarnóczay to the Development Team

The NHERI SimCenter is pleased to announce that Dr. Adam Zsarnóczay has joined the software development team.

July 18, 2018
SimCenter Welcomes 2018 Summer REU Students
The NHERI SimCenter is hosting three REU students at UC Berkeley this summer.

July 1, 2018
The SimCenter has Released an Updated Version of the Pile Group Application

The Pile Group Application is an educational tool to study the behavior of a pile or pile-group in layered soil.

June 30, 2018
CWE-UQ Application
The SimCenter announces a new tool: CWE-UQ is a CFD interface to analyze the effect of wind on structures.

June 30, 2018
uqFEM Application

New software release! A tool to enhance modeling through the incorporation of Uncertainty Quantification.

June 30, 2018
Regional Earthquake Workflow
Demonstrating the SimCenter's computational framework, the Regional Earthquake Workflow is now accessible for execution, modification, and community enhancement.

June 30, 2018
EVW Learning Tool

Explore structural dynamics with a new educational app that bridges wind and seismic loading.

June 30, 2018
SimCenter Welcomes Dr. Wang to the Development Team
The NHERI SimCenter is pleased to announce that Dr. Chaofeng (“Charles”) Wang, has joined the software development team.

February 21, 2018
Stephen A. Mahin passes away, February 10, 2018

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

February 8, 2018
2017 ABAG study identifies expected housing losses in the Bay Area after an earthquake
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?

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

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.

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

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.