Past Events

2022

Date

Title

Presenter

September 26-30, 2022

Machine Learning Training for Natural Hazards Engineering

Frank McKenna, UC Berkeley

July 18-22, 2022

Programming Bootcamp (Session 2 - Introduction to C/C++/HPC)

Frank McKenna, UC Berkeley

June 13-17, 2022

Programming Bootcamp (Session 1 - Python)

Frank McKenna, UC Berkeley

May 6

Live Expert Tips: How to develop and deploy surrogate models for structural response prediction in EE-UQ

Kuanshi Zhong, Stanford University

April 1

Live Expert Tips: Replacing a computationally expensive simulation with a Gaussian process surrogate model in quoFEM

Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley

March 18

Live Expert Tips: Regional Assessment Analysis with User-Provided Fragility Functions in R2D

Stevan Gavrilovic, UC Berkeley

February 23

Tool Training Workshop:  Uncertainty Quantification Training for Application to Natural Hazards Engineering - Day 2

Aakash Bangalore Satish, UC Berkeley
Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

February 22

Tool Training Workshop: Uncertainty Quantification Training for Application to Natural Hazards Engineering - Day 1

Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley

February 18

Live Expert Tips: pelicun

Dr. Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

February 11

Regional Resilience Determination Tool (R2D) Workshop for Social Scientists and Recovery Researchers

Stevan Gavrilovic, UC Berkeley

January 28

Live Expert Tips: Hydro-UQ

Dr. Ajay B. Harish, University of Manchester (UK)

January 11

Community Meeting

Sanjay Govindjee, SimCenter Director
Greg Deierlein, co-Director
Laura Lowes, University of Washington

2021

Date

Title

Presenter

December 10

Live Expert Tips: Calibrating an OpenSees Material Model using Experimental Data in quoFEM

Aakash Bangalore Satish, UC Berkeley

December 3

Live Expert Tips: Regional Resilience Analysis with GIS with R2D

Stevan Gavrilovic, UC Berkeley

November 19

Live Expert Tips: Fluid-Structure Interaction with OpenFOAM and OpenSees with Hydro-UQ

Dr. Ajay B. Harish, University of Manchester (UK)

November 12

Live Expert Tips: Global Sensitivity Analysis on a Structural System in quoFEM

Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley

October 29

Live Expert Tips: Ground Motion Selection & Scaling for Nonlinear Time History Analysis in EE-UQ

Dr. Kuanshi Zhong, Stanford University

August 13

2021 AI Workshop Day 3 - Neural Network Architectures

Yunhui Guo, UC Berkeley

August 12

2021 AI Workshop Day 2 - Object Detection and Semantic Segmentation

Barbaros Cetiner, UCLA

August 11

2021 AI Workshop Day 1 - Introduction to Machine Learning (Part1-2 and Part3) and BRAILS

Charles Wang, UC Berkeley

July 28 & 29

Studying Coastal Hazards with Hydro-UQ

Ajay B. Harish, UC Berkeley

Aakash B. Satish, UC Berkeley
Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley
Kuanshi Zhong, Stanford University

July 1

Regional Resilience Determination Tool (R2D): Hurricane Wind Field Simulations

Stevan Gavrilovic, UC Berkeley

May 25

quoFEM Tool Training - Day 2

Aakash B. Satish, UC Berkeley
Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley

May 24

quoFEM Tool Training - Day 1

Aakash B. Satish, UC Berkeley
Sang-ri Yi, UC Berkeley

May 21

Regional Resilience Determination Tool: R2D Tool

Stevan Gavrilovic, UC Berkeley

2020

Date

Title

Presenter

December 4

Model- and Prototype-Scale Physical Modeling of Wave Attenuation and Wave Force Reduction by a Mangrove Forest

Professor Tori Tomiczek, Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval Academy

November 23

Advances in Modeling & Simulation: Computational Frameworks for the Implementation of Performance-Based Wind Engineering

Dr. Seymour M. J. Spence, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

October 16

Advances in Modeling & Simulation: Partial Turbulence Simulation for Predicting Peak Wind Loads on Buildings

Dr. Maryam Asghari Mooneghi, AECOM, California State University, Sacramento

October 6

Advances in Modeling & Simulation: Hurricane Loss Analysis for Single-Family Houses Considering Current and Changing Climate Conditions

Dr. Michele Barbato, UC Davis

August 5

Advances in Modeling & Simulation: Effects of Flow Shielding & Channeling on Loading of Coastal Structures

Andrew Winter, University of Washington

July 24

Natural Hazards Engineering 101: Inundation and Wave Loading Processes in Hurricane Scenarios

Andrew Kennedy, University of Notre Dame

July 10

WE-UQ Tool Training - Day 3: Computational Wind Engineering with TinF and User-provided CFD Event Options in WE-UQ

Wael Elhaddad, UC Berkeley

July 9

WE-UQ Tool Training - Day 2: Introduction to the Turbulence Inflow (TinF) Tool

Ahsan Kareem, University of Notre Dame
Jiawei Wan, University of Notre Dame

July 8

WE-UQ Tool Training - Day 1: Introduction to WE-UQ and Exploring Stochastic and Database Event Options

Ahsan Kareem, University of Notre Dame
Frank McKenna, University of California, Berkeley

June 24

Advances in Modeling & Simulation: Predicting the Wind Pressure Coefficient Distribution on a High-Rise Building Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Catherine Gorlé, Stanford University

June 24

Performance Based Engineering (PBE) Tool Training - Day 3: Introduction to Pelicun, the engine behind PBE

Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

June 23

Performance Based Engineering (PBE) Tool Training - Day 2: Advanced loss modeling in PBE Day

Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

June 22

Performance Based Engineering (PBE) Tool Training - Day 1: Introduction to the PBE Application Day

Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

June 19

EE-UQ Tool Training - Day 3: Site response analysis using s3hark

Charles Wang, University of Florida

June 18

EE-UQ Tool Training - Day 2: Earthquake events in EE-UQ Day

Wael Elhaddad, UC Berkeley

June 17

EE-UQ Tool Training - Day 1: Introduction EE-UQ and Modeling Options

Frank Mckenna, UC Berkeley

June 16

quoFEM Tool Training - Day 2

Adam Zsarnóczay, Stanford University

June 15

quoFEM Tool Training - Day 1

Frank Mckenna, UC Berkeley

2018

Date

Title

Presenter

November 14

HPC Ground Motion Simulations of Large Hayward Fault Earthquakes

Arthur Rodgers Seismologist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

November 6

AI & Machine Learning in Natural Hazards Engineering: Technical & Modelling Q & A

Stella Yu, UC Berkeley

October 24

UQ Computational Advances for Natural Hazard Risk Assessment

Alexandros Taflanidis, University of Notre Dame

October 2

AI & Machine Learning in NHE: Approaches to Deep Learning

Stella Yu, UC Berkeley

September 26

Application Framework for Regional Earthquake Loss Estimation
(Supporting Materials)

Frank McKenna, UC Berkeley
Wael Elhaddad, UC Berkeley

February 21

Early Career Researcher Forum: Tsunami-Induced Turbulent Coherent Structures: Large-Scale Experimental Observations and Interpretation

Nikos Kalligeris, UCLA