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A national network of earthquake engineers researching ways to mitigate damage from earthquakes and tsunamis
A national network of earthquake engineers researching ways to mitigate damage from earthquakes and tsunamis

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#NEES at University of Nevada Reno is shaking a two column bent today in the #earthquake #engineering simulation lab. Check it out in the streaming link:

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The #NEES Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) program trained 230+ students in the fundamentals of #engineering research. Find out what some of our #REU alums are up to today. (Hint: working and studying at high-caliber engineering firms and universities.) 

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Curious about base isolation? This NEES video compares the performance of a fixed-base vs a base isolated structure. The difference is dramatic:

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Tomorrow morning (8EDT), Sept 10, large-scale tests scheduled at the NEES at Lehigh RTMD lab. Check in on the web cam. Details:

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NEES researcher and soft-story expert John van de Lindt discusses earthquake vulnerability of certain low-rise, wood-frame buildings. #earthquake  engineering #ucsandiego   #coloradostateuniversity  

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NEES researcher Claudia Marin and students from Howard University are shaking up computer servers at the NEES at Buffalo lab. Servers donated by @YahooLabs.

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What earthquake engineers do for fun! 70-foot-long concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes at University of Nevada, Reno. 

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Hybrid simulation and real-time hybrid simulation present important new methods for #engineering  research. #Earthquake  engineers from the NEES network have published a primer on HS/RTHS testing. Download it free:

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For those new to hybrid simulation testing, be sure to download and share the new NEES Hybrid Simulation Primer & Dictionary:

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Large-scale bridge column test scheduled for July 14 & 15 at the University of Nevada, Reno. Check out this time-lapse video of the bridge being built atop 3 of the facility's 4 shake tables:
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