News Releases from 2017

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November 8, 2017

UCSD/CEER-Sandia Workshop on Meshfree and Related Computational Methods

This workshop is co-organized by Center for Extreme Events Research (CEER) of UCSD and Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque

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August 25, 2017

Drone Truthing

A team of researchers from across UC San Diego is developing a new approach for detecting damage to buildings during earthquakes and other extreme events. They came together at the Geisel Library recently to use lasers and drones to create a digital record of the structure that will serve as a baseline health assessment. In the event that a sizeable earthquake hits nearby, the team will reconvene to retake the digital measurements and assess any damage to the building such as tilting or cracks. (View photo gallery.) 

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July 14, 2017

10th Annual EMI Conference Brings Experts ' Young and Old ' Together

With the EMI celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year?s conference was particularly special. The over-700 attendees marked an EMI high, while the lineup of six keynote speakers included two members of the National Academy of Engineering. The conference also honored ASCE Distinguished Member Zdenek Bazant, Ph.D., S.E., NAE, NAS, F.EMI, with many of his former students on hand to celebrate his 80th birthday.

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