The Program

February 22nd, 2017

Qualcomm Conference Room
Jacobs Hall 1st Floor at the University of California, San Diego
Presented by the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering


8:30 – 9:30 AM

Arrival, Breakfast, and Registration

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Welcome Remarks by Dean Albert P. Pisano
Update on the Center for Extreme Event Research by director J. S. Chen

10:00 – 11:00 AM

CEER Faculty Presentations

Tara Hutchinson

Earthquake & post-earthquake fire performance of light-gauge cold-formed steel framed building

Alicia Kim

Topology optimization for material systems

Kenneth Loh

Densely distributed structural sensing using multifunctional materials and tomographic methods

Falko Kuester

Engineering a Future for the Past

11:00 – 11:15 AM


11:15 – 12:15 PM

CEER Faculty Presentations

Veronica Eliasson

How to hit things really hard: from shocks to fracture

​Hyonny Kim

Impact Damage to Composite Structures

​Yuri Bazilevs

Isogeometric and FSI modeling for extreme events

J. S. Chen

Meshfree modeling of extreme events

12:15 – 1:30 PM

Interactive Networking Lunch in Lobby

1:30 – 3:00 PM

Funding Agency Presentations

Pamela Kinnebrew, ​Army Engineer Research and Development Center

ERDC Activities in Material and Structural Response to Severe Loadings

​Steve Attaway​, Sandia National Laboratories

Coupling advanced experimental techniques with numerical modeling in extreme environments

Mary Herndon​, Raytheon Company

An Overview of Raytheon and Extreme Events Considerations for Defense Applications

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Closing Remarks by Center Director J.S. Chen

3:15 – 4:00 PM

Networking Reception with Poster Session

Board Meeting

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Advisory Board Meeting by invitation