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Engineering Seminar Series: Fu-Kuo Chang, Ph.D.
Design of Intelligent Materials with State-Awareness
Friday, April 18th, 2014
12:30 EDT

Previous Events

Engineering Seminar Series: Massimo Ruzzene, Ph.D.
Structural Health and Strain Monitoring Sensing Through Fourier-Based Wave Transducers
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
12:30 EDT
Engineering Seminar Series: Andre Filiatrault, Ph.D, Eng.
Seismic Design of Nonstructural Building Elements: Why, How and Who?
Friday, February 28th, 2014
11:00 EST
Engineering Seminar Series: Pierre Jehel, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.Eng.
On using Rayleigh damping models in computational time history seismic analysis of inelastic structures
Monday, December 2nd, 2013
14:00 EST
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Andrei M. Reinhorn, Ph.D., P.E.
Control of Inelastic Structures by Weakening and Damping
Friday, April 5th, 2013
12:00 EST
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Jacobo Bielak, Ph.D., P.E.
Soil-Structure Interaction Effects of Building Clusters During Earthquakes
Friday, March 22nd, 2013
14:00 EST
Engineering Seminar: Dominic Kelly, P.E.
Collapse of Shoring during Construction of the Elevated Walkway for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Kazuhiko Kasai, Ph.D.
"Full-Scale Steel Building Tests Using the World's Largest Shake-Table" and "Recorded Performance of Tall Buildings during the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake"
Monday, November 26th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Amado Gustavo Ayala-Milián, Ph.D.
"Some recent advances on the seismic evaluation and the displacement based design of structures"
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series: Thomas D. O'Rourke, Ph.D.
"The New Normal for Natural Disasters"
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
5:00 PM EST
Engineering Seminar: Satish Nagarajaiah, Ph.D.
"Adaptive Stiffness and Negative Stiffness for Seismic Protection"
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Eduardo Miranda, Ph.D.
"Recent Advances in Earthquake Loss Estimation in Buildings"
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
12:00 PM EST
Engineering Seminar: Eric Wolff
"Structural Retrofit Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers Technology"
Friday, April 20th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Gian Paolo Cimellaro, PhD
"Toward Resilience-Based Design
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Peter Behnam SE, and Jose A. Sanchez
"Performance-Based Seismic Engineering of Critical Facilities in California
Thursday, March 22th, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Dr. Caglar Goksu Akkaya, Ph.D.
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
1:00 PM EST
T.T. Soong Student Lecture Series features: Prof. Roberto Leon
Performance of URM and RC Structures in the Feb. 22 2011 Christchurch Earthquake: Lessons for USA Practice
Friday, March 2nd, 2012
11:00 AM EST
Engineering Seminar: Prof. Jack W. Baker
Current Practice and Future Directions in Ground Motion Selection for Structural Analysis
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
2:00 PM EST
Engineering Seminar: Prof. Wilfred D. Iwan
The Tohoku Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011
Friday, September 23rd, 2011
2:15 PM EST
Seismic Performance of Precast Segmental Bridges
Accelerated Bridge Construction Test Unit under Seismic Loading
Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
10:00 AM EDT
Prof. Sharon L. Wood, Ph.D.
The Potential of Ubiquitous Sensing
Thursday, March 18th, 2010
10:00 AM EDT
Werner Seim, Professor
Post-Strengthening of Masonry Structures with Fiber Reinforced Polymers
Friday, September 4th, 2009
02:00 PM EDT
Dr. Gian Paolo Cimellaro
Field Reconnaissance following the April 6, 2009 L`Aquila Earthquake in Italy
Thursday, June 11 th, 2009
02:30 PM EDT
Dr. Gian Paolo Cimellaro
L`Aquila Earthquake in Italy
Wednesday, April 15 th, 2009
02:30 PM EDT
Richard Ludke, S.E.
Infrastructure – Economic Stimulus Possibilities
Barriers Removed Allow Engineering and Construction “Miracles”
Friday, March 19th, 2009
02:00 PM EST
Dr. Thomas Jaeger
Shear Strength and Deformation Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
Thursday, October 30th, 2008
03:00 PM EST
Ronald L. Mayes,
Base Isolated Addition to 185 Berry Street Building in San Francisco’s China Basin
Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
10:30 AM EST
Ronald Eguchi
Earthquakes, Hurricanes and other Disasters: A View from Space
Tuesday, March 18th, 2008
12:30 PM ET
Kazuhiko Kasai
E-Defense Full-Scale Experimental Projects on Conventional and Value-Added Steel Buildings
Tuesday, February 26th, 2008
5:00 PM ET
Jeremy Kirk, PE, SE
Skyscraper Design – Trump Tower Chicago
Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
2:00 PM ET
Peter K. Ostrowski, Ph.D, P.Eng.
Temporary Structures during Construction
Thursday, September 28th, 2006
Dr. Hiroshi Isoda
State of the Art of Shaking Table Tests of Wood Buildings in Japan
Friday, August 25th, 2006
Dr. Bryan Folz
Seismic Analysis of Woodframe Structures
Friday, June 9th, 2006
Dr. Satish Nagarajaiah
Smart Structures Based on Variable Stiffness and Damping Systems
Friday, April 28th, 2006
Akira Wada
From Infancy to Maturity of Buckling Restrained Braces and Current Developments
Friday, October 14th, 2005
Samuel Frydman
Model Testing in Geomechanics Centrifuge and Hydraulic Gradient Approaches
Friday, September 23rd, 2005
Eduardo Miranda
Estimation of Seismic Acceleration Demands on Nonstructural Components for Performance Based Design
Friday, December 3rd, 2004
Luca Gusella
Object-oriented Image Understanding and Postearthquake Damage Assessment
Friday, November 12th, 2004
Pierre Léger
Seismic Cracking and Sliding Response of Gravity Dams: Numerical Analysis and Experimental Observations
Monday, November 8th, 2004
Andre Filiatrault and Jeffrey Berman
Welcoming Remarks to New MCEER Graduate And Undergraduate Students
Friday, October 29th 2004
Dr. Tso-Chien PAN & Dr. Bing LI
The Ntu-Mindef Protective Technology Research Centre
Tuesday, May 25th 2004
Jay Lewis
Seismic Risk Mitigation Of Operational & Functional Components Of Buildings "The Tough Nut To Crack"
Tuesday, May 4th 2004
Scott Campbell, PhD, PE
Seismic Design Of Non-Structural Components
Thursday, April 8th 2004
David A. Friedman
Today’s Structural Engineer as the Classic Master Builder
Monday, February 23rd 2004
Thomas Zemanek and Shubin Ruan, Ph.D., P.E.
Structural Control Technologies
Friday, January 23rd 2004
Douglas P. Taylor
Damper Retrofit Of The London Millennium Footbridge - A Case Study Of Biodynamic Design Issues
Friday, April 4th 2003
Dr. Thomas D. O'Rourke
Lessons Learned From The World Trade Center Disaster For Critical Infrastructure
Monday, March 17th, 2003
Diego Lopez Garcia
Tri-Center Field Mission 2002: Taiwan
Friday, March 7th, 2003
Dr. F. Michael Bartlett, P.Eng.
Testing Full-Scale Houses Subjected to Simulated Extreme Wind Loads
Friday, February 28th, 2003
Emmanuel Velivasakis
World Trade Center Disaster
Friday, March 15th, 2002
Ronald T. Eguchi
Using Synthetic Aperture Radar and other remote sensing technologies to detect earthquake damage in the 1999 Marmara, Turkey, earthquake
Wednesday, March 6th, 2002
Dr. Mohammed Ettouney
Frequency Domain Analysis of Long-Span Bridges Subjected to Non-Uniform Seismic Motion
Friday, November 30th, 2001
Norman Abrahamson
Incorporating Effects of Near Fault Tectonic Deformation into Design Ground Motions
Friday, October 26th, 2001
Dominic Kelly
Design Philosophy in Regions of Low-to-Moderate Seismicity
Friday, April 6th, 2001
Diego Lopez-Garcia
A Simple Method for the Design of Optimal Damper Configurations in MDOF Structures
Friday, February 23rd, 2001
William J. Petak
Mitigation: A Framework for Analysis
Tuesday, February 13th, 2001
T. D. O'Rourke
Seismic Evaluation And Retrofit Of Water Supply Lifelines
Friday, January 26th 2001