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Interested in Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance?

EERI is looking for volunteers interested in participating in a virtual reconnaissance exercise for a simulated earthquake in the Los Angeles region. The exercise, part of the 2012 Golden Guardian Exercise, is scheduled for May 30th and will last approximately one hour. The California Post-Earthquak...

In Memoriam, Helmut Krawinkler

It is with great sadness we convey that Helmut Krawinkler, the John A. Blume Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Stanford University, passed away on April 16, 2012. Professor Krawinkler underwent surgery for a brain tumor this past February and was undergoing follow up treatment when he died suddenly...

2012 EERI Annual Meeting and NEC PDH Credits

If you attended the 2012 EERI Annual Meeting and NEC you can register for PDH credits here: https://www.eeri.org/registration/2012-AM-PDH/pdh.php...

UNDP Prints WHE Stone Masonry Tutorial

The Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery of the United Nations Development Programme has printed copies of the World Housing Encyclopedia tutorial, Improving the Seismic Performance of Stone Masonry Buildings for distribution through their program in Asia. Authored by Jitendra Bothara of New Ze...

Structural Research Engineering Positions National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL)

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at NIST has two position announcements (NISTEL-2012-0012 and NISTEL-2012-0013) posted on www.usajobs.gov for research structural engineers.  Applications for these announcements must be submitted prior to the closing date of April 19, 2012. The research ...

EERI’s Concrete Coalition Looking for Help--<br>Summer Interns and Senior Experts

EERI’s Concrete Coalition Project has received funding from the U.S. Geological Survey to help further understand the problem associated with older concrete buildings. This USGS-supported project will develop and provide an initial analysis of a database of photographs from past earthquakes that i...

LFE Launches New Website

EERI’s Learning from Earthquakes project has a new website. The new site features the LFE Reconnaissance Archive (see below), a searchable/sortable table, which contains resources for nearly 300 earthquakes. For each earthquake there is an event page containing photos, reports, and links. Users ca...

Japan and New Zealand NSF RAPID Workshop

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) organized, at the direction of the National Science Foundation (NSF), a research needs workshop for recipients of Japan and New Zealand RAPID awards. The meeting took place February 9th and 10th in Arlington, Virginia. The workshop was organized s...

EERI is moving over the weekend

EERI will be moving offices over this weekend and the Monday holiday (February 18-20). During this time, we may be unavailable either over the phone or via email.   The office is expected to be semi-functional on Tuesday, February 21st and fully operational on Wednesday, February 22nd. We are movi...

Liu Huixian Scholarships

The Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (HEEF) in China and the US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA) are offering ten Liu Huixian Earthquake Engineering Scholarships in 2012 for graduate students from China, the United States, and Singapore, or who are enrolled in member organizati...

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