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EERI Response to M5.7 Magna, Utah Earthquake

On Wednesday, March 18, a M5.7 earthquake struck near Magna, Utah. EERI is currently monitoring the situation from media reports and notes from colleagues in the impacted region as part of its Learning from Earthquakes Program.  As EERI's current policy for COVID-19 health concerns prevents all in...

Architect and disaster recovery expert Mary Comerio profiled in latest EERI’s oral history

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is excited to release the 27th volume of Connections: The EERI Oral History Series, featuring Mary Comerio (M.EERI,1988), an internationally recognized expert on disaster recovery.  A trailblazer in the merging of architecture and disaster resil...

EERI wraps up successful Annual Meeting and NEC in San Diego

EERI’s sold-out 72nd Annual Meeting and the quadrennial 2020 National Earthquake Conference (#NEC2020) took place March 4-6 in San Diego. The successful conference brought together more than 600 global attendees from across the academic, public, and private sectors to examine and share the lates...

Just released: San Diego Earthquake Scenario

We're pleased to unveil a new earthquake scenario and risk study for the San Diego region at the 2020 National Earthquake Conference and the 72nd EERI Annual Meeting. Developed by experts over the last five years, the scenario will showcase the impacts and consequences of a potential M6.9 earthquak...

Update to Membership about NEC and Coronavirus

The National Earthquake Conference and 72nd EERI Annual Meeting is planned to continue, but we ask all members and attendees to review the conference statement about the coronavirus, now posted at the NEC website https://earthquakeconference.org/pdf/Coronavirus_Statement.pdf Please contact This emai...

Webinar: USGS Web Tools for Site-Specific Ground Motion Hazard Analysis

USGS Web Tools for Site-Specific Ground Motion Hazard Analysis Wednesday, April 8 at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET | REGISTER HERE FREE for EERI members | $50 for non-members (PDH hours included upon request) You will leave the webinar with a greater understanding of how USGS web tools can be used to perfor...

Guillermo Diaz-Fanas and Erica Fischer to receive EERI Younger Member Award

We're pleased to announce Guillermo Diaz-Fanas (M.EERI,2015) and Erica Fischer (M.EERI,2010) as the recipients of the 2020 EERI Younger Member Award! The award is given to early-career members who have made outstanding contributions to the Institute and the pursuit of its objectives — especial...

NEC2020: Unveiling the San Diego Earthquake Scenario

Held March 4-6 in San Diego, the National Earthquake Conference (NEC) and EERI Annual Meeting is the place where professionals in our field gather to connect, network, and learn. Don’t miss out on this must-attend meeting that happens just every four years! If you are EERI member, you'll save $1...

EERI Honorary Members: William J. Hall and Anne S. Kiremidjian

EERI is pleased to announce that William J. Hall (M.EERI,1973) and Anne S. Kiremidjian (M.EERI,1976) have been selected as Honorary Members of EERI! One of the highest honors from the Institute, Honorary Membership is awarded to members who have made sustained and outstanding contributions to th...

Webinar: Explore Innovative Teaching Methods in Science & Engineering

Join us for a special webinar presented to you by EERI's Younger Members Committee! Explore Engaging Teaching Methods for the Science and Engineering Fields Thursday, February 13 at 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET | REGISTER HERE FREE for EERI members | $25 for non-members (PDH hours included upon request) Lea...

Dr. Howard Harary of NIST chosen as National Earthquake Conference Honorary Chair

The National Earthquake Conference (NEC2020) committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Howard H. Harary will serve as the Honorary Chair for the premier 2020 conference to be held March 4-6, 2020 in San Diego. Dr. Harary is the Director of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of St...

New sessions at NEC to share lessons from recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico

We're pleased to announce two new sessions on the Puerto Rico Earthquake Sequence at the National Earthquake Conference and EERI Annual Meeting, happening March 4-6 in San Diego, Calif.  A plenary session will provide an opportunity to hear from colleagues in Puerto Rico about their post-earthquak...

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