Shake table on platform

New Paradigm in Evaluating and Mitigating Urban Liquefaction

Oct. 18, 2017

This Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant will create a new approach for evaluating the behavior of clusters of buildings on liquefiable ground during earthquakes and pave the way toward designing mitigation measures that improve building performance at a system level.

Centrifuge model post EQ1

NEESR Seismic Response of Shallow Underground Structures

Oct. 18, 2017

This project will study the seismic response of temporary and permanent cut-and-cover box structures near mid- to high-rise buildings using a combination of centrifuge testing and numerical simulations.

WTI Deep Patch Repair Modelling

Oct. 18, 2017

The Western Transportation Institue has conducted a series of modelling tests of deep patch repairing method used in Highway in our 400 g-ton centrifuge.

Tensile Testing of Wood Samples

Oct. 18, 2016

Paul Bennet, Prof. Wil Srubar and Derek Carpenter

The project team with a concrete column in the loading frame

Performance Assessment of Concrete Columns

Oct. 18, 2016

Experimental Performance Assessment of Nearly Full-Scale Reinforced Concrete Columns with Partially Debonded Longitudinal Reinforcement

A car sits mired in the mud next to a destroyed building in a Japanese town where earthquakes triggered mudslides

Earthquake Reconnaissance in Japan

June 24, 2016

Shideh Dashti, assistant professor of geotechnical engineering and geomechanics at CU-Boulder, co-led a scientific reconnaissance team mobilized by the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association to travel to Kumamoto-shi, Japan, after the two earthquakes that occurred on April 14 and 16.