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Ph.D Candidate Yi Shao wins the First Place Paper Award at the 2nd international UHPC symposium

June 6, 2019

Prof. Eric Steinberg presented Ph.D. candidate Yi Shao with the First Place Paper Award on Tuesday, June 4 at the Awards Gala of Second International Interactive Symposium on UHPC at Albany, NY for his paper, ‘Utilizing Full UHPC Compressive Strength in Steel Reinforced UHPC Beams’.

Stanford Undergraduates Win EERI Seismic Design Competition in Vancouver

April 2, 2019

During the first week of March, a team of undergraduate students from the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department competed against thirty-seven other universities around the world at the 2019 Seismic Design Competition.  Held every year at the EERI Annual Meeting, this was the Stanford team's eighth time competing and was the first time our team has come in first place (they have also

Ph.D Candidate Maryia Markhvida wins the EERI 2018 Graduate Student Paper Award

March 18, 2019

The EERI Board of Directors presented Ph.D. Candidate Maryia Markhvida with the 2018 Graduate Student Paper Award on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the EERI Honors Ceremony and Annual Business Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia for her  paper, "Unification of seismic performance estimation and real estate investment analysis to model post-earthquake building repair decisions".

SEG Students win PHI Challenge

January 24, 2019

The 2019 PEER Annual Meeting "Seismic Resilience 25 Years after Northridge: Accomplishments and Challenges" was held last week to an audience that filled the venue capacity at the UCLA campus.

One of the highlights of the Meeting was the announcement of the winners of two major competitions hosted by PEER: the 2018 PEER Blind Prediction contest and the PHI Challenge.

Nepal: One year later, looking back at lessons learned on rapid assessment of earthquake damage of April 25, 2015

April 26, 2016

A little over a year ago one of the most destructive earthquakes in recent history killed 9,000 people in Nepal. It leveled entire towns, reduced ancient temples to rubble and set off an avalanche that buried 21 climbers on Mount Everest, making April 25, 2015, the deadliest day ever on the mountain.

NEHRP Graduate Fellowship Awarded to Scott Swenson

June 1, 2012

Scott Swenson, a Ph.D. candidate in structural engineering & geomechanics at Stanford University, has been selected as the 2012-2013 NEHRP Graduate Fellow in Earthquake Hazard Reduction. The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute awards fellowship each year in a cooperative program with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program.