Facilities and researchers at PEER core institutions located at Oregon State University, UC Davis and UC San Diego are included in a recent award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that provides $40 million in funding experimental facility sites for Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI).
The equipment facilities at PEER core institutions are:
- Large Wave Flume and Directional Wave Basin at Oregon State University led by Daniel T. Cox
- Geotechnical Centrifuges at the University of California, Davis, led by Ross W. Boulanger
- Large, High-Performance Outdoor Shake Table at the University of California, San Diego, led by Joel P. Conte
Other facilities awarded funding from NSF, in addition to the Cyber-Infrastructure Center, lead by Ellen Rathje at Texas, are:
- Twelve-Fan Wall of Wind at Florida International University led by Arindam Chowdhury
- Large-Scale, Multi-Directional, Hybrid Simulation Testing Capabilities at Lehigh University led by James M. Ricles
- Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel, Wind Load and Dynamic Flow Simulators, and Pressure Loading Actuators at the University of Florida led by Forrest J. Masters
- Large, Mobile Dynamic Shakers for Field Testing at the University of Texas at Austin led by Kenneth H. Stokoe
More information can be found on the National Science Foundation (NSF) web site.