Benchmarking predictive analysis tools and methods – Register now for 2015-2017 program

CASH is an international benchmarking program organized under an initiative of the OECD-NEA (Nuclear Energy Agency). The main objective of CASH is to evaluate the reliability of predictive analysis tools and methods as well engineering practice know how to assess the seismic capacity of reinforced concrete shear walls to withstand strong earthquakes considered for beyond design situation. The participation to the CASH program is open to experts from consulting firms, research organizations, nuclear power plant owners, regulatory authorities, and in general to all...

2019 PEER Researchers' Workshop

September 4, 2019

The PEER Researchers’ Workshop was held on August 26-27, 2019, at UC Berkeley’s Richmond Field Station. The meeting was well attended with approximately 50 participants and colleagues from PEER core institutions and from the PEER...

PEER Researchers' Workshop

Day 1: Tuesday August 7 Time Session Title PI Presenter Institution 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast 8:30 AM Opening Remarks & PEER Activities [pdf] [video] Khalid Mosalam UCB/PEER 8:45‐10:15 Geo Hazards

Liquefaction Triggering and Effects at Silty Soil Sites [pdf] [...

PEER Researchers’ Workshop - Summary

August 14, 2018

PEER-funded researchers convened at the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station on August 7 & 8, 2018, to provide information about their projects with each other. Over 45 participants from...

Hybrid Simulation Workshop Hosted by PEER and MTS

March 26, 2018
PEER, in collaboration with MTS‘s Lab Expert Seminar Series, held a two day workshop on March 20-21, 2018, focusing on a comprehensive exploration of hybrid simulation technologies and methods. The event was held at the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station and had a great turnout with active participation of 45 attendees.

OpenSees Days Workshop 2016 Recap

Since 2006, OpenSees Days has become an indispensable training workshop for the structural engineering community in nonlinear analysis of structures.

This year’s OpenSees Days (May 19-20, 2016) brought together a diverse group of twenty-nine students, faculty and practitioners from California, Nevada, Utah, Louisiana and Lima, Peru to the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay (formerly known as the Richmond Field Station).

On Day 1, Frank McKenna presented the fundamentals of the OpenSees framework: basic modeling and analysis techniques, OpenSees interpreter, nonlinear...