Research In Geotechnical Engineering

Research Spotlight
NEES Four Seasons testing

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has established the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) as a national, networked collaboratory of geographically-distributed, shared-use experimental research equipment sites.

Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
* Field Testing Capabilities
* Lateral Load Testing of Drilled Shafts

Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering
* Implications of recent earthquakes in Turkey, Taiwan, and India for California seismic design practice
* Ground Motion evaluation procedures for performance based design
* Site effects in probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
* Seismic compression of compacted fill
* Seismic soil-structure interaction