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Q & A with Prof. Jonathan Stewart about what his team learned in the aftermath of the Ridgecrest earthquakes. A day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on July 4 rattled Southern California, a small team of UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering earthquake engineers and scientists was already near its epicenter, in Ridgecrest, California, gathering time-sensitive data. The team is part of the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association, which is supported by the National Science Foundation. The initial seven-member team was organized by Jonathan Stewart, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UCLA.read more
Professor Jennifer Jay, doctoral student Megyn Rugh, and the Jay Research Group are wiping out gnarly bacteria in oceans with the help of local surfers.read more
Jonathan P. Stewart, professor and chair of UCLA’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department, was interviewed by Vice for an article about the potential consequences of a large earthquake hitting Southern California. Click here to read the article.read more
UCLA’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department welcomes two alumni as new members to its Industry Advisory Board: Nolan Lenahan of DLR Group and Paul Liu of LADWP. We look forward to their expert guidance and support for UCLA CEE IAB. Nolan Lenahan is a Senior...read more