California Energy Commission awards $3.5 million research grant on seismic risks to natural gas infrastructure to UCLA

The California Energy Commission has just awarded $3.5 million research contract to UCLA to study seismic risk to the state’s natural gas infrastructure.

C.E.E. Engineers in the Field After Major California Earthquakes

C.E.E. Engineers in the Field After Major California Earthquakes

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.

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Reimagining CO2: UCLA team advances to Carbon XPRIZE finals

Reimagining CO2: UCLA team advances to Carbon XPRIZE finals

Working to upend one of the most stalwart of construction materials, a team of UCLA engineers, scientists and policy experts has advanced to the finals of the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE by successfully creating a version of concrete that is nearly...

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