Category Archives: News
Eatherton receives ASCE Moisseiff Award
The Moisseiff award is given to an important paper published in an ASCE journal, dealing with the board field of structural design, including applied mechanics as well as the theoretical analysis, or constructive improvement, of engineering structures such as bridges … Continue reading
Research Group Dinner
The research group got together for dinner at Eatherton’s house for dinner, drinks, and some relaxation. Thanks everyone for coming, it was a great time!
Research Group Lunch to Celebrate End of the Semester
Members of the research group get together at Pita Vera for lunch to cap off a productive semester and congratulate our new graduates.
Ecuador Earthquake Reconnaissance
Adrian Tola Tola, a PhD student in our group conducted reconnaissance after the 2016 Ecuador Earthquake. Thanks to Adrian, for providing this important service and collecting valuable information! A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Ecuador on Saturday April … Continue reading
Eatherton Receives AISC Early Faculty Award
Eatherton received the AISC Early Career Faculty Award. This award provides recognition to faculty who demonstrate promise in the areas of structural steel research, teaching and/or other contributions to the structural steel industry. Thanks to AISC for your support and … Continue reading
Eatherton Receives the NSF CAREER Award
Eatherton received the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grand for his proposal related to developing innovative structural systems for multi-hazard resistance using steel plates with cutouts. The project will create new enhanced structural systems by strategically removing material (i.e. … Continue reading
Group Celebrates the Start of the Semester
The research group meets at the Cellar to kick off the new semester.
Toru Takeuchi and Ryota Matsui Visit from Tokyo Tech
We were excited to have Dr. Toru Takeuchi, Dr. Ryota Matsui, and Kazuhiro Fujishita visit from Tokyo Tech on Sept. 9 and 10, 2013. A record crowd turned out for a presentation by Dr. Takeuchi on designing seismic resisting systems … Continue reading
Robo Geckos Lego League Team Visits
The Robo Geckos Lego League is designing a system to resist a natural disasters this year. It is a challenging problem to say the least, but this group of 10-13 year olds is up to the task. They stopped by … Continue reading
NSF Project Funded to Study Self-Centering Moment Frames
A research project was funded by the National Science Foundation to develop new self-centering moment frames. Stay tuned for more information as our research group makes progress on this exciting project! http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1200237 Abstract: An innovative new self-centering truss moment resisting … Continue reading