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Group Celebrates the Start of a New Academic Year

The group celebrated the end of a successful year and the start of a new one at Macados.

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Eatherton Receives AISC Milek Faculty Fellowship

Matthew Eatherton was slected to receive the AISC Milek Faculty Fellowship for the years 2012 – 2015.  This fellowship is intended to provide support to Dr. Eatherton’s career as a teacher of steel design and as an innovator in steel … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Virginia

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occured on August 23, 2011 at 1:51 pm Eastern time.  The epicenter was in Louisa County Virginia and caused noticeable shaking all along the East coast including Washington D.C., New York, and Boston.  M. Eatherton was … Continue reading

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Scott Darling Wins the AISC Education Foundation Fellowship

Scott Darling was selected for the AISC Education Foundation Fellowship!  This is a competitive and prestigous award presented to students making important contributions to steel research.  It is great when the hard work and achievement of one of our team is … Continue reading

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C-Tech^2 Summer Camp

Our group contributed an activity to the C-Tech^2 Summer Camp at Virginia Tech.  The activity was entitled “Learning How to Design Earthquake Resistent Buildings”.  Students got to express their creativity in designing scale model buildings while learning about the properties … Continue reading

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Kids Tech University

Our research group had an exhibit at the Kids Tech University on Saturday 2/26/11 to teach middle school about earthquake engineering concepts in a fun interactive way.  Students discovered concepts related to how buildings respond during earthquakes in this hands … Continue reading

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