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2015 Fall Graduate Seminar Series Kicks Off Thursday, September 3rd

August 31, 2015

We are pleased to announce the  Fall semester seminar series, which will focus on current and creative research topics in civil engineering. The first session of this academic year will be held on September 3rd, September 10th, September 17th, September 24th, October 8th, October 22nd, October 29th, November 5th, and November 12th and will feature both researchers from inside JHU and outside institutions.  All seminars […]

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Professor Judy Mitrani-Reiser to Present on Observations from Nepal Earthquake

July 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Professor Judy Mitrani-Reiser will be a part of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), and Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association reconnaissance briefing of observations on the April 25, 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) Earthquake. Professor Mitrani-Reiser, an Assistant Professor with interests in structural dynamics […]

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Scott Levin, PhD Discusses Plans as Director of the Systems Institute

June 2, 2015

MEET THE DIRECTOR: Scott Levin, PhD As Director and Chair of the Leadership Council of the Johns Hopkins Systems Institute, Scott Levin has big plans for the future. Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got involved with the Systems Institute. I’m a biomedical engineer by training and have worked in the […]

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Prof. Tony Dalrymple Comments on Effects of China Building Artificial Reefs

May 29, 2015

In the following article from Discovery News,Civil Engineering professor Tony Dalrymple weigh in with other experts on the effects that building artificial reefs in China will have on the surrounding areas and organisms. Prof. Dalrymple comments that engineering considerations such as erosion need to be taken into consideration. Click here to read the full article.

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Professor Benjamin Schafer Selected to Receive 2015 Shortridge Hardesty Award

January 26, 2015

Congratulations to Professor Ben Schafer, who has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Structural Engineering Institute to receive the 2015 Shortridge Hardesty Award. The award is given annually to a person who has contributed substantially in applying fundamental results of research to the solution of practical engineering problems in the […]

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Shake-table test 2013

Earthquake Shake Table Tests

August 16, 2013

Johns Hopkins researchers conducted tests to see how a Southern California earthquake could impact a two-story office building made of cold-formed steel.

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