Seminars

San Francisco International Airport Air Traffic Control Tower
Apr 19
- Rafael Sabelli

The new San Francisco International Airport features a 220 foot tall air-traffic control tower surrounded by an integ


Faculty Life at a Major Research University: Getting the Job, What to Expect, and How to Survive
Apr 10
- Professor Michael Todd

Ever wondered what it takes to get (and keep!) an academic job at a major research university, like UC San Diego?  Th


Overview of the MOMS Program at NSF
Apr 5
- Dr. Kara Peters

This presentation will present an overview of the Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MoMS) program within the Civ


Extracting Heat from the Earth - Why does Micromechanics Matter
Mar 17
- Dr. Ingrid Tomac

Geothermal energy extraction via Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) is being explored at the pilot level, but still fa


Bridging Spatial and Temporal Scales in Molecular Dynamics
Mar 13
- Professor Michael Ortiz

In a number of areas of application, the behavior of systems depends sensitively on properties that pertain to the at


Numerical Simulation of Cone Penetration for Development of Engineering Correlations
Feb 28
- Diane Moug

Correlations of cone penetration test (CPT) measurements to geotechnical soil properties have been well developed for


Nano-Engineering Materials and Structures for Aerospace Applications
Feb 24
- Professor Ya Wang

Vibration energy harvesting is a demonstrated solution to power sensors, and even low power actuation systems.


Self-Consistent Clustering Analysis for Data-Driven Design of Multiscale Material Systems
Feb 27
- Professor Wing Kam Liu, PE

The advent of advanced processing and manufacturing techniques provides unparalleled freedom to design new material c


Earthquake Resilient Housing through Enhanced Light-Frame Uni-body Construction with Low-Cost Seismic Isolation
Feb 21
- Professor Gregory Deierlein

While light-frame residential house construction generally performs well with respect to life safety, experience from


Being a Valued Employee: Standing out Effortlessly
Feb 13
- Lon McPhail

What your boss needs most of all - doing your job is half the battle


Levees, Earthquakes, and California's Water Distribution System
Jan 30
- Professor Scott J. Brandenberg

The Sacramento / San Joaquin Delta is the hub of California's water distribution system, providing fresh water to ove


What to Expect: Advice from the Future
Jan 23
- Lon McPhail

Your first 30-60-90 days - how to learn the company needs and add value to make yourself indispensable.


Get Fired Up: What Structural Engineers Should Know About Fire Design
Jan 18
- Professor Maria Garlock

The increasing complexity of building structures makes it sometimes difficult to apply a prescriptive approach for fi


An Immersogeometric Framework for Patient - Specific Heart Valve Design and Analysis
Jan 17
- Professor Ming-Chen Hsu

In this work, we present a framework for designing patient-specific bioprosthetic heart valves using recently propose


Creating and Presenting Credibility of Computational Solid Mechanics Analyses
Jan 11
- Dr. H. Eliot Fang

Advanced computational modeling, high performance computing technology, and extensive knowledge of simulation form a


The Mono Bucket-Next Generation Foundation Structure for Offshore Wind Turbines
Jan 9
- Professor Lars Bo Ibsen

The Mono Bucket is the latest generation foundation structure.


Structural and Environmental Monitoring using Robotics
Jan 4
- Dr. Hyun Myung

In this talk, the robotics technologies to provide various services in civil environment will be introduced, mainly f


Wood Revolution: Inspiring Design with Innovative Wood Structural Systems
Nov 28
- Jennifer Cover

Due to their high strength, dimensional stability and positive environmental performance, mass timber building produc


Performance-Based Seismic Design of Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco
Nov 14
- Albert Chen, P.E., S.E.

The Transbay Transit Center is a modern multimodal transit center, which will become a physical and symbolic gateway