D Agendas for the Committee’s Public Meetings

MEETING I

MARCH 25–26, 2002

National Academy of Sciences

Washington, D.C.

Monday, March 25

1:00-1:15 p.m.

William Marcuson, Committee Chair

Welcome and Introductions

1:15-2:15

Priscilla Nelson, Director, Division of Civil and Mechanical Systems, National Science Foundation

2:15-2:45

Bruce Kutter, University of California at Davis

NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites (via videoconference)

A NEES Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility

2:45-3:15

Discussion



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Preventing Earthquake Disasters: The Grand Challenge in Earthquake Engineering D Agendas for the Committee’s Public Meetings MEETING I MARCH 25–26, 2002 National Academy of Sciences Washington, D.C. Monday, March 25 1:00-1:15 p.m. William Marcuson, Committee Chair Welcome and Introductions 1:15-2:15 Priscilla Nelson, Director, Division of Civil and Mechanical Systems, National Science Foundation 2:15-2:45 Bruce Kutter, University of California at Davis NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites (via videoconference) A NEES Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility 2:45-3:15 Discussion

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Preventing Earthquake Disasters: The Grand Challenge in Earthquake Engineering 3:45-4:30 Robert Reitherman, Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE) NEES Awardees—Consortium Development 4:30-5:00 Theva Thevanayagam, University of New York at Buffalo NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites (via videoconference) Versatile High Performance Shake Tables Facility Towards Real-Time Hybrid Seismic Testing 5:00-5:15 Discussion Tuesday, March 26, Open Session (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) 8:30-9:15 a.m. Thomas Prudhomme, University of Illinois at Urbana– Champaign NEES Awardees—System Integration 9:15-9:45 Arturo Schultz, University of Minnesota NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites (via videoconference) A System for Multi-axial Subassemblage Testing (MAST) 10:15-10:45 Kenneth Stokoe, University of Texas, Austin NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites Large-Scale Mobile Shakers and Associated Instrumentation for Dynamic Field Studies of Geotechnical and Structural Systems 10:45-11:15 Solomon Yim, Oregon State University NEES Awardees—Equipment Sites Upgrading Oregon State’s Multidirectional Wave Basin for Remote Tsunami Research 11:15-12:15 p.m. Paul Somerville, URS Corporation Draft EERI Research Priorities Report (via videoconference)

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Preventing Earthquake Disasters: The Grand Challenge in Earthquake Engineering MEETING II APRIL 25–26, 2002 National Academy of Sciences Irvine, California Thursday, April 25 Open Session (8:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.) Briefings and Committee Discussions about the Study 8:30-8:45 a.m. William Marcuson, Committee Chair Welcome and Introductions 8:45-9:30 Greg Deierlein, Stanford University Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center and NEES 9:30-10:15 Dan Abrams, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Mid-America Earthquake Center and NEES 10:45-11:30 Michel Bruneau, State University of New York at Buffalo Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research and NEES 11:30-12:00 p.m. Discussion 1:00-2:00 Chuck Farrar, Los Alamos National Laboratory Assessing Structural Damage 2:00-2:30 Discussion 3:00-4:00 Charles Thiel, Telesis Engineers NEES: Toward a Positive Future? 4:00-5:00 Frieder Seible, University of California, San Diego Structural Experimentalist View of the Potential for NEES 5:00-5:15 Discussion Friday, April 26 Open Session (8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.) 8:30-9:30 a.m. Ahmed Elgamal, University of California at San Diego Geotechnical Modeling

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Preventing Earthquake Disasters: The Grand Challenge in Earthquake Engineering 9:30-10:30 Ron Hamburger, ABS Group Perspective of the Earthquake Engineering Design Community on Research Needs for Code Development (via teleconference) 10:30-11:00 Discussion MEETING III AUGUST 1, 2002 National Academy of Sciences Washington, D.C. Thursday, August 1 8:30-8:45 a.m. William Marcuson, Committee Chair Welcome and Introductions 8:45-9:30 Bill Spencer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Construction of Smart Buildings 9:30-10:15 Joy Pauschke, National Science Foundation Update on NEES Progress 10:45-11:30 Stephen Mahin, University of California, Berkeley NEES Vision and Collaboration 11:30-12:15 p.m. Jeremy Isenberg, President and CEO, Weidlinger Associates, Inc. Practitioner Viewpoint of the Potential of NEES (via teleconference) 1:15-2:00 Ahmed Elgamal, University of California, San Diego Geotechnical Modeling of Large Datasets 2:00-2:45 David Frost, Georgia Institute of Technology GIS and Information Technology (via videoconference) 2:45-3:30 Tom Finholt, University of Michigan Collaborative Research