Bridge Survives Simulated Earthquake

The latest earthquake engineering test at the University of Nevada, Reno was a huge success for Professor Saiid Saiidi. After years of testing, Dr. Saiidi designed a bridge using new materials that was able to stand up to a strong simulated earthquake on the University’s shake tables. The University owns four shake tables, which are …

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UNR Highlights: Shaking Things Up

Dr. Keri Ryan and Earthquake Research at UNR Dr. Keri Ryan is fully engaged in researching ways to make buildings more resilient to earthquakes. She believes that if we can find ways to make buildings withstand earthquakes, we can greatly reduce death tolls. Dr. Ryan has done research in Japan so that she could use …

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