Prof. Nweke was invited to speak for the Geo-Congress 2023 Sneak Preview Seminar highlighting major geotechnical engineering projects in Southern California. He presented on his research investigation about Seismic Site Response in Southern California Sedimentary Basins. A link to the video is here.
Prof. Nweke Invited to Speak about Seismic Hazards and the Impacts on Our Infrastructure on The Geotechnical Engineering Podcast
Prof. Nweke was invited to share his thoughts, insight, and research vision/efforts about seismic hazards and how they impact our infrastructure systems like roads, bridges, buildings, power supply conduits, water supply, and other lifelines. He also provides a description of his path to academia, the role of family and community, and how perseverance is key … Read More
Welcome Hilary and Kil-Wan to the Nweke Research Group, The N.E.S.T
We welcome our new members Hilary and Kil-Wan. Hilary is a 2nd year undergraduate chemical engineering major here at USC. She joins us as a fellow of the Center of Undergraduate Research in Viterbi Engineering (CURVE). She will be engaged in research endeavors related bio-cementation of sands using enzymes and bacteria along with waste products … Read More
Prof. Nweke Joins the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Team for the Expedition to Taiwan Following the September M6.9 and M6.4 Earthquake Events
Prof. Nweke joins the GEER team for their expedition to southeastern Taiwan after the September (9/17 & 9/18) M6.4 and M6.9 earthquake events for the collection of perishable data and investigation in the to Geotechnical damages and observed seismic hazard consequences. Three Nanometric 120 second broadband seismometers also made the trip to collect ambient noise … Read More