Undergraduate Researcher Alex Quiachon Presents his work on Seismic Site Characterization

August 5, 2022By adminAchievement, News, Presentation No Comments

This summer our research group had the pleasure of hosting Alex Quiachon, an incoming civil engineering freshman student from the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program hosted by USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Alex was tasked with performing field studies to determine the ¬†spatial distribution of site period¬†at two earthquake strong motion recording stations (Tarzana … Read More

NEW PAPER ALERT!!!!: Site Response of Sedimentary Basins and other Geomorphic Provinces in Southern California

May 31, 2022By adminAchievement, Journal Article, Publication, Research No Comments

This is a flagship paper that presents our work investigating updates to the way we characterize seismic site response in sedimentary basins of varying size, as well as non-basin areas. The paper details our efforts which resulted in changes to the mean estimates and associated variability as it relates to ground motion hazards, going beyond … Read More