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
Welcome Rashid, Danny, and Sajan to the Nweke Research Group, The N.E.S.T.
We welcome our new members Danny, Sajan, and Rashid to the group as we begin their doctorate degree journeys.
Undergraduate Researcher Alex Quiachon Presents his work on Seismic Site Characterization
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
Nweke Research Group: The N.E.S.T – Laboratory Up and Running
The Nweke Research Group: N.E.S.T Lab went operational today with the installation of out Resonant Column/Torsional Shear Device from GCTS. Our Device can also be transformed into a triaxial device to run test on soil samples under configurations of consolidated or unconsolidated, drained and undrained. The Confining pressures can go up to 1000 KPa and … Read More