Big Congratulations to our Minhao Wu, a member of the Nweke Research Group – The N.E.S.T, who passed the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) PhD Screening Exam. This exam consisted of a 3 day examination and 2-3 hour Oral examination/presentation for a committee of three CEE faculty. Minhao will be working … Read More
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
The article, from EOS – Science News by AGU (American Geophysical Union), provides details on innovative approaches being employed to study basin effects. Prof. Nweke elaborates on the current limitations and future goals within the field. See more here
Prof. Nweke was invited to meet with the faculty and students in the Caltech Seismo Lab group. He presented his research on “Seismic Site Response in Sedimentary Basins”. Image above was taken looking south from the top of the famous Milikan Library which has been used to study soil-structure interactions during earthquakes for decades.