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

October 16, 2022By adminDeployment, Field Testing, Research No Comments

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

Deployments of Seismometer Arrays for HVSR and MAM Data Collection at Tarzana Clubhouse (CE 24103) and LA VAMC Brentwood (NP 638)

July 26, 2022By adminDeployment, Field Testing, Research No Comments

The Nweke Research Group conducted field testing ┬áto collect data for Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ration (HVSR) and Microtremor Array Method (MAM). The field tests were conducted at two locations: (1) Nearby the Tarzana Clubhouse (Network/Station code = CE/24103) which recorded large amplifications in ground shaking during the 1994 Mw 6.7 Northridge Earthquake; and (2) … Read More

Prof. Nweke Invited to Present at the Orange County ASCE Geo-Institute Seminar on Geotechnical Site Characterization

July 14, 2022By adminPresentation, Research No Comments

Prof. Nweke was invited to join a panel of experts to present on recent innovations and findings in geotechnical site characterization. Prof. Nweke presented on Seismic Hazard Parameters for Site Response Analysis and Assessment with regards to Basin Effects. It was a wonderful event with very interesting and inspiring presentations by Prof. Jason DeJong (UC … Read More