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 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
Deployments of Seismometer Arrays for HVSR and MAM Data Collection at Tarzana Clubhouse (CE 24103) and LA VAMC Brentwood (NP 638)
The Nweke Research Group conducted field testing to 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
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