Research & Scholarly Activity

Research & Scholarly Activity

  • Partnership for Student Success in Science
    National Science Foundation
    National Science Foundation, 2003-2008

    Description: Prinicipal Investigator for an $7.1 million project funded by NSF to provide professional development for K-8 teachers in nine school districts in the Silicon Valley region.

  • Business Recovery And Reconstruction After 2001 Ni
    Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
    Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2002-2012

    Description: Investigation into the long term business effects due to building damage in the Pioneer District of Seattle after the 2001 Nisqually earthquake.

  • Timber Shear Wall Load Path Studies

    Description: Experimental testing and nonlinear analytical studies of seismic load path in timber shear wall construction. Primary focus is on multiple unit walls, including multi-story and other irregular features. Modeling using FEMA 273 and 356 modeling guidelines.

  • Exterior Building Cladding - Performance

    Description: Performance of exterior building cladding, primarily related to seismic loading conditions. Improvements from enhanced connection detailing. Experimental testing and nonlinear software modeling. Additional areas of interest include blast loading.