Monday, April 13, 2009

Earthquake-Safe Buildings

Structural engineers at the Jacobs School are dedicated to figuring out how to build the safest buildings possible...buildings that will both protect the people in and around tham...and buildings that will withstand seismic events so that they can be used afterward.

Out at UC San Diego's Englekirk Structural Engineernig Center, there is always something new happening related to learning how to build earthquake-safe infrastructure. Recently, structural engineering professor Benson Shing was out at the table shaking a masonry structure. Read the story here...and if you haven't already, click on the video above and see what is going on.

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