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Quake Summit 2013 – Showcase

On August 7th, RPI participated in the Annual Quake Summit that was held in Reno, Nevada this year at the University of Reno.  Some of the 14 NEES sites have showcased their equipment/displays/posters.  A showcase of mini-centrifuge in-flight has been displayed and Summit participants (students, researchers, professors) have had an opportunity to see the centrifuge

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STEM – SEMI High Tech U Camp 2013

On July 23rd, 2013, Geotechnical Centrifuge Lab opened its door for tour and presentation to about 10 students (four females) that were interested in visiting the lab space.  These students are part of the group of high school students that participated in the STEM program here at RPI.  Presentation about the lab, demo of mini-centrifuge

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PREFACE 2013

On July 12th,  approximately 20 of high school students attended our annual PREFACE Program lab tour.  A mixed group of boys and girls of different  ethnicity were given a presentation of civil engineering and given a tour of the  geotechnical centrifuge lab and a demonstration of the liquefaction effect by using the mini shake table.  

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Pipeline Project 3D Viewer Files Available

The publicly available project, NEESR-SG: Evaluation of Ground Rupture Effects on Critical Lifelines now has 3D Viewer files for the centrifuge experiments conducted during the project.  Experiments 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12 have 3D Viewer files. NEES.org Account Holders: There are two ways to access the files for those with accounts

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New Visions Tour 2013

On May 7th, 2013, CEES Center hosted yet another tour for New Visions Program here at RPI.  14 students (6 females, 8 males, of which 2 where minority) participated in the tour through the lab to see the centrifuge and other equipment and also have listened to the presentation about civil engineering field and CEES

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