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Professor Plays Pivotal Role in Seismic Tests

Event Date : September 24th, 2014

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Professor Ben Fell
Can California's building codes be upgraded to not only make structures more resistant to earthquake damage but, over time, compensate for the increased construction costs?

Fell, along with two Stanford faculty members, secured a $1.2 million grant from the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation, an arm of the National Science Foundation. The multiyear award is aimed to discover a process to improve the performance of residential structures during earthquakes.

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