June 4, 2012


On April 30, 2012 a joint CSRN - NEES Workshop was held at UBC on the subject of Seismic Isolation and Damping of Bridge Structures. The agenda of the Workshop and the PPT presentations can be found using the following link:

CSRN-NEES Workshop on Seismic Isolation and Damping of Bridges - UBC Vancouver April 2012


October 31, 2011


The presenations of the Workshop on the Seismic Isolation and Damping of Bridge Structures of May 26, 2011 have been uploaded to the site and can be accessed throught the link below.

Workshop on the Seismic Isolation and Damping of Bridge Structures


March 29, 2011


A new microzonation map for the City of Ottawa is now available through the following link.

Ottawa Microzonation Map


January 17, 2011


CSRN has submitted a Strategic Network Enhancement Initiative (SNEI) proposal to NSERC. The Board and the Management of CSRN hope that this application will be successful, in which case the award will start on March 1, 2011.


January 14, 2011


CSRN is presenting a workshop on the software "Opensees" on the modeling of steel structures for seismic applications. This workshop will take place at Concordia University on January 19, 2011. The workshop will be presented by Prof. R. Tremblay, Prof. D. Lignos, and Mr. L. Chen.

Opensees workshop details


June 7, 2010


Results of the workshop held in Vancouver in April, 2010, related to Theme 1, can be accessed by this link:

Theme 1 workshop results


May 10, 2010


Reconnaissance reports from Chile and Haiti earthquakes - click below



January 11th, 2010

On March 28, 2010, a meeting of researchers involved in Projects 2.3 (Concrete Buildings) and 2.6 (Bridges) will take place in Vancouver to discuss progress.


On March 29, 2010, the project leaders will be meeting in Vancouver to summarise progress since the last Annual Meeting in Montreal.


The Scientific Management Commmittee will have a conference call on Tuesday March 30, 2010 at 12:15 pm.


For more details contact Rene Tinawi



Congatulations to Kate Ploeger who is the recipient of the HAZUS user of the year award from FEMA.


Kate was a former M.Sc. student of Gail Atkinson and is now being co-supervised by Murat Saatcioglu for the Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa.







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