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femaFEMA provides leadership and support to reduce losses from all types of hazards through a program of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. FEMA’s activities under the National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) contribute to the Program mission: “To develop, disseminate, and promote knowledge, tools, and practices for earthquake risk reduction — through coordinated multidisciplinary interagency partnerships among the NEHRP agencies and their stakeholders — that improve the nation’s earthquake resilience in public safety, economic strength, and national security.

csi Slide LogoCSI is recognized globally as the pioneering leader in software tools for structural and earthquake engineering, backed by more than three decades of research and development.


Degenkolb logo sliderDegenkolb provides a wide spectrum of structural engineering services to architects, Fortune 500 companies and other corporations, healthcare institutions, major universities, school districts, historic building owners, and government entities.

A strong commitment to improved seismic safety has been evident throughout the firm's history. Earthquake reconnaissance on a global level has been an integral part of its culture for more than 40 years. The insight gained allows professional staff to provide a unique style of engineering to clients in seismic risk zones.


kinemetricsKinemetrics OSS is a multi-disciplinary team of geoscientists, earthquake engineers, and information technologists specializing in the design, integration and implementation of custom seismic and structural monitoring systems.

exponentWith over 90 scientific and engineering disciplines, Exponent’s staff of approximately 900, located in 20 offices throughout the United States and 5 international offices, combines unparalleled technical expertise with the ability, when necessary, to focus this knowledge in extremely short time frames. Our multidisciplinary team of scientists, physicians, engineers, and regulatory consultants will perform either in-depth scientific research and analysis, or very rapid-response evaluations, to provide our clients with the critical information that both day-to-day and strategic decisions can require. Exponent is certified to ISO 9001.


UMass AmherstUMass Amherst Civil and Engineering Department offers four major areas of concentration: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Transportation Engineering. The Department offers an undergraduate degree program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) and awards Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering and a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering.


LeMessurier logo sliderFor over 50 years LeMessurier has been providing structural engineering services to architects, owners, contractors, developers and artists.  Led by the example of William LeMessurier, our engineers provide the expertise our clients deserve for some of the world’s most elegant and sophisticated designs while remaining true to the enduring laws of science and engineering.  We push the envelope of the latest technologies – even invent new ones when we know we can do better – to engineer solutions that are responsive to our clients and reflective of our experience.


NortheasternThe Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, has over 100 years of history and tradition in research, teaching and service to the community, making important contributions to the development of our civil infrastructure and the environment, both nationally and internationally. In conjunction with the ongoing significant investments being made in the education and research programs throughout Northeastern University, we are embarking on an exciting period of growth in the department, expanding our faculty, rejuvenating and growing our laboratory facilities, and expanding our curriculum.