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INTERVIEW CLIPS

Project Managers
J. Bray

Prof. Jon Bray (PI) - University of California, Berkeley

• A brief overview of the NEES Cityblock project [download]

T. Hutchinson

Prof. Tara Hutchinson (Co-PI) - University of California, San Diego

• Introduction and discusses her role in the project [download]

• Talks about how scaling and modeling is used in centrifuge testing [download]

• Discusses how the data from the tests will be used [download]

B. Kutter

Prof. Bruce Kutter (Co-PI) - University of California, Davis

• Discusses some of the interesting aspects and findings of this project [download]

G. Fiegel

Prof. Gregg Fiegel - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

• Introduction and discusses his role in the project [download]

• Incentives for students to participate in the program [download]

• Discusses how they targeted students for this project [download]

• Talks about the students and how they participated in this project [download]

• Overall assessment of having undergraduate students work on the project [download]

Student Researchers
B. Mason Ben Mason - University of California, Berkeley
(now associate professor at OSU)

• Introduction and how he got involved with the project [download]

• The importance of the undergraduate involvement within this project [download]

• Discusses the benefits of working on a multi-university project [download]

J. Almond

Jackie Almond - University of California, Davis

• Introduction and overall reaction on working on this project [download]

• On why she decided to go into Geotechnical Engineering [download]

• Project experience and future plans [download]

J. Montgomery

Jack Montgomery - University of California, Davis

• Introduction and how he got involved with this project [download]

• His thoughts on being the first undergraduate to participate on the project [download]

• Overall project experience and future plans [download]

• Describes his experience on his first test day [download]

R. Patel

Roshani Patel - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

• Introduction and talks about her role on the NEES-Cityblock project [download]

C. Proto

Clayton Proto - University of California, Davis

• Introduction and how he got involved with the project [download]

• On how the data from the test(s) is handled [download]

I. Rawlings

Isabel Rawlings - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

• Introduction and how she got involved with the project as an undergraduate [download]

• Talks about the preparation of the container for the centrifuge [download]

• Discusses her experience working on the project and how she learned to work with the centrifuge [download]


 

 


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