2014 Shake Table Team members at the 10th NCEE conference

 An EERI member during an interactive demonstration at an outreach event


The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators.

The objectives of EERI @ UMN are threefold:

  • Reduce earthquake risk by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering
  • Improve understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment.
  • Advocate comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.