A 12-story building is set for construction at the corner of Northwest 10th Avenue and Northwest Glisan Street. But this building stands out from the scores of new high-rise construction in one significant way: it will be made of wood.
Oregon State University and the University of Oregon have joined forces to launch the National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design. Housed at OSU College of Forestry, the Center brings together a one-of-a-kind collaboration between leading architecture, wood science, and engineering programs to focus on the development of innovative wood products and building […]
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria will be hosting World Conference on Timber Engineering. This bi-annual conference brings together academics and professionals throughout the world to share ideas on design of wood buildings, bridges and other structures.
The June 8th course registration is now closed. Next course starts Sep 14, 2012 WEI401 is a 12 week online course culminating in a two day hands on workshop. This course is intended for practicing professionals who did not have a timber design course in their undergraduate program or would like to refresh and update […]
Dr. Charles Chadwell will be presenting a paper C. Chadwell, M.Gershfeld and J. Van de Lindt., ” Dissemination of Earthquake Related Research Activities through the use of Online Educational Modules” at the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering in Lisbon, Portugal. The paper describes use of educational modules for the EOT portion of NEES-Soft project. The modules being developed based […]
Prof . Mikhail Gershfeld., SE will be presenting paper “Online modules for Wood Design courses through NEESacademy” M. Gershfeld, C. Chadwell and S. Brophy , June 13, 2012 at he ASEE Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Click here to view the paper.
California State Polytechnic Universities, Pomona is one of the few schools that offers graduate course in Timber Design. The course is offered once every two years and covers subjects related to tall wall design, dowel and heavy timber connections design, high-load diaphragm design, complex plywood shear wall design and design of multistory wood structures. As […]
Undergraduate Timber Design Course is being hosted on NEES.org. This is a first test of WEI modules in a live classroom. The NEES and WEI cooperation will make WEI modules available to the educational and design community.