Dr. Benjamin W. Schafer (PI)


Dept. of Civil Engineering

Johns Hopkins University

Phone: (410) 516-6265


Project Schedule

The project primarily operated from 2010-2014 and then under a no cost extension through 2015 and closed in the Fall of 2015.

PI Meetings

Project PIs meet weekly on goto meeting from September 2010 - September 2013. A full history of meeting minutes is available from the PI.

IAB Meetings

The industry advisory board meet on the following dates:

26 January 2011, 27 April 2011, 15 June 2011, 31 October 2011, 12 December 2012, 27 February 2012, 26 June 2012, 11 March 2013, and 10 December 2013.

Presentation materials and minutes are avaialable from the industry liasison Bonnie Manley, or from the PI.

Major Testing

August 2013 Completing Phase 2 testing at SEESL in Buffalo

18 July 2013 Phase 2 testing and tour in conjunction with AISI meetings in Buffalo

14 June 2013 Phase 1 full-scale Canoga Park test on building

Spring/Fall 2012 Fastener-sheathing tests conducted at Johns Hopkins University

Fall 2011 Shear wall tests conducted at the University of North Texas by CFS-NEES particiants