Research Conducted by Associate Professor, Terri Norton

Investigation of Closure Pour Elimination for Phased Construction of Steel Girder Bridges

The objective of the proposed project is to develop a construction technique that will eliminate the need for a third phase, closure pour.

Reconnaissance of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

Dr. Norton participated on the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Reconnaissance Team to Japan (June 18-26, 2011), to study the impact and recovery of the March 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.


Assessment of Debris Management for the USGS Tsunami Scenario

The aim of this project is to review and assess the debris management plan for the USGS Tsunami scenario affecting the west coast of California.

Dynamic Performance of Wall Panels Composed of Recycled Materials

Understanding the response of civil structures to dynamic forces is important in the fields of structural engineering and structural dynamics.