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July 2014

JAMA Participates in LA Seismic Safety Task Force

JAMA’s own Farzad Naeim is one of a handful of engineers selected by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve on the Los Angeles City Seismic Safety Task Force. The objective of the group is to formulate plans and regulations for evaluation and retrofit of non-ductile concrete buildings (those without adequate steel rebar) and tuck-under apartment buildings in Los Angeles. The task force has also been asked to develop a seismic
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Farzad Naeim Chairs Conference on Earthquake Engineering

JAMA’s Director of Research, Farzad Naeim, is the conference chair of the 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, held July 21-25, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. More than a thousand academics, practitioners, students and public officials will attend along with delegates from nearly 50 countries to explore the state of the art and practice in earthquake engineering. Over 800 sessions will explore topics su
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JAMA to Work on New Heritage Park Sport Complex at Irvine’s Great Park

JAMA has been selected to work with NBBJ architects’ Los Angeles office on the design of more than 64,000 square feet of structures in the Heritage Park Sports Complex in Irvine, California. The square footage is spread across eight structures that include ancillary structures associated with 17 championship-level soccer fields, 6 baseball fields, 5 softball fields, volleyball courts and a maintenance building. Addit
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