Welcome to the VThRD20 Website!/Hazard Research Day 2020
Virginia Tech's Earthquake Engineering Research Institute student chapter, in partnership with the DRRM program, holds an annual Hazard Research Day event to promote student research. This year, the second Virginia Tech Hazard Research Day, VThRD20, was held in a virtual poster presentation format on October 1st, 2020.

There were eight total presentations across two separate sessions, and the judges chose the following as the winners - congratulations!

First Place  Jessica DePaolis: "The Application of Diatom Analysis to Reconstruct Coseismic Uplift on Montague Island, Alaska"
Second Place  Ian Pierce: "Runout Evaluation of the Cadia Tailings Dam Failure"
Third Place  Jun-Whan Lee: "Development of a Storm Surge Model Using Machine Learning Techniques"

Thank you very much to all of the presenters and and judges for helping to make VThRD20 such a great event!

The following are the posters that were presented at VThRD20