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  1. Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)

    Directors: Eberhard, Marc (UW) Mahin, Stephen (Berkeley)

    The mission of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) is to develop, validate, and disseminate performance-based seismic design technologies for buildings and infrastructure to meet the diverse economic and safety needs of owners and society. PEER's research defines appropriate performance…

  2. Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)

    Director: Uhlman, Gunther

    The Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) mandate is to promote excellent research and applications of the mathematical sciences, to facilitate the training of highly qualified personnel, to enrich public awareness of and education in mathematics, and to create partnerships with similar organizations…

  3. Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center

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    Director: Fenske, Richard

    The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH ) conducts research and promotes best health and safety practices for Northwest producers and workers in farming, fishing and forestry. Affiliated with the UW School…

  4. Pacific Northwest
    Transportation Consortium (PacTrans)

    Director: Yinhai Wang

    Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) at the University of Washington is a Regional University Transportation Center (UTC) administered by the United States Department of Transportation through its Research and Innovative…

  5. Pacific Northwest Center for Construction Research and Education

    Director: Dossick, Carrie

    The Pacific Northwest Center features 25,000 square feet of space on two levels, providing a home for three areas of research: Virtual Construction Lab The Virtual Construction Lab focuses on research in modeling, simulation, and…

  6. Pacific Northwest Center for Human Health and Ocean Studies

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    Director: Faustman, Elaine M

    The Pacific Northwest Center for Human Health and Ocean Studies was created to understand links between ocean processes and human health. Center researchers investigate how environmental conditions trigger blooms of harmful algae…

  7. Pacific Northwest Center for the National Children's Study

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    Director: Faustman, Elaine M

    The Pacific Northwest National Center for the National Children's Study will examine the effects of the environment, as broadly defined to include factors such as air, water, diet, sound, family dynamics, community and cultural influences,…

  8. Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystems Study Center (CESU)

    Director: Johnson, Darryll R.

    The Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (PNW CESU) is a cooperative venture between 17 leading academic institutions in the Pacific Northwest region, one state agency and ten federal land management and natural resource…

  9. Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

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    Director: Vidale, John

    The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network seeks to reduce risk within the states of Washington and Oregon by: 1. monitoring ground motions within the region in order to better understand earthquake and volcano hazards and their impacts…

  10. Pacific Northwest Udall Parkinson's Disease Center

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    Director: Montine, Thomas

    The Pacific Northwest Udall Parkinson's Disease Center focuses on scientific and clinical research designed to gain a fuller understanding of the fundamental cause(s) of the disease, improve diagnosis, and develop new approaches to…