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NIRR Associate Director Dr. Muralee Muraleetharan and colleagues have developed new research-based tools, including the ShakeCast technology, for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, transforming how ODOT inspects public infrastructure after earthquakes.

Researchers at NIRR and the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center are collaborating to study tornado damage mitigation. Check out our working paper on homeowner support for enhanced building codes in Oklahoma

Dr. Edward Cokely:

NIRR co-sponsors on-campus lecture and discussion by Dr. Frederick M. Hess, Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute

Dr. K.K. "Muralee" Muraleetharan:

  • Dr. Muraleetharan participated in the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Legislative Fly-in from March 14-15, 2017 in Washington D.C. and discussed critical infrastructure issues facing the US and the recently released infrastructure report card ( with staff members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation.

NIRR Affiliates release highlighted results from the latest Energy and Environment Project

NIRR affiliates release highlighted findings from the most recent National Security and Nuclear Futures project


Non-Market Values for Alternative Operations of the Glen Canyon Dam: Explorations in Choice and Valuation:

Dr. Kevin Simmons:

  • NIRR faculty affiliate Kevin Simmons has a new working paper with Paul Kovacs on real estate market responses to enhanced building codes in Moore, OK.

Dr. Deven Carlson:

Dr. Hank Jenkins-Smith
Research mentioned in New York Times article:

Dr. Deven Carlson: