lily-sanson

HERA Whanake Scholarship recipient update – Lily Sanson

Engineering student and HERA Whanake Scholarship 2020 recipient Lily Sanson is moving forward in leaps and bounds! Recipient of the HERA Whanake Scholarship 2020, Lily Sanson is proving to be an astute and skilled engineer in her third year of study (Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)), at Massey University. Over the summer she has been…

reza-kordani

HERA welcomes Reza Kordani to our Structural Systems team

We’re excited to let industry know that Reza Kordani has joined our Structural Systems team this week. Reza brings to HERA over four years’ of consulting experience in Aotearoa, and we’re very excited to bring this ‘commercial’ understanding to our research at hand so we can better serve our members. Reza studied his Bachelor of…

fanqin-meng

HERA welcomes Fanqin Meng to our structural fire research project work

We’re excited to let industry know that Fanqin Meng has joined our Structural Systems team to assist with our focus on structural fire performance research. Fanqin is joining the HERA Structural team for a six month period to contribute to two key structural fire projects. These projects will be conducted in collaboration with the University…

test-setup-seismic-stainless

Seismic research program improving optimisation of welded structures

Steel structures performed exceptionally well during the February 22, 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Such earthquake performance confirms that steel is the ultimate low-damage solution for modern multi-story buildings and structures. The performance also showed that the applicable New Zealand design and fabrication standards are safe – even though some minor damage in steel structures were reported…