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Primary sponsors of research projects during the last five years are the Insurance Commissioner of Puerto Rico, the Federal Emergency Management Administration, the PR Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of Defense. Some current research is described below:

Environmental Effects on Composite Materials (Sponsored by DoD)

Vulnerability of Structures to Natural Hazards (Sponsored by PR Insurance Commissioner)

During 2001, CIRC researchers completed the three-year $1,118,000 research cluster on “New Guidelines for Evaluation and Mitigation of Damage caused by Natural Hazards on Constructed Facilities”, sponsored by FEMA.

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