Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Jay Harris, P.E., S.E. Jay Harris, P.E., S.E., is a research structural engineer in the Earthquake Engineering Group of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This group supports NIST’s role in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). His research interests include earthquake engineering, performance-based seismic engineering, seismic design of structural steel systems. Dr. Harris is a member of the ASCE 7 Seismic Subcommittee, member of the ASCE 41 main committee and chair of the steel subcommittee, vice-chair of the Task Committee 7 (TC-7) on Evaluation and Retrofit at AISC, and member of AISC Committee on Manuals. He is a member of EERI, SEAOC, NZSEE, ASCE, ACI, AISC, SSRC, and ICC. He is a licensed structural and professional engineer in several states.