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We believe that seismic damage can be reduced and risk can be better understood.

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Our Story

OUR STORY

Jack Baker and Curt Haselton have worked together for nearly two decades to reduce risks from earthquake damage.

These activities have included fundamental research projects, technology transfer projects, and consulting projects to utilize research tools in the real world.

Through this work, we observed that advanced performance and risk assessment methods were rarely utilized in practice. While the relevant knowledge was available, there were no tools that enabled rapid assessments.

 

Given our performance-based engineering research and software development experience, we saw a chance to address this problem.

 

When equipped with the tools to comprehensively assess building performance, we believe that designers can reduce seismic damage and owners and insurers can better understand their risk and make better decisions.

Curt Haselton, Ph.D., P.E.

Curt Haselton, Ph.D., P.E.

Co-Founder & CEO
Jack Baker, Ph.D.

Jack Baker, Ph.D.

Co-Founder

We created the Haselton Baker Risk Group in 2014 to produce software that enables cutting-edge resilient design and risk assessment using advanced performance and risk assessment technologies.

 

We are pleased that our SP3 products are helping to support the industry trend of resilient design for functional recovery and have aided engineers in producing many building projects with enhanced resilience.