Published: 18 May 2016

Earthquake engineering in Japan

Earthquake Engineering

Dr Katsu Goda is a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol, whose research is focused on catastrophic earthquake-related risk management. He has been a member of EEFIT, the Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team, since 2010. Here he discusses why an EEFIT team is travelling to Japan, and what they hope to achieve.

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Published: 23 March 2016

Learning from earthquakes

Earthquake Engineering

Carlos Molina Hutt is a Teaching Fellow in Structural and Earthquake Engineering at University College London (UCL) and Vice Chair of the Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT). Prior to joining UCL, Carlos worked as a Structural Engineer at Arup New York in the USA, where he is a licensed Professional Engineer. In the first of two blogs, he discusses EEFIT’s work around the world, and how structural engineers help get affected communities back on their feet after devastating earthquakes.


 

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Published: 21 May 2015

Researching earthquakes

Earthquake Engineering, Nepal

Nelson Lam has been a member of the Institution since 1990. He worked as a structural design engineer in the Hong Kong Office of Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick & Partners from 1982 to 1989, before moving to Australia to begin an academic career in earthquake engineering at The University of Melbourne. He will be one of the keynote speakers at our International Conference in Singapore in September. Here he talks about earthquake engineering and how structural engineers can contribute to the recovery mission in Nepal.
 

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Published: 18 May 2015

Structural engineers in Nepal

Earthquake Engineering, Making a difference

Josh Macabuag is a Chartered Structural Engineer, currently conducting an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in building design for earthquakes and tsunamis at EPICentre, University College London. He has over four years' experience in building design, working in the UK, the Middle East and South Africa, and has worked with our Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team on multiple research trips to Japan following the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami. Josh travelled to Nepal after the devastating Earthquake of 25 April, as part of the search and rescue team, SARAID. Here he describes his work and experiences.
 

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Published: 29 September 2014

Earthquake engineering

Earthquake Engineering, Videos, Women Engineers

Harriette Stone is a structural engineer currently studying for a doctorate at University College London. Throughout her career she has been interested in earthquake engineering, the branch of structural engineering that deals with structures in seismically active regions. Here she explains how engineers can help reduce the risk that communities face from these natural disasters.

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