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IISEE Newsletter No.81 (issued on June 22, 2012)

Contents

  1. The 4th China seismic building course has started
  2. UNESCO Meeting and International Symposium will be held next week in Tokyo (GRIPS)
  3. Conferment of "Honorary Scientist/Engineer" to IISEE Ex-participants
  4. Dear ex-participants of IISEE "YEAR BOOK 2012 Response Sheet

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[1] The 4th China seismic building course has started

The 4th China seismic building course has started from 5th June in the Building Research Institute. 18 structural engineers selected from various areas in China attend the training course.

This course is planned as a part of JICA project, "Human Resource Development Project for Seismic Engineering and Construction of Buildings" started after the 2008 Great Sichuan Earthquake.

Besides the lectures on seismic design, evaluation and retrofit, study trip to disaster site of the Great East Japan Earthquake is scheduled.

 

Taiki SAITO

Chief Research Engineer, IISEE

[2] UNESCO Meeting and International Symposium will be held next week in Tokyo (GRIPS)

"UNESCO will hold a meeting of its International Platform for Reducing Earthquake Disasters (IPRED) on June 26 in Tokyo with representatives from 9 countries.  The next day, IISEE, GRIPS and UNESCO will hold an international memorial symposium at an opportunity of a half century

since establishment of IISEE.

The detailed report of the events will be introduced in the next Newsletter in July, 2012. At this opportunity, IISEE published its memorial document (mainly records during 2001-2012) in Japanese and a CD with lecture notes and useful information on the Great East Japan Earthquake etc. in both Japanese and English.

 

Hajime KUROSAWA

Head of Administration Division, IISEE

[3] Conferment of "Honorary Scientist/Engineer" to IISEE Ex-participants

As we announced in the Newsletter of March 2012, IISEE presents "Honorary Scientist/Engineer" to eminent ex-participants in the field of seismology and earthquake engineering, and the following 11 members were conferred the honorary title after the strict judgement.

This honorary title was first created as a memorial of 50 years anniversary of IISEE, and over 60 year-old ex-participants could be nominated.

IISEE praises the following entitled members for their tremendous contribution to the seismology and earthquake engineering in every country of the world.

[In order of ABC, Seismology (Scientist) / Earthquake Engineering (Engineer)]

 

-Honorary Scientist-

 

1. Mr. BAL KRISHNA RASTOGI

[1974 Individual Course in Seismology/India]

(Director General, Institute of Seismological Research)

 

2. Mr. HASSAN GHAFOORI FARD

[1965-66 Regular Course in Seismology/Iran]

(Professor, Electrical Department, Amir-Kabir University)

 

3. Mr. Prajuto

[1977-78 Regular Course in Seismology/Indonesia]

(Lecturer, Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Academy)

 

4. Mr. Rene Van Hissenhoven, S.J.

[1970-71 Regular Course Seismology/Colombia]

(Former Director, Instituto Geofisico de Los Andes Colombianos, Universidad Javeriana)

 

5. Mr. Zhixin ZHAO

[1984-85 Regular Course in Seismology/China]

(Professor, Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences)

 

-Honorary Engineer-

 

1. Mr. Abdul Hamid 

[1992 Seminar Course/Indonesia]

(Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Tanjungpura University)

 

 

2. Mr. ALKUT AYTUN

[1965-66 Regular Course in Earthquake Engineering/Turkey]

(Lecturer, Department of Geophysical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of Ankara University)

 

3. Mr. Julio KUROIWA

[1961-62 Regular Course in Earthquake Engineering, 1975 Individual Course in Earthquake Engineering/Peru]

(Professor, Facultad de Ingenieria Civil, CISMID, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria)

 

4. Mr. K. G. Bhatia

[1969-70 Advanced Course in Earthquake Engineering/India]

(Chief Executive Officer, D-CAD Technologies)

 

5. Mr. Nejat BAYULKE

[1971-72 Regular Course in Earthquake Engineering, 1991 Seminar Course/Turkey]

(Chief, Earthquake Engineering Sec., Earthquake Research Div.,

Ministry of Public Works and Settlement)

 

6. Mr. Teddy BOEN

[1962-63 Regular Course in Earthquake Engineering/Indonesia]

(Senior advisor, World Seismic Safety Initiative)

 

Shoichi ANDO

Director, IISEE

[4] Dear ex-participants of IISEE "YEAR BOOK 2012 Response Sheet

As you know, the IISEE publishes "YEAR BOOK" every two years. Now we are proceeding with a new YEAR BOOK. Therefore, I would like to ask you to fill the sheet. Response Sheet is available from following website:

http://iisee.kenken.go.jp/docs/Cover_Letter_Web.pdf

 

Please send back us the Response sheet. (To: iisee@kenken.go.jp)

It will be highly appreciated if we receive your feedbacks by June 30, 2012.

Thank you very much for your kind cooperation.

 

IISEE


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