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IISEE Newsletter No.105 (issued on January 29, 2014)

Contents

  1. 2014 Greetings to All Readers
  2. Global Seismological Observation Course Starts on Jan. 21
  3. JICA Educational Project on Earthquake Resistant Buildings in China
  4. Letter from Ex-Participants✑
  5. IISEE Training Schedule in 2014
  6. IISEE Publications & Websites

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[1] 2014 Greetings to All Readers

By  Dr. Toshiaki Yokoi, IISEE Director

Dear IISEE Newsletter Readers,
When you read this Newsletter, almost a month of 2014 will have gone quickly. 
I wish you, your families and colleagues a Happy New Year. 
May it be a prosperous year, and may we see IISEE carrying the training program forward in 2014.

                              Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1.

[2] Global Seismological Observation Course Starts on Jan. 21

By  Yoriko Iiba, Head of IISEE Administration Division

The Opening Ceremony of the Global Seismological Observation Training Course was held at the BRI Hall from 11:30 to 12:00 on Tuesday, January 21. 
9 participants from Bolivia, Fiji, Myanmar, Nepal (2), Pakistan (2), Papua New Guinea and Thailand
came to IISEE and joined the ceremony.

                              Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1.

[3] JICA Educational Project on Earthquake Resistant Buildings in China

By  Dr. Matsutaro Seki, Visiting Research Fellow, IISEE,

Former JICA Long Term Expert in China

After Wenchuan Earthquake, May 2008, China, the four years educational project
on earthquake resistant buildings in China was performed by JICA from May 2009.
As one of activities, 72 Chinese structural engineers,
university professors and public building officials came to Japan and got the technical training at IISEE.

                              Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2.

[4] Letter from Ex-Participants✑

By  Dr. Alexandru Octavian ALDEA,
Professor,Technical University of Civil Engineering-Bucharest (UTCB)

Dr. Aldea has sent us his edited textbook entitled “Seismic motions.
Examples of application in earthquake engineering,”
which presents the results from the 2002-2008 JICA Project in Romania
named “Seismic risk reduction for buildings and structures,”
implemented by the NCSRR, UTCB, INCERC in Romania and BRI and NILIM in Japan.

                              Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3.

[5] IISEE Training Schedule in 2014


                             Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3.

[6] IISEE Publications & Websites


                             Please see the Newsletter attached on page 4.

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