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IISEE NEWSLETTER NO.10 (issued on February 20, 2007)

Contents

  1. Meeting Calendar now available on the IISEE website
  2. JICA short-term expert in Colombia for post-disaster assesment
  3. Dr. Sos Margaryan is now at IISEE as a JSPS Foreign Researche

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[1] Meeting Calendar now available on the IISEE website

We have created the new page of "Meeting Calendar" on our website. We post a list of forthcoming international meetings in the fields of Seismology, Earthquake Engineering and Earthquake Disaster Mitigation. Sharing meeting information, we hope to meet you again at meeting venues in near future. We welcome meeting information from you. To submit a meeting announcement to be posted on this page, send an e-mail to iiseenews@kenken.go.jp.
Please visit our Meeting Calendar's page (http://iisee.kenken.go.jp/meeting.htm).


Nobuo HURUKAWA
Director, IISEE

[2] JICA short-term expert in Colombia for post-disaster assesment

Dr. Saito visited Colombia as a JICA short-term expert during 14 January - 3 February 2007. Mission of this dispatch is to advise DPAE (Disaster Prevention and Emergency Attention Office) in Bogota city about implementation of quick assessment system of building damage after earthquakes.
http://www.fopae.gov.co/portal/page/portal/fopae


Taiki SAITO
Chief Research Engineer, IISEE

[3] Dr. Sos Margaryan is now at IISEE as a JSPS Foreign Researche

Since 2005 November I (S. Margaryan) conduct research in IISEE, under the frame of "Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral fellowship for Foreign Researchers" fellowship program (http://web.jsps.go.jp/english/e-fellow/postdoctoral.html). This program provides opportunities for foreign researchers to conduct collaborative research under the supervision of host researcher in Japanese University or research institute, for a period of 24 month. The title of my research is "Intermediate Scale Zonation-approaches from the Macro scale and Micro scale". The topic of my research in general includes two main subjects, which are; attenuation relationship of seismic waves and the microtremor array exploration technique. My supervisor is Dr. Toshiaki YOKOI, Chief Research Scientists of IISEE, BRI.

                Dr. Sos Margaryan
                JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow
                2000-2001 S-course participant, Armenia

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