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IISEE Newsletter No.188 (issued on December 28, 2020)

Contents

  1. Participants’ arrival in Japan
  2. Face-to-face lecture (December 8) by Prof. Satake at IISEE hall
  3. Asian Seismological Commission General Assembly 2021 (On-line, 21-27 AUG. 2021)
  4. Activity Report of Ex-participants of 2017 Latin course
  5. Lecture on Disaster Management Policies at GRIPS
  6. Report on the remote IISEE seminar (December 15) by Prof. Tanioka
  7. Introduction of personal changes
  8. Greetings from New IISEE Staff

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[1] Participants’ arrival in Japan

By Dr. Tatsuya Azuhata, Director of IISEE and Mr. Takahiro Yamada, Head of Administration Division, IISEE

In the difficult situation of global infection of COVID-19, we had an online opening ceremony of the training courses 
in Seismology, Earthquake Engineering, and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation for young researchers and engineers on Oct 
2nd. IISEE One year training course has started, and participants began coming to Japan one by one.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1&2.

[2] Face-to-face lecture (December 8) by Prof. Satake at IISEE hall

By Dr. Bunichiro Shibazaki, Chief Research Scientist, IISEE, and Dr. Yushiro Fujii, Senior Research Scientist, IISEE

On December 8th, Professor Kenji Satake, Director of the Earthquake Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, 
gave a lecture entitled “Tsunami and Earthquakes.” The professor explained the basic concepts of tsunami generation, 
propagation, tsunami warnings, etc., citing studies of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and other earthquakes in the world.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2&3.

[3] Asian Seismological Commission General Assembly 2021 (On-line, 21-27 AUG. 2021)

By Dr. Toshiaki Yokoi, Senior Fellow, IISEE

ASC(Asian Seismological Commission General Assembly) that was postponed from 2020 to 2021 will be
held in the framework of IAGA-IASPEI 2021, 21-27 Aug. 2021, hosted by CSIR-NGRI

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2..

[4] Activity Report of Ex-participants of 2017 Latin course

By Dr. Toshiaki Yokoi, Senior Fellow, IISEE

The following activity report has been sent to IISEE by Prof. Yordy Mieles, Ecuador. 
We IISEE staffs are very proud of their respectable activity.

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 3&4..

[5] Lecture on Disaster Management Policies at GRIPS

By Mr. Takahiro Yamada, Head of Administration Division, IISEE

Since 2005, the IISEE regular-course program has also been recognized as the master course program of 
the National Gratitude Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) based on the partnership between the BRI and the GRIPS. 

Please see the Newsletter attached on page 4.

[6] Report on the remote IISEE seminar (December 15) by Prof. Tanioka

By Dr. Bunichiro Shibazaki, Chief Research Scientist, IISEE, and Dr. Yushiro Fujii, Senior Research Scientist, IISEE

On December 15th, a remote IISEE seminar was held by Professor Yuichiro Tanioka of Hokkaido University for 
present and former participants of the tsunami disaster mitigation course. 
Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5.

[7] Introduction of personal changes

By Mr. Takahiro Yamada, Head of Administration Division, IISEE
Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5.

[8] Greetings from New IISEE Staff

By Dr. Hiroto Nakagawa, Senior Research Engineer of IISEE

My name is Hiroto Nakagawa. I am very honored to join the IISEE as a staff of the earthquake engineering course of the IISEE training program. 
Please see the Newsletter attached on page 5&6.

By Dr. Yuri Otsuka, Researcher of IISEE

My name is Yuri Otsuka. I am the new research engineer of IISEE. I completed the doctor course at Meiji University in March 2019.
Please see the Newsletter attached on page 6.

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