Topics and sub-topics

  • Engineering seismology
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Assessment, analysis, and retrofitting of existing structures
  • Analysis and design of new structures, design codes
  • Distributed infrastructure and lifeline systems
  • Structural vibration measurement, health monitoring and control
  • Numerical, experimental, and hybrid testing/simulation of structures
  • Non-structural components
  • Vulnerability and urban risk assessment
  • Architecture, sustainability, and life cycle assessment in earthquake engineering
  • Offshore structures, long-span bridges
  • Tall buildings, base isolation, supplemental damping, structural control
  • Social and economic impacts
  • Tsunamis