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Symposia : Housner Symposium

The CUREE Symposium in Honor of George Housner

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[Back Row] : Stephen Mahin, Mihran Agbabian, Thomas Heaton, Ronald Scott, Bruce Bolt, Thomas Paulay, Paul Jennings, Hiroo Kanamori, Joseph Penzien, William Hall, John Hall, Sami Masri, George Housner, James Roberts, I. M. Idriss, Edward Wilson, Vernon Persson, Clarence Allen, Frank McClure [Front Row] : Nigel Priestley, Richard Wright, James Yao, Anil Chopra, Donald Hudson, Navin Nigam, Haresh Shah, Helmut Krawinkler, Luis Esteva, Roy Johnston, Robert Hanson, James Beck.

Program Schedule

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 28, 1995

8:30 AM RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE
Session Chair: Gary C. Hart (UCLA)

As Assessment of Earthquake Engineering Research and Testing Capabilities in the United States
Daniel P. Abrams (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

The SAC Steel Project and Developments in the United States
Stephen Mahin (UC Berkeley)

Inelastic Design Considerations: From Research into Practice
Helmut Krawinkler (Stanford University)

10:30 AM SPECIAL STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS
Session Chair: Sami F. Masri (University of Southern California)

Energy Concepts and Structural Control
Tsu T. Soong (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

Bridge Retrofit Research and Implementation in California
Frieder Seible (UC San Diego)

Seismic Analysis of Tanks:
From Housner's Pioneering Study to Today's State of Knowledge

Medhat A. Haroun (UC Irvine)

Earthquake Analysis, Design and Safety Evaluation of Concrete Dams
Anil K. Chopra (UC Berkeley)

Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Production Facilities
William J. Hall (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

12:05 AM LUNCH
Luncheon Speaker: Frank E. McClure, S.E.

1:45 AM LOOKING TO THE FUTURE I
Session Chair: Mihran S. Agbabian (University of Southern California)

Future Earthquake Education in the Earth Sciences
Bruce Bolt (UC Berkeley)

Trends and Directions of Civil Engineering Education
James T. P. Yao (Texas A&M University)

Earthquake Response/Recovery or Earthquake Mitigation:
What Should Be Done and Who Should Pay For It?

Robert Hanson (University of Michigan / FEMA)

2:55 PM AFTERNOON BREAK

3:25 PM LOOKING TO THE FUTURE II
Session Chair: Robin Shepherd (UC Irvine)

SEAOC's Vision 2000: A Conceptual Framework for Performance-Based Seismic Engineering
Chris Poland (Degenkolb Engineers)

Collaborations for Earthquake Loss Reduction
Richard N. Wright (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Midterm Report of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
Kenzo Toki (Kyoto University)

4:35 PM CLOSING
Session Chair: Wilfred Iwan (Caltech)

Audience Questions and Comments

Closing Remarks
George Housner (Caltech)


 

 


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