(December 20-22, 2018)

Keynote Speakers

Prof. A. Boominathan

Professor, IIT,

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. Henry V. Burton

Assistant Professor, UCLA,
Los Angeles

Title: Multiscale Models to Inform the Development of Earthquake - Resilient Communities.

Prof. Sreekanta Das

Professor, University of Windsor, Canada

Title: Experimental Technique and Large Scale Testing

Prof. S.K. Deb

Professor, IIT,

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. Rajesh Dhakal

Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. Harsh K. Gupta

President, IUGG, NGRI, Hyderabad

(Yet to be confirmed)

Prof. V. K. Gupta

Professor, IIT,

Title: Seismic Response of Nonstructural Components in Buildings

Prof. Amit Kanvinde

Professor, University of California, Davis, USA

Title: Trends, challenges, and opportunities in the seismic performance assessment of steel buildings.

Prof. Dominik Lang

Seismologist, NORSAR,

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. Bing Li

Associate Professor, NTU, Singapore

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. Gopal S.P. Madabhushi

Professor, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Title: Recent advances in dynamic centrifuge modelling of Liquefaction Events.

Prof. Ahmed Mebarki

Professor, University of Paris, France

Title: Post-quake damage evaluation: probabilistic approach and automatic processing

Prof. H. Mutsuyoshi

Professor, Saitama University, Japan

Title: Damages to Structures due to Current Earthquakes and Present Seismic Design for Bridge Structures in Japan

Prof. S.K. Nath

Professor, IIT,

Title: Seismic Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk - a viable Proxy to ascertain Holistic Damage Potential of an Earthquake-prone Terrain like the Megacity of Kolkata and the Hilly terrain of Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya, India

Prof. Ehsan Noroozi

Senior Lecturer, KGUT,

Title: New Trends and Developments on Low-Damage Structures under Earthquake Excitations

Prof. Taichiro Okazaki

Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan

Title: Seismic performance of steel structures

Prof. M. Saitoh

Professor, Saitama University, Japan

Title: SSI Innovation: Beyond the integration of structural inelasticity and frequency-dependency of soil-foundation systems

Prof. M.P. Singh

Professor, Virginia Tech.,

Title: Earthquake Response Measurement based Methods for Damage Identification in Building Structures

Prof. T.G. Sitharam

Professor, IISc,

Title: Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.

Prof. Ikuo Towahata

Professor, Tokyo University, Japan

Title: Seismic damage caused by 2017 Puebla earthquake in Mexico.

Prof. Kevin Z. Truman

Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. K.L. Wen

Professor, NCREE,

Title: will be updated soon

Prof. J.H. Yin

Professor, Hong-Kong polytechnic University

Title: Cyclic behavior of fills taken from a high-speed train site.