We are pleased to announce the 87th Sogo Bosai Seminar (Feb. 14, Wednesday) as follows.
We look forward to your participation. This seminar will be held in English.
[Date & Time]
Feb. 14, Wednesday, 15:00-17:00
S519D of Main building, Uji campus and Online
If you will attend via online, please register yourself by noon, 13th Feb.: https://forms.gle/EaDFiAtjoYq16U7w8
Enabling knowledge for disaster risk management implementation: Evidence from Samos (Greece) becoming tsunami-ready
Miranda DANDOULAKI, visiting professor of Research Center for Disaster Reduction Systems, DPRI, Kyoto University
Dr. Miranda Dandoulaki holds a diploma in earthquake engineering (NTUA, 1981), an MSc in regional development (Pantion University, 1988) and a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning (NTUA, 2008), all relating with disaster management. Currently, she is a visiting Professor at DPRI, and a consultant on disaster risk reduction and management.
She has long work experience in the public sector in the fields of disaster management and urban planning. She has been a scientific and research officer on sustainable development in the Greek National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government (2012-2020) and has served as Vice Director of the National School for Public Administration and Local Government (2013-2014). She has been employed by the EC Joint Research Centre / Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen as a scientific officer working on critical infrastructure protection (2004-2008). In the years 1994-2002 she worked for Earthquake Planning and Protection Organization of Greece, where she served as Vice Director of the European Centre for the Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes and was appointed as the National Permanent Correspondent to the EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement of the Council of Europe (1999-2002).
Dr. Dandoulaki has provided consultancy on disaster management to Greek municipalities and prefectures, and has been the local consultant on emergency shelter to the Council of Europe. She has taken part in several disaster reconnaissance teams in Greece and abroad and has been involved in USAR operations. Since 2018, she contributes as an EU expert to the evaluation of research proposals on security, within the Horizon (Europe) research and innovation funding programme. She teaches post-graduate courses at NKUA and Harokopion University (Greece) on topics of social and economic disaster impacts, and emergency management. She has contributed to more than 37 research projects and has published in books and scientific journals. Her current research interests focus on spatial dimensions of disaster risk reduction and management.