International Seminars

  • Date : 02 Aug. 2016 14:00 - 17:00
  • Seminar
Date 02 Aug. 2016 14:00 - 17:00
Place Conference Hall S-519D, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
International Seminar of the Integrated Arts and Sciences for Disaster
Reduction Research Group will be held as shown below. You are cordially
invited to the lecture, especially students working on the related subjects. 

(1) Lecturer No.1

Title:Fundamentals of Elastic Wave Propagation and Diffuse Fields

Brief content:Prof. Francisco Sanchez-Sesma of UNAM, Mexico, will provide a
lecture on the fundamentals of wave propagation and the Green's function.
With very intuitive arguments he will convey the idea of diffuse fields and
its implications for site effect investigation.

(2) Lecturer No.2

Title:Fundamentals of Strong Motion Prediction, with Special Reference to
Source Characteristics in the Extension Regime

Brief content:Prof. John G. Anderson of UNR, USA, will provide a lecture on
the recent progress of seismic observation and subsequent development of
ground motion prediction equations and its variabilities, with special
reference to the source terms of earthquakes occurring in the extension