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Symposia : Iwan Symposium : Program

The Caltech - CUREE Symposium in Honor of Wilfred Iwan

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(shown left to right): Craig Comartin, Bob Reitherman, Anne Kiremidjian, Tom Tobin, Thomas Heaton, James Beck, Kalman Lee Benuska, Wilfred Iwan, Stephen Mahin, Bill Holmes, Andrew Whittaker, Haresh Shah, Nicholas Jones, Sami Masri, Helmut Krawinkler, Brian Tucker, Pol Spanos, and Tsuneo Katayama

Program Schedule

    WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 19, 2005

    All sessions will be held at the Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room

    9:00-10:30 AM WELCOMING RECEPTION with continental breakfast

    10:30-10:50 AM OPENING REMARKS

    James Beck for Caltech and Symposium Organizing Committee
    Andrew Whittaker for CUREE

    10:50-11:50 AM TECHNICAL SESSION - 1
    Moderator: Richard K. Miller (Olin College)

    Earthquake Ground Motions: Early Developments
    Kalman Lee Benuska, S.E. (formerly of Kinemetrics, Inc.)

    CUREE: The Early Days
    Stephen Mahin (UC Berkeley)

    Wilfred Iwan: Influence on Public Policy
    L. Thomas Tobin (Tobin & Associates)

    The Earthquake Engineering Community and EERI
    Craig Comartin (CDComartin, Inc.)

    12:00-1:45 PM LUNCH

    Capturing of Time-Frequency Localization in Accelerograms and Seismic Structural Responses via Wavelets
    Pol D. Spanos (Rice University)

    2:00-3:15 PM TECHNICAL SESSION – 2
    Moderator: Robert Reitherman (CUREE)

    A Case Study in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering
    Helmut Krawinkler (Stanford University)

    Assessment of the Aerodynamic Performance of Cable-Supported Bridges Using Full-Scale Measurements
    Nicholas P. Jones (John Hopkins University)

    Seminal Contributions to Structural Control and Health Monitoring
    Sami F. Masri (University of Southern California)

    Structural Health Monitoring: Then and Now
    Anne S. Kiremidjian (Stanford University)

    Summary of Implementation of Building Seismic Retrofit in California
    William T. Holmes (Rutherford & Chekene)

    3:15-3:45 PM BREAK

    3:45-5:00 PM TECHNICAL SESSION - 3
    Moderator: Thomas Heaton (Caltech)

    The CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program
    Haresh Shah (Stanford University)

    Contributing to Global Earthquake Risk Management
    Brian E. Tucker (Geohazards International)

    World Seismic Safety Initiative
    Tsuneo Katayama (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Research - NIED)

    Closing Remarks
    John Hall (Caltech)

    5:30-6:30 PM RECEPTION

    6:30-8:30 PM BANQUET

    Master of Ceremonies: Nicholas Jones, followed by participants being able to make their own comments



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