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Tingue Wolfield
Ingénieur Civil
Faculté des Sciences, du Génie et de l'Architecture
Université Quisqueya
Tel: 509-3844-9135

Sofia Tangalos
Agent principal de programme
Éducation et sensibilisation
Université de Buffalo, USA
Tel: 00 + 1 716-645-1157

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Fourth UniQ-UB/MCEER Earthquake Engineering Seminar

Quisqueya University Campus, Haut Turgeau, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
August 1-25, 2011


The fourth in a series of professional development earthquake engineering seminars presented by Haiti's Quisqueya University (UniQ) and the University at Buffalo's Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER) offers nine programs that provide in-depth instruction on seismic design practices for Haiti.

Developed with UniQ faculty and based on Haitian construction practices, programs include lectures, hands-on exercises, design examples and in-field demonstrations. Seminars will be held August 1-25, 2011, at Quisqueya University, Haut Turgeau, in Port-au-Prince. Instructors are international experts from academia and practice. All lectures and seminar materials are presented in French.

Seminar Topics

Seminars provide participants opportunities to Learn & Earn: learn established methods for earthquake engineering design and construction, and earn certificates for the equivalent of Professional Development Hours / Credits, which can be applied toward a future Master's degree in earthquake engineering from UniQ. Participants begin with the prerequisite** Introductory Program, and continue with Advanced Programs of their choice.

Certificates of completion are awarded to all Introductory Program participants. Advanced Program participants who earn a passing grade on the technical exam receive a certificate of completion of training.

Seminar topics include:

** The Introductory program is a prerequisite to Advanced Programs.

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