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Program for Workshop on Mitigation of Earthquake Disaster by Advanced Technologies

Radisson Hotel Midtown, Los Angeles

March 2 (Thursday) and 3 (Friday), 2000

Sponsors: Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

International Institute for Innovative Risk Reduction Research on Civil Infrastructure Systems (I3R3CIS)

Conference Co-Chairs: M. Shinozuka, D. J. Inman and T. D. O'Rourke

March 1, 2000

18:00- 19:30 Icebreaker

March 2, 2000

9:00 - 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 10:00 Opening Remarks - C.L. Wellford, T. D. O'Rourke and M. Shinozuka

10:00 - 11:30 Session 1 Condition Monitoring and Response Control

Chairs: M. Bruneau and M. Zako

"Advanced Energy Dissipation Technologies for Seismic Protection of Civil Structures" by G.Lee

"Soil Reinforcement for Seismic Retrofitting and Liquefaction Mitigation" by I. Juran

"Advanced Sensors for Condition Monitoring and Damage Assessment for Civil Structures" by M. Feng

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:00 Session 2 Damage Assessment and Detection by Advanced Technologies

Chairs: A.E. Aktan and S. Masri

"Advanced Accelerometers and Liquefaction Meters for Damage Assessment of Gas Distribution Systems", by Y. Shimizu

"Detection of Damage Location and Extent of Water Supply Systems" by M. Shinozuka

"SAR Technology Applications in Structural Damage Detection" by R. Ghanem

14:30 - 15:30 Session 3 System Identification

Chairs: A. Mita and A. Smyth

"Seismic Response Measurement and System Identification of Bridges" by C. H. Loh

"Nonlinear System Identification" by T. Sato

15:30 – 16:00 Break

16:00 – 18:00 Discussion Forum

Chairs: W. Hayes and D. J. Inman

19:00 - 21:00 Banquet at the Radisson Hotel

End of Day 1

March 3, 2000

9:30 - 11:30 Session 4 Application of SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Systems for Lifeline Networks

Chairs: T.C. Chang and F. De Flaviis

"Wireless Data Acquisition and Assessment of Post-Earthquake Lifeline Performance" by S. Mizushina

"LAWSDAC for Los Angeles DWP Water System" by J. McDaniel

"SCADA Applications for Los Angeles DWP Power System" by M. Nakao

"SCADA Applications for Power Distribution Systems" by R. Wiesman

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:30 Session 5 GIS and Remote Sensing

Chairs: J. Wilson and Eric Johnson

"Remote Sensing Technologies for Urban Earthquake Disaster Assessment ; Earthquakes in USA and Turkey " by R. Eguchi

"Remote Sensing Technologies for Urban Earthquake Disaster Assessment ; Earthquakes in Japan and Taiwan" by M. Matsuoka

"Advanced GIS Applications for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation" by S. Kakumoto

14:30 – 15:00 Break

15:00 – 17:00 Discussion Forum

Chairs: L. Lund and A. Zeizel

17:00 - 17:15 Closing Remarks - D. J. Inman and M. Shinozuka

End of Day 2 


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