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Educational Activities

Educational activies between MCEER and NCREE have included the following:

Sixth Annual APEC-IDEERS Seismic Design Competition in Taiwan

panorama of competition venue

Over 200 students from around the world participated in the competition.

In the Fall of 2006, 24 teams of graduate students from Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and the United States competed in the 2006 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation-Introduction and Demonstration of Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (APEC-IDEERS) Seismic Design Competition. Read the full Bulletin Article

group photo

The Field Mission Team posed in front of the Chi-Lu Bridge, which was under construction at the time of the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake. The bridge suffered some damage and was not yet open to traffic.

2002 Tri-Center Field Mission to Taiwan

Diego Lopez Garcia, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo, was among eight students and one faculty member who traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, for a week of study at the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE). The students were sponsored by the three U.S. earthquake centers, MCEER, PEER and MAE. The mission was organized by MAE and coordinated by Professor Paul Roschke from Texas A&M University (MAE). Read the full Bulletin Article

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