|•The Student Leadership Council is a formal
incarnation of students who are involved in performing MCEER research under
the supervision of a faculty advisor.
|•Since its inception, MCEER has included and
encouraged student efforts throughout its research program and in all of the
disciplinary specialties concerned with earthquake engineering.
|•Throughout the years, students have been an
integral component in advancing research in earthquake hazard mitigation.
|•Many former students are now in academia,
professional practice or government agencies applying knowledge gained during
their exposure to MCEER research.
|•While associated with MCEER, students
participate in annual Center Investigator meetings, attend conferences,
workshops and seminars, and have the opportunity to make presentations at
|•The SLC was formed in 1999 to formalize these
programs and to afford students from many different institutions the
opportunity to meet with each other and develop/ improve interaction.