Keynote Speakers | Invited Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Topic Keynote speaker Title
Ground Motion Simulation Professor Kojiro Irikura
Kyoto University
Methodology of simulating ground motions from crustal earthquake and mega-thrust subduction earthquakes: application to the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake (crustal) and the 2011 Tohoku earthquake (mega-thrust)
Professor Pierre-Yves Bard
Université Joseph Fourier
Using ambient vibration measurements for risk assessment at an urban scale : from numerical proof of concept to a case study in Beirut (Lebanon)
Shallow Velocity Structures and Depth Parameters Professor Hiroshi Kawase
Kyoto University
Studies on the deep basin site effects based on the observed strong ground motions and microtremors
Soil Dynamics and Nonlinearity Professor Jonathan P. Stewart
University of California, Los Angeles
Non-ergodic site response in seismic hazard analysis
Applications of Microtremor Survey Professor Francisco Sánchez-Sesma
Mexico National Autonomous University
Modeling and inversion of the microtremor H/V spectral ratio: physical basis behind the diffuse-field approach
Downhole Array Observation and Analysis Professor Kazuyoshi Kudo
Nihon University
Advantages of borehole array data for better understanding of strong ground motion in sedimentary basins
Near Fault Ground Motions Dr. Brian Chiou
California Department of Transportation
Hanging-wall and directivity effects on the near-fault ground motion
Seismic Hazards and Loss Assessments Professor Chin-Hsiung Loh
National Taiwan University
Selection of ground-motion prediction equations for probabilistic seismic hazard analysis: case study of Taiwan

Invited Speakers

Topic Invited speaker Title
Ground Motion Simulation Prof. Tomotaka Iwata
Kyoto University
Long-period ground motion characteristics and simulations in the Osaka Basin during the 2011 great Tohoku earthquake
Dr. Li Zhao
Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica
Quantification of topography effect on seismic ground motion: a case study in northern Taiwan
Dr. Takuto Maeda
The University of Tokyo
Two-dimensional wavefield reconstruction: tsunami data assimilation and seismic gradiometry
Prof. Ruizhi Wen
Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Earthquake Administration
Directivity effect in the empirical Green’s function method for ground-motion simulation
Shallow Velocity Structures and Depth Parameters Prof. Kuo-Liang Wen
National Central University
Construction of the shallow shear-wave velocity model in Taiwan
Dr. Shigeki Senna
Modeling of the subsurface structure from the seismic bedrock to the ground surface for a broadband strong motion evaluation in the Kanto area, Japan
Soil Dynamics and Nonlinearity Dr. DHAKAL Yadab Prasad
National research institute for earth science and disaster prevention
Analysis of S-wave H/V spectral ratios at the ocean bottom strong motion sites for soil nonlinearity
Prof. Saburoh Midorikawa
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Site effects on strong motion records of the 2011 Tohoku, Japan earthquake
Prof. Jin-Hung Hwang
National Central University
Soil liquefaction issues in Meinong earthquake
Applications of Microtremor Survey Prof. Donat Fäh
Swiss Seismological Service ETHZ
Assessment of the complex seismic response of geological structures
Prof. Huey-Chu Huang
National Chung Cheng University
Estimation of shallow S-wave velocity structures using microtremor array measurements and their applications
Downhole Array Observation and Analysis Dr. Jamison Steidl
Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
United States
Downhole array monitoring in the United States
Dr. Nai-Chi Hsiao
Central Weather Bureau, Seismological Center
The CWB downhole seismic array and its application for earthquake observation in Taiwan
Near Fault Ground Motions Dr. Shin Aoi
National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake sequence: strong motion and source processes
Prof. Ralph Archuleta
University of California, Santa Barbara
United States
Scaling laws for strong ground motion parameters and their uncertainty for earthquakes with M3.3-7.7
Dr. Mayssa Dabaghi
American University of Beirut
Simulation of near-fault ground motions for specified earthquake source and site characteristics
Prof. Kuo-Fong Ma
National Central University
Killer pulses observed in 20160206 Meinong, ML 6.6, Taiwan, earthquake
Seismic Hazards and Loss Assessments Dr. Marco Pagani
GEM Foundation
Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis: issues and challenges from the GEM perspective
Dr. Hiroyuki Fujiwara
Improved seismic hazard assessment for Japan after the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake
Dr. Chin-Hsun Yeh
National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering
Progress report on seismic loss estimations in Taiwan