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1906 San Francisco Earthquake: A Retrospective

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Professsor Haresh Shah has been a pioneer in the fields of risk analysis, earthquake engineering, and probabilistic methods for over 35 years. He has served Stanford University in many capacities, including Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering and Founding Director of the John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center. He has worked with UNESCO and several countries to develop building codes and earthquake design criteria. In 2006, the 100-year anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Professor Shah was given the unique award of ‘Top Seismic Engineer of the Twentieth Century’ by the Applied Technology Council/Engineering New Record.

This talk is part of the Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars series.

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