Welcome to the website of the Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (SECED). SECED was founded in 1969 to promote the study and practice of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, including blast, impact, and other vibration problems. SECED is also concerned with the study of societal and economic ramifications of major earthquakes.


COVID-19 Update

We regret to inform you that the evening meetings scheduled for 29 April and 27 May have been cancelled due to circumstances beyound our control. We intend to reschedule the meetings for a later date.

The AGM scheduled for 29 April will no longer take place in the usual setting of the ICE Headquarters in London. The AGM will take place digitally using Skype or a similar online platform. An invitation will be sent out via email and posted on the website nearer the time.


SECED is the British branch of both the International Association and the European Association of Earthquake Engineering. SECED is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and is sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and The Geological Society.

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events

How to connect

 SECED is on Facebook as a Closed Group. Please use this link if you wish to join; then request to join the group.

 SECED is on Twitter as @SECED_UK.

 LinkedIn has a SECED group. Please use this link if you wish to join. 

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