EEFIT Research Grant winners showcase


This event will showcase the findings of two research projects undertaken by the 2019 EEFIT Research Grant winners:

  • "Optimal design of rubber joints for seismic protection of masonry-infilled frame" by Enrico Tubaldi
  • "Integrating earthquake early warnings into organisational resilience" by Gianluca Pescaroli, Carmine Galasso and Omar Velazquez Ortiz.

About the speakers

Dr. Enrico Tubaldi is Senior Lecturer of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and member of the Center for Intelligent Infrastructure at University of Strathclyde. Before joining University of Strathclyde in October 2017, he was Marie Curie Reaserch Fellow at Imperial College London (UK) and post-doctoral researcher at Polytechnic University of Marche, University of Camerino, Lousiana State University and at the Institute of Risk and Uncertainty of University of Liverpool. He is author or co-author of more than 50 journal papers in the field of earthquake engineering, structural dynamics, infrastructure risk assessment and monitoring, and has supervised more than 10 PhD students and post-doctoral researchers.

Dr. Carmine Galasso is a Professor of Catastrophe Risk Engineering at University College London.

Dr. Gianluca Pescaroli is a Lecturer in Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience, University College London.

Omar Velazquez Ortiz is a PhD student at University College London.

Further information

This event is organised by the UK Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT), which is serviced by The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE). Non-members of EEFIT are welcome to attend. This event will take place online. Please register for the event prior to joining via the IStructE's website. The registration process will provide you with the link you need to join the main event.

Follow this link to IStructE

Event Details

Event Date 08/12/2021 6:00 pm
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