8th Int. Conf. Seismology and Eq Eng Nov 2019 Tehran IRAN

8th Int. Conf. Seismology and Eq Eng Nov 2019 Tehran IRAN

Postby salsinawi » Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:41 pm


Invitation from Conference Chairman

Following the success of the previous seven International Conferences of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE) in Tehran, the SEE8 will be organized under the auspices of International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) in November 2019, in the anniversary of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Earthquake of 2017.
With the theme of "Science-Based Sustainable Development in Earthquake Prone Countries", SEE8 provides a unique opportunity for academia, professionals, experts, local governments, insurance agencies, private sectors, and social science practitioners, to exchange and share the latest advances in earthquakes, risk management, building and geotechnical science, and policy initiatives to improve resiliency. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology and Disaster Risk Management.
We invite you to participate in the SEE8, its side events, and at the same time enjoy Iran's stunning natural and cultural beauty.

Conference Chairman
Mohammad Kazem Jafari
IIEES President
Conference Co-Chairs
Abdolreza S. Moghadam
Farokh Parsizadeh

.: About IIEES

Iran, being located between two Arabian and Euro-Asian tectonic plates, has experienced several destructive earthquakes, leaving heavy causalities and serious deterioration in different periods of its history. Over 130 severe earthquakes happened in the 20th century in this country, leaving socio-economic losses and long-lasting effects that indicate the seismicity and vulnerability of this country. Unfortunately, during some of these disastrous natural events even the invaluable evidences of ancient Persian culture have been flattened to the ground. All the aforementioned facts confirm the crucial necessity of being concerned about seeking a solution in order to prevent and reduce these effects. Regarding high seismicity, vulnerability and high seismic risk of this region, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IIEES) was established in November 1989 following the suggestion of 24 th UNESCO General Conference and approval of Iranian government “Council of Higher Education Development” based on the investment of Iranian experts in the earthquake engineering. In order to realize the goals of institute and develop the knowledge in this field, training the intelligent students could be of great help. In this regard, IIEES was approved as a “Research Center” at the 408th meeting of “Council of Higher Education Development” in 1999 and its new doctrine was affirmed in August 2001. Today IIEES is engaged in implementation of national and international projects and will take effective steps in protecting the lives and properties of human being against the activities of nature. The main goals of IIEES are investigation, technology and education in all aspects relevant to seismology, earthquake engineering, earthquake hazard, and suggesting practical approaches and supporting their implementation to reduce the risks of earthquakes, and develop the security culture against earthquakes in this country and the region.
For more information about IIEES, please go to ww.iiees.ac.ir

.: SEE History
International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE) as one of the most important scientific gathering has so far provided an opportunity for researchers to share their latest knowledge and experiences toward earthquake risk mitigation and management. IIEES has successfully organized the following SEE Conferences every four years:

.: Important Dates
Important dates
Extended Abstracts Due: November 1st, 2018
Notification of Acceptance December 1s, 2018
Full Papers Due: February 1st, 2019
Opening Ceremony: November 11th, 2019
Closing Ceremony:

: Conference Committees

Subjects Code Conference Topics
EP Seismotectonics and Paleoseismology
ES Seismology and Seismic Network
EG Engineering Seismology and SGM
EH Seismic Hazard Modeling and Analysis
EW Earthquake Early Warning System
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Subjects Code Conference Topics
GE Earth Structures: Foundations, Retaining Walls, Embankment Dams, Tunnels, etc
GS Site Effects and Soil-Structure Interaction
GT Geotechnical Testing and Physical Modeling
GH Geotechnical Hazards
Structural Earthquake Engineering
Subjects Code Conference Topics
SM Structural Modeling and Seismic Analysis
SD Seismic Design of Structures and Codes
SR Seismic Retrofit of Structures
SV Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting
ST Structural Testing and Modeling
SH Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings and Infrastructures
SI Seismic Isolation and Structural Control
SC Construction Policies and Regulations
SB Seismic Retrofit of Historical Buildings
Earthquake Risk Management
Code Subjects Conference Topics
RI Risk and Resilience of Infrastructures
RD Integrated Disaster Risk Management
RL Risk Modeling and Loss Assessment
RS Socio and Cultural Consequences of Earthquake
RE Earthquake Insurance and Economy
RC Risk Communication and Public Education
RR Response, Rehabilitation and Recovery
RU Urban Risk and Resilience


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Table 1. Foreshocks of the 2006 Silakhor, Iran, Earthquake (Amini Hosseini et al., 2009)
Magnitude Longitude Latitude Time (GMT) Date No.
4.6 48.850 33.552 16:17:07 March 30, 2006 1
2.8 48.652 33.574 18:32:21 March 30, 2006 2
2.9 48.832 33.482 19:17:05 March 31, 2006 3
5.1 48.812 33.477 19:36:20 March 31, 2006 4
3.2 48.839 33.567 22:00:31 March 31, 2006 5
5.9 48.858 33.476 01:17:03 March 31, 2006 6

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Figure 1. Side and plan views of hydromagnetic bearing, supporting plate, and peripheral accessories (Villaverde, 2011)

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Amini Hosseini, K., Hosseini, M., Jafari, M., & Hosseinioon, S. (2009) Recognition of Vulnerable Urban Fabrics in Earthquake Zones: A Case Study of the Tehran Metropolitan Area. Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 10(4), 175-187

Villaverde, R. (2011) Recent Advances in Base Isolation Technology. Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 13(3-4), 209-2018

Clough, R. W., & Penzien, J. (1975). Dynamics of Structures. Tokio: Mc Graw-Hill Kogakusha

Motamed, H. (2012). Determination of indices and criteria of urban seismic safety against earthquake. Ph.D. Dissertation. International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran


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