Tokyo College Event: “Pre-earthquake Preparation Processes” Lecture by Prof. Yehuda BEN-ZION
November 14, 2022
|Intended for||General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff|
|Date(s)||December 6, 2022 13:15 — 14:45|
|Entrance Fee||No charge|
|Registration Method||Advance registration required
|Registration Period||November 10, 2022 — December 6, 2022|
AbstractThe lecture discusses several initiatives to clarify physical processes leading to large earthquakes by geophysical observations, experiments, and modeling; and to improve society’s preparation for large earthquakes through upgrades of instrumental monitoring and early warning alerts, developing better building codes, and community education activities.
ProgramLecturer: Yehuda BEN-ZION (Professor, University of Southern California)
Commentator: YOKOYAMA Hiromi (Professor, Kavli IPMU, The University of Tokyo)
Facilitator: MINO Takashi (Deputy Director, Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo)
Speaker ProfileLecturer: Yehuda BEN-ZION (Professor, University of Southern California)
Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Director of the Southern California Earthquake Center. Tokyo College Professor. He is focusing on efforts to develop an improved framework for the physics of earthquakes and faults using a variety of theoretical tools and observational results.