EERI YMC Webinar: The Big Picture and the Missing Link of Earthquake Resilience

When: January 24th, 10AM-11AM PST
Speaker: Sissy Nikolaou, PhD, PE, D.GE, F.ASCE
Register for the webinar here.

In this inaugural YMC webinar, Sissy Nikolaou of WSP will present on the rising influence of resilience in all aspects of the built environment. Specifically, she will discuss the human and life quality factor, as an integral component and currently “missing link” in the path to resilience. Furthermore, this webinar will focus on big-picture challenges in earthquake resilience, including novel technologies for earthquake risk evaluation, use of those technologies to improve asset utilization, and integration of life-long, real-time monitoring to re-assess predictions after minor events.

Bio: Sissy is Principal of Geotechnical and Multi-Hazard Engineering at WSP, and is a WSP Fellow of Earthquake Engineering. She also leads the multi-hazard resilience initiative of the firm’s Geotechnical and Tunneling Technical Excellence Center. A dedicated EERI member, Sissy serves on the Board of Directors. Sissy has also led various reconnaissance efforts after major earthquakes.

For more information, please see the Webinar Flyer.