SEAoNY & EERI – ATC-20 and ATC-45 Training Event

Join the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) – the New York –Northeast Chapter for an all day training on the principles of damaged buildings safety in accordance with the Applied Technology Council’s (ATC) principles. Read more

University at Buffalo, 2nd Annual Earthquake Engineering Symposium

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Student Chapter at the University at Buffalo (UB-EERI) is hosting their 2nd Annual Earthquake Engineering Symposium on April 20, 2018, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The purpose of the symposium is for student researchers to present the latest in earthquake engineering research to academia and industry and to provide a great networking opportunity for the future leaders in the field. Read more

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

In case you missed this webinar, you can watch it on EERI’s youtube channel, or on this page, below!

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. Read more

NYNE Regional Chapter Visits NYC Local University to promote EERI

On September 20, 2017, representatives from the NYNE Chapter visited Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY to promote EERI and inform undergraduates and graduate students about the opportunities available to them now and later as Young Professionals. About 46 students attended with 4 faculty members. Read more

Mini-Symposium and Panel Discussion: 2016 Mw7.8 Muisne, Ecuador Earthquake (May 2017)


On May 30, 2017 the EERI New York – Northeast (NYNE) Chapter hosted a joint event with the ASCE Metropolitan Section Infrastructure Group: “2016 Mw7.8 Muisne, Ecuador Earthquake: 1 Year Later.” This mini-symposium and panel discussion addressed what was observed during the GEER-ATC and EERI-LFE reconnaissance missions following the earthquake, and the relevance of what was learned to New York City and United States critical infrastructure. Guest lectures and panel discussions were comprised of engineering leaders from the Ecuadorian Army Corps of Engineers (EACE), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Applied Technology Council (ATC) and NYC Emergency Management (NYCEM), in addition to other distinguished academia and industry leaders from Ecuador and the US.

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