A Look Back, a Look Forward: Lessons Applied 30 Years After Loma Prieta

Presented in collaboration with the SJSU College of Engineering
September 26, 2019
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San José, CA

EVENT PRESS RELEASE

Mineta Transportation Institute

Irma Garcia

Communications and Workforce Development

408-924-7566

Irma.garcia@sjsu.edu

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

San Jose, California— The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) and the College of Engineering at San Jose State University (SJSU) present “A Look Back, a Look Forward: Lessons Applied 30 Years After Loma Prieta,” Friday October 18, 2019 at SJSU’s College of Engineering Alumni Room (ENG285/287).

The symposium features a keynote address by Dr. Anne Wein, US Geological Survey, Operations Research Analyst and panels that include Drs. Guna Selvaduray and Steven Vukazich of SJSU's Material and Civil Engineering Departments and Ash Padwal Chief Risk Officer of Allied Telesis. Dr. Frances Edwards, MTI’s Deputy Director of the National Transportation Security Center, will chair the discussion.

MTI and the College of Engineering are proud to bring “A Look Back, a Look Forward: Lessons Applied 30 Years After Loma Prieta” for an expert view on changes over the last 30 years that have enhanced seismic safety, as well as future developments needed to improve the Bay Area's earthquake resilience against another “Killer Quake.”

The symposium is from 1-4 p.m. and is followed by a networking reception from 4-6 p.m. Guests can register at https://tinyurl.com/y566dy5y (seating is limited).

For additional information on MTI or to view other upcoming MTI events, visit http://transweb.sjsu.edu.