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时间:2018-05-15 14:24作者:未知 来源:地球物理学院

报告人:        Prof. Max Wyss

报告题目:      Thought about earthquake hazard and risk estimations.

报告时间         2018515日下午4

报告地点:         地球物理学院四楼多媒体报告厅

 

报告人简介:

Max Wyss, born in Zurich, Switzerland, earned a Diploma in geophysics at the Federal Institute of Technology. He obtained his MS and PhD in seismology at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena in 1970. He joined the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder and worked there from 1973 through 1991,advancing from Assistant to Full Professor. In 1991, he joined the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He was State Seismologist of Alaska from 1993 to 1995. From 2001 to 2014 Wyss served as the Director of the World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction in Geneva.  In 2015 he joined the International Center for Earth Simulation in Geneva as scientific expert. He is Professor Emeritus of the University of Alaska.

During his career, Wyss, worked in a number of countries and a number of institutions as visiting scientist, including the University of Tokyo, the National University of Mexico, Tohoku University, the Federal Institute of Technology in Zuerich 

Max Wyss’ 200 scientific publications deal with: Seismic hazard and risk, earthquake losses and so on. The awards he received included the Humboldt Senior Scientist award and a number of awards for specific research papers and proposals. For 15 years he served as editor of Pure and Applied Geophysics. Wyss also served on review panels of NASA, the National Science Foundation (USA), the US Geological Survey, and the German Geotechnologien Program.

 

 

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