MEET THE EXPERT - Dr. Fumio Yamazaki, Professor Emeritus, Chiba University, Japan, and Research Fellow at National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Tsukuba, Japan
Topic: Monitoring and Sensing Technologies of Earthquake Engineering in Japan
Date: 23 September 2021
Time: 2:00 PM (Bangkok time)
About the Speaker
Dr. Yamazaki was dispatched as a JICA expert to Thailand and served as Professor at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) from 2001 to 2003. He joined the Graduate School of Engineering at Chiba University as Professor in 2003 and stayed there until his retirement in March 2019. His research interests include earthquake engineering, stochastic mechanics, and more recently, application of GIS and remote sensing to disaster management. He is a member of many professional organizations in Japan and USA including ASCE, EERI, JSCE, JAEE. He received Doctor Honoris Causa from National University of Engineering, Peru in 2007, and he was designated as Distinguished Adjunct Professor at AIT in 2015.