Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI) Workshop

CoordinatorsFarhang Ostadan (Bechtel) and Dave McCallen (University of Nevada-Reno)

Date: Tuesday August 6, 2019

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

During the week of the SMiRT 25 conference, a one full day SSI workshop will be offered to cover the past and present SSI practice globally and the outlook for the new upcoming approaches in future. The workshop covers site response analysis, site and structural modeling, seismic wave fields and practical approaches to meet the current requirements for SSI analysis of nuclear power plant structures.

The speakers are well-known researchers and practitioners from multiple countries and include:

Farhang Ostadan             Bechtel Corporation and workshop coordinator, USA

Carl Costantino                CJC Associates, USA

Jim Johnson                    James J Johnson and Associates, USA

David McCallen            University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Naohiro Nakamura          Hiroshima University, Japan

Peter Rangelow               Basler & Hofmann, Switzerland

Jin Ho Lee                       Pukyong National University, South Korea

Men Chu                         Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute, China

Ziduan Joshua Shang    Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute, China