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Graduate Student Shuo Yang Awarded Travel Grant for 2018 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America

Allison Preston • DATE: January 29, 2018

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Graduate student Shuo Yang has been awarded a travel grant by the Seismological Society of America to attend its 2018 Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida. The Seismological Society of America is an international scientific society devoted to the advancement of seismology and the understanding of earthquakes for the benefit of society. Founded in 1906, the society has members throughout the world representing seismologists, geophysicists, geologists, engineers, insurers, and policy-makers.

Shuo Yang will travel to the meeting in May to present a paper entitled “Investigation of H/V Spectral Ratio, Spectral Decay Parameter, and Strong-Motion Duration Based on a Ground-Motion Database of Chilean Subduction-Zone Earthquakes.” Co-authors of the paper are Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences Professor George Mavroeidis, Tim Sonnemann, Benedikt Halldorsson and Birgir Hrafnkelsson from the University of Iceland, and Juan Carlos de la Llera, Paula Aguirre and Alan Poulos from Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. This study was partially supported by the University of Notre Dame and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile under a seed collaboration grant awarded to Drs. Mavroeidis and de la Llera.