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Yenan Cao Awarded Travel Grant for 2017 Annual Meeting of Seismological Society of America

Meenu Garg • DATE: January 18, 2017

Graduate student Yenan Cao has been awarded a travel grant by the Seismological Society of America to attend its 2017 Annual Meeting to be held in Denver, Colorado, April 18-20, 2017. 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. Yenan Cao will be presenting a paper entitled “Evaluation of Accidental Eccentricity in Symmetric Buildings due to Wave Passage Effects in the Near-Fault Region”. Co-authors of the paper are Dr. Mavroeidis from University of Notre Dame, Dr. Meza-Fajardo from BRGM (France), and Dr. Papageorgiou from University of Patras (Greece).