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Wed, Jun 26


Pearson Convention Centre

June CGS-SOS Dinner Lecture

Registration page to come.

Time & Location

Jun 26, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E, Brampton, ON L6T 4L7, Canada

About the event

Dr. Ellen M. Rathje is the Janet S. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (UT), and a Senior Research Scientist at the UT Bureau of Economic Geology. She is an acknowledged expert in the areas of seismic site response analysis, seismic slope stability, induced seismicity, and field reconnaissance after earthquakes. Dr. Rathje is a founding member and previous Co-Chair of the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, and is currently the Principal Investigator for the cyberinfrastructure that supports research in natural hazards engineering. She has been honored with the 2022 Peck Lecture Award from the ASCE Geo-Institute, the 2018 William B. Joyner Lecture Award from the Seismological Society of America and the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, and the 2010 Huber Research Prize from the ASCE. She was elected Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2016.

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