PSSC2019 TOKYO

Schedule & Program

Keynote Speaker

Title:

New Strategies for a Sustainable and Resilient Structural Systems

Professor Jerome F. Hajjar
Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering Northeastern University
USA

Time:
9:20 to 9:50
Date:
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Place:
Digital Multi-purpose Hall, 2F
Professor Jerome F. Hajjar

Jerome F. Hajjar is the CDM Smith Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University. His research and teaching interests include analysis, experimental testing, and design of steel and composite structures, regional modeling of infrastructure systems, and earthquake engineering, and he has published over 200 papers and books on these topics.
Hajjar serves on the AISC Committee on Specifications, chairs AISC Task Committee 5 on Composite Construction, and he is on the ASCE/SEI Board of Governors. He is a Fellow of ASCE and SEI and has received over thirty awards for his research, teaching, and service.

Title:

INELASTIC DEFORMATION CAPACITY OF STELL BEAM-END CONNECTIONS AND A FULL-SCALE THREE-STORY MOMENT-RESISTING STEEL FRAME UNDER CYCLIC LOADING

Professor Mitsumasa Midorikawa
President,
National Research and Development
Agency, Building Research Institute
Japan

Time:
9:50 to 10:20
Date:
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Place:
Digital Multi-purpose Hall, 2F
Professor Mitsumasa Midorikawa

2017-present President, National Research and Development Agency,
Building Research Institute (BRI)
2016-2017 Executive, General Building Research Corporation
2005-2016 Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University
2001-2005 Research Coordinator of Building Technology, BRI
1999-2001 Director, International Institute of Seismology and
Earthquake Engineering, BRI
1997-1999 Research Director, BRI
1989-1997 Division Head, BRI
1984-1989 Senior Research Structural Engineer, BRI
1980-1984 Research Structural Engineer, BRI
1979-1980 Assistant Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1979 Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology
2015-2017 Vice President, Architectural Institute of Japan
2012 The Prize of the Architectural Institute of Japan 2012, Research
Theses Division

Title:

Research on Seismic Design of Deep Wide-flange Steel Columns in the U.S.

Professor Chia-Ming Uang
Department of Structural Engineering
University of California, San Diego
USA

Time:
11:00 to 11:30
Date:
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Place:
Digital Multi-purpose Hall, 2F
Professor Chia-Ming Uang

Chia-Ming Uang is a Professor in the Department of Structural Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. Professor Uang’s research area is in seismic design, rehabilitation, and testing of large-scale steel structures. He received the T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award in 2015 and a Special Achievement Award in 2007 from American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). He is also a member of the AISC Committee of Specifications and Seismic Committee. Professor Uang received three research awards from American Society of Civil Engineers: Raymond C. Reese Research Prize in 2001 as well as Moisseiff Award in 2004 and 2014.

Title:

Dynamic and Aerodynamic Challenges of Long Span Steel Bridge

Professor Yaojun Ge
Department of Bridge Engineering
SLDRCE, Tongji University
China

Time:
11:30 to 12:00
Date:
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Place:
Digital Multi-purpose Hall, 2F
Professor Yaojun Ge

Yaojun Ge has been working at Tongji University, specializing in bridge structural analysis, wind engineering, and bridge aerodynamics for 36 years. He has contributed to over 10 key fundamental research projects and also served consultants to over 30 major bridge development projects. He has published 7 books and more than 200 technical papers, and has made over 20 keynote presentations in international conferences. He has received three National Science Technology Awards, as well as T. Y. Lin Medal 2016 and ICARO Award 2018 from the international community. He has served as President of Bridge and Structural Engineering Institute of CCES. He was elected as President of IABSE in 2018.