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Message from the President

David A Friedman-PulseWelcome to The Pulse of Earthquake Engineering, the bi-weekly email newsletter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
— David A. Friedman, EERI President


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News of the Institute

Michael Mahoney to Receive the 2018 Alfred E. Alquist Special Recognition Medal More >

11NCEE - Register Early - tours, workshops, and special events are filling up! More >

EERI 2018 Undergraduate Student Paper Competition More >

Member Spotlight

Kent Sasaki Reappointed to the California Building Standards Commission More >

Manos Maragakis Honored with 2017 SIR Award from Nevada Construction Industry More >


Webinar on Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage – A Practical Guide (FEMA E-74) More >

Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Facility Workshop: An Overview of the NHERI RAPID Facility More >


Summer 2018 Internship Opportunities with San Francisco's Earthquake Safety Implementation Program More >

Resources from the Vault

March 11, 2011: M9.0 Tohoku Japan Earthquake and Tsunami More >

News of the Profession

Links to Recent News and Views More >


1st International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience
February 14-16, 2018


10th Gulf Seismic Forum for Seismology and Earthquake
Engineering Studies in the Arabian Plate Region
March 19-22, 2018
Muscat, Oman

PEER - MTS Hybrid Simulation Workshop
March 20-21, 2018
PEER Richmond Field Station, Richmond, CA

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Conference V
June 10–15, 2018
Austin, TX


16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
June 18–21, 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece


11th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering
June 25–29, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) 43rd Annual Conference
October 24–27, 2018
Anaheim, California

Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2018)
October 28–31, 2018
Ghent, Belgium

GeoMEast 2018 International
November 24–28, 2018
Cairo, Egypt

16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering (16SEE)
December 20-22, 2018
Roorkee, India

EERI 71st Annual Meeting

March 5–8, 2019
Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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