Andre Filiatrault1, and Jeffrey Berman2
1Ph. D., P.E., Professor, and Deputy Director of (MCEER)
2Ph.D. Candidate and Student Leadership Council Chair

Welcoming Remarks to New MCEER Graduate And Undergraduate Students


This presentation provides an overview of research performed within the context of the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER). MCEER is headquartered here at the University at Buffalo and has 17 participating institutions. The role of students, both graduate and undergraduate, in helping the center achieve its goal of seismically resilient communities will be discussed. If you are a graduate or undergraduate student wondering what research opportunities may be available to you, you should attend this seminar. The MCEER Student Leadership Council is an organization composed of students who are performing MCEER research. This seminar will highlight the numerous activities of the Council, ranging from attending conferences to performing education and outreach activities as well as coordinating this seminar series. It will also provide information on how interested students can get involved. This seminar will conclude with an overview of the Student Leadership Councilís newly launched Seismic Design Competition for Undergraduates. The competition will be held on January 29th, here at UB, and the seminar will include logistical and practical information for those involved.


Friday, October 29th, 2004


3:00 - 4:00 PM EST

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Seminar sponsored by MCEER Networking and Education Programs, MCEER SLC and hosted by the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and the EERI Student Chapter at UB.


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