Tuesday, August 8, 2017

CE Profs presented papers at SPACE2017


Dr. Oreta and Dr. Garciano present their plaque of appreciation as presenters

CE Dept. chair, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lessandro Garciano and Prof. Dr. Andres Oreta  presented plenary papers in the conference on Sustainable Proactive Advocacies in Civil Engineering (SPACE 2017) on Aug. 10-11, 2017 at the AIM, Makati City. SPACE 2017 is organized by PICE-Makati Chapter, ASEP and ISSEP. This year's theme is "Civil Engineers Getting ready for the Big One." 


Dr. Garciano  presented two papers: (a) Developing an Evacuation Safety Index (ESI) for Public Schools, and (b) Post-seismic Optimal Recovery Strategy for Water Lifeline Systems

Dr. Oreta, on the otherhand, presented a paper on "Making Cities Resilient to Disasters: The UNISDR Ten Essentials and Best Practices (The Case of Fukuoka, Japan)

Dr. Garciano is a director of ASEP, while Dr. Oreta is a fellow of ASEP.