DLSU Civil Engineering Dept. & URCO RPW on Building Resilient Cities and Communities hosted a Lecture Series on “BUILDING STRUCTURAL & FUNCTIONAL RESILIENCE” last 26 November 2018 (Monday), 9:00 – 11:30 AM at the Velasco Hall (V207 Conf. Rm).
The resource speakers were Prof. Toru Takeuchi, Dept. of Architecture & Building Eng’g, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Prof. Satoshi Yamada, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology. The topic of their lectures are:
- RECENT SEISMIC DESIGN WITH ENERGY-CONTROL CONCEPTS IN JAPAN - Toru Takeuchi, Professor, Dept. of Architecture & Building Eng’g, Tokyo Institute of Technology & Vice President of Architectural Institute of Japan.
- INTRODUCTION OF THE “SOFTECH” PROJECT - Satoshi Yamada, Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology Chairman of the “SOFTech” project.
The program was emceed by Vice-chair, Dr. Maria De Leon and Engr. Richard De Jesus opened the program with a prayer. Prof. Lessandro Garciano, CE Dept. chair gave a welcome message while Prof. Andres Oreta presented an introduction about the initiatives of DLSU CE Department on Resilience Building and an overview on Infrastructure Resilience. Then, the two lectures were presented followed by an open forum facilitated by Prof. Bernard Lejano. Dr. Jason Ongpeng, president of the Association of Tokyo Tech Alumni & Research Scholars (ATTARS) gave the closing message. The lecture was attended by DLSU faculty, graduate students and structural engineers from ASEP and UPD.