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2019 EERI 

Shah Family 

Innovation

Prize

Carlos Molina Hutt was awarded the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) – Shah Family Innovation Prize. This prize rewards younger professionals and academics for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in the field of earthquake risk mitigation and management. Carlos received the Shah prize at the 2020 EERI Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 5 during the National Earthquake Conference in San Diego, CA.

News Updates!

28/04/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt joined the Board of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Earthquake - British Columbia Chapter.

05/03/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt joined the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

11/03/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “Earthquake-induced repairs costs of mid-rise RC core wall buildings in deep sedimentary basins using empirical & simulated seismic hazard characterizations” at the University of California, Davis.

05/03/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt was awarded the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) – Shah Family Innovation Prize. This prize rewards younger professionals and academics for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in the field of earthquake risk mitigation and management.

05/02/2020

Pouria Kourehpaz received a DIALOG Graduate Scholarship in Structural Engineering at UBC. Structural engineering firm DIALOG offers this scholarship annually to only one student entering the first year of a graduate program in structural engineering.

02/03/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt delivered a guest lecture in PLAN 531 – Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities at UBC, Vancouver, BC.

23/01/2020

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “From bugs to buildings: parallels in resilience and adaptation” at the UBC Green College, Vancouver, BC.

02/12/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “Reducing the catastrophic risk of a Cascadia megathrust earthquake” at Natural Resources Canada, Vancouver, BC.

13/09/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “Seismic risk modelling of hospital infrastructure for Lower Mainland Facilities Management” at Health Emergency Management British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

31/08/2019

Camilo Granda Valencia was granted the Wendy Fan Memorial Scholarship in recognition of his academic achievement. This award, which is part of UBC’s Spring Graduate Awards Competition, is offered to support his Master’s Program.

27/08/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “Evaluating the seismic risk of existing tall steel buildings in the Western United States” at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

15/06/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt joined the Education Committee of the Structural Engineers Association of British Columbia.

08/06/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “San Francisco Tall Buildings Safety Strategy” at the International Workshop of Innovative Structural Systems, Theory and Technology Towards Earthquake Resilience in Beijing, China.

12/04/2019

Carlos Molina Hutt gave a talk titled “Seismic risk modelling of hospital infrastructure for Lower Mainland Facilities Management” at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver, BC.

01/04/2019

Jenny Si was awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Program. This award will provide funds for her studies and research in life-cycle costing and performance-based seismic resiliency in buildings.

20/03/2019

Pouria Kourehpaz was awarded a Civil Engineering Excellence Award for the first year of his Ph.D. studies from the Civil Engineering Department at the University of British Columbia, which will hold an associated appointment as a Graduate Research Assistant.