The 39th Annual Geosystems Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Held May 7

Featured Faculty: Dimitrios Zekkos


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The 39th Annual Geosystems Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

May 7, 2021

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PST


SFGI ASCE and UC Berkeley are pleased to present the 39th Annual Geosystems Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series
This year’s event will take place online on May 7th at 10:00am-2:00pm PST and will feature the following three lectures and a panel discussion:

  • Prof. Laurie Baise from Tufts University: “Observations and Characterization of Complexity in Site Response


  • Prof. Dimitrios Zekkos from UC Berkeley: “Integrated Satellite, UAV and ground-based assessment of landslides: The 2015 M 6.5 Lefkada earthquake in Greece


  • Prof. Thomas O’Rourke from Cornell University: “The Next Generation Hazard Resilient Infrastructure"


  • Following the lectures, we will have a panel discussion on “Emerging technologies and opportunities on moving from site-specific to regional analyses and assessment”.

Please email to receive the webinar link.

The event is free; however, we ask that you consider making a donation to the GeoSystems Engineering Program to support our Graduate Students, by filling out this form and mailing to: University of California, Berkeley, Donor and Gift Services, 1995 University Avenue, Suite 400, Berkeley, CA 94704-1070.

This annual event provides year-long support to the graduate students and for hosting our Wednesday noon seminar speakers, among other activities that enrich the students’ program while at Berkeley. Thank you.


San Francisco Geo-Institute Board Members

Chair - Caroline Haatveit, ENGEO

Vice-Chair - Blair Rushing, Keller

Treasurer - Roberto Nevarez, GEI

Secretary - Carley Burford, Langan

Email/Event Coordinator - Julia Villanueva, Arup

Workshop Coordinator - Pawan Kumar, Arup

Student Outreach Co-Coodinators - Jenna Fontaine, Langan and Lindsay Shapiro, Keller

Webmaster - Kevin Chan, Caltrans


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Published 04/28/2021