Prof. Kurata provided a lecture on Seismic Resiliency of Medical Facility and Medical Equipment in Nursery Intensive Care Unit in the 2017 educational workshop of Japan Academy of Neonatal Nursing. Ms. Hitomi Mayu in the master program helped the preparation of the lecture slides.
A paper on long-term wireless monitoring of suspended bridges co-authored by Prof. Masahiro Kurata has been featured in the web site (Smart Brief) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). http://www2.smartbrief.com/servlet/encodeServlet?issueid=FFB9CE47-74ED-427F-9B37-F3CAEBAAD33B&sid=405a1b13-2685-4afc-a9b0-9fb00b4b6502 Zhang, Y., Kurata, M., Lynch, J.P. “Long-Term Modal Analysis of Wireless Structural Monitoring Data from a Suspension Bridge under Varying Environmental and Operational Conditions: System Design and Automated Modal Analysis,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143(4), 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001198, 04016124, 2017.4.
The program is ready for “Japan-Greece International Workshop for Young Researchers on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Applications to Steel and Composite Steel / Concrete Structures” on December 7th & 8th, 2017, at DPRI, Kyoto University. Please check the program next. Program We welcome any visitors.
Mr. Shinno, Ms. Hitomi and Mr. Wada from our laboratory received the outstanding presenter award for young researcher from the 2017 AIJ conference “vibration-field of structural-section”. http://news-sv.aij.or.jp/kouzou/s46/FILES/youthaward2017.pdf
This is the announcement of “Japan-Greece International Workshop for Young Researchers on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Applications to Steel and Composite Steel / Concrete Structures” on December 7th & 8th, 2017, at DPRI, Kyoto University. Please check the brochure next. Brochure We welcome any visitors. The detail program will be uploaded later.
Mr. Chengliang Tu from Tsinghua University in China will stay in our laboratory for a month as an internship student.
Mr. Sasaki and Mr. Wada received the 2017 AIJ Excellent Thesis Award. http://www.aij.or.jp/jpn/sotsuron/pdf/sotu2017.pdf
Prof. Kurata received the 2017 AIJ Encouragement Prize. http://www.aij.or.jp/eng/prizes/prize/prize17.html http://www.aij.or.jp/eng/prizes/prize/prize2017/pdf/6_award_003.pdf