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FY2010 1st Meeting of Research Committee

FY2010 1st Meeting of Research Committee
Date:
13 Jul 2010
Time:
13:30 to 15:30
Venue:
Kochi head office of Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Attendees:
10
  • Prof. Osamu Kusakabe, Tokyo Institute of Technology (IPA Director)
  • Dr Yoshiaki Kikuchi, Independent Administrative Institution Port and Airport Research Institute
  • Dr Kozo Tagaya (IPA Research Committee Chairman)
  • Mr Takehiko Iizuka (IPA Research Committee)
  • Dr Tadahiko Okumura (IPA Secretary General)
  • and other 5 members

The 1st Research Committee in the financial year 2010 was held at the Kochi head office of Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd. taking an opportunity of “2nd IPA Press-in Seminar in Kochi”.

Mainly three agendas were discussed.

FY2010 1st Meeting of Research Committee

Dr Tagaya explained the outline of 3rd IPA Research Grant Award proposals and the current progress of selection. Regarding 3rd IPA International Workshop, Dr Okumura reported the whole programme and the latest information of the field trip that is scheduled on the last day of the workshop.

As a theme of aseismatic design of underground structures, Mr Furuichi, a member of IPA Research Committee, reported the actual measurement of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake on August 2009 by accelerographs attached on the Eco-cycle (underground bicycle parking unit). Members discussed and gave him an advice on dynamic analysis of design.