Professional Affiliations
and Service Activities
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
Geoengineering Extreme Event Reconnaissance (GEER) Association
Seimological Society of America (SSA)


Editorial Board, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 1997-2005.
Steering Committee-Geoengineering Extreme Event Reconnaissance (GEER)
ASCE Publications Committee, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
ASCE Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering, Ports and
Harbors Committee, 2000-Present.
CALFED Bay-Delta Program – CMARP Levee Integrity Team
US-Japan Workshop on Cooperative Research for Urban Earthquake Disaster
Mitigation. Co-Chair with Prof. Y. Tanaka, Kobe University
USGS, Gas Hydrate and Sediment Testing Laboratory (GHASTLI) External
Review Committee, 1998-1999 (Chairman)
Scientific Committee, 11th International Conference on Soil Dynamics and
Earthquake Engineering (11th ICSDEE)
Scientific Committee, 3rd International Conference on Earthquake
Geotechnical Engineering (3rd ICEGE)
Conference Committee, 8th US National Conference on Earthquake
Engineering, San Francisco, CA April 2006
Conference Committee-Session Chair, Sixth International Conference on
Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, 2008