The 4th International Nigel Priestley Seminar, named in honour of Prof. Nigel Priestley, who was co-founder of the ROSE School in 2001, will take place in Pavia on 24-25 May 2018. The Seminar corresponds to the 18th edition of the traditional ROSE Seminar, during which Master and PhD students in “Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology” and “Hydrological, Weather, Geological, Chemical and Environmental Risks” of the School are given the opportunity to present and discuss their research work to an audience of international experts.
In addition to standard presentations on research work carried out at the School, the Seminar will continue the tradition of inviting a prominent scientist to deliver a keynote lecture on a given contemporary and highly relevant topic in the field of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology.
At this year’s event, the keynote address entitled “Twenty-three years from Kobe – Japanese research and practice on collapse, performance, functionality, and resilience” will be delivered by Prof. Masayoshi Nakashima, formely at the University of Kyoto, Japan.
During the second and last day there will be the graduation ceremony and awarding ceremony of the Nigel Priestley International Prize 2018.
You may download the detailed programme here.