Editor-in-Chief of IREHM

Biographical note of the Editor-in-Chief:


 

 Prof. Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany has received his BS, MS and PhD. with honorfrom Va. Tech (USA) in 1983 in Structural Dynamic and Earthquake Engineering.

He has been the founder ofthe International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES) in Iranin1989 and was its president until Dec. 2006. He is the author of more than 250 papers, 3 books and 40 research reports in the field of random vibration, earthquake engineering, seismic hazard and risk analysis, risk management, and risk reduction policy development.

He was chief Editor of JSEE and Chairman of Int. Conf. on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (1991-2007). He is now the co-Editor of IDRiM Journal,Editor of Earthquake Engineering Journal (EEJ); and member of Editorial Board of many other journals. He is one of the founders of Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association (IEEA) and a pioneer in Risk mitigation activities in Iran.

He has served as member of Iran’s Natural disaster Prevention and Management Headquarter, Iran’s Risk Reduction Comm., Iran Scientific Research Council, National Building Code Council, etc. 

At present he is the professor of earthquake engineering and risk management at IIEES, Adjunct professor and associate director of World Institute of Disaster Risk Management in Virginia Tech (USA), Chairman of SP Insurance Risk Management Institute. President of IEEA, Director of Int. Assoc. of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE), Chairman of Earthquake Strong Ground Motion, Hazard and Risk Commission of IASPEI, member of UNISDR Science and Technical commission, member of EERI, ASCE, IASBEI,GEM, EMME, etc .

  RECENT AND RELEVANT JOURNAL/CONFERENCE PAPERS

Professor Ashtiany is author of over 250 publications in scientific journals and proceedings of international conferences in the different fields related to the earthquake phenomena. These publications can be grouped as follows:

- Structural dynamics;

- Random vibration;

- Earthquake engineering;

- Strong ground motion analysis;

- Seismic hazard analysis;

- Seismic risk analysis;

- Risk management and risk reduction policy development

 

 SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

- He is the distinguished professor of earthquake engineering and risk management at IIEES;

- He is the adjunct professor and associate director of World Institute of Disaster Risk Management in Virginia Tech (USA);

- He is the chairman of Earthquake Strong Ground Motion, Hazard and Risk Commission of IASPEI;

- He was chief editor of JSEE;

- He is now the co-Editor of IDRiM Journal;

- He is now the editor of Earthquake Engineering Journal (EEJ);

- He has served as member of:

    - Iran’s Natural disaster Prevention and Management Headquarter;
    - Iran’s Risk Reduction Commission;
    - Iran Scientific Research Council;
    - National Building Code Council

- He is a member of:

    - EERI
    - ASCE
    - IASBEI
    - GEM
    - EMME

 

 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

- He is the chairman of SP Insurance Risk Management Institute;

- He is the Acting Director and Founding member of Civil Research Center (CRC);

- He is the president of Hazard and Risk Management Consultant (HRMC);

- He was the project manager of the UNDP Project on earthquake capacity building in Iran: UNDP/IRA/90/009

 

 ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES

- He is the founder of Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association (IEEA);

- He is a member of UNISDR Science and Technical commission;

- He was the chairman of Int. Conf. on Seismology and Earthquake Eng. (1991-2007);

- He is a member of advisory board of the GeoHazard International, USA;

- He is a member of board of "Asian Disaster Reduction Hyperbase" (DRH-Asia);

- He was a Ex-Member of the scientific board of Global Risk Forum, Davos, Swiss.




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