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|International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, Senior Research Scholar, Risk and Resilience Program, IIASAStefan Hochrainer-Stigler is a Senior Research Scholar with the Risk and Resilience (RISK) program at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the leader of the Risk Analysis and Modeling group. A member of the Board of Directors of the Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society and the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI). Stefan is also a lecturer at the University of Vienna, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the UME (Understanding and Managing Extremes) Graduate School at the Institute for Advanced Study in Pavia.
|European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)|
Tom De Groeve
|Disaster and Development Network (DDN), Northumbria University
Asia and Oceania
|International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University
|National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED)
Koji Suzuki, Director, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED)
Koji Suzuki is Executive Director of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Japan. He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo and earned his master's degree from Columbia University in the City of New York. He joined the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism as Counsellor for the Global Strategies, and was Director for Navigation Safety, Japan Coast Guard. He was the Executive Director, Asian Disaster Reduction Center in Kobe. He was a member of the Result Management Council, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), The World Bank, and Disaster Risk Reduction Expert in Indonesia and Sri Lanka for JICA.
|Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, GNS Science Te Pu Ao|
Kelvin R. Berryman serves as a General Manager of Natural Hazards Strategic Relationships at Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited. Kelvin was one of the Principal Spokespersons during the Canterbury earthquake sequence. He managed the research platform that integrates New Zealand's government-funded research in natural hazards. He serves as NZ Representative on the Governing Board of the GEM (global earthquake model) Foundation. His research and applied science was undertaken throughout New Zealand and extensively around the Pacific. In 2012, he received a Queens Service Order for services to science and Canterbury earthquake recovery. Kelvin has been a Geologist at GNS Science since November 1974.
|National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR)
Wei-Sen Li, Director, National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR)
Irasema Alcántara-Ayala is a former Director and current Professor and Researcher of the Institute of Geography at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She got a degree in Geography from UNAM, a Ph.D. degree in Geography/Geomorphology from King´s College London, University of London, and carried out a post-doc stay at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. Her research interest is concentrated on landslides, vulnerability and integrated disaster risk. Current Vice-President of the International Association of Geomorphologist (IAG), the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), and Vice-Chair of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme of International Council for Science (ICSU).
Mosalam obtained BS/MS from Cairo and PhD from Cornell in Structural Engineering. In 1997, he joined UC-Berkeley where he is the Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the PEER Center. He conducts research on performance and monitoring of structures, assessment and rehabilitation of essential facilities, and building energy efficiency and sustainability, involving large-scale computations and experiments including hybrid simulation. He is the recipient of 2006 ASCE Huber Prize, 2013 Chancellor award for Public Services, and 2016 EERI outstanding paper award. He was a visiting professor at Kyoto, METU, and NTU. He is a High-end Expert in Tongji and PI of Tsinghua-Berkeley-Shenzhen Institute.
|Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
In addition to the responsibilities as professor, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, Hirokazu Tatano serves as Vice-President of International Society of Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Society) since 2010, and the Secretary-General of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI), since 2015. He has done pioneering research on economic consequence analysis with major focus on economic resilience to natural disasters at the levels of individual business, market, and regional economy. Another research focus is methodologies for integrated disaster risk management and governance. Through these academic activities, he wishes to contribute to establishing "implementation science" as a key area of science for disaster risk reduction.