The 16th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering will be held at Department of Earthquake Engineering, IIT Roorkee from Dec.20-22, 2018. Fifteen Symposia of similar nature, held in the past since 1959 at an interval of four years, have made significant impact on the development and enhancement of Earthquake Engineering Education and Research. The 16th symposium assumes great significance as it will provide a platform to review the contributions and accomplishments of the Department in the field of Earthquake Engineering in the last fifty years and draw an agenda for future course of action keeping the national need in the forefront. Lately there has been a paradigm shift and more emphasizes is laid on disaster mitigation. The damage scenario due to recent earthquakes have once again highlighted the need to evolve appropriate strategies to enhance the knowledge on earthquake resistant construction and to ensure that the same is put to use by the end user.
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