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Earthquakes and Japan

Last year Thiagarajan and one of his graduate students traveled to China to receive an international award in a civil engineering competition. The task placed before them had been to predict what would happen to a four-story building when it was subjected to a simulated earthquake, and Thiagarajan's team won the first place award.

A Bump in the Road

Ganesh Thiagarajan
Assistant Professor, Civil and Mechanical Engineering
UM Kansas City

By Tanya Sneddon