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Citation on the award of NZSEE Fellow, April 2017

Quincy Ma is awarded a Fellowship of NZSEE for his services to the education of young engineers, leadership, and earthquake engineering in New Zealand.

Quincy’s contribution to seismic engineering has evolved rapidly as he developed a wide understanding of technical systems, as well as the processes of developing and communicating ideas. An early emphasis was on the dynamic behaviour and measurement of structures subject to ground shaking. Coupled with this development… Continue reading

Citation on the award of NZSEE Fellow, April 2017

Rajesh Dhakal is awarded a Fellowship of NZSEE for his services to the education of young engineers, the NZSEE Bulletin, and earthquake engineering in New Zealand.

Rajesh joined the University of Canterbury, Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering in 2003 as a lecturer in concrete structures. This appointment followed his undergraduate studies in his native Nepal, ME studies in Thailand, PhD studies in Japan (2000) where he specialized in the… Continue reading

Peter Smith (President)
David Whittaker (Vice President)
Geoff Banks
Ignatius Black
Charles Clifton
Nick Horspool
Weng Yuen Kam
Stuart Palmer
Liam Wotherspoon
Rajesh Dhakal (Bulletin Editor)
Win Clark (Executive Officer)


Peter Smith (President)
Director of Spencer Holmes Ltd.
Elected to Management Committee 2012

As a director of Spencer Holmes, Peter has over 40 years experience in seismic design Recently he has participated in the DBH Engineering Advisory Groups following the Canterbury earthquakes. Peter has had an on going involvement with… Continue reading

Entries are now open for the 2015 Earthquake Strengthening Awards.

Case studies of seismic retrofit projects are sought, with awards to be given in the following categories:

 

- Best Engineering Solution

- Best Adaptive Re-use

- Best project under $1m

- Heritage Award

- Overall Winner

 

- Highly commended – Residential

- Highly commended – Commercial

 

All entries received will be on public display at the 2015 NZ Society for Earthquake Engineering Conference at the Rotorua Energy… Continue reading

Citation on the award of Life Membership, March 2014

Andrew King is conferred with Life Membership for his significant contribution to earthquake engineering in New Zealand.

Andrew has been actively involved in a wide range of NZSEE activities, in addition to being a major contributor to research by BRANZ and GNS Science and to NZ Standards committees over several decades, often in leadership roles.

He was the Society’s President from March 1997 to March 2000, and was a member of… Continue reading

Entries are now open for the 2014 Earthquake Strengthening Awards.
Case studies of seismic retrofit projects are sought, with awards to be given in the following categories:

Best Engineering Solution
Best Adaptive Re-use
Best project under $1m
Heritage Award
Overall Winner

Highly commended – Residential
Highly commended – Commercial

 

All entries received will be on public display at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, for the duration of the Resilient Auckland Expo 21 -22 March, and at the 2014 New Zealand… Continue reading

21/03/2014 - 23/03/2014
All Day 2014 NZSEE Conference
Aotea Centre, Auckland

The EQC/NZSEE Ivan Skinner Award aims to advance the common interest of the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Incorporated (NZSEE) in promoting research outcomes which reduce the impacts of earthquakes on New Zealand communities. A list of past recipients are available

Invitations for nominations for the 2013 award have been sent to members.

Applicants

Applications are invited for the 2013 EQC/NZSEE Ivan Skinner Award. The objective of the award is to… Continue reading

Otto Glogau, Chief Structural Engineer of the Ministry of Works, was a great thinker in the development of engineering concepts and design loadings for improving the structural performance of buildings to resist earthquake effects.  Otto played a large part in the pioneering development of the 1976 Loadings Code.

This award is offered annually to the author or authors presenting the best paper during the three years ending 30 June preceding the date of the award.  Those eligible are… Continue reading