Latest earthquake recorded at IIIT Hyderabad on 18 Oct 2020 with PGA 7.71 gal at 21:03:00(IST) - Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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More than 60% of the India's landmass is exposed to earthquake hazard. Earthquake studies have acquired momentum, particularly after the most disastrous earthquakes like Uttarkashi 1991 (M=6.5), Latur 1993 (M=6.4), Jabalpur 1997 (M=6.0), Chamoli 1999 (M = 6.8), Bhuj 2001 (M= 7.6) and Kashmir 2005 (M=7.4). Ever since, seismic hazard assessment and risk analyses, updating the seismic zonation maps and engineering seismology have gained higher priority in seismological research. Understanding the crustal structure and earthquake processes and estimation of recurrence interval are other priority areas of research. More Info


IAStructE & IIIT Hyderabad Lecture Series "Wind Engineering on Highrise Buildings and Structures: The Benefits of Wind Tunnel Studies, IS 875 and the International Code Wind Load Design Limitation" by Shri. Balla Venu Kumar, Country Head/ Wind Engineering Expert/Specialist, CPP Wind Engineering & Air Quality(India), on Saturday, 16th April 2022, 4:30-6:00 pm.

IAStructE & IIIT Hyderabad joint lecture series "Fire Safety in Highrise Buildings - Some Important Clauses from NBC" by Shri C. Lakshmi Prasad, Director, State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department, Telangana, on 29th September 2021 , 5-6:30 pm.

IAStructE & IIIT Hyderabad joint lecture series "Challenges in Seismic Risk Assessment and Retrofit in Historical and Heritage Structures " by Prof. Arun Menon, IIT Madras on 27th August 2021 , 5-6:30 pm.

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Student Short Course on "Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings" from
18-21 June, 2019

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"USMCA 2018 17th International Symposium On New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia from 12-14 December 2018, Hyderabad, India"

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