Education & Technology Transfer Activities: 2006

5th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways



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Matching Research Agency

Industrial Sponsors through the State University of New York at Buffalo


Principal Investigator

Genda Chen
Interim Director of CIES
ERL 224
Rolla, MO 65409-0030

p(573) 341-4462
f(573) 341-6215


Student Involvement



Project Objective

Co-sponsor the national conference on bridges and highways.


Project Abstract

The 5th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Conferences was held in San Francisco on September 18-20, 2006. The conference attracted over 300 engineers, academician, and students from around the world. 


Anticipated Benefits

UTC will gain more national and international visibility in the area of seismic engineering of bridges and highways.


Modal Orientation

Technology dissemination



Project Start Date:

August 1, 2006

Project End Date:

December 31, 2006


Relationship to other Research/Projects

Transfer of many technologies developed at institutions including the University of Missouri-Rolla.


Technology Transfer Activities

5th National Seismic Conference.


Transportation Research Board Keywords

Technology transfer, national conference