ASCE TCLEE Team to Niigata
ASCE, the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE) sent an earthquake investigation team to Niigata to survey the earthquake-afflicted areas by the Niigataken Chuetsu-oki Earthquake in 2007 from August 2-6.
The purpose of the TCLEE's earthquake investigation team was to investigate and report on the performance of the lifelines in the areas affected by the huge earthquake on Monday, July 16.
In response to ASCE's request for cooperation with the TCLEE's team, JSCE provided assistance to that team by such as scheduling site visits, arranging interviews and providing guides.
ASCE TCLEE's Earthquake Investigation Team：
|Leader||Mr. Alex Tang||L&T Engineering & Project Management Consultant|
|Member||Mr. Curt Edwards||PSOMAS (Consultant)|
|Member||Mr. Mark Yashinsky||California Department of Transportation|
|Member||Ms. Yumei Wang||Oregon State Geology Department|
|Member||Mr. Anshel Schiff||retired professor from Stanford University, California|
|Prof. Hirokazu Iemura (8/3)||Kyoto Univ., Head of Public Service Activities Division, JSCE|
|Prof. Yozo Goto (8/3-4)||Fuji Tokoha Univ. Research fellow (Industrial facilities)|
|Dr. Jorgen A.T. Johansson||Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Univ. of Tokyo|
|Mr. Hiroyuki Yanagawa||JSCE International Affairs Section|