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Dr Katsu Goda

Dr Katsu Goda

Dr Katsu Goda
BSc, MSc(Kyoto), PhD(WOnt)

Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Area of research

Earthquake Risk Management

Office 2.41
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 1173315516

Research summary

Research Interests

  • Probabilistic seismic hazard and risk analysis

  • Strong ground motion prediction

  • Performance-based earthquake engineering (including nonlinear dynamic analysis of structures)

  • Lifecycle cost analysis of a building (including the effects of decision maker's risk attitudes)

  • Effectiveness of seismic risk mitigation techniques (tuned mass dampers and seismic isolation)

  • Seismic loss estimation of spatially distributed structures

  • Seismic risk management and decision-making (including earthquake insurance portfolio management)

  • Tsunami hazard and risk assessment

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Degrees and Professonal Careers

  • 1997-2001: Kyoto University (Japan) - B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences
  • 2002: Internship at the United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD)
  • 2001-2003: Kyoto University (Japan) - M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences
  • 2003-2007: University of Western Ontario (Canada) - Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
  • 2007-2008: Postdoctoral Researcher in Civil Engineering, University of Western Ontario (Canada)
  • 2008-2010: Postdoctoral Researcher in Earth Sciences, University of Western Ontario (Canada)
  • 2010-2013: Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Bristol (United Kingdom)
  • 2013-Present: Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, university of Bristol (United Kingdom)

Major Grants/Awards

  • 2008 Postroctoral Fellowship Award - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of ...

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