The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake: Disaster and Technological Risk Management

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讲座时间: 2019620日,11:30-12:30

讲座地点: 经管院212

主要内容: Lessons learned from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the tsunami it triggered, and the ensuing severe nuclear accident are presented. The assessment is carried out in terms of natural disaster and technological risk management. The “triple disaster” of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown caused untold human suffering and significant economic losses. The impacts of the earthquake and tsunami are assessed and tsunami evacuation strategies are discussed. Impacts on Japanese nuclear power plants are summarized and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster is examined in detail. Nuclear power regulatory regimes and disaster preparedness are investigated.

主讲人简介:Dr. Liping Fang is Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (2012-2017 and 2018-present); and former Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (2004 to 2012) at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. He is Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE), Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC), and Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (FCSME) as well as a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. Dr. Fang was awarded a Monbukagakusho Kyoto University Visiting Professorship from August to November 2008 and from July to December 2017, respectively.

方黎平博士是加拿大瑞尔森大学(Ryerson University)机械和工业工程系教授。20127月至20176月及20187月至今担任瑞尔森大学工程和建筑学院副院长20047月至20126月担任瑞尔森大学机械和工业工程系系主任方黎平博士是加拿大工程院院士(Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE))电气和电子工程师协会会士(Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (FIEEE))加拿大工程研究院院士(Fellow, Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC))加拿大机械工程学会会士(Fellow, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering)加拿大安大略省注册工程师。方黎平博士于20088月至11月,20177月至12月任京都大学文部省客座教授。