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Civil Engineering Infrastructure

7 November, 2013
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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November 7 (Thu.) 15:00-18:00


Sala de Estudios, Edificio Raúl Devés, Campus San Joaquín, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile



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Japan and Chile share several problems related to the sustainable development of the Civil Infrastructure. For example, one of the main common problems to both countries is the extensive damage that have occurred in the last few years in both countries due to the action of natural hazards like earthquakes and tsuamis. This have led the colaboration between some chilean universities and japanese institutions through JICA . During this short workshop the japanese visiting delegation and chilean researchers will be exposed to the current developments of Civil Infrastructure and up to date investigations dveloped in both countries. It is expected that researchers may find topics for colaboration between the University of Tokyo and Chile, while chilean students may be encouraged to participate in investigations with Japanese researchers.


14:00-15:00 Civil Infrastructure in Japan: Yozo Fujino
15:00-16:00 Civil Engineering in Chile
Structural and Geotechnical Engineering: Matías Hube
Hydraulics: Francisco Suárez
Construction Engineering: Alondra Chamorro
16:00-17:00 Informal gathering with Civil Engineering students


Yozo Fujino Professor, UTokyo
Alondra Chamorro Professor, U.Católica
Matías Hube Professor, U.Católica
Francisco Suárez Professor, U.Católica