Indian Society of Earthquake Technology

The ISET is a founder member of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE) and represents India on this world forum dealing with various aspects of earthquake engineering. The society is represented by its President as the National Delegate and the Vice-President as the Deputy National Delegate in the General Assembly of Delegates of the IAEE.
A number of ISET members have served on the Executive Committee of the IAEE. The Executive Committee of ISET also acts as the ‘Indian National Committee on Earthquake Engineering’. The ISET also contributes in the formulation of various Indian Standard Codes of Practice related to earthquake engineering. The President of ISET is represented on the relevant committees responsible for drafting these codes.

  • ISET Trifunac Award for Significant Contributions in Strong Motion Earthquake Studies: (Award money of INR 30,000/- and a Citation) Dr. Pierre-Yves Bard, IFSTTAR, Grenoble, France
  • ISET Shamsher Prakash Award for Significant Contributions in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering: (Two awards) (Award money of INR 51,000/-, plus Shawl and a Plaque) Prof. Georze Gazetas, NTUA, Greece Prof. Ricardo Dobry, RPIT, NY, USA
  • ISET V.H. Joshi Award for Significant Contributions in Structural Dynamics: (Award money of INR 51,000/-, and a Citation) Dr. Subrata Chakraborti, DCE, IIEST, Shibpur
  • ISET B.K. Maheshwari Research Award for Best Ph.D. Thesis in Soil-Structure Interaction in India: (Cash Award of INR 11,000/- and a Citation) Dr. Rajib Sarkar, DCE, MNIT, Jaipur and Dr. Pavan K. Emani, DCE, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, are both jointly recommended for the award and the award money shall be shared equally.
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