Core Members

ISSO Core Members

unknown-photo Jens-Uwe Klügel
Director, Safety Analysis and Risk Management, NPP Goesgen
kossobokov-photo Vladimir G. Kossobokov
Vice President, Intl. Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), GeoRisk Commission; Chief Scientist and Professor, Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation; Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
Ellis L. Krinitzsky
Senior Research Scientist,
Geosciences, Emeritus, Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
mualchin-photo Lalliana Mualchin
Engineering Seismologist; Former Chief Seismologist, California Dept. of Transportation; Former Visiting Professor, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University; Author of Seismic Hazard Map of California
Efraim Laor
Founder & Senior Lecturer,
Masters’ & Ph.D. Program in Confronting Large-Scale-Sudden-Disasters [LSSDs], University of Haifa, Former Chairperson, Govt. of Israel, Steering Committee for Disaster Reduction, Jerusalem, Chairman, Fast Israeli Rescue & Search Team (F.I.R.S.T.), Israeli; Team Member, United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Field Coordination Support Section (FCSS), Geneva, Switzerland
Alessandro Martelli
President, Isolation and Other Anti-Seismic Design Strategies (GLIS); Founding President and present Vice-President, Anti-Seismic Systems International Society (ASSISi), Professor, PhD School on Civil Engineering, Environment and Territory, Building and in Chemistry, Polytechnic of Bari, Italy
panza-photo Giuliano Panza
Beno Gutenberg Medalist of the European Geophysical Society;
Professor of Seismology & Head of Structure and Non-Linear Dynamics of the Earth Group, University of Trieste & The Abdus Salam International Centre of Theoretical Physics; Linceo Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italy; Honorary professor Institut of Geophysics China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China
Antonella Peresan
Research Scientist,
Dept. Geosciences and Structure and Non-Linear Dynamics of the Earth Group, University of Trieste & The Abdus Salam International Centre of Theoretical Physics, Italy
Mark R. Petersen
Consulting Geotechnical Engineer,
Engineering Geologist, USA
Francesco Stoppa
Director, Geological Risk Mitigation School (SISMA)
And Full Professor of Geochemistry and Volcanology,
Earth Science Dept., Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
Agustin Udias
Professor Emeritus,
Department of Geophysics and Meteorology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Benedetto De Vivo
Professor of Geochemistry,
Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Adjunct Professor – Dept. of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, USA