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The Mechanism and Early Warning of Tsunami and Its Potential Risks in China

Speaker: Professor Liu Hua
Director of the MOE Key Laboratory of Hydrodynamics, Deputy Dean of the School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, SJTU
When: 13:30, March 30, 2011 ~ 15:00, March 30, 2011
Where: Lecture Hall, Mulan Building, Minhang Campus

Topic: The Mechanism and Early Warning of Tsunami and Its Potential Risks in China

Speaker biography:

Liu Hua, male, born in 1964, Ph.D (SJTU, 1991), Professor. He has been long engaged in teaching and research of hydromechanics. He is currently the Director of the MOE Key Laboratory of Hydrodynamics, Deputy Dean of the School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, SJTU; the Executive Director of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (CSTAM), Deputy Director of the Fluid Mechanics Working Group and the Director of the Subsidiary Panel of Hydrodynamics; Chief Executive of Shanghai Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics; Deputy Director of the academic committee of the National Defense Key Lab on Hydrodynamics; member of the academic committee of the State Key Lab of Coastal and Offshore Engineering. Liu Hua was in charge of many scientific research projects such as Defense Pre-research Project and National Natural Science Foundation Project. He has published more than 140 papers in the field of hydrodynamics and estuarine and coastal hydromechanics. He is also the member of the ISOPE committee and the academic committee of the International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, and the editorial board member of Journal of Hydrodynamics and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letter. In 2008, he organized the South China Sea Tsunami Workshop and gave lectures on the key technology of tsunami warning in the marine environmental forecast training for the State Oceanic Administration.