To take care of and enhance the activities of ISET in the area of Seismology and Seismotectonics, a dedicated forum named ‘Seismology and Seismotectonics Forum’ is established within ISET for the promotion of Seismology and Seismotectonics, on November 11, 2019.
The main aim of the forum is to promote the dissemination of recent advances and activities in the area of Seismology and Seismotectonics within India and around the world. This is being achieved through involving large number of professionals in India and overseas in various activities related to Seismology and Seismotectonics. Forum has been trying to proliferate the dissemination of the knowledge of Seismology and Seismotectonics and other allied fields by organizing short courses, conferences, and workshops.Present and Future Activities of the Forum:
1. To look after the activities of ISET in the area of Seismology and Seismotectonics.
2. To promote the activities in the area of Seismology and Seismotectonics at Pan-India.
3. To encourage faculty at various institutes to organize Conferences, Workshops, Expert lectures and Training programmes on behalf of Seismology and Seismotectonics Forum, ISET.
4. To attract funding for organizing various events of the Forum by approaching State Governments/AICTE/DST or Industries.
Present and future activities of the forum are given below:
Though, the Forum will be co-terminus with the present ISET Executive Committee (i.e. term 2019-2021), a permanent Seismology and Seismotectonics Forum as a part of ISET may be established in future with the support external funding by donors in line with Soil Dynamics Forum.
Prof. H.R. Wason
Retired, Department of Earthquake Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Dr. Abhishek Kumar
Associate Professor, Geotechnical Division
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati – 781039, India
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