Ross Stein, Ph.D., Co-Founder & CEO of Temblor Inc. presents on Temblor, a mobile web app that provides personal, immediate and credible seismic risk understanding resources and solutions for everyone.
In this lecture, Stein demonstrates how Temblor estimates the likelihood of seismic shaking and home damage and shows how the damage or its costs could be decreased by buying or renting a seismically safe home, securing fragile objects inside your home, or retrofitting your older home.
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1 pm
Location: 502 Davis Hall, UC Berkeley
Ross Stein is a Consulting Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University, a Scientist Emeritus at the USGS, and President-Elect of the Tectonophysics section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). He received the 2012 Gilbert F. White Natural Hazards Award of the AGU, and has delivered AGU’s Francis Birch Lecture, Gilbert White Lecture, and its Frontiers of Geophysics Lecture. He gave a 2012 TEDx talk, ‘Defeating Earthquakes,’ and was keynote speaker at the Smithsonian for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. He was Winter 2014 Distinguished Lecturer of the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, and is a speaker in the 2015-2016 MPSF Speaker Series, the largest community speaker series in the U.S., with 7,000 subscribers.