Project Title/ID Number Decision Making for Earthquake Mitigation—1252003
Start/End Dates 10/1/03—9/30/04
Project Leader Jacqueline Meszaros (UW/F), Ufuk Ince (UW/F)
Team Members

F=faculty; GS=graduate student; US=undergraduate student; PD=post-doc; I=industrial collaborator; O=other

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1. Project Goals/Objectives:

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2. Role of this project in supporting PEER’s mission (vision):

The model and associated work explore barriers to and options for disseminating of the PBEE technology to owners.

The insurance work explores options for improving loss estimation in the PBEE framework.

3. Methodology Employed:

4. Brief Description of past year’s accomplishments (Year 6) & more detail on expected Year 7 accomplishments:

Year 6:

Year 7:

5. Other Similar Work Being Conducted Within and Outside PEER and How This Project Differs:


6. Plans for Year 8 if project is expected to be continued:


7. Describe any actual instances where you are aware your results have been used in industry:

The City of Seattle emergency management office quotes one of our Nisqually findings to support need to better prepare small business employees for future earthquakes/disasters. (I haven’t seen them do this in writing, but they have mentioned it in meetings.)

8. Expected Milestones & Deliverables:

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