APEC-WW in Shanghai, China

Today is Day 1 of the 4th Workshop on Regional Harmonization of Wind Loading and Wind Environmental Specifications in Asia-Pacific Economies (APEC-WW). I presented our country paper/report entitled "Wind Loading in the Philippines: Recent Developments in 2006-2007."



4th CECAR in Taipei, Taiwan

The 4th CECAR (Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region) was held in Taipei, Taiwan from June 25-28, 2007. Yours truly was co-author and presentor of two papers on wind speeds (wind hazards) and typhoon engineering:


PICE 2007 Mid-Year in Davao

I presented a paper entitled "Historical review of wind speed maps in the Philippines for various purposes: toward further development and use as wind hazard maps under the PICE-DMAPS program" (co-authors: B.M. Pacheco, N.E. Rosaria, L.E.O. Garciano). The idea was to present to a Philippine (civil engineering) audience a similar paper that I was to present at the later 4th CECAR (Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region) in Taiwan 10 days after to an Asia-Pacific audience (East Asia, Australia, USA).


ASEP 2007 International Convention in Manila

A paper entitled "Consideration of dynamic wind effects in the structural design and evaluation of truss-type structures typically damaged during recent typhoons" was presented at the 12th ASEP International Convention (12AIC) held in Manila, Philippines on March 15 and 16, 2007. Following are the details: