2007 Recipient

Gail Atkinson

Gail Atkinson was the Joyner Lecturer for 2007. She is Professor of Geophysics at University of Western Ontario and has spent much of her career working at the engineering-seismology interface. She has authored more than 100 research articles on the subjects of earthquake ground motions and seismic hazards; among these … Continue Reading »

2006 Recipient

Norm Abrahamson

Norm Abrahamson was the Joyner Lecturer for 2006, the Centennial Year of the San Francisco earthquake and the founding of the SSA. Norm brings a very pragmatic approach to ground-motion estimation, with a keen sense of what the engineering community needs to know and a remarkable ability, through his rapport … Continue Reading »

2005 Recipient

Allin Cornell

The 2005 Joyner Lecturer was C. Allin Cornell. Allin is best known for original and continuing work on probabilistic seismic hazard analysis (PSHA), now recognized for its great power in synthesizing earth-sciences data, models, and uncertainties in probabilistic portrayals. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He … Continue Reading »

2004 Recipient

Lloyd Cluff

Joyner Lecturers are chosen on the basis of their work at the interface of earthquake science and earthquake engineering, whether they be contributions from earthquake science to earthquake engineering or from earthquake engineering to earthquake science. In the case of Lloyd Cluff, the first Joyner Lecturer, it is hard to … Continue Reading »