The William B. Joyner Memorial Lectures were established by the Seismological Society of America (SSA) in cooperation with the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) to honor Bill Joyner’s distinguished career at the U.S. Geological Survey and his abiding commitment to the exchange of information at the interface of earthquake science and earthquake engineering, so as to keep society safer from earthquakes.
The 2020 William B. Joyner Lecture was presented by Julian Bommer at the 2021 virtual SSA Annual Meeting.
Read more about the Joyner Lectures and past recipients.
William B. Joyner Memorial Fund
The William B. Joyner Memorial Fund was established to honor Bill’s pursuit of bringing earthquake science and earthquake engineering closer together to provide for a safer society.
The purpose of the fund is to continue and generalize technical communication at the interface of earthquake science and earthquake engineering through the William B. Joyner Memorial Lecture series.