Task 1 – Establish the Tall Buildings Project Advisory Committee

Task description – Select members for the T-PAC, including experts and representatives from the seismology, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and building regulation communities. Convene the T-PAC to initiate the project, define operating procedures, and advise on scope, tasks, and investigators. Meet on a regular basis to review ongoing work and recommend revisions in tasks as well as recommend new tasks. Seek expanded participation and funding as appropriate. Serve as an overall project quality control board, ensuring that main findings of this project have achieved consensus of the T-PAC prior to release.

Lead investigator – Jack Moehle

Team members – In addition to the lead investigator;

  • Yousef Bozorgnia (Project Manager, PEER);
  • Paul Somerville (SCEC);
  • Marshall Lew (LATBSDC);
  • Nic Rodriguez (SEAOC);
  • Ray Lui (SFDBI);
  • Norm Abrahamson, Ron Hamburger, Helmut Krawinkler, and Farzad Naeim (experts at large)

Status – Active

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