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dc.contributor.authorMakhoul, Nisrineen_US
dc.description.abstractEven though earthquakes of great magnitude haven't occurred in the last century along the Mediterranean East shore, Lebanon is considered to be a high to moderate seismic risk region. Therefore it is essential to prepare the country to face this threat. One of the crucial steps to be considered is to prepare future engineers right from the start, through an adequate educational program to meet this challenging task. Seismic engineering science is progressing with an accelerated rhythm, thus it is necessary to endow the future generation of engineers with appropriate competence and knowledge. An adequate University curriculum becomes a necessity: this curriculum is required to be multidisciplinary, since seismic engineering is a multidisciplinary science; multilingual and multicultural, given that globalization has transformed the world into a small town. The article presents the multidisciplinary and innovative Earthquake Engineering Master's Program proposed for the first time in Lebanon, aiming to prepare engineers to a wider insertion in the local, regional and international market.en_US
dc.format.extent8 p.en_US
dc.subjectEarthquake Engineering Programen_US
dc.titleAn earthquake engineering program adequate to Lebanon needsen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.relation.conferenceWorld Congress On Engineering Education (WCEE) (10th : 29-30 October 2015 : Beirut, Lebanon)en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.relation.ispartoftextThe 10th World Congress on Engineering Education, WCEE 2015en_US
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