3 Questions: Eduardo Kausel on Chile’s massive earthquake
Santiago native Eduardo Kausel, a professor in CEE, is an expert in structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. In an interview with MIT News, Kausel explains why Chile’s stronger earthquake late February led to less-catastrophic damage than the earthquake that struck Haiti in January. He also explains some of the risks that could be associated with a sizable earthquake in Boston, and why the philosophy behind building codes may be changing. Read the article on MIT News.