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2010 News in Brief



3 Questions: Eduardo Kausel on Chile’s massive earthquake

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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.