Press Conference by Center of Education and Research for Disaster Management (CERD) took place on Friday, 21 December, 2018 at the Sugimoto Campus. Natural disasters including Northern Osaka Prefecture Earthquake, West Japan Floods, Typhoon No. 21, etc. occurred in a row and caused costly damage in various regions last year.
In this conference themes in regard to “Northern Osaka Prefecture Earthquake” and “typhoon” were picked up and the topics were presented to reporters from the CERD researchers.
Opening address and introduction of CERD
Presentation of the topics
１．Distribution of damage of tiled roofs in the developed land in northern Takatsuki caused by Northern Osaka Prefecture Earthquake
Muneki Mitamura, Director, Center of Education and Research for Disaster Management (CERD)
２. Introduction of simulations of people traveling on foot based on prediction of traffic congestion of pedestrians on the beam of the Yodo River bridge after the Northern Osaka Earthquake
Atsushi Takizawa, Professor, Graduate School of Human Life Science
３. Assessment of typhoon disaster potential
Sota Nakajo, Lecturer, Graduate School of Engineering