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Professor M.J. Nigel Priestley passed away

On December 23th 2014 professor M.J.N. Priestley deceased. Professor Priestley is one of the fathers of contemporary earthquake engineering. Among the large number of contributions he gave, those related to displacement-based design and to reinforced concrete structures have to be recalled. Professor Priestley was from New Zealand, yet has spent long time in Italy collaborating to the earthquake engineering community.
Last Updated ( Friday, 16 January 2015 13:55 )