Gustavo Lopez Ghory joined Procter & Gamble in 1981 as an MSG/PSF Team Manager at the CCS Plant in Venezuela. Over the last 35 years he has held roles of increasing responsibility within Procter & Gamble overseeing both manufacturing and supply chain functions. Gustavo is passionate about leadership and what it takes to be a good leader. He has coached baseball for 11 years, has been a member of the Board of the Foundation of Education for the Americas since 2000, and is an active runner and cyclist. He now lives in Geneva, Switzerland with his wife and five children.
Earthquakes: structure of earth, movement of plates, types of faults, P wave, S wave, surface waves, characterization of earthquakes and earthquake-induced ground motion; response spectra for individual ground motion records, site-specific response spectra, design spectra; single-degree-of-freedom systems; multi-degree-of-freedom systems; analysis, design and detailing of RC frames based on state-of-the-art and various codes IS 456, IS 1893 & IS 13920; Special topics: selection and scaling of ground motions, characterization of seismic hazard, seismic analysis and design of bridges, retaining walls, liquid-storage tanks, dams etc., design of non-structural components, passive structural control