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Dr. Phil Liu receives Hamaguchi Award For Enhancement of Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience

Thursday, November 9, 2017

The Hamaguchi Award, Presented to Professor Emeritus Philip Lu

Class of 1912 Professor of Engineering Emeritus Philip Liu was given the Hamaguchi Award For Enhancement of Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience from the Port and AIrport Research Institute (PARI) in Japan. 

Commemorating World Tsunami Awareness Day of November 5, the  “Hamaguchi Award" for individuals and/or organizations that have made significant scientific or pragmatic contributions to the enhancement of coastal resilience against tsunami, storm surge and other coastal disasters, to raise people’s awareness of disaster resilience. The award is named after Mr. Hamaguchi Goryo who protected and saved a village from a tsunami about 150 years ago.

The ceremony took place on November 1 at the Port and Airport Research Institute in Nagase,Yokosuka, Japan. For more information please visit their website at: www.pari.go.jp/

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