Ken Xiansheng Hao

Principal Research Fellow, Seismic Hazard Assessment in National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Japan; Consultant Researcher in CCJ GeoServices, BC., Canada; Senior Researcher, University of British Columbia; and Taisei Corporation, Japan. Education: Ph. D., Tokyo Institute of Technology; M. Sc., China University of Geosciences.
Location: Japan , Tsukuba
Organisation: NIED
Role: Applied Seismologists
Areas of interest / Expertise:
  • Professional: Seismic Hazard and Risk Analysis, Strong-Motion, Active Fault, Natural disaster science,
  • Affiliations Related: America Geophysical Union; Seismological Society of Japan; Japanese Society for Active Fault Studies; Seismological Society of America; Vancouver Geotechnical Society.
  • Languages: Chinese, Japanese, English.
  • Awards: 2009, GRL Editors' Highlight; 2009, AGU's Top 5 Weekly Downloads list; Jun 2009, GRL Cover Selected.
  • Lifetime Membership of Chancellor’s Circle of the University of British Columbia, Canada.
  • A Japanese-Government Scholarship by Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Japan, from 1987 to 1992;
  • An Award by Central Research Institute of Building & Construction, MMI, for Seismic Risk Analysis Project in Beijing 1986.