Course Title : Engineering Seminar for Disaster Resilience in ASEAN countries 1

Code 10F383
Course Year Master 1st
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Early in September
Location School of Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
Credits 2
Restriction Due to the capacity, students attending “International Course on Approaches for Disaster Resilience” have priority.
Lecture Form(s) Intensive Lecture
Language English
Instructor Prof. Hiroyasu Ohtsu, Related lecturers in ASEAN collaborative universities

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide practical lessons in ASEAN countries associated with disaster risk mitigation such as early warning and evacuation program, and disaster recovery/restoration from viewpoints of problems-finding/problem-solving through short term intensive lecture and field work. By taking the applied practical programs of shared major classes under the instructions of teachers in charge, the students can improve the ability of resolving issues on practical projects. Topics taught in this seminar are earthquake, tsunami, landslide, and geo-risk engineering.


40% for course work assignments and reports, 60% for final exam.

Course Goals

Course aims to foster international leaders who are able to solve and manage problems concerned about natural disaster, disaster mitigation, health and environmental issues, especially about case studies in ASEAN countries.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Introduction: Engineering for Disaster Resilience 1
Volcanic Disaster 1
Earthquake Disaster 2
Tsunami Disaster 2
Landslide Disaster 2
Geo-Risk Engineering 2
Site visit 5


Lecture notes provided by the instructors.



Web Sites

Consortium for International Human Resource Development for Disaster-Resilient Countries, Kyoto University

Additional Information

Those who want to take this course are requested to apply for "International Course on Approaches for Disaster Resilience". Refer the website above.