Harbin Engineering University
Harbin Engineering University (HEU) is a national key university subordinated to the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. HEU is among the first batch of "211 Project" universities that are entitled to enjoy first priority from the state in construction and development and also one of the universities that have Graduate School. The predecessor of HEU is PLA Military Engineering Institute established in 1953 (abbr. HME) by General Geng Chen, which cultivated many famous generals and Academicians for China, such like Caihou Xu, the current vice chairman of the Central Military Commission. HEU is the founder of ISCRAm-CHINA and has organized 5 times.
Tsinghua University, located in Beijing, is a famous university in China. The university has 14 schools and 56 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education and art. The University has now over 25,900 students, including 13,100 undergraduates and 12,800 graduate students. As one of China¡¯s most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research. TH have organized many international conferences, such as ISO/TCI3, last November, over 110 participants from 26 countries.
Institute of Disaster Prevention
Institute of Disaster Prevention (IDP) is located at the east gate of Beijing: Yanjiao Economic and Technological Development Zone. IDP is under the administration of China Earthquake Administration¨D(CEA, former China Seismological Bureau).IDP consists of 9 departments including 23 majors, like Earthquake Sciences, Disaster Prevention Engineering, Disaster Prevention Equipment, Disaster Information Engineering, IT & Geophysics, Urban Rescue Technology, Engineering Vibration and Exploring, Building Engineering, Construction Cost Prediction, Telecommunication Technology, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and so on, covering the fields of science, engineering, economy, management and arts. About 7,000 students are studying in IDP, where there are fresh air and beautiful surroundings. IDP organzied many cinternational and local onferences of the field of earthquake.