SSA member Jean-Lou Chameau took office 1 September 2006 as the new president of the California Institute of Technology. He previously was provost and vice president for academic affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ted Algermissen, an SSA member since 1957, has died. His professional accomplishments include founding of the NOAA (now USGS) Seismic Hazard Project and creating the first national probabilistic earthquake ground motion map. Algermissen was instrumental in working with the engineering community to get such maps incorporated in national building codes.

SSA member Paul Bodin has moved from the Center for Earthquake Research and Information...

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