Personal profile:

M. Sc.-Ing. Sreeram Reddy Kotha

Section 2.6: Seismic Hazard and Stress Field

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Helmholtzstraße 6/7
Building H 6, room 115
14467 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-1298
e-mail: sreeram.reddy.kotha(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Doctoral student/Researcher at Section 2.6: Seismic Hazard Assessment 

Research Interests:

  • Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (PSHA)
  • Site effects in PSHA
  • Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPE)
  • Seismic Risk Assessment

Career:

  • PhD student in Section 2.6, GFZ, Potsdam, Germany 
  • Graduate Research Intern at UJF, Grenoble, France
  • Undergraduate Research Intern at UNSW, Syndey, Australia

Education:

  • Masters in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology (UME School, Pavia - UJF, Grenoble) (2012 -  2014)
  • Masters in Structural Engineering and Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay) (2007 - 2012)

Projects:

  • Non-ergodic Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (October, 2014 - ongoing)
  • STREST - EU (February - October, 2014)
  • Effects on building portfolio losses of modelling epistemic uncertainty in seismic hazard
    estimates (February - September, 2013)
  • Interaction between Boundary Elements and Infill panel in Steel Plate Shear Wall systems (April, 2011 - June, 2012)

Research Boards and Committees:

  • Geo.X Young Academy Fellow
  • Member of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Awards:

  • Fellowship for PSHA workshop, Lenzburg, Switzerland (2017)
  • Erasmus Mundus Category A scholarship : MEEES program (2012 - 2014)