Head of Geophysics / Head of Research
Selene Quispe
Selene is a civil engineer graduated from the National University of Engineering (UNI) with a Master in Disaster Management with a specialty in Seismology from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Japan. His Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Seismology was awarded to him by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Selene is a CONCYTEC researcher, and registered in the National Registry of Science and Technology (REGINA) with registration number 10730. She also works as a teacher in the Academic Department of Geotechnical Engineering of the FIC-UNI. Selene is a researcher at the Japanese Peruvian Center for Seismic Research and Disaster Mitigation (CISMID), which has more than 10 years of experience conducting research with different national and international researchers. The research work includes updating the Soil Profiles Classification of Technical Standard E.030 Earthquake Resistant, superficial and deep characterization of the different types of soil in the city of Lima until reaching the seismic rock, evaluation of the effect of site using shear wave velocity profiles, as well as analyzing acceleration logs. His research work also includes the numerical modeling of earth structures using different constitutive models. It is important to mention that his research work has been funded by the Japanese government, UNI and the National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC).

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