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Media Advisory: UB Expert Available to Discuss East Coast Earthquake

Release Date: August 23, 2011

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Earthquake expert Andre Filiatrault is available to discuss today's East Coast earthquake.

Andre Filiatrault, PhD, director of the University at Buffalo's MCEER (Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research), will be available to discuss the magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck south of Washington DC and affected cities all along the eastern seaboard.

He will be available for media in the UB Structural Earthquake Engineering and Simulation Laboratory in first floor Ketter Hall on the UB North Campus at 3 p.m..

On site contact: Ellen Goldbaum, UB Communications, 716-771-9255 or 716-645-4605.

More information about UB's MCEER is available at http://mceer.buffalo.edu.

Media Contact Information

Ellen Goldbaum
News Content Manager, Medicine
Tel: 716-645-4605
goldbaum@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @egoldbaum