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Costas Synolakis
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Dr. Costas E. Synolakis is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is also director of the USC Tsunami Research Center. He received his bachelors, masters and Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology.

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How to Prevent the Next Titanic: Shifting Our Focus From Ships to the Ocean Itself

(11) Comments | Posted April 13, 2012 | 11:35 AM

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is now with us. Dozens of events have been planned and the story keeps enthralling us, despite the fact that so few of us travel by large ocean liners anymore. For the record, the beginning of our fascination with disasters of...

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