Welcome to the website of the Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (SECED). SECED was founded in 1969 to promote the study and practice of earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, including blast, impact, and other vibration problems. SECED is also concerned with the study of societal and economic ramifications of major earthquakes.


SECED 2019 Conference

9-10th September 2019 in Greenwich, London.

Latest news: Due to multiple requests, the deadline for paper submissions has been extended to 30th May. The registration for the conference is open. To register, click here and follow the instructions. Register before 24th May to secure discounted rates.

The 17th Mallet-Milne Lecture


The SECED Committee regretfully announces that the 17th Mallet-Milne lecture originally scheduled for 29th May has been postponed due to circumstances beyond our control. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment and inconvenience caused. Instead, on the same day, we will present two lectures by Prof. Tiziana Rossetto and Prof. Gopal S. P. Madabhushi (further details). 


SECED is the British branch of both the International Association and the European Association of Earthquake Engineering. SECED is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and is sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and The Geological Society.

How to connect

 SECED is on Facebook as a Closed Group. Please use this link if you wish to join; then request to join the group.

 SECED is on Twitter as @SECED_UK.

 LinkedIn has a SECED group. Please use this link if you wish to join. 

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