The Blessings of Disaster: The Lessons That Catastrophes Teach Us and Why Our Future Depends on It (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Michel Bruneau is a SUNY Distinguished Professor at the University at Buffalo, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers and of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and - most significantly - Emeritus Director of a National Science Foundation's national engineering research center focused on preventing disasters from extreme events. He has worked for more than three decades as part of multidisciplinary teams advancing the goal of disaster resilience and has received more than 20 prestigious awards for this innovative work, including a lifetime achievement award.