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Appendix D: Biographical Sketches of the Members of the Committee on Practical Lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake
Pages 271-274

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From page 271...
... Allen is Professor Emeritus of Geology and Geophysics at the California Institute of Technology. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering as well as a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, a Fellow in the American Geophysical Union, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.
From page 272...
... Since that time, he has held positions that include: Assistant Community Shelter Planning Officer, State Property Officer, Assistant Director of the Nuclear Branch, Chief Fixed Nuclear Facility Planner, and Operations Branch Manager. On July 1, 1986, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Emergency Preparedness Division and is currently serving in that position.
From page 273...
... His areas of expertise include earthquake engineering, risk analysis, decision analysis, and geostatistics. His experience includes directing a major project for Electric Power Research Institute to develop and apply methods of evaluating earthquake hazards for nuclear power plants in the eastern United States, consultant to the national Committee on Property Insurance regarding earthquake matters and recommendations to the California Department of Insurance, lead consultant on probabilistic performance assessment of the Yucca Mountain site as a possible high-level waste repository, and lead consultant on numerous studies of seismic and environmental risk for utilities, insurance groups, and commercial clients.

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