|EXPERIENCING THE EARTHQUAKE|
||SMU Dedman College Dean William M. Tsutsui was in Tokyo when the earthquake struck as part of the Japanese American Leadership Delegation. The delegation seeks to further relations between the United States and Japan. Dr. Tsutsui is a nationally recognized scholar in modern Japanese business and economic history whose books examine topics such as Japanese banking policy and management. Read his blog.|
|IMPACT ON ENERGY MARKETS|
director of SMU’s Maguire Energy Institute in the Cox School of Business, is available to discuss the impact of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on international oil markets. More about Bruce Bullock. |
Brian Stump is an SMU seismologist and chairman of IRIS, a national university consortium funded by the National Science Foundation that works with the USGS to manage global earthquake data. More about Brian Stump's research.
|MONITORING THE PACIFIC|
||Dr. James Quick, associate vice president for research and dean of graduate studies, joined SMU after a 25-year scientific career with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Quick leads a two-year, volcano monitoring project in the Pacific’s Northern Mariana Islands. More about James Quick. |