The Seismic Engineering Technical Committee of the Pressure Vessels and Piping (PVP) Division of ASME is soliciting papers for publication and presentation in the technical sessions of the 2017 PVP Conference. The following topics include all aspects of seismic engineering related to pressure vessels and piping technology:

SE-1 Earthquake Resistance and Seismic Margin
SE-2 Seismic Isolation
SE-3 Damping and Vibration Control
SE-4 Structural Dynamics
SE-5 Seismic Damage Assessment and Health Monitoring
SE-6 Seismic Analysis and Design of Piping System
SE-7 Seismic Design Code and Standards
SE-8 Seismic Evaluation of Systems, Structures and Components
SE-9 Multi-Hazards and Margins
SE-10 Rudy Scavuzzo Student Paper Symposium and Competition
SE-11 Advanced Seismic Evaluation and Code

Prospective authors should submit abstracts (approximately 200 words in length) to web site ( by November 7, 2016. Authors will be notified of abstract acceptance by November 28, 2016. Draft papers are due by February 6, 2017. Paper peer review comments will be returned by March 6, 2017. A Copyright Agreement Form for each paper must be submitted by April 3, 2017. The final manuscripts in the standard ASME format for publication must be received by April 10, 2017. All presented technical papers will be published as referenceable documents available post-Conference.


Fabrizio Paolacci
Technical Program Representative
Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University

Via Vito Volterra 62, 00146,
Rome, Italy
Phone: +39-3290570703
Fax: +39-06-57336418