Ivan Wong

Representing: Seismologist


Mr. Wong is a Senior Principal Seismologist with Lettis Consultants International in Walnut Creek, California. He has more than 40 years of experience in the fields of engineering seismology and seismic geology and has evaluated the hazard and developed the seismic design of more than 500 critical and important facilities worldwide, many for the Federal Government. A major focus in his career has been earthquake hazard reduction, education, and public outreach. Mr. Wong has chaired or served on numerous scientific and engineering committees, panels and working groups particularly for the U.S. Geological Survey and FEMA. He has been an invited lecturer at 14 universities worldwide and was an instructor at the California Academy of Sciences.