The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI; http://www.eeri.org/) is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists.
EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators.
The objective of EERI is to reduce earthquake risk by:
- Advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering
- Improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment
- Advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes