Kishor Jaiswal

Civil Engineer

USGS
Email: kjaiswal@usgs.gov

Kishor is a lead research structural engineering contractor working at U.S. Geological Survey’s

Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) program. His primary responsibilities include development of global earthquake casualty and

economic loss estimation models, development of building inventory, exposure and vulnerability

databases, and framework to rapidly quantifying earthquake’s impact as a part of National

Earthquake Information Center’s operational response. He is recipient of numerous awards

and recognition throughout his career, including inaugural recipient of 2012 Global Earthquake

Model (GEM)’s Outstanding Contribution Award and Earthquake Spectra Outstanding Paper

Award.

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