Seismic engineering is the application of physical and scientific principles for solving the problems of society with regarding to searches for ways to make structures, such as buildings and bridges, resistant to earthquake damage.
In some country its also called Earthquake Engineering.
The main objectives of earthquake engineering are: 1. Foresee the potential consequences of strong earthquakes on urban areas and civil infrastructure. and 2. Design, construct and maintain structures to perform at earthquake exposure up to the expectations and in compliance with building codes
Here are the notable Seismic Engineers.