Woody Epstein passed away of a sudden stroke on February 5th, 2019. Born Steven Alan Epstein in Cleveland Ohio, January 7, 1948, he was known by many names to many people. While he was Stevie to his family and Kommander Kitchen to the denizens of Uncle House, many more people knew him as Woody. So […]
Woody has prepared two early reports on the Hokkaido Earthquake on 6 September 2018. Preliminary ReportDownload Photographic AnalysisDownload TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake paralyzed Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, killing at least seven people, triggering landslides and knocking out power to its 5.3 million residents.The death toll from the 6.7-magnitude, pre-dawn quake […]
I am a long time resident of Japan, engaged in probabilistic risk assessment, or PRA. For almost 30 years I have helped engineers, scientists, and policy makers to understand the inherent risks of dangerous activities in areas such as aerospace, oil and gas, chemical weapon disposal, transportation, and, of course, nuclear power generation. I have […]
Woody was interviewed by “Why did you come to Japan?” One of the most popular shows in Japan.
Since 2012, ABS Consulting (ABSG Consulting), Appendix R Solutions (ARS), Curtiss-Wright, and RIZZO Associates have been working together to provide fire prevention and analysis services; seismic, flooding, and other external hazards evaluations; and full-scope Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) services. These world-class organizations are collaborating to provide quality solutions to emerging needs and new regulatory requirements. […]