Eric Augustus Tingatinga

Rank:                         Assistant Professor
Academic Group:        Structural Engineering Group
Contact Info:
Office Address:           Room 102 Melchor Hall
Telephone:                 +63908-9330175
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Specialization: Structural dynamics, earthquake engineering 
Research Interests: Analytical building models, collapse simulation


Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, 2008
Saitama University, Japan

M.S. in Civil Engineering, 2003
Saitama University, Japan

BS Geodetic Engineering, 1997
University of the Philippines Diliman


E.A. Tingatinga, H. Kawakami, and H. Mogi, Gravity Effects on Earthquake Response of a Flexure Building: A Shear Building Comparison, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, World Scientific Publishing (In Press).

E.A. Tingatinga, H. Kawakami, and S.M. Shrestha, Three-Dimensional Seismic Collapse Analysis of Wooden Houses Using Rigid Body-Spring Method. The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal (ISSN 1874-8368), Bentham Science Publishers, Vol. 2, pp. 116-123, 2008.

H. Kawakami, H. Mogi, and E.A. Tingatinga, A Note on Spatial Variations in Response Spectra of Earthquake Ground Motions, ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology (Special Issue: Response Spectra), ISSN 0972-0405, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp.101-110, 2007.

Conferences (Peer-reviewed)

H. Kawakami and E.A. Tingatinga, Seismic Collapse Analysis of Wooden Houses in Japan Using Nonlinear Rigid Body-Spring Method, 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing China, 2008.

H. Kawakami, E.A. Tingatinga, and H.Y. Chang, Three-dimensional Seismic Damage Simulation of Wooden Houses Using Rigid Body-Spring Method, Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures VI, WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, WIT Press (ISBN-10 1845640780), Vol. 93, pp.421-430, 2007.

H. Kawakami, E.A. Tingatinga, and H.Y. Chang, Seismic Retrofitting of Woodframed Buildings Using Three-Dimensional Rigid Body-Spring Method, Structures under Extreme Loading – Proceedings of First International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, PROTECT2007, ISBN 978-0-88865-816-6, pp. 111, 2007.

H. Kawakami, M. Oyunchimeg, and E.A. Tingatinga, Analysis of Earthquake Wave Propagation In Buildings, Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures V, WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, WIT Press (UK), ISBN-10 1845640187, Vol. 81, pp.313-322, 2005.


E.A. Tingatinga and H. Kawakami, Gravity Effects on Seismic Response of Elastic Shear-Flexural Building,– Proceedings of the PICE 35th National Convention, Baguio City, Nov. 26-28, 2009.

H. Kawakami, and E.A. Tingatinga, Earthquake Damage to Wooden Houses in Japan, Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Asia – Proceedings of International Exchange Seminar between Saitama University and Thammasat University, pp. 23-32, 2007.

H. Kawakami, E.A. Tingatinga, and H.Y. Chang, An Innovative Strategy for Performance Assessment and Earthquake Retrofitting of Woodframed Buildings, 1st European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, P392A, 2006.E.A. Tingatinga, Virtual-ESLab: A Tool for Simulating Real-Time, Physically Based Rigid Body Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science - Core University Program, Environmental Engineering Bulletin, Vol. 6, pp. 111-120, 2005