Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Purdue University

550 Stadium Mall Dr.
West Lafayette, IN  47907-1397

Phone:  (765) 494-5978


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Ph.D. Geophysics, 1985.  Advisor:  Keiiti Aki

Stanford University (Stanford, California)
M.S. Geophysics, 1977.

Beloit College (Beloit, Wisconsin)
B.A. Physics, with Honors, 1975.

Professional Experience:

1998-Present      Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
                           Professor of Geophysics

1990-1998          Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
                           Associate Professor of Geophysics

1985-1990          Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
                           Assistant Professor of Geophysics

1985                   Earth Resources Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge, MA
                           Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

1978-1980          U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA
                           Staff Seismologist

1977-78              Woodward Clyde Consultants, San Francisco, CA
                           Engineering Seismologist

Professional Societies:

American Geophysical Union

Seismological Society of America

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Professional Activities:

2009-Present – A Chief-Editor for Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth

2004-2010 – Editorial Board for Journal of Geophysics and Engineering

2005-2009 – Associate Editor for Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth

1999-2009 – Associate Editor for Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica.

1995-2009 –  Associate Editor for the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

2004 – Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP)

Visiting Research Appointments:

05/15/86-08/15/86 - Visiting Research Scientist

The Earth Resources Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

05/15/89-08/01/89 - Visiting Research Scientist

Seismology Laboratory of the Institut de Physique de Globe, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France

01/15/92-06/01/92 - Visiting Research Scientist

Department of Theoretical Geophysics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

02/01/02-04/01/02 – Visiting Research Scientist

Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas, Austin, TX

05/01/02-05/25/02 – Visiting Research Scientist

Department of Geological Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

06/03/03-07/29/03 – Visiting Research Scientist

University of California at Santa Cruz