Current research group members
|Savvas Marcou||PhD candidate, 2022-present
MSc Imperial College London
Smartphone sensor networks
|Yifang Cheng||Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present
PhD University of Southern California
Earthquake source properties and faulting mechanisms
|Amy Williamson||Postdoctoral Fellow, 2021-present
PhD University of Oregon
Earthquake and tsunami warning
|Yuancong Gou||PhD candidate, 2021-present
BSc Nanjing University
Machine learning, earthquake catalogs, sensing technology
|Claire Doody||PhD candidate, 2018-present
BA Chicago University, 2018
Structure of subduction zones
|Sarina Patel||PhD candidate, 2017-present
BA Middlebury College, 2015
|Angela Chung||Project Scientist 2017-present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley, 2014-2017; PhD Stanford 2014
Earthquake early warning algorithms
Former students and postdocs
|Qingkai Kong||PhD Berkeley 2018. Assist. Researcher, 2018-2021
Thesis: MyShake – Building a global smartphone seismic network
Now Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
|William Hawley||PhD Berkeley 2019
Thesis: The Life and Death of a Tectonic Plate: Imaging the Juan de Fuca Plate with Amphibious Seismic Data
Now National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia
|Robert Martin-Short||PhD Berkeley 2019
Thesis: Seismic investigation of subduction in Cascadia and Alaska and Simulating the ability of MyShake networks to detect and locate earthquakes
Now Data Scientists at App Annie
|Asaf Inbal|| Postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2018.
PhD Caltech, 2016
Array detection and characterization of seismic sources
Now faculty at Tel Aviv University
|Christine Ruhl|| Postdoctoral fellow, 2016-2018.
Christine Ruhl, PhD University of Nevada, Reno, 2016
Large magnitude earthquake sources and geodetic network detection
Now faculty at University of Tulsa
|Diego Melgar|| Postdoc Fellow 2014-2015; Researcher 2015-2017
PhD University of California, San Diego, 2014
Large earthquake ruptures
Now faculty at the University of Oregon
|Cheng Cheng|| PhD 2016, UC Berkeley
Thesis: Seismic constrains on a double-layered Hawaiian plume and the Cascadia subduction slab heterogeneity
|Ran Nof|| Postdoctoral fellow 2014-2016
PhD Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2012
Developing earthquake early warning for Israel
Now Research Scientist at the Geological Institute of Israel
|Ronni Grapenthin|| Postdoctoral fellow, 2012-2014.
PhD, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 2012.
Deformation source studies and development of real-time GPS processing methodologies
Now Assistant Professor at New Mexico Tech
|Rob Porritt|| PhD 2013, UC Berkeley
Thesis: Tracing the Farallon plate through seismic imaging with USArray.
Now NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California.
|Lingsen Meng|| Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012-2013.
PhD, Caltech, 2012.
Physiccs of large earthquakes
Now Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles
|Serdar Kuyuk|| Postdoctoral fellow, 2011-2013.
PhD, Tohoku University, 2008.
Earthquake early warning implementation in California
Now Professor at Sakarya University, Turkey
|Simona Colombelli|| Visiting PhD student 2012, UC Berkeley.
PhD candidate, University of Naples Federico II
Rapid characterization of large magnitude earthquakes using real-time GPS
|Pascal Audet|| Miller Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2011.
Subduction and triple-junction processes.
Now Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa.
|Holly Brown|| PhD 2012, UC Berkeley
Thesis: Evaluating and Improving the ElarmS Earthquake Early Warning Algorithm.
|Mathias Obrebski|| Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2011.
Imaging North America.
Now Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
|Gilead Wurman|| PhD 2010, UC Berkeley
Thesis: Earthquake Early Warning and the Physics of Earthquake Rupture.
Now Chief Seismologist, Seismic Warning Systems.
|David Shelly|| Miller Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007-2008.
Episodic tremor and slip.
Now Research Geophysicist, USGS Menlo Park.
|Mei Xue|| PhD 2008, UC Berkeley.
Thesis: Using Seismic Methods to Constrain Mantle Convection Processes.
Now Associate Professor, Global Seismology & Geodynamics, School of Ocean & Earth Science, Tongji University, In Shanghai. website
|Veronica Grasso|| PhD 2006, University of Naples (visiting student at UC Berkeley).
Thesis: Uncertainty in earthquake warning systems.
Now Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Team, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) in Geneva.
|Erik Olson|| MSc 2005, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Thesis: A new way to look at fault rupture: Understanding and characterizing earthquake predominant period
Now Geophysicist, AIR Worldwide, Boston.
|Andrew Lockman|| MSc 2004, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Thesis: Earthquake early warning using P-wave arrivals
Now Geotechnical Engineer, MWH Americas in Denver.