TAKAAKI TAIRA
CURRICULUM VITAE
Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley
219 McCone Hall, Berkeley CA 94720-4670
Phone: (510) 642-8504, Fax: (510) 643-5811
Email: taira@berkeley.edu, Web: http://earthquakes.berkeley.edu/~taira

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Yamagata University, Japan Earth Science B.S. (1999)
Hokkaido University, Japan Geophysics M.S. (2001) and Ph.D. (2004)
Hokkaido University, Japan Seismology Postdoc (2004)
Carnegie Institution for Science Seismology Postdoc (2004-2007)
University of Utah Seismology Postdoc (2007-2008)

EMPLOYMENT

06/2013‐08/2013 Visiting Researcher, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan
2008-current Assistant Research Seismologist, Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
2007-2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah
2007-current Visiting Investigator, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution for Science
2006-2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution for Science
2004-2006 C.V. Starr Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution for Science
2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Hokkaido University, Japan
2001-2003 Teaching Assistant, Department of Natural History Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan

AWARDS & HONORS

2013 Best Young Scientist Poster Award, International Continental Scientific Drilling Program
2013 Visiting Research Fellowship, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
2011 Young Scientist Award, the Seismological Society of Japan
2004 C.V. Starr Fellowship, Carnegie Institution for Science

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2014-current Associate Editor, Seismological Research Letters
2014-current Member, Editorial board for Solid Earth
2013 Oral session chair at the 2013 American Geophysical Union meeting
2009-current Member, California Integrated Seismic Network ShakeMap Working Group
2008-current Member, California Integrated Seismic Network Standards Committee
2008-current Reviewer for publications; Scientific Reports, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research, Seismological Research Letters, Geophysical Journal International, Earth, Planets and Space, Earthquake Science
2007-current Member, Plate Boundary Observatory Data Working Group
2007-current Reviewer for agencies; National Science Foundation (Faculty Early Career Development program, EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships, Geophysics, Tectonics and EarthScope)


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