My primary research areas are in theoretical & computational seismology. Research topics include surface waves, free oscillations, body waves, seismic tomography, numerical simulations of 3-D wave propagation, seismic hazard assessment, medical imaging, and nondestructive testing.

Awards and Achievements

  • Beno Gutenberg Medal, European Geosciences Union
  • Corresponding Member, Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences
  • Medal of the Vening Meinesz Research School of Geophysics
  • Gordon Bell Award, SuperComputing ( 2003)
  • James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union
  • Doornbos Memorial Prize, International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior