Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (link)

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-1020


Research Interests

  1.    Earthquake source mechanics

  2.    Crustal deformation

  3.    Tsunami

  4.    Computational mechanics

Professional Experience

Professor, San Diego State University, 2022 – present

Associate Professor, San Diego State University, 2013 – 2022

Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, 2008 – 2013

Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, 2006 – 2008


Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Geophysics, 2006

M.S., Colorado School of Mines, Engineering System, 2001

M.S., Tongji University, Earthquake Engineering, 1999

B.S., Tongji University, Geotechnical Engineering, 1996

Professional Affiliations

American Geophysical Union

Seismological Society of America

Southern California Earthquake Center


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