Research Interests

  1.    Earthquake source physics

  2.    Crustal deformation

  3.    Tsunami

  4.    Landslide

  5.    Computational mechanics

  6.    Seismic interferometry

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, San Diego State University, 2013 – present

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


Yue Du

Andrew Wilson

William Donnelly

Publications (link)

Department of Geological Sciences

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-1020

Phone: (619) 594-3091