Earthquake Source Physics Workshop,London UK Sep 1-2

Earthquake Source Physics Workshop,London UK Sep 1-2

Postby salsinawi » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:28 pm

Advances in Earthquake Source Physics Workshop 1st - 2nd September 2014

Dear all,

This is a reminder of the upcoming workshop at University College London this September.
Registration closes in less than a week on June 15th. Please note that we have a limited number of student travel bursaries available.

Ana; on behalf of; Ferreira, Ana <>

Advances in Earthquake
Source Physics Workshop
1st - 2nd September 2014

Gustav Tuck lecture theatre
University College London

Conveners: Nicolas Brantut, Ana Ferreira, Tom Mitchell
and Teh-Ru Alex Song

Over the past few years there has been increasing research efforts directed towards a better understanding of earthquake source processes, enabled by the development of fully dynamic numerical simulations of dynamic rupture, new laboratory rock deformation experiments (high-velocity friction, instrumented stick-slip tests) and new seismological observations and inversion methods.
The aim of this workshop is to gather a small core of the community working on those topics, discuss the latest progress in the various aspect of the field, and potentially foster future collaborations.

The workshop will be based around keynote talks by leaders in the field, with plenty of time allowed for discussions. The workshop will include a poster session to allow atendees to present their current research. We encourage both researchers and students to attend and present their work.
Registration fee is £35,which includes a workshop dinner and lunches. We have a limited number of places, so please register early.

Registration is now open here and closes on June 15th.
For more information, please email
Directions to UCL can be found here.

Recommended accomodation can be found here.

***** Student Travel Bursaries *****

A limited number of travel bursaries worth £200 each are available to students.
Please download and complete this form and email to
Ana Ferreira by June 15th
Click here to see a list of currently registered attendees

Preliminary workshop program can be found here

Invited speakers

Prof. Stephen Cox
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia

Prof. Nadia Lapusta
Caltech, USA

Prof. Raul Madriaga
École normale supérieure
Paris, France

Dr. Stefan Nielsen
Durham University
Durham, UK

Prof. Amos Nur
Stanford University
California, USA

Prof. Chris Scholz
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
Pallisades, NY, USA

Dr. Alex Schubnel
École normale supérieure
Paris, France

Dr. Martin Vallee
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Paris, France
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