Research Geophysicist / Senior Lecturer

Research Interests

  • Design and operation of a worldwide network of very broadband seismometers for the study of earthquake source mechanisms, Earth structure
  • Design and development of data acquisition and communication systems
  • Design and development of infrasonic sensors
  • Development of satellite telemetry for global seismic data transmission
  • Application of seismological techniques to the monitoring of nuclear weapons test limitation treaties
  • Development of prototype autonomously deployable deep ocean seismographic system
  • Development of optical laser strain meters and seismometers


  • B.S., Dalhousie University, Canada
  • M.S., Dalhousie University, Canada
  • M.S., University of California, San Diego
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego