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Departments & Programs



Gregory Beroza, Wayne Loel Professor

Department of Geophysics

Earthquake seismology

Eric M. Dunham, Assistant Professor

Department of Geophysics

Mechanics and physics of earthquakes, seismic waves from volcanic eruptions, computational geophysics

Stephan Graham, Welton Joseph & Maud L'Anphere Crook Professor; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences

Sedimentary basin analysis; petroleum geology

Jerry M. Harris, Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Geophysics; Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs

Department of Geophysics

Computational geosciences, reservoir geophysics, seismic attenuation, and acoustical resonance spectroscopy

Simon Klemperer, Professor

Department of Geophysics

Professor of Geophysics and leader of the "Crustal" research group that studies structure, tectonics, deformation, growth and composition of the continental lithosphere, using active and passive seismology.  Director of the undergraduate program in Geophysics, and co-Director of the School of Earth Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program. See my Google Scholar Profile.

Jesse Lawrence, Assistant Professor

Department of Geophysics

Deep Earth Seismology, Crustal Structure, Mantle Tomography, Field Seismology, Earthquake Detection & Early Warning

Wendy Mao, Assistant Professor

Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences

High-Pressure Geophysics, Geochemistry, and Petrology; Volatiles in Planetary Systems and Hydrogen Storage Applications; Experimental Mineral Physics;

Gary Mavko, Professor (Research)

Department of Geophysics

I work to discover and understand the relationship between geophysical measurements and the rock and fluid properties that they sample in the Earth.