A viscosity jump detected in the Earth’s mid mantle

Together with collaborators Max Rudolph at Portland State University and Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni at University College London, we used a novel inversion framework to detect the...

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Lekic named 2014 Packard Fellow

From https://www.packard.org/2014/10/2014-packard-fellowships-in-science-and-engineering-awarded-to-eighteen-researchers/ 2014 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering Awarded to Eighteen Researchers October 15, 2014 (Los Altos, CA) – Today, the David and Lucile...

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Dr. Tolulope Olugboji joins Maryland Seismology as a Postdoctoral Fellow

We are pleased to welcome Tolu Olugboji to the lab, and look forward to working with and learning from him in the coming years!...

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Dr. Scott Burdick, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, joins Maryland Seismology!

On September 1st, 2014, we welcomed Scott Burdick to the Maryland Seismological Laboratory. Scott graduated with a Ph.D. from MIT, where he has developed new techniques...

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Seismologist Nicholas Schmerr joins Maryland faculty!

Seismological research and education at the University of Maryland, College Park has been strengthened and expanded with the hire of Nicholas Schmerr. Nick's expertise in...

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Seismological Society of America Early Career Award

Ved Lekic received the Charles F. Richter Early Career Award at the 2014 Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting held in Anchorage, Alaska. http://www.seismosoc.org/awards/richter_award.php...

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Graduate student recognition!

Chao Gao (center), a first year Ph.D. student in our lab, was recognized for completing the International Teaching Fellows program run by the Center for...

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First student paper from Maryland Seismological Lab!

The first paper authored by a student from the Maryland Seismological Lab has been accepted for publication in the prestigious Geophysical Journal International. Jesse Kolb, who...

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Lithospheric Structure of the Western United States

Lithospheric Structure of the Western United States

Using data from the EarthScope Transportable Array, we observed and modeled conversions of S waves to P waves across velocity contrasts within the lithosphere across...

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Waveform tomography reveals a new structure beneath the Earth’s oceans.

Together with Barbara Romanowicz and Scott French at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, we have developed a new method for imaging the Earth's interior at higher...

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