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About me

I’m a Postdoc Scholar at Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), University of Southern California. I work on observability of rupture dynamics and earthquake ground-motion and fault-displacement simulations

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  • Ph.D in Geophysics (2019)
    Joint UCSD/SDSU Geophysics PhD Program
    Advisor: Steven Day, Peter Shearer
  • B.S in Geophysics (2013)
    University of Science and Technology of China
    Advisor: Sidao Ni

Research Area:

  • Earthquake Surface Rupture
  • Earthquake Rupture Dynamics
  • Earthquake Strong Ground Motion
  • High-performance Computation
  • 3D Visualization


March 15, 2021

A paper submitted to a special BBSA volume (Special Section on Fault Displacement and Near-Source Ground Motion Models) link

June 25, 2020

Give a talk: Discussion: develop a comparative metric used for validations (1D displacement profile or others)

June 21, 2020

Paper submitted: Comparison of Near-Fault Displacement Interpretations from Field and Aerial Data for the M6.4 and M7.1 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence Ruptures link

June 12, 2020

Give a talk: Constrain Near-Surface Fault Displacement Using Dynamic Rupture Simulation Presentation

May 28, 2020

Paper accepted: Effects of off‐fault inelasticity on near‐fault directivity pulses link

Oct 1, 2019

Give a talk: Current Prospects for Validation and Forward Simulations for Fault Displacement at SCEC Workshop on Probabilistic Fault Displacement: Critical Issues, Data Needs, and Interface Plans

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