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Visiting Speaker Series

Fall Semester

How fast? How hot? When? - Part 1 - New research into the rates, dates, and states of brittle fault slip

Dr. James Evans
Utah State University

Friday, September 29, 2017
HALB 101

How fast? How hot? When? - Part 2 - Direct measurement of induced earthquakes under Halbouty 101

Dr. Frederick Chester
Texas A&M University

Friday, October 6, 2017
HALB 101

Type and extent of deformation achieved in experimental samples...and what that could possibly tell us about real rocks...or the strength of the lithosphere...or life in general

Dr. Renée Heilbronner
Adjunct Professor, Tromsø University, Norway
Emerita Professor, Geological Institute, Basel University, Switzerland
Michel T. Halbouty '30 Visiting Chair, Texas A&M Univeristy

Friday, October 13, 2017
HALB 101

Fault rheology and earthquake mechanisms: the current status and future perspectives

Dr. Toshihiko Shimamoto
Honorary Professor, Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration State Key Laboratory of Earthquake Dynamics
Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Michel T. Halbouty '30 Visiting Chair, Texas A&M University

Monday, October 16, 2017
HALB 304

Spring Semester


Dr. Eric Dunham
Associate Professor
Department of Geophysics & Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Stanford University

Friday, February 2, 2018
HALB 101


Dr. Nadia Lapusta
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Geophysics
California Institute of Technology

Friday, March 23, 2018
HALB 101

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