List of  Participants
In the following listing of participants, the qualifiers have the following meanings:
- : Confirmed/registered participant
(x) : Attendance yet to be confirmed
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Australia
Name Position Affiliation WG Session interest / research focus Qualif.
Prof. Peter Mora Director QUAKES, (ISB Member - AUSTRALIA) WGs 1, 2 & 3 Simulation of mircophysics underlying earthquake and fault behaviour, earthquake nucleation, and the earthquake cycle. Simulation of complex fault zones and systems, and spatio-temporal seismicity. Simulation of earthquake rupture dynamics and seismic waves. -
WG4 Data assimilation.
WG5 Earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification.
Dr David Place - QUAKES WG1 Modelling grains of rock interactions at a meso-scale to study the micro- and macro-physics of rocks: simplicity vs. complexity. -
WG3 A lattice solid model to simulate the micro-physics of earthquakes: toward 3D large scale simulations
Dr Steven Jaume - QUAKES WG2 (Session 2.1 Physical Modelling and simulation of the earthquake cycle). (Session 2.3 Simulation and observations of complex interacting fault systems (Co-Convenor)). -
WG4 (Session 4.1 Inversion and assimilation of geodetic data). (Session 4.2 Physical scale dependancies of complex interacting fault systems).
WG5 (Session 5.1 General session for earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification).
Dr Minkyu Park - QUAKES WG1 Coarse graining procedure from the microscopic scale to the macroscopic scale -
WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle, earthquake rupture and interacting fault systems
Michael Winter - QUAKES WG2 Finite Element simulation of interacting fault systems and site amplification -
WG5 Local hazard quantification (site amplification)
Steffen Abe - QUAKES WGs 1 & 3 Simulation of the microphysics underlying earthquake nucleation and eathquake precursory phenomena. Simulation of gouge layer dynamics and thermal effects on nucleation. -
Dion Weatherley - QUAKES WGs 1, 2 & 5 Simulation of rupture dynamics, interacting fault systems and relating to the accelerating moment release hypothesis. -
Therese Keane - QUAKES WG1 Simulation of phase transformation effects of fault dynamics and simulation of deep earthquake dynamics. -
Russell Cuthbertson - QUAKES WG2 Modelling of the earthquake cycle and complex interacting fault systems. -
WG5 Earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification
Tracy Paroz Admin. Officer QUAKES - -
Dr Hide Sakaguchi - CSIRO Division of Exploration and Mining, Nedlands, WA WGs 1 & 3 (Sessions 1.1, 1.2 & 3.2) Particle-based modelling for rock fracture processes -
Dr Xun Luo - CSIRO Exploration and Mining, Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies, Qld - x
Dr Mike Gladwin - CSIRO Exploration and Mining, Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies, Qld - x
Dr Frank Horowitz - CSIRO Division of Exploration and Mining, Nedlands, WA - -
Representative (TBD) - APEC & Asia Section, Department of Industry, Science & Resources, Canberra - x
Dr John Fenwick Executive Director Technology and Environment, Department of Main Roads, QLD WGs 4 & 5 -
Mr Ken Granger Leader AGSO Geohazards Risk Mitigation Group - -
Dr Kevin McCue Head Earthquake Hazards Group, AGSO WG5 Paleoseismology, strong ground shaking, earthquake hazard, and causes of intraplate earthquakes. -
China
Name Position Affiliation WG Session interest / research focus Qualif.
Prof. Yilong Bai Director Laboratory of Nonlinear Mechanics (LNM), Institute of Mechanics, China Academy of Sciences (CAS) WG1 (Session 1.1) Damage localization as a possible mechanism underlying earthquake nucleation -
Prof. Xiang-chu Yin - Centre for Analysis and Prediction (CAP), China Seismological Bureau (CSB) (ISB Member- CHINA) WG5 Development of a new approach to earthquake prediction - load/unload response ratio (LURR) theory -
Prof. Yong-en Cai - Department of Geology, Peking University WG3 -
Prof. Jianmin Chen Director Centre for Analysis and Prediction (CAP), China Seismological Bureau (CSB) WG4 -
Prof. Mengfen Xia - Department of Physics, Peking University, WG5 (Session 5.1) Sample-specificity and predictability of material failure -
Prof. Fujiu Ke - Department of Applied Physics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics WG1 -
Prof. Ma Li - Centre for Analysis and Prediction (CAP), China Seismological Bureau (CSB) WG2 (Session 2.1) Physical modelling and simulation of the earthquake cycle -
WG4 Data assimilation working group
WG5 (Session 5.1) General session for earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification
Assistant Prof. Keyin Peng - Centre for Analysis and Prediction (CAP), China Seismological Bureau (CSB) WGs 1 & 5 -
Dr Yucang Wang - Institute of Geophysics, Beijing WG1 -
Dr Shengkui Zhou - Centre for Analysis and Prediction (CAP), China Seismological Bureau (CSB) WG5 (Session 5.1) Earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification - How to use artificial intelligence in earthquake prediction -
International
Name Position Affiliation WG Session interest / research focus Qualif.
Professor Keiiti Aki - Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise, 14 Route Nationale 3, 97418 La Plaine des Cafres, La Reunion, France WGs 4 & 5 -
Dr Chunsheng Lu - School of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand WGs 1 & 2 earthquake model; stick-slip; stress release; self-organisation -
Prof. Raul Madariaga - Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France - -
Dr Kelin Wang - Geological Survey of Canada WG2 (Co-convenor for Session 2.1) Crustal stress and strain in earthquake cycles -
WG3 (Session 3.1)
WG4 (Session 4.1)
Prof. Yeong-Tein Yeh - Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan WG2 (Sessions 2.2 & 2.3) Simulation (and inversion) of earthquake rupture, seismic strong motion -
WG3 (Session 3.1)
WG4 (Session 4.1) Geodetic data
WG5 (Session 5.1)
Japan
Name Position Affiliation WG Session interest / research focus Qualif.
Mr Hisashi Nakamura Director Computational Science and Technology Group/Earth Simulator Project, Director, Department of Research for Computational Earth Science, Research Organization for Information Science and Technology WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG3 Common elements for computer simulation
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
Prof. Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Director Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Department of Earth and Planetary Physics, University of Tokyo (ISB Member- JAPAN) WG1 Derivation of fault constitutive laws -
WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement
WG4 Inversion analysis
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Prof. Mitiyasu Ohnaka - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo WG1 Scaling from the microscopic realm to the macroscopic realm -
WG1 Derivation of fault constitutive laws
WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Prof. Naoshi Hirata - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG4 Data base (3-D structure of crust and upper mantle)
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Prof. Kazuro Hirahara Director Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Nagoya University WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Prof. Shouichi Yoshioka - Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Kyushu University WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
Prof. Takashi Miyatake - Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo WG2 Simulation of earthquake rupture and seismic wave propagation. Dynamic rupture process and strong ground motion simulation. -
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
WG5 Hazard quantification (strong motion)
Prof. Takasi Furumura - Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Hokkaido University of Education WG2 Simulation of earthquake rupture and seismic wave propagation -
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
WG4 Data base (subsurface structure)
WG5 Hazard quantification (strong motion)
Dr Eiichi Fukuyama - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention WG2 Simulation of earthquake rupture and seismic wave propagation -
WG5 Hazard quantification (strong motion)
Dr Takeshi Sagiya - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Geographical Survey Institute of Japan WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG4 Data base /Inversion analysis / Assimilation of real time data
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Dr Akio Yoshida - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Japan Meteorological Agency WG2 Seismicity and spatio-temporal pattern -
WG4 Data base / Inversion analysis / Assimilation of real time data
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Dr Toshinori Sato - Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG4 Inversion analysis
Dr Naoyuki Kato - Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Geological Survey of Japan WG1 Derivation of fault constitutive laws -
WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement
WG2 Seismicity and spatio-temporal pattern
WG5 Earthquake forecasting
Dr Akitake Makinouchi - Earthquake Generation and Strong Motion Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research WG2 Simulation of earthquake rupture and seismic wave propagation -
WG3 Common elements (visualization and evaluation strategy of simulation results)
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
WG4 Data base (3-D structure of crust and upper mantle)
Dr Hiroshi Okuda - Yokohama National University WG3 -
Dr Mikio Iizuka - Research Organization for Information Science and Technology WG3 -
Dr Kazuteru Garatani - Research Organization for Information Science and Technology WG3 -
Dr Kengo Nakajima - Computational Science and Technology Group/Earth Simulator Project, Nuclear Engineering Systems Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG3 Common elements for computer simulation
WG3 Numerical integration algorithms
Hideo Aochi Graduate Student Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Department of Earth and Planetary Physics, University of Tokyo WG1 Derivation of fault constitutive laws -
WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement
Chihiro Hashimoto Graduate Student Crustal Activity Modelling Group/Earth Simulator Project, Department of Earth and Planetary Physics, University of Tokyo WG2 Simulation of the earthquake cycle and crustal movement -
WG4 Inversion analysis
USA
Name Position Affiliation WG Session interest / research focus Qualif.
Prof. Tom Henyey Director SCEC and Professor, University of Southern California - -
Prof. Ralph Archuleta Director (SCEC) Institute of Crustal Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara WGs 1, 2 & 3 Faulting dynamics, simulation of earthquake rupture, nucleation and macroscopic methods -
Prof. Bernard Minster - Systemwide Director and Professor, Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics (IGPP), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego - -
Prof. John Rundle - (SCEC), Coordinator, General Earthquake Model Group, University of Colorado - -
Prof. Don Turcotte - (SCEC), Cornell University, WG2 (Session 2.1) Convenor -
Prof. Dave Jackson - (SCEC), University of California at Los Angeles WG5 Earthquake Forecasting and Statistical Testing -
Prof. Leon Knopoff - (SCEC), University of California at Los Angeles, All Earthquake modelling
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Prof. John McRaney - (SCEC), University of Southern California, WG2 (Sessions 2.2 and 2.3) -
WG5 (Session 5.1)
Research Administration
Prof. Chris Marone - (SCEC), MIT, Cambridge WGs 1,2 & 4 -
Prof. Steve Day - University of California at San Diego WG2 (Session 2.2) Simulation of Earthquake Rupture -
Prof. Jacobo Bielak - Carnegie Mellon University WGs 2, 3 & 4 Seismic wave propagation and strong motion macroscopic methods -
Dr Bruce Shaw - (SCEC), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory WG2 (Sessions 2.1, 2.2 & 2.3) Physics of earthquakes -
WG4 (Sessions 4.1 & 4.2)
Dr Dimitri Komatitsch - Harvard University WGs 1, 2 & 3 -
(Session 3.1) Co-convenor
Dr Michael Blanpied - (SCEC), US Geological Survey Organization WG1 (Sessions 1.1 & 1.2) Co-convenor Session 1.2 -
WG2 (Sessions 2.1 & 2.3)
WG4 (Session 4.2)
WG5 (Session 5.1)
Dr Kim Olsen - University of California, Santa Barbara WGs 1, 2 & 3 Simulation of earthquake rupture, seismic wave propagation, and strong motion. -
Dr Jim Dieterich Chief Scientist, Earthquake Hazards US Geological Survery Organisation WG1 (Session 1.2) Observations of micro-mechanical processes during frictional slip. -
WG4 (Session 4.2) Earthquake nucleation process and its relationship to earthquake clustering
Dr Andrea Donnellan - Satellite Geodesy and Geodynamics Systems Group, NASA WGs 2 & 4 Use of GPS technology and its further development in earthquake modelling -