Student Presentation Awards

2008 Winners

The 2008 SSA Student Presentation Awards were given based on evaluation by a subcommittee of five: Susan Bilek (chair), Robert Abbott, Heather DeShon, Miaki Ishii, and Danijel Schorlemmer. From among a total of about 60 student presentations at the 2008 SSA Annual Meeting, the subcommittee chose the following six for recognition:


Iain Bailey

University of Southern California

Characterization of Fault Zones in Southern California by Analysis of Potency Tensor Summations

Bailey, I.W., Becker, T.W., and Ben-Zion, Y., Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Justin Brown

Stanford University

Verifying Low Frequency Earthquake Detections from Tremor

Brown, J.R., Beroza, G.C., Department of Geophysics, Stanford University; and Shelley, D.R., Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

Eric Daub

University of California, Santa Barbara

Shear Strain Localization in Elastodynamic Rupture Simulations

Daub, E.G., Manning, M.E., and Carlson, J.M., Physics Department, University of California, Santa Barbara

Nicolas Kuehn

University of Potsdam

Towards a Stochastic Ground-Motion Model with Optimized Generalization Error Derived from the NGA Dataset

Kuehn, N.M., Scherbaum F., and Riggelsen, C., Institute of Geosciences, University of Potsdam, Germany

Rongrong Lu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Salt Dome Flank Imaging using Acoustic and Elastodynamic Redatuming

Lu, R., Willis, M., and Toksöz, N., Earth Resources Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jan Schmedes

University of California, Santa Barbara

On the Spatial Correlation of Earthquake Source Parameters

Schmedes, J., Archuleta, R.J., and Lavallée, D., Institute for Crustal Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara