2024 Recipient

Doyeon Kim

Doyeon Kim (DK), a lecturer in planetary science in the Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London has been honored with the 2024 Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for his scientific productivity across a variety of topics, including recent work on Martian seismology and his pioneering approaches to seismic … Continue Reading »

2023 Recipient

Daniel Trugman

Daniel Trugman, an assistant professor at the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno, has been honored with the 2023 Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for his scientific productivity, contributions to open-source community software, outreach and teaching. “I am incredibly honored to have received this award; I … Continue Reading »

2021 Recipient

Seyed Mostafa Mousavi

Mousavi, a research scientist at Google and an adjunct professor at Stanford University, has conducted pioneering works in the emerging field of machine learning applications in seismology. He has developed algorithms to solve multiple challenging seismological research problems, including earthquake source depth classification, earthquake signal detection, location determination, magnitude estimation, … Continue Reading »

2020 Recipient

Alice-Agnes Gabriel

Alice-Agnes Gabriel has been honored with the  Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for her innovative research in earthquake rupture dynamics and tsunami genesis, among other topics, using physics-based models and high-performance computing. Gabriel, an assistant professor at the Institute of Geophysics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, is best known for her … Continue Reading »

2019 Recipient

Marine Denolle

Harvard University Assistant Professor Marine Denolle has been honored with the 2019 Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for her important contributions to developing synthetic seismograms that can be used for ground motion predictions for future earthquakes, with particular applications to how seismic waves behave in sedimentary basins. Denolle is … Continue Reading »

2018 Recipient

Amanda Thomas

University of Oregon Assistant Professor Amanda Thomas is recognized for her important contributions to understanding episodic tremor and slip phenomena, the slow-earthquake rumblings that take place below the locked zones of faults. “Combining seismology with a broad understanding of the physics of material deformation, Dr. Thomas has made seminal and fundamental … Continue Reading »