At Work: HyeJeong Kim

13 February 2024–Oceans cover about 70% of the Earth’s surface—a fact that draws HyeJeong Kim’s scientific gaze under the sea, even as the seismologist now works on dry land as a postdoc at the University of Utah. “If you don’t have seismic stations under that massive water, it’s limiting our … Continue Reading »

At Work: Adrian Rodriguez-Marek

8 January 2024–The characterization of uncertainty has been a theme of Adrian Rodriguez-Marek’s career as an earthquake engineer. “That was something that I was interested in from the very first time that I got into hazard analysis,” he explained. “When it comes to ground motion prediction, as a layperson you … Continue Reading »

At Work: Gabrielle Tepp

23 October 2023–Gabrielle Tepp grew up in Michigan—far from the earthquakes and volcanoes she would later study. She also “grew up in a small city where ‘scientist’ wasn’t really a career path,” she recalls, but she was good at math and curious about how things worked. She thought she might … Continue Reading »