PhD Position in Machine Learning Seismology and Indueced Earthquakes

  • PhD Opportunity
  • Zurich

Website Swiss Seismological Service

The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) at the Department of Earth Sciences at ETH Zürich invites applications for a fully funded 4-year PhD position in Machine Learning Seismology and Induced Earthquakes. The preferred starting date for this position is June – September 2024. This PhD position is supported by a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded project EFFSIMMSI, led by Dr. Peidong Shi and collaborators at ETH Zurich and INGV.

The work will be conducted at SED under the supervision of Dr. Peidong Shi and Prof. Stefan Wiemer. The student will also benefit from interdisciplinary and interinstitutional collaboration with international experts in machine learning, seismic monitoring/imaging, statistical seismology, and geomechanical modelling. Project team members include Dr. Federica Lanza (ETH Zürich), Dr. Luigi Passarelli (INGV), and Dr. Antonio Pio Rinaldi (ETH Zürich).

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We look forward to receiving your online application by June 15th, 2024. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal (do not send any applications by e-mail). The review process is scheduled to commence on May 24th, 2024, and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications received before May 24th will be given full consideration. Therefore, we encourage applicants to submit their applications as early as possible. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

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