SSA Connects

Meet with advisors online. Ask anything. Move your career ahead at SSA Connects.

Are you looking for some guidance about your career in seismology? Curious how to get ahead in your field? Interested to know more about a seismologist’s day-to-day work?

Join SSA Connects – a virtual meet-up and opportunity to get advice from SSA members. These one-hour events occur bimonthly and are open to SSA members only. After each meeting, we’ll ask for your feedback so that they evolve to be as useful as possible.

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Upcoming Events

These are informal discussions that will reflect the needs and interests of the participants, who may sign up for specific breakout rooms when registering.  Each session will be different, completely dependent on those involved.

Seismic Source – 4 August, 4 p.m. Pacific

Mentors: Mike Brudzinski, Miami University; Yihe Huang, University of Michigan; Tim Long, Georgia Institute of Technology

Bring your questions about seismic source to our panel of experts.

Special breakout discussion topics:

  • “Induced Seismicity” with Mike Brudzinski, Miami University
  • “Measuring and Modeling the Complexity of Seismic Sources” with Yihe Huang, University of Michigan
  • “Self-organized Criticality in Earthquake Processes” with Tim Long, Retired – Georgia Institute of Technology

Registration Deadline: 3 August at Noon Pacific (Now Closed)

Proposal and Grant Writing – 18 August, 9 a.m. Pacific

Mentors: Cindy Ebinger, Tulane University; Gabi Laske, University of California, San Diego; Ben Mason, Oregon State University

Writing effective proposals is key to advancement and the funding of your research. Bring your questions to our panel of successful grant and proposal writers.

Special breakout discussion topics:

  • With whom do you collaborate? Collaboration best practices.
  • What research should you do before beginning writing your grant proposal?
  • What to avoid when writing a grant proposal.

Registration Deadline: 17 August at Noon Pacific

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