Dr. Zaliapin awarded three external grants
Congratulations to Professor Ilya Zaliapin who recently received three awards totaling over $250,000. He is P.I. on each of the grants, all of which include support for graduate students.
- NSF-EAR 1723033 ($198K) "Collaborative Research: Toward understanding spatio-temporal variations of seismic clusters in different environments" A collaboration with USC Earth Sciences Department.
- USGS G17AP00086 ($48K) "A systematic approach for discriminating between tectonic and induced earthquake clusters: Collaborative Research with University of Nevada Reno, and University of Southern California."
- SCEC "Estimating seismic coupling in southern California using aftershock productivity and geodetic constraints." This grant is in collaboration with Dr. Corné Kreemer of NBMG at UNR.
In other news, Dr. Zaliapin was recently promoted to Full Professor, co-organized a special session on "Random self-similar trees and their applications" at the 39th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA2017) in Moscow with Yevgeniy Kovchegov (Oregon State University, Mathematics), and is co-organizing a workshop at CIMAT during April 23-27, 2018 titled "Random Trees: Structure, Self-Similarity, and Dynamics" with Dr. Kovchegov and Dr. Victor Pérez-Abreu of CIMAT.