Princeton Unversity (1991-1996)
Princeton NJ, USA
Ph. D. in Geological and Geophysical Sciences, January 1996.
University of Utrecht (1984-1990)
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Drs. (M. Sc.) in Geophysics, January 1990. Minors: Physics, Mathematics.
Northwestern University (2003-present)
Evanston IL, USA
Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor.
Géoazur, Université Côte d'Azur (2014-2015)
Sophia Antipolis, France
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (1998-2003)
Lecturer, Researcher, Ph.D. advisor, Fundraiser (Oberassistent).
Carnegie Institution of Washington (1996–1998)
Washington DC, USA
Princeton University (1992–1995)
Teaching Assistant in Seismology.
University of Utrecht (1990–1991)
Seismic Array Operator and Research Assistant.
ORFEUS Data Center (1988–1989)
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Technical Assistant and Data Quality control technician.
University of Utrecht (1987–1988)
Teaching Assistant in physics and computer science at the Vet and Med Schools.
Seismographic Network Experience
2+ stations, Chicago area
83 stations, Mid-continent Rift region
15 stations, Brazil
20 stations, Eurasia-Africa plate-boundary region
5 stations, Azores
Kaapvaal Craton Seismic Project (1997-1999)
80 stations, southern Africa
Chief field seismologist, Zimbabwe.
6 stations, Mexico
13 stations, Benelux and Germany
Chief field and research seismologist.
Honors and Awards
National EarthScope Speaker (2008-2009)
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, NSF (2007-2012)
Distinguished Speaker of the Association for Women Geoscientists (2004-2006)
Harry O. Wood Fellowship, Carnegie Institution of Washington (1997–1998)
Harold W. Dodds honorific Fellowship, Princeton University (1994–1995)
(2021-2022) President of the Seismology Section of AGU (elected).
(2020-2022) Chair, Data Services Standing Committee of IRIS.
(2019-2020) President-elect of the Seismology Section of AGU (elected).
(2019-present) Member of Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO).
(2015-present) Co-PI of a NSF Research Traineeship program: ID3EAS.
(2010-2012) Secretary of the Seismology Section of AGU (elected).
(2010-2011) Responsible for Outstanding Student Presentation Awards in Seismology at AGU meetings.
(2010-2012) Member of the IRIS Education and Public Outreach SC.
(2009-2016) Co-leader of a week-long short course "USArray Data Processing for the Next Generation of Seismologists".
(2008) Co-convened the 2008 IRIS Workshop.
(2007-2009) Member of the Board of Directors of IRIS (elected).
(2006-2008) Member of the Transportable Array (USArray, EarthScope) WG.
(2004–2007) Member of the IRIS Data Management System SC.
(1998–2004) Member of the ExeCom of the ORFEUS Data Management Center.
(2000–2002) Associate Editor for the Journal of Geophysical Research.
(2003-present) Co-convener/co-chair of sessions at meetings of the American Geophysical Union, and other meetings.
(1995–present) Peer review for about a dozen professional journals and several funding agencies.
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