Jagdish Chandra Vyas

​(PhD student with Prof. Mai, 2017)
continued to University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Research Interests

My research interests are in understanding the effects of rupture complexity and heterogeneities in Earth structure on the near-source seismic wavefield, and consequently, on the ground-motion properties relevant to earthquake engineering.

Selected Publications

Mai, P. M., Galis, M., Thingbaijam, K. K., Vyas, J. C., & Dunham, E. M. (2017). Accounting for Fault Roughness in Pseudo-Dynamic Ground-Motion Simulations. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 1-32.

Vyas, J. C., Mai, P. M., & Galis, M. (2016). Distance and Azimuthal Dependence of Ground‐Motion Variability for Unilateral Strike‐Slip Ruptures. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America Vol. 106, No. 4 (doi: 10.1785/0120150298).

Mai, P. M., Schorlemmer, D., Page, M., Ampuero, J. P., Asano, K., Causse, M.,... Vyas J. C.,... & Zielke O., (2016). The earthquake‐source inversion validation (SIV) project. Seismological Research Letters Volume 87, Number 3 (doi: 10.1785/0220150231).

Nath, S. K., Thingbaijam, K. K. S., Vyas, J. C., Sengupta, P., & Dev, S. M. S. P. (2010). Macroseismic-driven site effects in the southern territory of West Bengal, India. Seismological Research Letters, 81(3), 480-487.


2010 M. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
2007 M. Sc., Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur
2005 B. Sc., Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur


Student Presentation Award at Seismological Society of America (SSA), 2017​
​Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) award at European Geosciences Union (EGU), 2016