17 January, 2019Prof. Mai at the Annual KGSP (Kaust Gifted Student Program) meeting in Orlando (FL)
17-20 January. The annual meeting gathers all KGSP participants in the US for a 3-day event of presentations, discussions, one-to-one meetings and activities.
14 December, 2018Commencement at KAUST: three students of the CES team graduate
Congratulations to Luca Passone, PhD; Zheng Tang, PhD; Nicolas Perdomo, MSc.
10 December, 2018Prof. mai and O. Zielke at American geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC
10-14 December. O. Zielke participates at American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC, with two invited talks
26 November, 2018O. Zielke at the Fault2SHA workshop at Kaust as hosted speaker
26-28 November. O. Zielke attends the Seismic Hazard Assessment (SHA) Workshop as hosted speaker.
19 November, 2018Prof. Mai at the kick-off workshop of the Horizon 2020 EU-funded consortium ChEESE (Center of Excellence for Exascale in Solid Earth).
19-21 November. Prof. Mai serves on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Consortium.
13 November, 2018Prof. Mai invited speaker at the 1st Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geoscience
13-15 November. Invited speaker presents "Rupture dynamics and seismic radiation on multi-scalegeometrically complex faults"
21 October, 2018Short course on “Modeling Discrete Fracture Networks (DFN’s)” at KAUST
21-25 October. Sherilyn Williams-Stroud (President & CEO, Confractus Inc.) gives a short course on “Modeling Discrete Fracture Networks (DFN’s)” at KAUST
09 October, 2018Prof. Mai at the EGU Council meeting, Ismaning, Germany
The EGU Council is the decision-making body of the European Geosciences Union (EGU).
08 September, 2018Prof. Mai at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), Palm Springs, CA
8-12 September. Annual Meeting of the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), Palm Springs, CA.
At the SCEC meeting, over 500 participants gather to discuss latest research on earthquake process (on all space-time scales), with a focus on the fault system in Southern California.
07 September, 2018Prof Mai appointed as Associate Dean of the Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) at KAUST.
The Associate Deans at KAUST deal with all student-related matters in their respective Division.
15 June, 2018Prof. Mai for collaborative research at Univ. Konstanz, Germany
June 15 - August 31: Prof. Mai invited by Prof. Wikelski for collaboration visit to Max-Planck-Institute at Radolfzell/University of Konstanz, Germany
14 June, 2018M. Mai et al., publish recent work in JGR-Solid Earth
Paper "Mantle Transition Zone Thickness Beneath the Middle East: Evidence for Segmented Tethyan Slabs, Delaminated Lithosphere, and Lower Mantle Upwelling" by A. Kaviani, E. Sandvol, A. Moradi, G. Rumpker, Z. Tang, and P. M. Mai published in the Journal of Geophysical Research -Solid Earth.
13 May, 2018L. Parisi et al. publish recent work in JGR-Solid Earth
Paper "Apparent splitting of S waves propagating through an isotropic lowermost mantle" by L. Parisi, A.M.G. Ferreira, and J. Ritsemma published in the Journal of Geophysical Research -Solid Earth.
07 May, 2018Y. Vyas et al. have paper accepted for publication in GJI
Paper "Mach wave properties in the presence of source and medium heterogeneity" by Y. Vyas, P.M. Mai and other in Geophysical Journal International
03 May, 2018Z. Tang et al. have paper accepted for publication in EPSL
Paper "Evidence for crustal low shear-wave speed in western Saudi Arabia from multi-scale fundamental-mode Rayleigh-wave group-velocity tomography" by Tang, Z. , J. Julia, and P.M. Mai in Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett, (accepted).
26 April, 2018Prof. P. M. Mai conducts field work in Tanzania for maintenance of the OPS seismic network and installation of new stations
April 26 - June 2: Prof. Mai on field work in Tanzania: taking out our broadband seismic stations after nearly 2 years of recording seismic data
04 February, 2018International Geoscience Conference, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
February 4 - 8: Prof. Mai as Chair of the conference's Scientific Committee; CES team participates with multiple poster and oral presentations
03 January, 2018CES team (L. Parisi and O. Zielke) conduct field work in Tanzania for maintenance of the OPS seismic network
Two weeks of intense work in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania where the OPS seismic network is located.