Nadia Lapusta

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Geophysics
Dipl., Kiev State University, 1994; M.S., Harvard University, 1996; Ph.D., 2001. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Caltech, 2002-03; Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Geophysics, 2003-08; Associate Professor, 2008-10; Professor, 2010-.

Research Interests

Mechanics and physics of earthquakes; fracture and friction processes; seismology; continuum mechanics; computational modeling. 

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Selected Publications 

The list of my publications is available at


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