John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus
B.S., University of Tokyo, 1959; M.S., 1961; Ph.D., 1964. Research Fellow, Caltech, 1965-66; Professor, 1972-89; Smits Professor, 1989-2005; Smits Professor Emeritus, 2005-. Director, Seismological Laboratory, 1990-98.
Personal Web Site: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/seismo/research/earthquakes/earthquakes.html
Physics of earthquakes; interaction of atmosphere and lithosphere; real-time application of seismology to hazard mitigation; long-term crustal processes associated with earthquakes.