Thomas H. Heaton
Professor of Engineering Seismology
B.S., Indiana University, 1972; Ph.D., Caltech, 1978. Visiting Associate in Geophysics, 1980-91; Faculty Associate, 1991-95; Lecturer in Geophysics, 1993-94; Lecturer in Engineering Seismology, 1995; Professor, 1995-.
Earthquake source physics and deformation mechanics of the crust; understanding the nature of strong ground motions during large earthquakes and the potential impact on buildings; understanding motions recorded in buildings; seismic early warning systems; design of seismic networks.
Mechanics and Physics of Earthquakes; Seismology;