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  • PL 68 (Pietari Kalmin katu 5)



  • Finland

  • Yliopistonkatu 3, Porthania

    00100 Helsinki



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Curriculum vitae

since 07/2017
Associate Professor, Institute of Seismology, University of Helsinki

08/2012 – 06/2017
Heisenberg Fellow of the German Research Foundation, ISTerre, Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France

04/2010 – 07/2012
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut des Sciences de la Terre, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France 

08/2008 – 03/2010
Postdoctoral Researcher, Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA

02/2006 – 07/2008
Postdoctoral Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation, Institute for Crustal Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

09/2004 – 12/2004
Research stay at the Department for Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

06/2002 – 12/2005
Ph.D. in Geophysics, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; Thesis: On the Origin of Complexity in Continuum Fault Models With Rate and State Friction

12/2001 – 05/2002
Research Assistant, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Germany

01/2001 – 11/2001
Diploma in Geophysics, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany; Diploma thesis at GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany: Earthquake Probability Calculations Based on Coulomb Stress Modeling Applied to Mapped Faults Inside the Sea of Marmara

08/1996 – 11/2001
Geophysics, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany


Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • Seismology

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Publications and projects within past five years.