Thomas H. Heaton
Professor of Engineering Seismology
Degrees and Appointments
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-.
Tel: 626-395-4232255 South Mudd MC 104-44 Pasadena, CA 91125
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Professor Heaton focuses on engineering seismology, and earthquake rupture physics. Special focus on earthquake early warning; understanding ground motions that cause building collapse; multi-scale self-organizing systems in dynamic rupture.
List of Research Areas
engineering seismology, earthquake rupture physics