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Brad Aagaard

Brad Aagaard is a research scientist in the Earthquake Hazards Program.

Ground-motion modeling

  • Animations of ground shaking from computer simulations of earthquakes.
  • 3D Geologic and Seismic Velocity Model of the San Francisco Bay Region

Software

PyLith crustal deformation modeling software, Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics.

Professional Experience

  • Research Geophysicist, USGS, 2003-present

  • USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Scholar, 2001-2003

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2000

  • M.S., Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1995

  • B.S., Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, 1994

Science and Products