Grace Parker



2018              Ph.D. Geotechnical Engineering, UCLA           

2014              B.S. Applied Geophysics, UCLA

                      Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Highest Honors                     


2019-            Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow, U.S. Geological Survey

2014-2018    Graduate Student Researcher and TA, UCLA Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)


2017              Seismological Society of America Student Presentation Award

2016              Martin Rubin Scholarship, UCLA CEE

2016              Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UCLA CEE                           

2015              NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - Honorable Mention     

2014              John and Frances Handin Award, UCLA Dep. of Earth, Planetary, and Space Science (EPSS)

2013              Deane Oberste-Lehn Award, UCLA EPSS                                                       

Publications (Google Scholar)

Parker, G.A., Stewart, J.P., Boore, D.M., Atkinson, G.M., and Hassani, B. (2020). NGA-Subduction Global Ground Motion Models with Regional Adjustment Factors. Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Report 2020/03Coded versions of model from Silvia Mazzoni available here.

Parker, G.A., Baltay, A.S., Rekoske, J., and Thompson, E.M. (2020). Repeatable Source, Path, and Site Effects from the 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence. Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 110, 1530-1548. doi: 10.1785/0120200008.

Hough, S.E., Yun, S.-H., Jung, J., Thompson, E.M., Parker, G.A., and Stephenson, O. (2020). Near‐field Ground Motions and Shaking from the 2019 Mw 7.1 Ridgecrest, California, Mainshock: Insights from Instrumental, Macroseismic Intensity, and Remote‐Sensing Data. Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 110, 1506-1516. doi: 10.1785/0120200045.

Rekoske, J.M., Thompson, E.M., Moschetti, M.P., Hearne, M.G., Aagaard, B.T. and Parker, G.A. (2020). The 2019 Ridgecrest, California, Earthquake Sequence Ground Motions: Processed Records and Derived Intensity Metrics. Seismol. Res. Lett., 91, 2010-2023. doi: 10.1785/0220190292.

Hough, S.E., Thompson, E., Parker, G.A., Graves, R.W., Hudnut, K.W., Patton, J., Dawson, T., Ladinsky, T., Oskin, M., Sirorattanakul, K. and Blake, K. (2020). Near‐Field Ground Motions from the July 2019 Ridgecrest, California, Earthquake Sequence. Seismol. Res. Lett., 91, 1542-1555.

Stewart, J.P., Parker, G.A., G.M. Atkinson, D.M. Boore, Y.M.A. Hashash, W.J. Silva (2019). Ergodic Site Amplification Model for central and eastern North America. Earthq. Spectra, 36, 42-68.

Hashash, Y.M.A., J.A. Harmon, O. Ilhan, G.A. Parker, J.P. Stewart, E.M. Rathje, K.W. Campbell, W.J. Silva (2019). Nonlinear Site Amplification Model for Ergodic Seismic Hazard Analysis in central and eastern North America. Earthq. Spectra, 36, 69-86.

Parker, G.A., J.P. Stewart, Y.M.A. Hashash, E.M. Rathje, K.W. Campbell, and W.J. Silva (2019). Empirical Linear Seismic Site Amplification in Central and Eastern North America. Earthq. Spectra, 35, 849-881.

Parker, G.A., J.A. Harmon, J.P. Stewart, Y.M. A. Hashash, A.R. Kottke, E.M. Rathje, W.J. Silva, and K.W. Campbell (2017). Proxy-Based VS30 Estimation in Central and Eastern North America. Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 107, 117-131. Electronic Supplement.