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Jeanne Hardebeck

Jeanne Hardebeck is a research scientist in the Earthquake Science Center.

Research Interests

- Crustal stress and the strength of faults.

- Earthquake statistics and testing earthquake forecasting methods.

- California stress field and seismotectonics.

- Earthquake triggering and effects on probabilistic seismic hazard assessment.

Professional Experience

  • Research Geophysicist, USGS Earthquake Hazards Team, 2004-present

  • Mendenhall Postdoctoral Scholar, USGS Earthquake Hazards Team, 2003-2004

  • Green Postdoctoral Scholar, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.C. San Diego, 2000-2003

  • Graduate Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, 1994-2000

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Geophysics, California Institute of Technology, 2001

  • M.S. Geophysics, California Institute of Technology, 1997

  • A.B. Computer Science, Cornell University, 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2009

  • James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union, 2007

  • Charles F. Richter Early Career Award, Seismological Society of America, 2006

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