Sarah Minson is a research scientist in the Earthquake Hazards Program.
2010 Ph.D. in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology.
Thesis: “A Bayesian Approach to Earthquake Source Studies ”
Committee: James Beck, Thomas Heaton (chair), Donald Helmberger, Hiroo Kanamori, Nadia Lapusta
Mark Simons (advisor)
2005 M.S. in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology
2003 B.A. in Geophysics with Highest Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley
Honors Thesis: “Source Mechanisms of Volcanic Induced Seismicity – Miyakejima, Japan, 2000"
Advisor: Douglas Dreger
2014 – Present Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey
2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
2011 – 2013 Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow, U.S. Geological Survey
Honors and Awards
U.S. Geological Survey STAR Award - 2021