Maria T. Zuber
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vice President for Research
E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Theoretical modeling of geophysical processes.
  • Analysis of altimetry, gravity and tectonics to determine the structure and dynamics of the Earth and solid planets.
  • Development and implementation of spacecraft laser and radio tracking experiments.


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Geophysics, Brown University, 1986.
    Ph.D. Thesis: Unstable Deformation in Layered Media: Application to Planetary Lithospheres. Thesis Advisor: E.M. Parmentier
  • Sc.M. Geophysics, Brown University, 1983.
  • B.A. Astronomy (honors) and Geology, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
    Honors Thesis: Velocity-Inclination Correlations in Galactic Clusters.

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ENGINEERING CERTIFICATIONS (for those who think I have no practical skills)

  • Laser Safety
  • Clean Room Procedures
  • Electrostatic Discharge Control

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