Professor, Seismological Laboratory
Professor of Mineral Physics
PhD, 2005, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd., MS 252-21
So. Mudd Building, Rm 354
Pasadena, CA 91125
Deep Earth mineral physics; composition of Earth's interior; elastic, vibrational, and electronic properties of planetary materials at high-pressure and temperature; optical and synchrotron-based x-ray spectroscopic methods.