William Frank is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He leads the Tectonophysics research group that focuses on crustal deformation within the solid Earth, whether it’s the result of earthquakes or the slow shear of slow slip.

Interests

  • Earthquakes
  • Tectonics
  • Volcanoes

Education

  • PhD in Geophysics, 2014

    Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

  • MSc in Geophysics, 2011

    Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

  • BSc in Earth Systems Science, 2009

    University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

Our Research Group

Group members

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Hugo D. Ortiz

Molina Postdoctoral Fellow

Volcano seismology and acoustics, Atmospheric sensing, Environmental seismology, Earthquakes

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Caroline Mouchon

PhD Candidate

Earthquakes, Slow Slip Events, Low Frequency Earthquakes, Subduction Dynamics

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Jade Eyles

Postdoctoral Fellow

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Precise Relocations, Ambient Seismic Noise

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Ayako Tsuchiyama

PhD Candidate

Earthquakes, Rupture Model, Slow Earthquakes, Subduction Dynamics

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Jared Bryan

PhD Candidate

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Receiver functions, Ambient Seismic Noise