Mehrdad Mahdyiar

Dr. Mehrdad Mahdyiar is vice president and senior director of earthquake hazard in the research and modeling group on the extreme event solutions team at Verisk. He has more than 20 years of experience in seismology, engineering seismology, and numerical analysis. He has in-depth knowledge and experience in constructing regional seismicity models, ground motion analysis, and probabilistic seismic hazard analysis. His recent research includes studies on earthquake time-dependent rupture models and physical modeling of subduction zones for long-term slip rate determination. Mehrdad holds a PhD in geophysics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MS in civil engineering.

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Following are some recent blogs:

Review of “Artificial Intelligence Helps to Decode Mysterious Earthquake Swarms”

Review of “Artificial Intelligence Helps to Decode Mysterious Earthquake Swarms”

July 13, 2020
Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

June 15, 2015

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