Short CV


University of California San Diego

   Ph.D. Earth Sciences (Geophysics) June 2007 
   M. Sc. Earth Sciences (Geophysics) June 2004 

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

   B.Sc. Geology Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Professional Experience

Departamento de Geociencias, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

   Associate Professor of Geophysics. 2017 - Present

Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas, Universidad del Rosario

   Associate Professor in Earth Sciences. 2016-2017

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT

   Assistant Professor in Geophysics. 2013-2016 

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

   Assistant Professor of Geophysics 2009-2013

Department of Geophysics, Stanford University

   Thompson Postdoctoral Fellow 2007-2008

Honors and Awards

Thompson Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007- 2008 
Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award, AGU - Sesimology Section, 2010 
Editors Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, JGR-Solid Earth, AGU, 2011

External Service

AGU Canvassing Committee - Seismology Section 2020-2021

Editor Geophysical Research Letters 2020-Present

Kei Aki Award Committee Member AGU Seismology Section 2016-2018

Associate Editor J. Geophysical Research (Solid Earth) 2013-2020


Teaching Experience

Universidad Nacional

   Graduate Seminar, Since 2019 

   Introduction to Geophysics, Since 2017 
   Computational Geology, Since 2017 
   Special Topics in Geology, 2017


   Introduction to Seismology, 2014-2015 
   Essentials of Geophysics, 2015 
   Mechanics of Faulting and Earthquakes, 2016

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

   Seismology, 2011 
   Natural Disasters, 2009-2012 
   Geosciences, 2010-2012 
   Geophysics, 2010 
   Computational Physics 2009-2011 

Department of Geophysics, Stanford University

   Guest Lecturer, Inverse Theory 2008

University of California San Diego

   Teaching Assistant, Natural Disasters 2005-2006

Research Interests

Earthquake source physics. Regional seismic tomography and Q-tomography based on the ambient seismic field. Wave propagation and Scattering. Structure of subduction zones and intermediate depth earthquakes. Observational seismology based on large data sets. Time series analysis and advanced signal processing tools. Inverse theory.