Christina WIDIWIJAYANTI

Research:

Her main research interests are:
- Volcanic flow modeling (debris flow and pyroclastic density current)
- Volcano geophysical modeling (deformation, seismic, gravity)
- Volcano monitoring data management and analysis

Education:
  • 2002 Ph.D. Geophysics, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
  • 1997 D.E.A. Geophysics, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
  • 1993 B.Sc. Geophysics, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
Professional Experience:
  • 2009–present Senior Research Fellow, Volcano Group, Earth Observatory of Singapore.
  • 2003–2009 Post-Doctorate Research Schollar, Department of Geosciences, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1996–2009 Research assistant, Laboratory of Gravity and Geodynamic, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)
  • 1994–1996 Research Assistant, R & D center for Geotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Bandung, Indonesia.
Professional Activities:
  • Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • Member, International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI)
  • Member, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
Courses Taught:
  • WOVOdat (World Organization of Volcano Observatories – WOVO’ Database of volcanic unrest)
  • 16-23 October 2012: West Pacific WOVOdat training course for volcano observatory staff from PHIVOLCS-Philippine, CVGHM-Indonesia, RVO-Papua new Guinea
  • 5-16 March 2012: WOVOdat training course for volcano observatory staff from INGEOMINAS (SGC)-Colombia and OVSICORI-Costa Rica
  • 21-25 November 2012: WOVOdat training course for volcano observatory staff from PHIVOLCS-Philippine and CVGHM-Indonesia

  • Volcanic flow modeling

  • December 2011 – June 2012: supervising “Merapi volcanic flow hazard and risk assessment project”, Merapi Volcano Observatory (BPPTK) - Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB)
  • September 2011 – May 2012: supervising Gadjah Mada University (UGM) master student on “Pyroclastic flow modeling for Merapi volcano using Titan2D code”
  • 14-22 July 2011: supervising PhD student from University Paris-1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on “Lahar flow simulation for Merapi volcano using LAHARZ code”, at EOS
  • 25-29 April 2011: Volcanic flow modeling training course at CVGHM-Bandung-Indonesia
  • 9-11 March 2011: Volcanic flow modeling training course at Merapi Volcano Observatory-Indonesia
  • 6 March 2010: Pyroclastic flow simulation using LAHARZ code, course as part of EOS GIS-RS workshop for volcano observatory staff from PHIVOLCS-Philippine, CVGHM-Indonesia, RVO-Papua new Guinea

  • Volcano geophysical modeling

  • 1-14 November 2010: Merapi volcanic monitoring data analysis and volcanic flow hazard, assistance during 2010 Merapi eruption, at Merapi Volcano Observatory-Indonesia
  • 8-12 February 2010: “Mayon GPS data analysis” for PHIVOLCS staff, at EOS

  • November 2011 – March 2012: Tutorial and supervising a Junior College student intern from Hwa Chong Institution, research on: “Investigation of correlations between physical characteristics and eruption patterns of volcanoes: Toward better forecast on future eruption”.

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