Observational Seismology - Wei Shengji

Latest Projects

We propose to install 30 broadband seismometers to cover the seismic gap on the Sagaing fault and the neighbouring region, which is one of the most populated areas in Myanmar. The seismic data will be used to better understand the seismotectonic...

To better understand the earthquakes and the associated tectonic setting and ground shaking, we propose to study earthquakes in SE Asia, the most seismically active region on the earth, with a series of broadband waveform modelling tools. The...

Summary of the tectonic setting and earthquakes in Sumatra, in particular, the Mentawai seismic gap.

Wei and his team are closely monitoring a section of the Sunda subduction zone that hasn't seen an earthquake in 200 years but is expected to rupture a large earthquake in the near future.

Awards

2017

AGU Fall Meeting 2016 Outstanding Student Paper Award

Blog

25 Oct 2016

As an academic who lectures regularly to a hall of about 300 students, he never thought that he would feel nervous in front of only eight people. And so he was surprised when he became...