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Adriano  Gualandi's Picture
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Curriculum Vitae:

Adriano Gualandi

I have joined JPL in September 2017. I am currently working with Dr. Zhen Liu. I moved here after two years as a postdoc at Caltech working with Prof. Jean-Philippe Avouac. I came to the United States in 2015 after my PhD defense in Bologna, Italy. I have obtained both my PhD in Geophysics and Master in Physics under the supervision of Prof. Maria Elina Belardinelli, University of Bologna. Since my Bachelor studies I have been working with Dr. Enrico Serpelloni, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), who introduced me to the analysis of GPS time series for geophysical studies.

  • 2015: PhD in Geophysics (University of Bologna and Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
  • 2011: MSc in Physics, curriculum Geophysics (University of Bologna)
  • 2009: BSc in Physics (University of Bologna)

Research Interests
  • Seismotectonic
  • Geodesy
  • Time series analysis
  • Inverse problem theory and applications
  • Blind Source Separation

Professional Experience
  • 2017-today: NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) fellow
  • 2015-2017: Postdoc at California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Selected Awards
  • 2017: NPP fellowship
  • 2012: INGV PhD fellowship
  • 2011: Marco Polo scholarship

Selected Publications
  1. Serpelloni E., F. Pintori, A. Gualandi, E. Scoccimarro, A. Cavaliere, L. Anderlini, M.E. Belardinelli and M. Todesco, Hydrologically-induced karst deformation: insights from GPS measurements in the Adria-Eurasia plate boundary zone, JGR accepted
  2. Gualandi A., C. Nichele, E. Serpelloni, L. Chiaraluce, L. Anderlini, D. Latorre, M. E. Belardinelli, and J.-P. Avouac (2017), Aseismic deformation associated with an earthquake swarm in the northern Apennines (Italy), Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073687.
  3. Pirouz M., J.P. Avouac, A. Gualandi, J. Hassanzadeh, and P. Sternai. Flexural bending of the Zagros Foreland basin, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx252.
  4. Gualandi A., H. Perfettini, M. Radiguet, N. Cotte, and V. Kostoglodov (2017), GPS deformation related to the M w 7.3, 2014, Papanoa earthquake (Mexico) reveals the aseismic behavior of the Guerrero seismic gap, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL072913.
  5. Radiguet M., H. Perfettini, N. Cotte, A. Gualandi, B. Valette, V. Kostoglodov, T. Lhomme, A. Walpersdorf, E. Cabral Cano and M. Campillo, Triggering of the 2014 Mw7.3 Papanoa earthquake by a slow slip event in Guerrero, Mexico, Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2817.
  6. Gualandi A., J.-P. Avouac, J. Galetzka, J.F. Genrich, G. Blewitt, L.B. Adhikari, B.P. Koirala, R. Gupta, B.N. Upreti, B. Pratt-Sitaula and J. Liu-Zeng, Pre- and post-seismic deformation related to the 2015, Mw 7.8 Gorkha earthquake, Nepal, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.06.014.
  7. Gualandi A., E. Serpelloni and M.E. Belardinelli, Blind Source Separation problem in GPS time series, J. Geod., DOI 10.1007/s00190-015-0875-4.
  8. Nespoli M., M. Todesco, E. Serpelloni, M.E. Belardinelli, M. Bonafede, M. Marcaccio, A.P. Rinaldi, L. Anderlini and A. Gualandi, Modeling earthquake effects on groundwater levels: evidences from the 2012 Emilia earthquake (Italy), Geofluids, doi: 10.1111/gfl.12165.
  9. Gualandi A., E. Serpelloni and M.E. Belardinelli, Space-time evolution of crustal deformation related to the M w 6.3, 2009 L'Aquila earthquake (central Italy) from Principal Component Analysis Inversion of GPS position time-series, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt522

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