California Institute of Technology
Seismological Laboratory Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences


Michael C. Gurnis

Michael C. Gurnis

Director and Professor, Seismological Laboratory

John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics
Clarence R. Allen Leadership Chair, Seismological Laboratory Director of the Seismological Laboaratory
Director of the Schmidt Academy for Software Engineering
Ph.D., 1987, Australian National University

Seismological Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd., MS 252-21
So. Mudd Building, Rm 351
Pasadena, CA 91125

Phone: (626) 395-6979
Fax: (626) 564-0715


Dynamics of the Earth's interior using computational methods; relation between mantle dynamics and the geological evolution of continents.