SECTION AWARDS AND LECTURES
Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service
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2023 RECIPIENT
Susan L Beck
Susan Beck personifies all of the attributes articulated in the intent of the Paul G. Silver Award: exemplary contributions in leadership, mentorship, collaboration, community involvement, and research. She has had a distinguished academic career at ...
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2022 RECIPIENT
Lucy M Flesch
Dr. Lucy Flesch demonstrates excellence in all of the areas that the Paul G. Silver Award for Outstanding Scientific Service addresses: mentorship, leadership on community initiatives, and collaborative research. Her contributions in the area of comm...
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2021 RECIPIENT
Richard W Allmendinger
2020 RECIPIENT
Ramon Arrowsmith
2020 RECIPIENT
Douglas R Toomey
2019 RECIPIENT
Judith Savaso Chester
Prof. Judith (“Judi”) S. Chester is an outstanding scientist who uses a powerful combination of experiments and field observations to understand earthquake faulting; however, this award recognizes her exemplary efforts on behalf of the broader commun...
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2018 RECIPIENT
Harold J Tobin
Harold Tobin recently became the new director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) at the University of Washington. Over the past 17 years, Harold has devoted the better part of his career to leading the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Expe...
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2017 RECIPIENT
David Mainprice
As befits a Silver awardee, David Mainprice’s scholarship transcends boundaries of mineral physics, tectonophysics, and seismology, enabling improved understanding of S wave splitting, thermal diffusivity, phase transitions, and relations among defor...
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