Recognizing Early-career Accomplishments in Seismology
The Keiiti Aki Early Career Award is presented annually to an outstanding early career seismologist in recognition of their scientific accomplishments in the field of seismology. The award honors the life and work of Keiiti Aki, a Japanese seismologist who developed a way to measure the strength of earthquakes. Successful nominees must have received their Ph.D. or highest equivalent terminal degree within six years of when the award year begins.
- An award certificate
- Recognition in Eos
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
About the Seismology Section
Seismology Section members use seismic waves to study how earthquake faults rupture and to prove Earth’s internal structure from the surface to the core.
- be an active AGU member
- be primarily affiliated with the Seismology section
- have been awarded their Ph.D. or highest terminal degree in the six-year period preceding the beginning of the award presentation year