PhD opportunities in geophysics at the University of Rhode Island, USA

Matt Wei matt-wei at
Fri Oct 15 01:53:02 UTC 2021

The Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island is 
seeking motivated PhD students in the field of geophysics. Funded by 
U.S. NSF, the research projects will advance understanding of earthquake 
physics, crustal deformation, volcanic activities, and the structure and 
dynamics of oceanic crust and mantle. The selected students will 
specialize in geodesy, earthquake physics, or/and earthquake seismology 
with skills and experience in research cruises, numerical simulation, 
data analysis, machine learning, inverse method, and/or seismic 
tomography. The candidates should have a B.S. or M.Sc. degree in 
geophysics, earth sciences, physics, or other related fields. Experience 
in data analysis and programming is preferred. Applicants are encouraged 
to contact Matt Wei (matt-wei at, geodesy & earthquake physics) or 
Yang Shen (yshen at, seismology) before applying. More details 
about potential research projects can be found at and

The application deadline is January 15, 2022. Interested students should 
submit their application at

GRE is no longer required. The online Duolingo English test is an 
acceptable alternative to TOEFL for international students, if English 
is not their native language.

Meng "Matt" Wei
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island

Tel: (401)874-6530 |

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