About Stephen Gao

Education

  • University of CA - Los Angeles, Doctor of Philosophy, 1995

Stephen Gao

Professor
Geosciences&Geological&Pet Eng
B-35 McNutt Hall

573-341-6676 | sgao@mst.edu | Personal site

Education

  • University of CA - Los Angeles, Doctor of Philosophy, 1995

Research

Research interests

Pure and applied geophysics with emphasis on earthquake seismology. Seismological investigations of the Earth's crust and mantle using seismic tomography, anisotropy, and receiver function analyses. Distribution of earthquakes in space and time, crustal deformation, and earthquake hazard prediction and mitigation. Areas of study include Brazil, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Japan, Kenya, Mongolia, Russia, South Africa, the United States, and Zimbabwe etc.