Academic employment

  • Since May 2022: Associate Professor in Geophysics & Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Oxford.
  • Since May 2022: Tutorial Fellow, Exeter College Oxford, University of Oxford, UK.
  • 2019 - 2022: Royal Society University Research Fellow, Royal Holloway, UK.
  • 2018 - 2019: Royal Society University Research Fellow, University College London, UK.
  • 2015 - 2018: Junior Research Fellow, University College, University of Oxford, UK.
  • 2014 - 2015: ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellow , ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Education & training

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  • 2019 - 2020: Researchers Academy, NCCPE (National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement), UK
  • 2017 - 2018: Enhancing Teaching Programme, University of Oxford, UK. SEDA PDF Descriptor 2 Award
  • 2010 - 2014: PhD in Seismology, University of Cambridge, UK. Normal mode studies of long wavelength structures in Earth's lowermost mantle.
  • 2008 - 2010: Master in Geophysics and Prestige Master in System Earth Modelling, Utrecht University, NL. MSc thesis on normal mode sensitivity to D'' structures.
  • 2005 - 2008: Bachelor in Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, NL. BSc thesis on surface diffusivity of NaCl crystals.
  • 1998 - 2004: Gymnasium, St. Bonifatiuscollege, Utrecht, NL. A-level equivalent with Latin, Greek and Science subjects

Grants and awards

  • 2021: Philip Leverhulme Prize, The Leverhulme Trust
  • 2018: Doornbos Memorial Prize, Committee on Studies of the Earth's Deep Interior (SEDI)
  • 2018: University Research Fellowship, The Royal Society
  • 2015: Junior Research Fellowship, University College, Oxford
  • 2013: Postdoctoral Fellowship, ETH Zurich
  • 2010: Nahum Scholarship in Physics & Graduate Studentship, Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • 2008: System Earth Modelling Scholarship, Utrecht University
  • Supervising

    At the University of Oxford:
    • 2022 - present: Co-supervisor of PhD student on lower mantle composition and temperature
    • 2022 - present: Primary supervisor of PhD student on multi-scale CMB topography
    • 2022 - present: Primary supervisor of PhD student on London seismicity and noise
    • At Royal Holloway:
      • 2019 - present: Primary supervisor of PhD student on global Backus-Gilbert tomography
      • At University College London:
        • 2019: Supervisor of summer student project on spin transition effect in global tomography
        • At the University of Oxford:
          • 2016 - 2020: Co-supervisor of PhD student on multi-scale lower mantle structure
          • 2017 - 2018: Primary supervisor on 4th year project on proxies for post-perovskite
          • 2016 - 2017: Primary supervisor on 4th year project on core-mantle boundary topography
          • 2016 - 2017: Co-supervisor on 4th year project on elephant seismology
          • Teaching

            At the University of Oxford / Exeter College:
            • 2022 - present: Personal tutor for undergraduate students at Exeter
            • 2022 - present: Tutor for undergraduate courses in geophysics
            • 2022 - present: Lecturer for 3rd year course ``Global seismology & Earth structure''
            • At Royal Holloway:
              • 2022: Field teaching on 1st year Pembrokeshire field trip
              • 2021 - 2022: Personal tutor for third year undergraduate students
              • 2021 - 2022: Course coordinator / lecturer for 3rd year course ``Planetary Geology and Geophysics''
              • 2021: Lecturer for 4th year course ``Formation and evolution of the continents''
              • At the University of Oxford:
              • 2015 - 2018: Tutor for undergraduate courses in mathematics and geophysics
              • 2016: Lecturer for 2nd year course ``Geophysical methods''
              • 2016: Demonstrator for 1st year Pembrokeshire field trip
              • At ETH Zurich:
              • 2015: Lecturer for MSc/PhD course ``Great papers in Seismology''
              • 2015: Demonstrator for Refraction Seismics field trip
              • At the University of Cambridge:
              • 2010 - 2014: Demonstrator for the Arran field trip
              • 2010 - 2013: Demonstrator for undergraduate courses on the deep Earth
              • Professional activities / scientific community

                • 2021 - Present: Handling editor for diamond open-access journal Seismica
                • 2020 - Present: Member of IAG Joint Study Group "Geodetic, Seismic and Geodynamic Constraints on Glacial Isostatic Adjustment"
                • 2018 - Present: Organiser of funding and fellowship information events for ECRs
                • 2018 - Present: Proposal reviewer for NERC, ANR (France)
                • 2016 - Present: Reviewer for EPSL, G-cubed, GJI, GRL, TSR, Nature Comm.
                • 2020 - 2022: Guest editor of special issue on social seismology in EGU Solid Earth
                • 2020 - 2021: Guest editor of special research topic in Frontiers in Earth Sciences on 3D printing in geology and geophysics
                • Organising:
                • 2022: Discussing leader for mantle structure session, SEDI meeting, Zurich, Switzerland
                • 2013 - Present: Convener of >10 conference sessions at AGU and EGU meetings
                • 2018 - 2019: Organising committee for the UK-SEDI conference, University College London
                • 2018: Discussing leader and organiser for CMB session, SEDI meeting, Edmonton, CA
                • 2012 - 2013: Organising committee for the British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Research in Progress meeting, Cambridge, UK
                • Memberships:
                • 2020 - Present: European Geosciences Union
                • 2013 - Present: British Geophysical Association
                • 2010 - Present: American Geophysical Union, Royal Astronomical Society, Study of Earth's Deep Interior
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