Honors and Awards

  • Visiting Professor fellowship, Ecole Normale Sup√©rieure, Paris, France, 2018.
  • Visiting Professor fellowship, IPGP, Universit√© Paris, Paris, France, 2018.
  • Visiting Professor fellowship (under the High end Foreign Experts Project, State administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, P.R. China), University of Science and Technology, China, 2017.
  • Visiting Professor fellowship, University of Oslo, Norway, 2017.
  • Visiting Professor fellowship, University Grenoble Alps, France, 2017.
  • Wiess Visiting Professor fellowship, Rice University, 2017.
  • Humboldt Research Prize supplement, 2017.
  • USC PhD mentoring award, 2016.
  • Visiting Professor fellowship, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble France, 2014.
  • Frontiers in Geosciences Lecture, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2013.
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 2011.
  • Humboldt Research Prize in Earth Sciences, 2010-2011.
  • Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship, Inst. of Advanced Studies, Univ. of Western Australia, 2010.
  • Ranked 5th in total citations in a global survey of the ESI http://sciencewatch.com/ana/st/earthquakes2/ on "Earthquake Studies", 2000-2010.
  • Mercator Fellowship of the German Research Society (DFG), 2003.
  • Ranked 4th in citations per paper and 15th in total citations in a global survey of the ESI on "Earthquake Studies", 1993-2003.
  • Zumberge Research and Innovation Fellowship, Univ. of Southern California, 1998
  • Visiting Professor Fellowship, Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1996.
  • Geophysics Graduate Student Achievement (University of Southern California), 1989
  • W. M. Keck Foundation Fellowship (University of Southern California), 1985-1988
  • Valedictorian, Natural Sciences Faculty (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), 1982
  • Natural Sciences Dean's Fellowship (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), 1980-1982
  • In top 1% of most cited Geosciences authors in Essential Science Indicators database last 10 years.
  • Over 30 invited and keynote talks in the last 3 years.
  • ISI h-index 50.
  • Google h-index 59.