Honors and Awards
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.