Dr. Haiying Gao receives NSF CAREER Award

Portrait of Dr. Haiying Gao in front of World Tectonic Map

Could information about activity deep beneath Earth’s crust help humans prepare for major earthquakes through building, planning, and infrastructure? University of Massachusetts Assistant Professor of Geosciences Haiying Gao has received a five-year, $525,800 early CAREER development grant from the National Science Foundation to model and compare five zones across the world where formidable quakes have occurred, for the first time characterizing their fundamental differences and similarities—and giving valuable insight into the way Earth behaves. Read More...

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