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Donald V. Helmberger

Smits Family Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus
Donald V. Helmberger
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B.S., University of Minnesota, 1961; M.S., University of California (San Diego), 1965; Ph.D., 1967. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1970-74; Associate Professor, 1974-79; Professor, 1979-2000, 2011-17; Smits Family Professor, 2000-11; Smits Family Professor, Emeritus, 2017-. Director, Seismological Laboratory, 1998-2003.

Research Interests

Seismic wave propagation, imaging of fine structures of the upper earth