Post-doctoral Research Associate
Ignacio Sepulveda Oyarzun earned his degree of Civil Engineer from Santa Maria University (Chile) in 2011. After his graduation, he worked as a lecturer and researcher of hydrodynamics and numerical modeling in the School of Ocean Engineering at Valparaiso University. He also worked as a consultant engineer in AWAS Ingenieria. In August 2013, he joined the Ph.D. program of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, with funding support from Fulbright Commission and Becas Chile. While studying at Cornell, Ignacio worked on many topics regarding tsunamis, stochastic calculus, and seismology. His main research regards to the uncertainty quantification in tsunami hazard assessments. Some of his research has been published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Letters, the Journal of Coastal Engineering and the Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth. Ignacio is currently a Post-doctoral Research Associate at the School of Civil and Environmental of Cornell University, where he continues his work on uncertainty quantification.
Tuesday, July 31
1:20 PM – 1:40 PM