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Mr Simone Mancini

Mr Simone Mancini

Mr Simone Mancini

Area of research

Physics-based Forecasting of Earthquake Sequences (Supervisor: Dr Max Werner)

Office G10b
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5695

Research summary

My research covers the development of testable short-term earthquake forecast models that describe the spatiotemporal evolution of seismic sequences. Earthquake forecasting is a trending topic of research both as a potential tool for more informed decision making during early post-disaster phases (e.g. for civil protection purposes) and as a testing ground for different hypotheses on which mechanisms drive earthquake triggering and cascading. I particularly focus on the improvement of physics-based and empirical forecasts performance, which I evaluate by means of standard statistical metrics in both pseudo-prospective and retrospective mode.

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BSc in Geological Sciences from Roma Tre University, 2011

Msc in Geodynamics and Volcanology from Sapienza University of Rome, 2014

Civil Service at Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Italian Department of Civil Protection, 2015-2016

Research Fellowship at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (Rome) - National Earthquake Centre, 2016



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