simonSenior Research Professor, Earthquake Engineering Research Centre

Cand. Scient. (1981) University of Iceland

MSc (1990) University of Southern California, USA

PhD (1999) Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Main research activities: engineering seismology and earthquake engineering. Ongoing research projects are dealing with: strong-motion monitoring and modelling; source mechanics, parametric modelling and earthquake response spectra; signal processing; and system identification.