Senior 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.