Talks by Tom Heaton, October 7 and 8

Tom Heaton, Professor of Engineering Seismology at Caltech (, is speaking next week (abstracts attached):

Has performance based engineering broken the power law?
Monday, October 7, 4:30 p.m., 220 More Hall

Implications of strong-rate-weakening friction for the length-scale dependence of the strength of the crust — Why earthquakes are so gentle
Tuesday, October 8, 12:00 noon, 154 ATG

*** To schedule a chat with Tom *** on Monday or on Tuesday morning, please contact Brian Atwater <atwater) and Sarah Minson <minson>.