Vladimir Keilis-Borok#

Vladimir Keilis-Borok
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:1946
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES

Vladimir Keilis-Borok passed away October 19, 2013.

Positions Held
  • 1999 – 2013 Distinguished Professor, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics and Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles.
  • 1998 – 2013 Research group leader and founding Director emeritus. International Institute for Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Ac. Sci.
  • 1987 – 2013 Founding Director, Research and Advanced Training Program in Non-linear dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste

Fields of Scholarship
  • Predictability of critical transitions in complex systems
  • Lithosphere dynamics
  • Socio-economic predictions
  • Earthquake prediction
  • Earthquake preparedness
  • Critical phenomena in chaotic systems
  • Pattern recognition

Honours and Awards
  • First Richardson medal for achievements in non-linear dynamics
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Institute de Physique du Globe, Paris
  • 21st Century Collaborative Activity Award for Studying Complex Systems, J. F. McDonnell Foundation
  • Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology
  • Elected in: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; US National Ac. Sci.; Russian Ac. Sci.; Royal Astronomical Society; Austrian Ac. Sci.; Pontifical Ac. Sci.; Academia Europaea

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