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M. Sc. Ya-Jian Gao

Section 2.4: Seismology

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Building A 3, room 001
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-
e-mail: ya-jian.gao(at)

About the person

Function and Responsibilities:

PhD Student

Research Interests:



Detection of Seismic Velocity Structure of Subduction Zones


Sep 2017 – Now: 

PhD candidate in Seismology

Freie Universität Berlin & GFZ

PhD Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Frederik Tilmann

Sep 2014 – Jun 2017: 

Master in Solid Geophysics

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Master Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yuanze Zhou

Sep 2010 – Jun 2014: 

Bachelor in Geophysics

Institute of Disaster Prevention 


Fellowship: Scholarship awarded by China Scholarship Council (CSC), 2017