Steven M Day

Emeritus

Department of Geological Sciences
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-1020

Office: GMCS-225
Phone: 619.594.2663
Fax: 619.594.4372
email: sday@mail.sdsu.edu

EDUCATION
  •  Ph.D., 1977 UC San Diego
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Source dynamics
  • Earthquake strong motion
  • Explosion seismology
RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • ITR Collaborative Research: Multiresolution High Fidelity Earthquake Modeling: Dynamic Rupture, Basin Response, Blind Deconvolution, Seismic Inversion and Ultrascale Computing
  • A Collaborative Project: 3D Rupture Dynamics, Validation of the Numerical Simulation Method
  • Dynamics of Rupture on Inhomogeneous Faults
  • Joint SCEC/PEER Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) Initiative
  • 3D Ground Motion Simulation in Basins
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS – more publications
  • Day, S. M., L. A. Dalguer, N. Lapusta, and y. Liu, (2005). Comparison of finite difference and boundary   integral solutions to three-dimensional spontaneous rupture, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 110, B12307, doi:10.1029/2005JB003813.
  • Day, S. M., and G. P. Ely (2002).  Effect   of a shallow weak zone on fault rupture:    Numerical simulation of scale-model experiments,  Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol 92, 3006-3021.
  • Day, S.M., and Bradley, C. (2001). Memory-efficient simulation of anelastic wave   propagation, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol. 91, 520-531.
  • Day, S.M., G. Yu, and D. Wald (1998). Dynamic stress changes during earthquake   rupture,  Bull. Seism. Soc.   Am, 88, 512-522.
  • Day, S. M. (1996). “RMS response of a one-dimensional halfspace to SH,” Bull.   Seism. Soc. Am, Vol 86, pp. 363-370.