Magali Billen in KeckCAVES with her research projected in the background on the CAVE walls. photo ©2010 Robert Durell

Magali Billen standing inside the KeckCAVES.

Magali I. Billen

UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow, 2010-11
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (2001)

Geophysics; subduction zone dynamics; deformation and rheology of the lithosphere and upper mantle; effects of water and melt on viscosity; plate tectonics. Recent projects include finite element models of subduction zones; lithospheric deformation of continents in oblique convergent margins.
(530) 752-4169
UC Davis W.M. Keck Center for Active Visualization in the Earth Sciences

Recent Publications

Jadamec, MA, MI Billen, SM Roeske (2013) Three-dimensional numerical models of flat slab subduction and the Denali fault driving deformation in south-central Alaska. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS. 376(15 August 2013):29-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.009

Vančo, M, B Hamann, O Kreylos, MI Billen and MA Jadamec (2011) Distance field computation for geological slab surface data sets. COMPUTING AND VISUALIZATION IN SCIENCE. 14(4):143-156. DOI: 10.1007/s00791-012-0169-9

Obermaier, H, MI Billen, H Hagen and M Hering-Bertram (2010) Interactive visualization of scattered moment tensor data. PROCEEDINGS OF THE SPIE - THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING. 7868 DOI: 10.1117/12.872264

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