Curriculum Vitae

BRIDGET R. SMITH-KONTER

Department of Geology and Geophysics   
University of Hawaii at Manoa
1680 East-West Road, POST 813
Honolulu, HI 96822
Email:  brkonter_at_hawaii_dot_edu

CURRICULUM VITAE

Full CV (pdf)


Education
~ Ph.D., Earth Science/Geophysics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 2005
~ B.S., Major Physics & Astronomy, Minor Mathematics, Northern Arizona University, magna cum laude, 1999.


Professional Experience
~ Associate Professor, University of Hawaii, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Aug. 2016 - present
~ Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Jan. 2014 - Aug. 2016
~ Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Geological Sciences, Jan. 14 - present

~ Associate Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Geological Sciences, Aug. 2012 - Jan. 2014
~ Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Geological Sciences, Jan. 2008- Aug. 2012
~ Postdoctoral Researcher, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech, 2007

~ Lecturer, University of California, San Diego, 2005-2006
~ Postdoctoral Scholar, SIO, University of California, San Diego, 2005-2006
~ Graduate Student Researcher, SIO, University of California, San Diego, 1999-2005
~ Teaching Assistant, University of California, San Diego, (The Atmosphere, Geodynamics of Terrestrial Planets, Intro to Geophysics), 2000-2004
~ Research Assistant, NASA Ames, NASA Ames Astrobiology Academy, 1999
~ Research Assistant, Stanford University, Stanford Linear Accelorator Center, 1998
~ Research Assistant, Lowell Observatory, NASA Space Grant, 1997-1999


Courses Taught

~ GG 101 - Dynamic Earth (Fall 2015)
~ GG 105 - Voyage Through The Solar System (Spring 2016,2015; Fall 2014)
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 GG 711, Crustal Deformation Monitoring and Modeling, University of Hawaii, 2014
~ GEOL 5303, MAT Computer Applications in Earth Science, University of Texas at El Paso, 2012
~ GEOL 4385, MAT Earth Structure, University of Texas at El Paso, 2010
~ GEOL 5215, MAT Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences , University of Texas at El Paso, 2009-2013
~ GEOP 4385, Introduction to GIS, University of Texas at El Paso, 2009-2011
~ GEOL 5215, Computer Applications in the Geosciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 2008-2013
~ GEOP 5336, Digital Image Processing, University of Texas at El Paso, 2008
~ GEOL 1312, Principles of Earth Science II, University of Texas at El Paso, 2008-2011
~ ERTH 01, The Planets, University of California, San Diego, 2005-2006

~ Earthquakes in Action, High School Summer Enrichment Course, COSMOS, University of California, San Diego, 2005, 2006
~ SIO 239, Frontiers in Plate Boundary Deformation, University of California, San Diego , 2005
~ Visualization Course, Scripps Institution of Oceanography , SIO Visualization Contest Introductory Course, 2005


Academic Honors & Awards
~ 2011. University of Texas System Regent's Teaching Award, UT System
~ 2011. College of Sciece Distinguished Achievment Award for Teaching, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2009. UTEP Outstanding Research Award, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2008.  National Science Foundation Early Career Award
~ 2007.  JPL Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Award, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
~ 2005. SIO Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of California, San Diego

~ 2004. Outstanding Student Paper Award, AGU Fall Meeting, Geodesy
~ 2004. 1st Place, SIO Visualization Contest, University of California, San Diego
~ 2003. Edward A. Frieman Director's Prize for Graduate Student Research, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2003. NASA Earth System Science Fellowship, University of California, San Diego (2003-2005)
~ 1999. National Science Foundation Fellowship, University of California, San Diego (1999-2002)
~ 1999. Outstanding Graduating Senior in the Arts and Sciences, Northern Arizona University
~ 1998. Physics and Astronomy Chair's Scholar, Northern Arizona University


Academic Services, Professional Services, & Outreach Activities
~ 2014. Member, UNAVCO Plate Boundary Observatory Working Group Committee
~ 2014. Member, UHM Geology and Geophysics Grad Studies Committee
, University of Hawaii
~ 2012. Member, UTEP Department of Geological Sciences Personnel Committee,
University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2012. Member, UTEP College of Science Dean Search Committee
, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2012. Member, UTEP College of Science MAT Task Force Committee
, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2011-2014. Member, EarthScope Education and Outreach Sub-Committee
~ 2011-2012.  Distinguished Lecturer, EarthScope Speaker Series
~ 2010-2011. Chair, Contributor, UTEP Earth Science Week Committee, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2010. Contributor, UTEP Centennial Museum Geology Exhibit, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2010. Contributor, Pathways to the Geosciences Program, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2009. Contributor, Pathways to the Geosciences Program, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2009. Contributor, CyberTeam Earthquake  Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2008. Contributor, Pathways to the Geosciences Program, University of Texas at El Paso
~ 2007. Contributor, SIO Earthquake Education Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2006. Instructor, Earthquakes in Action, California Summer School in Mathematics and Science, Univ. of Calif., San Diego

~ 2006. Co-Organizer, SIO Earthquake Education Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2005. Instructor, Earthquakes in Action, California Summer School in Mathematics and Science, Univ. of Calif., San Diego
~ 2005. Contributor, SIO Earthquake Education Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2005. Contributor, Earthquake! Life on A Restless Planet Exhibit, Stephen Birch Aquarium, Univ. of Calif., San Diego
~ 2004. Chair of Student Body, Students@SIO, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
~ 2004. Chair, SIO Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, Scripps Institution of Oceanography


Selected Publications

~ Luttrell, K. and B. Smith-Konter (2016), Limits on crustal differential stress in southern California from topography and earthquake focal mechanisms, submitted to Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2016GL068429.

~ Howell, S., B. Smith-Konter, N. Frazer, X. Tong, and D.T. Sandwell (2016), The vertical fingerprint of earthquake-cycle loading in Southern California, Nature Geosciences, doi: 10.1093/2015-03-04591, in revision.

~ Carrick, T., K. Miller, E. Hagedorn, A. Velasco, and B. Smith-Konter (2016), Pathways to the Geosciences Summer High School Program: A ten year evaluation, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, JWM-10906.

~ Schleicher, D.G., A.N. Bair, S. Sackey, L.A. Alciatore, R.M. Eby, and B. Smith-Konter (2015), The evolving photometric lightcurve of Comet 1P/Halley’s coma during the 1985/86 apparition, The Astronomical Journal, 150:79, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/150/3/79.

~ Tong, X., D.T. Sandwell, and B. Smith-Konter (2015), An integral method to estimate the moment accumulation rate on the Creeping Section of the San Andreas Fault, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1093/gji/gjis140783.

~ Smith-Konter, B., G.M. Thornton, and D.T. Sandwell (2014), Vertical crustal displacement due to interseismic deformation along the San Andreas fault: Constraints from tide gauges, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2014GL060091.

 ~Tong, X., B. Smith-Konter, and D.T. Sandwell (2014), Is there a discrepancy between geological and geodetic slip rates along the San Andreas Fault System?,
J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2013JB010765.

~ Tong, X., D.T. Sandwell, and B. Smith-Konter (2013), High-resolution interseismic velocity data along the San Andreas Fault System, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1029/2012JB009442.
 
~ Del Pardo, C., B. Smith-Konter, C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, W. Hammond, and L. Serpa, Interseismic deformation and stress evolution of the Death Valley Fault Zone, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 117, B060404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008552.

~  Smith-Konter, B., D. Sandwell, and P. Shearer (2011), Locking depths estimated from geodesy and seismology along the San Andreas Fault System:  Implications for seismic moment release, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B06401, doi:10.1029/2010JB008117.

~ Olgin, J., B. Smith-Konter, and R.L. Pappalardo, The limits of Enceladus’s ice shell thickness from tidally driven tiger stripe failure, Geophys. Res. Lett.,  38, doi:10.1029/2010GL044950..

~ Smith-Konter, B., D. Sandwell, and M. Wei (2010), Integrating GPS and InSAR to resolve stressing rates of the SAF System, EarthScope inSights Newsletter, Summer 2010.

~  Wei, M., D. Sandwell, and Smith-Konter, B., Optimal combination of InSAR and GPS for measuring interseismic crustal deformation, J. Adv. in Space Res., doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2010.03.013, 2010.

~ Smith-Konter, B. and D.T. Sandwelll, Stress evolution of the San Andreas fault system:  Recurrence interval versus locking depth, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, doi:10.1029/2009GL037235, 2009.

~ Smith-Konter, B. and R.T. Pappalardo, Tidally driven stress accumulation and shear failure of Enceladus’s tiger stripes, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2008.07.005, 2008.

~ Sandwell, D. T., and B. Smith, contributors to California Earthquakes, Our Changing Planet: A View from Space, editors, King, Partington and Williams, 2007

~ Wdowinski, S., B. Smith, Y. Bock, and D. T. Sandwell, Spatial characterization of the interseismic velocity field in southern California,
Geology, doi:10.1130/G22938A.1., 2007.

~ Luttrell, K., D.T. Sandwell, B. Smith, B. Bills, and Y. Bock, Modulation of the earthquake cycle at the Southern San Andreas fault by lake loading, J. Geophys.
Res.,112, doi:10.1029/2006JB004752, 2007.

~ Taesombut, N., X. Wu, A. Chien, A. Nayak, B. Smith, D. Kilb, T. Im, D. Samilo, G. Kent, and J. Orcutt, Collaborative data visualization for Earth sciences with the OptIPuter, J. Future Gen. Computing System, 22, doi:10.1016/j.future.2006.03.023, 2006.

~ Smith, B., Three dimensional deformation and stress models: Exploring one thousand years of earthquake history along the San Andreas Fault System, Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, San Diego, 2005.

~ Smith, B. and D. Sandwell, A 3-D Semi-analytic viscoelastic model for time-dependent analyses of the earthquake cycle, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004JB003185, 2004.

~ Smith, B. and D. Sandwell, Coulomb stress along the San Andreas Fault System, J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2002JB002136, 2003.

~ Smith, B. and D. Sandwell, Accuracy and resolution of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, doi:10.1029/2002GL016643, 2003.

~ Sandwell, D. L. Sichiox, and B. Smith, The 1999 Hector Mine earthquake:  Vector near-field displacements from ERS InSAR, Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 92, 1341-1354, 2002.

~ Woodney, L.M., M.F.A’Hearn, D.G.Schleicher, T.L. Farnham, J.P. McMullin, M.C.H. Wright, J.M. Veal, L. E. Snyder, I. De Pater, J. R. Forster, P. Palmer, Y. J.Kuan,W. R. Williams, C. C. Cheung, and B. Smith, Morphology of HCN and CN in Comet Hale-Bopp (1995 O1), Icarus 157, 193, 2002.

~ Schleicher, D.G., T.L. Farnham, W.R. Williams, B. Smith, and C.C. Cheung, Modeling the rotational morphology of gas and dust jets in Comet Hale-Bopp (1995 O1) At Perihelion, Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., 31, 1128, 1999.

                    
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