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Dr.  Alik Ismail-Zade

Dr. Alik Ismail-Zade

Technische Petrophysik
Raum227
CS 50.40

Tel.+49 721 608-44610
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Curriculum Vitae

  • BSc in Mathematics, Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1982
  • MSc in Mathematical Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 1983
  • PhD in Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1990
  • DSc in Geophysics (Habilitation), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1997
  • Honorary Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society, 2013
  • Member, Academia Europaea, 2017
  • Fellow, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), 2019

 

Full CV: Ismail-Zadeh

Badische Neueste Nachrichten Article: BNN, 2010

Research Interests

  • TECTONIC STRESS & SEISMICITY. Nonlinear block-and-fault dynamics of the lithosphere and earthquakes. Tectonic stress analysis and modeling. Seismic hazard and risk assessment. Applications: Caucasus, Tibet-Himalayan, SE-Carpathians (Vrancea), Apennines.
  • VOLCANIC FLOWS. Reconstruction of thermal and dynamic characteristics of volcanic lava from surface thermal measurements. Numerical modelling of lava flow with a ruptured crust. Two- and three-dimensional time-dependent and steady state modeling.
  • MANTLE DYNAMICS. Thermal plume evolution. Mantle-lithosphere interaction. Lithosphere-asthenosphere delamination. Continental collision. Pacific plate subduction and its evolution.
  • SEDIMENTARY BASINS. Mechanisms of basin evolution. Geothermal evolution. Salt tectonics and dynamic reconstruction of salt structures. Link between mantle dynamics and basin evolution. Application: North American, East European, and Siberian basins; Pricaspian salt basin and Gulf of Mexico.
  • COMPUTATIONAL GEODYNAMICS & METHODS. Development of methodology and software for geodynamic modeling using finite element methods, finite difference methods, finite volume methods, direct and inverse methods. Data assimilation. Data-driven numerical modeling.
  • RISK AND SUSTAINABILITY. Studies of related to disaster risk reduction, risk assessment, preparedness, and the role of science in risk reduction. Science policy and diplomacy. History of Earth and space sciences.

 

Current Projects

Books

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Full list of publications can be viewed at: Publication list A. Ismail-Zadeh

 

Ismail-Zadeh, A.T., Korotkii A., and Tsepelev, I. Data-driven Numerical Modelling in Geodynamics: Methods and Applications. Springer, Heidelberg, 2016.

Ismail-Zadeh, A., and Cutter, S. (eds.) Disaster Risks Research and Assessment to Promote Risk Reduction and Management. International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Sciences Council (ISSC), Paris. 2015. Available at the ICSU web site; http://www.icsu.org/science-for-policy/disaster-risk/documents/DRRsynthesisPaper_2015.pdf  (retrieved on 01.08.2015)

Ismail-Zadeh, A.T., Fucugauchi, J., Kijko, A., Takeuchi, K., and Zaliapin, I. (eds.) Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014.

Ismail-Zadeh, A. T., and Tackley, P. J., Computational Methods for Geodynamics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Ismail-Zadeh, A. (ed.) Computational Seismology and Geodynamics, Vol. 8, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 2008.

Ismail-Zadeh, A. T., and T. Beer (eds.), Georisk: Interactions between Science and Society. Springer, Heidelberg, 2007.

Ismail-Zadeh, A. T. (ed.) Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region. American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, vol. 825, Melville, New York, 2006.

Beer, T. and Ismail-Zadeh, A. T. (eds.) Risk Science and Sustainability. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003.

Publications


Nonlinear dynamics of crustal blocks and faults and earthquake occurrences in the Transcaucasian region.
Vorobieva, I.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Gorshkov, A.
2019. Physics of the earth and planetary interiors, 297, 106320. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2019.106320
A notable centenary for international science.
Reddy, D.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2019. Nature <London>, 572 (7767), 32. doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02325-w
IUGG evolves (1940–2000).
Joselyn, J. A.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2019. History of geo- and space sciences, 10 (1), 45–72. doi:10.5194/hgss-10-45-2019
IUGG: beginning, establishment, and early development (1919–1939).
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Joselyn, J. A.
2019. History of geo- and space sciences, 10 (1), 25–44. doi:10.5194/hgss-10-25-2019
IUGG in the 21st century.
Joselyn, J. A.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Beer, T.; Gupta, H.; Kono, M.; Shamir, U.; Sideris, M.; Whaler, K.
2019. History of geo- and space sciences, 10 (1), 73–95. doi:10.5194/hgss-10-73-2019
Disaster-related science diplomacy: advancing global resilience through international scientific collaborations.
Kontar, Y. Y.; Beer, T.; Berkman, P. A.; Eichelberger, J. C.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Kelman, I.; LaBrecque, J. L.; Sztein, E.; Zaika, Y.
2018. Science & Diplomacy AAAS, 7 (2), 1–15
Crust Development inferred from numerical models of LA V A flow and its surface thermal measurements.
Tsepelev, I.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Starodubtseva, Y.; Korotkii, A.; Melnik, O.
2018. Annals of geophysics, 61, AC62. doi:10.4401/ag-7745
Seismic hazard assessment of the Shillong Plateau, India.
Baro, O.; Kumar, A.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2018. Geomatics, natural hazards and risk, 9 (1), 841–861. doi:10.1080/19475705.2018.1494043
Quantitative modeling of the lithosphere dynamics, earthquakes and seismic hazard.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Soloviev, A.; Sokolov, V.; Vorobieva, I.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.
2018. Tectonophysics, 746, 624–647. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.04.007
Seismic Hazards and Risks : Can we Assess them?.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2017. Lecture at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan, 2017
Seismic and Volcanic Hazards and Risks.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2017. Public Lecture at El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico, 2017
Integrating Natural Hazard Science with Disaster Risk Reduction Policy.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2017. WLF 2017 : 4th World Landslide Forum : Landslide Research and Risk Reduction for Advancing Culture of Living with Natural Hazards, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 29th May - 2nd June 2017
From lithosphere dynamics and earthquake modelling through seismic hazard and risk assessments to disaster risk reduction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2017. 6CNIS & 2CNISS : 6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and 2nd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (Keynote Lecture), Bucharest, Romania, 14th - 17th June 2017
Constraining lava flow and temperature from surface thermal measurements.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2017. European Science Foundation Workshop : Uncertainty Quantification in Lava Flow Hazard Modelling, Catania, Italy, 21st -23rd February 2017
Toward paradigm shift in disaster risk research.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2016. University of the Arctic (UArctic) Congress 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia, 12th - 16th September 2016
Geohazard research for disaster risk reduction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2016. CCGG : 2nd Congress of China Geodesy and Geophysics (Keynote lecture), Nanjing, China, 23rd - 25th September 2016
Geohazard modeling and assessment for disaster risk reduction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2016. International Conference on Data Intensive System Analysis for Geohazard Studies, Sochi, Mountain Cluster, Russia, 18th - 21st July 2016
Data-driven Numerical Modeling in Geodynamics : Methods and Application.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Korotkii, A.; Tsepelev, I.
2016. Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27801-8
Geoscience international : the role of scientific unions.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2016. History of geo- and space sciences, 7 (2), 103–123. doi:10.5194/hgss-7-103-2016
Forging a paradigm shift in disaster science.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.; Cutter, S. L.; Takeuchi, K.; Paton, D.
2016. Natural Hazards, 86 (2), 969–988. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2726-x
On the use of multiple-site estimations in probabilistic seismic-hazard assessment.
Sokolov, V.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2016. The bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106 (5), 2233–2243. doi:10.1785/0120150306
Numerical modeling of fluid flow with rafts: An application to lava flows.
Tsepelev, I.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Melnik, O.; Korotkii, A.
2016. Journal of geodynamics, 97, 31–41. doi:10.1016/j.jog.2016.02.010
Quantitative reconstruction of thermal and dynamic characteristics of lava flow from surface thermal measurements.
Korotkii, A.; Kovtunov, D.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Tsepelev, I.; Melnik, O.
2016. Geophysical Journal International, 205 (3), 1767–1779. doi:10.1093/gji/ggw117
Seismic Hazard, Earthquakes, and Disasters : Could We Predict Them.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2015. 10th International Workshop on Modern Methods of Processing and Interpretation of Seismological Data, Novkhany, Azerbaijan, 14th - 18th September 2015
Science-Driven Disaster Risk Research and Assessment.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2015. AGU Fall Meeting 2015, San Francisco, California, 14th - 18th December 2015
Making the Northern Indian Ocean a Hub of Geomagnetic Data.
Arora, K.; Nagarajan, N.; Thomson, A.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2015. Eos, 96 (16), 19–22. doi:10.1029/2015EO034037
Global risks: Pool knowledge to stem losses from disasters.
Cutter, S. L.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Alcántara-Ayala, I.; Altan, O.; Baker, D. N.; Briceño, S.; Gupta, H.; Holloway, A.; Johnston, D.; McBean, G. A.; Ogawa, Y.; Paton, D.; Porio, E.; Silbereisen, R. K.; Takeuchi, K.; Valsecchi, G. B.; Vogel, C.; Wu, G.
2015. Nature <London>, 522 (7556), 277–279. doi:10.1038/522277a
Where, When, and Why Does Earthquake Hazard Become Disaster?.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2014. Guest Lecture at the Luxemburg, International Institute of Applied System Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 29th April 2014
Science approach to disaster risk reduction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2014. GEORISK 2014 : Improving Geophysical Risk Assessment, Forecasting, and Management, Madrid, Spain, 18th - 21st November 2014
Disaster Risk and Society.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2014. Keynote Lecture : 50th Anniversary of the Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad, India, 9th January 2014
Extreme natural events and societal implications – the ENHANS project.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2014. Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications. Ed. : A. Ismail-Zadeh, 3–14, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (NY)
Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Fucugauchi, J. U.; Kijko, A.; Takeuchi, K.; Zaliapin, I.
2014. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (GB)
Subduction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.
2013. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards. Ed. : P. T. Bobrowsky, 979–979, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht
Seismology.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.
2013. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards. Ed. : P. T. Bobrowsky, 907–908, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht
Earthquake prediction and forecasting.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2013. Encyclopedia of natural hazards. Ed.: P. T. Bobrowsky, 225–231, Springer Reference, Dordrecht. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-4399-4_106
Visualization of lithosphere subduction: application to the mantle evolution beneath the Japanese Islands. iBook.
Helfrich-Schkarbanenko, A.; Honda, S.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Sommer, A.; Tsepelev, I.
2013. KIT, Karlsruhe
Linking mantle upwelling with the lithosphere descent and the Japan Sea evolution: a hypothesis.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Honda, S.; Tsepelev, I.
2013. Scientific Reports, 3, Article Nr. 1137. doi:10.1038/srep01137
Visualization of lithosphere subduction: application to the mantle evolution beneath the Japanese Islands.
Helfrich-Schkarbanenko, A.; Honda, S.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Sommer, A.; Tsepelev, I.
2013. KIT, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/IR/1000035101
Extreme Seismic Events in Models of Lithospheric Block-and-Fault Dynamics.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.; Le Mouël, J.-L.; Soloviev, A. A.
2012. Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective. Ed.: A.S. Sharma, 75–97, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C. doi:10.1029/2011GM001080
Computational geodynamics for seismic hazard analysis and earthquake prediction.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2012. Encyclopedia of life support systems. Natural Disasters. Ed.: V.M. Kotlyakov, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford
Earthquake Prediction, M8 Algorithm.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Kossobokov, V.
2011. Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics. Ed. : H. K. Gupta, 178–182, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht. doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8702-7_157
Lithosphere–asthenosphere viscosity contrast and decoupling.
Doglioni, C.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Panza, G.; Riguzzi, F.
2011. Physics of the earth and planetary interiors, 189 (1-2), 1–8. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2011.09.006
Computational Methods for Geodynamics.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Tackley, P. J.
2010. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (NY)
Scenario-based earthquake hazard and risk assessment for Baku (Azerbaijan).
Babayev, G.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Le Mouël, J.-L.
2010. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 10 (12), 2697–2712. doi:10.5194/nhess-10-2697-2010
Computational geodynamics as a component of comprehensive seismic hazards analysis.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2010. Natural Hazards: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Awareness. Ed.: T. Beer, 161–177, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht. doi:10.1007/978-90-481-3236-2_11
International Cooperation in Geophysics to Benefit Society.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Beer, T.
2009. Eos, 90 (51), 493–502. doi:10.1029/2009EO510001
Numerical techniques for solving the inverse retrospective problem of thermal evolution of the Earth interior.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Korotkii, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.
2009. Computers & Structures, 87 (11 - 12), 802–811
Geothermal evolution of the Astrakhan Arch region of the Pricaspian basin.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Wilhelm, H.; Volozh, Y.
2008. International journal of earth sciences, 97 (5), 1029–1043. doi:10.1007/s00531-007-0258-z
Thermal evolution and geometry of the descending lithosphere beneath the SE-Carpathians: An insight from the past.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.; Korotkii, A.
2008. Earth and planetary science letters, 273 (1-2), 68–79. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.012
Tectonic stress, seismicity, and seismic hazard in the southeastern Carpathians.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Sokolov, V.; Bonjer, K.-P.
2007. Natural hazards, 42 (3), 493–514. doi:10.1007/s11069-006-9074-1
Preventive disaster management of extreme natural events.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Takeuchi, K.
2007. Natural Hazards, 42 (3), 459–467
t* - an unsuitable parameter to characterize anelastic attenuation in the Eastern Carpathians.
Wenzel, F.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Weidle, C.
2007. Geophysical Journal International, 170 (3), 1139–1150
Numerical modeling of crustal block-and-fault dynamics, earthquakes and slip rates in the Tibet-Himalayan region.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Le Mouel, J.-L.; Soloviev, A.; Tapponnier, P.; Vorovieva, I.
2007. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 258 (3-4), 465–485
Quasi-reversibility method for data assimilation in models of mantle dynamics.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Korotkii, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.
2007. Geophysical Journal International, 170 (3), 1381–1398
Geothermal Evolution of the Astrakhan Crest Region of the Pricaspian Basin, Russia.
Krupsky, D.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Wilhelm, H.; Volozh, Y.
2006. Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainabe Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region : Proceedings of the International Workshop on Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region. Ed. : A. Ismail-Zadeh, 120–131, AIP Press, Woodbury (NY)
Three-dimensional numerical simulation of the inverse problem of thermal convection using the quasi-reversibility method.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.; Korotkii, A. I.; Tsepelev, I. A.
2006. Computational mathematics and mathematical physics, 46 (12), 2176–2186. doi:10.1134/S0965542506120153
Three-dimensional forward and backward numerical modeling of mantle plume evolution: Effects of thermal diffusion.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.; Korotkii, A.
2006. Journal of geophysical research / Solid earth, 111 (6), Art. Nr: B06401. doi:10.1029/2005JB003782
Numerical reconstruction of the initial temperature of diapiric structures in the earth: Effect of the heat diffusion.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Korotkii, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.
2005. 3rd M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics; Boston, MA; United States; 14 June 2005 through 17 June 2005. Ed.: K.-J. Bathe, 679–682, Elsevier, Amsterdam / Boston
Modelling of descending slab evolution beneath the SE-Carpathians: Implications for seismicity.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Mueller, B.; Wenzel, F.
2005. Perspectives in Modern Seismology. Ed.: F. Wenzel, 205–226, Springer, Heidelberg
Inverse problem of thermal convection: Numerical approach and application to mantle plume restoration.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Schubert, G.; Tsepelev, I.; Korotkii, A.
2004. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 145 (1-4), 99–114
Numerical apporach to 3D forward modeling of slow viscous flow.
Tsepelev, I. A.; Korotkii, A. I.; Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.
2003. Computational fluid and solid mechanics 2003 ; proceedings, Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, June 17-20, 2003. Ed.: k.-J. Bathe, 1169–1171, Elsevier, Amsterdam. doi:10.1016/B978-008044046-0.50286-4
Numerical approach to solving problems of slow viscous flow backwards in time.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.; Korotkii, A. I.; Tsepelev, I. A.
2003. Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003., 938–941, Elsevier, Amsterdam / Boston. doi:10.1016/B978-008044046-0.50230-X
Modelling of Stress and Seismicity in the South-Eastern Carpathians.
Ismail-Zadeh, A. T.
2003. Risk Science and Sustainability. Science for Reduction of Risk and Sustainable Development of Society. Ed. T. Beer, 149–162, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht
Models of Dynamics of Block-and-Fault Systems.
Soloviev, A.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2003. Nonlinear Dynamics of the Lithosphere and Earthquake Prediction. Ed. : V. Keilis-Borok, 71–139, Springer-Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg
Salt structures and hydrocarbons in the Pricaspian basin.
Volozh, Y.; Talbot, C.; Ismail-Zadeh, A.
2003. AAPG bulletin, 87 (2), 313–334. doi:10.1306/09060200896