Welcome to the School of Ocean and Earth Science, Tongji University


hui_huang @ tongji.edu.cn


    ·   2010.09-2013.11Nanjing University, Structural Geology, Ph.D.

    ·   2007.09-2010.08:Nanjing University, Solid Geophysics, M.Sc.

    ·   2003.09-2007.06:Nanjing University, Geology, B.Sc.


    ·   2023.03 to nowTongji University, School of Ocean and Earth Science, Researcher                                      

    ·   2020.07-2022.11:University of Oxford, Department of Earth Science, Postdoc

    ·   2016.03-2020.06:University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, Postdoc

    ·   2014.01-2016.01:Nanjing University, School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Postdoc


    Research Interests

    ·   Mechanisms of slow earthquakes

    ·   Foreshocks and earthquake nucleation

    ·   Aftershocks and fault deformation

    ·   Crustal and upper mantle structure


    ·   Huang, H., & Hawthorne, J. C. (2022). Linking the scaling of tremor and slow slip near Parkfield, CA. Nature communications, 13(1), 1-10.

    ·   Cui, X., Li, Z., & Huang, H. (2021). Subdivision of seismicity beneath the summit region of Kilauea volcano: Implications for the preparation process of the 2018 eruption. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(20), e2021GL094698.

    ·   Feng, T., Meng, L., & Huang, H. (2020). Detecting Offshore Seismicity: Combining Backprojection Imaging and Matched-filter Detection. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(8), e2020JB019599.

    ·   Huang, H., Meng, L., Bürgmann, R., Wang, W., & Wang, K. (2020). Spatio-temporal foreshock evolution of the 2019 M 6.4 and M 7.1 Ridgecrest, California earthquakes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 551, 116582.

    ·   Bao, H., Ampuero, J. P., Meng, L., Fielding, E. J., Liang, C., Milliner, C. W., ... & Huang, H. (2019). Early and persistent supershear rupture of the 2018 magnitude 7.5 Palu earthquake. Nature Geoscience, 12(3), 200-205.

    ·   Meng, L., Huang, H., Xie, Y., Bao, H., & Dominguez, L. A. ( 2019). Nucleation and kinematic rupture of the 2017 Mw 8.2 Tehuantepec earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(7), 3745-3754.

    ·   Xu, M., Huang, H.*, Huang, Z.*, Wang, P., Wang, L., Xu, M., ... & Yuan, X. (2018). Insight into the subducted Indian slab and origin of the Tengchong volcano in SE Tibet from receiver function analysis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 482, 567-579. (*通讯作者)

    ·   Huang, H., & Meng, L. ( 2018). Slow unlocking processes preceding the 2015 Mw 8.4 Illapel, Chile, earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(9), 3914-3922.

    ·   Meng, L., Bao, H., Huang, H., Zhang, A., Bloore, A., & Liu, Z. (2018). Double pincer movement: Encircling rupture splitting during the 2015 Mw 8.3 Illapel earthquake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 495, 164-173.

    ·  Huang, H., Xu, W., Meng, L., Bürgmann, R., & Baez, J. C. (2017), Early aftershocks and afterslip surrounding the 2015 Mw 8.4 Illapel rupture. Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 457, 282-291.

    ·   Huang, H., Meng, L., Plasencia, M., Wang, Y., Wang, L., & Xu, M. (2017). Matched-filter detection of the missing pre-mainshock events and aftershocks in the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence. Tectonophysics, 714, 71-81.

    ·   Yu, D., Mi, N., Huang, H., Huang, Z., Li, H., Wang, L., & Xu, M. (2016). Crust and upper mantle structure and geodynamics beneath Southeast China revealed by broadband seismic observation data (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Geology, 51(1), 99-115.

    ·   Xu, M., Huang, H., Huang, Z., & Wang, L. (2016). SplitRFLab: A MATLAB GUI toolbox for receiver function analysis based on SplitLab. Earthquake Science, 29(1), 17-26.

    ·   Meng, L., Huang, H., Bürgmann, R., Ampuero, J. P., & Strader, A. (2015). Dual megathrust slip behaviors of the 2014 Iquique earthquake sequence. Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 411, 177-187.

    ·   Wang, P., Huang, Z., Mi, N., Xu, M., Wang, L., Li, H., Yu, D., Huang, H., & Mao, X. (2014). Crustal structure beneath the Weihe Graben in central China: Evidence for the tectonic regime transformation in the Cenozoic. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 81, 105-114.

    ·   Huang, H., Wang, P., Mi, N., Huang, Z., Xu, M., Wang, L., ... & Yu, D. (2014). Lateral variations of the mantle transition zone structure beneath eastern China. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(3), 1533-1539.

    ·   Huang, H., Xu, M., Wang, L., Huang, Z., Wang, P., Mi, N., ... & Yu, D. (2013). Distinct lateral variations of upper mantle anisotropy beneath eastern China revealed by shear‐wave splitting. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(6), 1842-1855.

    ·   Wang, P., Xu, M., Wang, L., Mi, N., Yu, D., Li, H., ... & Huang, H. (2013). Seismic evidence for the stratified lithosphere in the south of the North China Craton. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(2), 570-582.

    ·   Huang, H., Mi, N., Xu, M., Wang, L., Li, H., and Yu D. (2010), S-Wave Velocity Structures of the Crust and Uppermost Mantle, and Possion’s Ratios in Fujian Province (in Chinese), Geological Journal of China Universities, 16(4), 465-474.


    ·   Reviewer for EPSL, GRL, GJI, SRL, BSSA etc.


    ·   Tongji University ‘Hundred Youth Plan B, 2022

    ·   Shanghai Leading Oversea Young Scholars, 2022