Nori Nakata

Dr. Nori Nakata

Dr. Nori Nakata is a Staff Scientist in the Energy Geosciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He received his Bachelor of Engineering (2008) and Master of Engineering (2010) degrees from Kyoto University, and his PhD degree at Colorado School of Mines in 2013. He received the Mendenhall prize from the Colorado School of Mines for his PhD. Nori’s research interests are extensive and include crustal/global seismology, exploration geophysics, volcanism, civil engineering, wave phenomena, signal processing and artificial intelligence, and earthquakes and microseismicity. Before he joined LBL in 2020, he was a postdoc fellow at Stanford University in 2013-2016, an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma in 2016-2018, and a principal research scientist at MIT since 2018.