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Professor LIU, Xin

Professor LIU, Xin

Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

    • 3917 1453
    • Room 327, Hui Oi Chow Building, The University of Hong Kong

    Teaching areas

    • Geophysics
    • Global Tectonics and Earth Dynamics (co-teach)
    • Seismology / Numerical Modeling and Inverse Problem in Geosciences

    Research Interest

    • Seismic noise interferometry
    • Fault zone imaging
    • Marine geophysical tomography
    • Urban seismology 



    • Liu, X., Beroza, G. C., & Ben‐Zion, Y. (2022). Ambient Noise Attenuation Tomography Reveals an Asymmetric Damage Zone Across San Jacinto Fault Near Anza, California. Geophysical Research Letters, 49(15). 
    • Yang, L., Liu, X., Zhu, W., Zhao, L., & Beroza, G. C. (2022). Toward improved urban earthquake monitoring through deep-learning-based noise suppression. Science Advances, 8(15), eabl3564. 
    • Liu, X., Beroza, G. C., Yang, L., & Ellsworth, W. (2021). Ambient noise Love wave attenuation tomography for the LASSIE array across Los Angeles basin. Science Advances, 
    • Liu, X. (2020). Finite Frequency Sensitivity Kernels for Differential Time Measurements of Ambient Noise Correlations. JGR: Solid Earth. . 
    • Liu, X., Ben-Zion, Y., & Zigone, D. (2015). Extracting seismic attenuation coefficients from cross-correlations of ambient noise at linear triplets of stations, Geophys. J. Int., 203, 1149–1163,