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Maria T. Zuber

Maria T. Zuber,  Professor
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
Vice President for Research
Marine Geology & Geophysics

theoretical modeling of geophysical processes; models of lithosphere deformation and the physics of volcanism; relationships between gravity, topography, and tectonic features in determining the mechanical structures and states of stress in planetary lithospheres; development and implementation of space-based laser ranging systems