Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Dr. Sheri Molnar


Sheri Molnar

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Victoria, 2011

Office: BGS 1040
Lab: BGS 0155
Phone: 519-661-2111 x87031
Fax: 519-661-3198

Research Interests

Seismic hazards, with a focus on earthquake path and site effects; Surface seismic field techniques for shallow crustal velocity structure; Numerical (parallel computing) wave propagation simulation of scenario earthquakes; Seismic risk and loss estimation; Seismic hazards due to induced seismicity

Selected Publications

Courses Taught

Earth Sciences 2222A/B: Data Analysis & Signal Processing
Earth Sciences 4451Z: Geophysics Field Techniques


Dr. Molnar currently has openings for M.Sc. and Ph.D. students interested in seismic hazard analysis in Canada, Chile, and/or Nepal, as well as improvement of multi-hazard (earthquake, wind, and flood) risk and loss analyses. Contact Dr. Molnar for more information.