Author Sandy Steacy

Professor Sandy Steacy is Director of the Environmental Sciences Research Institute at the University of Ulster. She joined the University as a Research Officer in 1994 shortly after completing her PhD at the University of Southern California. She was promoted to Professor at Ulster in 2007. Her general research area is earthquake physics and, in particular, how physical properties and fault stress affect earthquake size, as well as the extent to which stress changes resulting from earthquakes modify the likelihood of subsequent nearby events. As as an internationally respected authority in her field, she delivers papers and makes presentations at scientific conferences around the world.