Suzan van der Lee

Suzan van der Lee

Director of Computing
Email: suzan at
Location: Tech F494/F495

Ph.D. Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University
M.Sc. Geophysics, minors in: Physics and Mathematics, University of Utrecht

Research Website


EARTH 102: Earthquakes
EARTH 110: Introduction to the Solar System
EARTH 322: Computer Methods in Earth and Planetary Sciences
EARTH 323: Seismology and Earth Structure
EARTH 329: Mathematical Inverse Methods in Earth & Environmental Science
EARTH 360: Instrumentation and Field Methods

Selected Publications

Lou, X., S. van der Lee, Observed and predicted North American teleseismic delay times, in press. Available online 27 December 2013, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.056.

Lou, X., S. van der Lee, and S. Lloyd, AIMBAT: A Python/Matplotlib Tool for Measuring Teleseismic Body Wave Arrival Times, Seism. Res. Lett., 84, 85-93, 2013.

Chang, S.J., S. van der Lee, Mantle Plumes and associated flow beneath Arabia and East Africa, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 302, 448-454, 2011.

Bedle, H., and S. van der Lee, S-velocity variations beneath North America, J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi:10.1029/2008JB005949, 2009.

Van der Lee, S., K. Regenauer-Lieb, and D. Yuen, The role of water in connecting past and future episodes of subduction, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 273, 15-27, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.04.041, 2008.

Research Interests

  • Seismology
  • Earth Structure
  • Tectonophysics
  • Geodynamics
September 18, 2015