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Deputy Head of Department

Professor Zhang earned his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geophysics from the Peking University. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) at University of Rhode Island (URI), then worked at GeoTomo LLC as a senior scientist and at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) as a professor. Since 2017, he joined SUSTech as a professor and the deputy head of ESS. He specializes in computational seismology and subsurface imaging technologies. He developed novel numerical simulation methods to incorporate effects of rough surface topographies on seismic wave propagation. Based on these numerical methods, he further developed seismic hazard assessment method based on strong ground motion simulation, complex near surface velocity model waveform inversion, and earthquake and microseismic monitoring techniques for regions with strong surface topography. He developed the 3D seismic wave propagation modeling software CGFD3D, which has been widely used by other scientists in various studies including strong ground motion, fault rupture process, structure waveform inversion, etc. He has published 100 scientific/technique papers in academic journals (first/corresponding authored papers 46; SCI papers 73; JGR:Solid Earth/GJI/Geophysics papers 39). He received the honors of 2013 National Youth Talent and 2022 National Leading Talent.


Education Background

1999 - 2006, Peking University , Ph.D. in Geophysics

1995 - 1999, Peking University , B.S. in Geophysics


Work Experience

2017.04 - Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology

2013.03 – 2017.03 Professor, School of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China

2010.10 – 2013.02 Senior Scientist, GeoTomo USA

2007.03 – 2010.09 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

2006.07 – 2007.02 Research Assistant, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University


Academic Service Experience

Vice President of IUGG-IASPEI China Committee (2020-)
Member of SEG China Advisory Committee (2016-)
Vice Director of Earthquake Seismology Committee of Seismological Society of China (2021-)
Vice Director of Young Geophysicists Committee of Chinese Geophysical Society (2018-)
Member of Exploration Geophysics Committee of Chinese Geophysical Society (2018-)
Member of Oil and Gas Geophysics Committee of Chinese Geophysical Society (2017-)
Member of China Continental Dynamics Committee of Chinese Geophysical Society (2021-)
Member of Intelligence Geophysics Committee of Chinese Geophysical Society (2022-)
Member of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists of Chinese Petroleum Society (2022-)
Vice President of Geophysical Society of Guangdong Province (2019-)
Director of Seismological Society of Guangdong Province (2018-)



1. seismic wave numerical simulation in complex Earth media and high performance computing

2. seismic imaging methods for oil and gas exploration and Earth’s interior structure

3. microseismic monitoring for hydraulic fracturing and earthquake monitoring technology

4. Strong ground motion simulation and earthquake hazard analysis



1.  Gan, H., Pan, X., Tang, K., Hu, N., & Zhang, W*. (2022). EWR-Net: Earthquake Waveform Regularization Network for Irregular Station Data Based on Deep Generative Model and ResNet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127(10), e2022JB024122. DOI: 10.1029/2022JB024122

2.  Zhang, Q., Zhang, W.*, Wu, X.*, Zhang, J., Kuang, W., & Si, X. (2022). Deep Learning for Efficient Microseismic Location Using Source Migration-Based Imaging. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127(3), e2021JB022649. DOI: 10.1029/2021JB022649

3.  Zhou, J., Hu, N., Hu, Y., & Zhang, W.* (2022). Feasibility of Estimating Parameters and Enhancing Reflections of Dipping Moho From Teleseismic P Wave Coda Autocorrelation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127(5), e2021JB023688. DOI: 10.1029/2021JB023688

4.  Zhou, Y., Zhang, Q., & Zhang, W.* (2022). PS interferometric imaging condition for microseismic source elastic time-reversal imaging. Geophysical Journal International, 229(1), 505–521. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggab504

5.  Zhang, C., & Zhang, W.* (2022). Efficient 2D Acoustic Wave Finite-Difference Numerical Simulation in Strongly Heterogeneous Media Using the Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) Technique. GEOPHYSICS, 87(1), T29–T42. DOI: 10.1190/geo2020-0801.1

6.  Cao, W., Li, Q., Zhang, J., & Zhang, W.* (2022). Accelerating 2D and 3D frequency-domain seismic wave modeling through interpolating frequency-domain wavefields by deep learning. GEOPHYSICS, 87(4), T315–T328. DOI: 10.1190/geo2021-0435.1

7.  Jiang, X., Zhang, W.*, Yang, H., Zhao, C., & Wang, Z. (2022). Transdimensional simultaneous inversion of velocity structure and event locations in downhole microseismic monitoring. GEOPHYSICS, 87(1), KS1–KS16. DOI: 10.1190/geo2021-0182.1

8.  Zhang, Q., & Zhang, W.* (2022). An efficient diffraction stacking interferometric imaging location method for microseismic events. GEOPHYSICS, 87(3), KS73–KS82. DOI: 10.1190/geo2021-0233.1

9.  Jiang, X., Yang, H., & Zhang, W. (2022). Velocity calibration by incremental pseudo-master events for single-well microseismic monitoring. GEOPHYSICS, 87(4), KS125-KS134. DOI: 10.1190/geo2020-0925.1

10. Zhang, H., Sun, Y.-C., Ren, H., Zhang, W., Huang, Q., & Chen, X. (2023). Discontinuous curvilinear collocated grid combined with nonuniform time step Runge-Kutta scheme for poroelastic finite-difference modeling. GEOPHYSICS, T1–T12. DOI: 10.1190/geo2022-0180.1

11. Kuang, W., Yuan, C., Zhang, J., & Zhang, W.* (2022). Relative Focal Mechanism Inversion and Its Application to Ridgecrest Sequence. Seismological Research Letters. DOI: 10.1785/0220210370

12. Wang, W., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., Yu, H., Liu, Q., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2022). CGFDM3D‐EQR: A Platform for Rapid Response to Earthquake Disasters in 3D Complex Media. Seismological Research Letters, 93 (4): 2320–2334. DOI: 10.1785/0220210172

13. Lyu, M., Chen, K., Xue, C., Zang, N., & Zhang, W. (2022). Overall subshear but locally supershear rupture of the 2021 Mw 7.4 Maduo earthquake from high-rate GNSS waveforms and three-dimensional InSAR deformation. Tectonophysics, 229542. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2022.229542

14. Tian, X., Zhang, J., & Zhang, W. (2022). A hybrid workflow for updating 1D velocity model and microseismic event location. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 200, 104642. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2022.104642

15. Zhang, H., Sun, Y.-C., Ren, H., Ma, B., Zhang, W., Huang, Q., & Chen, X. (2022). 2D electromagnetic simulation for ground penetrating radar with a topographic ground surface by the curvilinear collocated-grid finite-difference method combined with equivalent field method. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 206, 104812. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2022.104812

16. Wang, Y., & Zhang, W.* (2022). Theoretical and quantitative evaluation of hybrid PML-ABCs for seismic wave simulation. Earthquake Science, 35(2), 105–121. DOI: 10.1016/j.eqs.2022.05.002

17. Xu, Y., Chen, X., Zhang, W., & Pan, X. (2022). An Adaptive Modal Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Parallel Method Using Unsplit Multi-Axial Perfectly Matched Layer for Seismic Wave Modeling. Communications in Computational Physics, 31(4), 1083–1113. DOI: 10.4208/cicp.OA-2021-0118

18. Yuan, S., Zhang, Z., Ren, H., Zhang, W., Song, X., & Chen, X. (2022). Finite‐Difference Modeling and Characteristics Analysis of Love Waves in Anisotropic‐Viscoelastic Media. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 112(1), 23–47. DOI: 10.1785/0120200372

19. Zheng, F., Xu, T., Ai, Y., Yang, Y., Zeng, Q., Yu, B., Zhang, W., Xie, T. (2022). Metallogenic potential of the Wulong goldfield, Liaodong Peninsula, China revealed by high-resolution ambient noise tomography. Ore Geology Reviews, 142, 104704. DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2022.104704

20. Zhou, H.-W., Zou, Z., Zhang, W., Liu, Q., & Hu, H. (2022). Editorial: Reverse Time Imaging in Solid Earth and Exploration Geophysics. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10, 931127. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2022.931127

21. Yin, X., Wang, P., Zhang, W., Shao,Z., Cao, W., Xiong, R. (2022). Strong ground motion simulation and intensity distribution estimation for the MS6.9 Menyuan,Qinghai,earthquake on 8 January 2022. Acta Seismologica Sinica (in Chinese), 44(2), 237-244. DOI: 10.11939/jass.20220011

22. Zhang, C. and Zhang, W.* (2022). Two-dimensional elastic wave finite-difference simulation with adaptive mesh refinement. ACTA SCIENTIARUM NATURALIUM UNIVERSITATIS SUNYATSENI (in Chinese), 61(1), 125–138. DOI: 10.13471/j.cnki.acta.snus.2021D073

23. Lu, Y., Zhang, W.* (2022). Calculating the traveltimes of qSV and qSH  waves using fast sweeping method for 2D VTI media by solving quadratic equation. Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 65(1), 244-255, DOI: 10.6038/cjg2022O0446

24. Jiang, X., Zhang, W.*, Chen, X. (2022). High-efficient raytracing method in 1D horizontal layered VTI medium. Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 65(09), 3540-3553, DOI: 10.6038/cjg2022P0639

25. Jiang, X., Zhang, W. and Yang, H. (2022). The research on Bayesian inference for geophysical inversion. Reviews of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (in Chinese), 53(2): 159-171. DOI: 10.19975/j.dqyxx.2021-042

26. Zhou, J., & Zhang, W.* (2021). Extracting Reliable P-Wave Reflections From Teleseismic P Wave Coda Autocorrelation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(11), e2021JB022064. DOI: 10.1029/2021JB022064

27. Zheng, X.-Z., Ren, H., Butler, K. E., Zhang, H., Sun, Y.-C., Zhang, W., et al. (2021). Seismoelectric and Electroseismic Modeling in Stratified Porous Media With a Shallow or Ground Surface Source. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(9), e2021JB021950. DOI: 10.1029/2021JB021950

28. Yuan, S., Ren, H., Huang, Q., Zheng, X.-Z., Yang, Z., He, Z., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2021). Refining Higher Modes of Rayleigh Waves Using Seismoelectric Signals Excited by a Weight-Drop Source: Study From Numerical Simulation Aspect. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(5), e2020JB021336. DOI: 10.1029/2020JB021336

29. Jiang, L., & Zhang, W.* (2021). TTI equivalent medium parametrization method for the seismic waveform modelling of heterogeneous media with coarse grids. Geophysical Journal International, 227(3), 2016–2043. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggab310

30. Lu, Y., & Zhang, W.* (2021). A fast sweeping method for calculating qP-wave traveltimes in 3-D vertical transversely isotropic media using a quadratic equation. Geophysical Journal International, 227(3), 2121–2136. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggab324

31. Zang, N., Zhang, W.*, & Chen, X. (2021). An Overset Grid Finite-Difference Algorithm to Simulating Elastic Wave Propagation in Media with Complex Free Surface Topography. GEOPHYSICS, 86(4), T277–T292. DOI: 10.1190/geo2020-0915.1

32. Xu, Jincheng, Zhang, W., Liang, X., Rong, J., & Li, J. (2021). Joint microseismic moment tensor inversion and location using P- and S-waves diffraction stacking. GEOPHYSICS, 86(6), 1–62. DOI: 10.1190/geo2021-0104.1

33. Zhang, X., Chen, H., Zhang, W., Tian, X., & Chu, F. (2021). Generalized neural network trained with a small amount of base samples: Application to event detection and phase picking in downhole microseismic monitoring. GEOPHYSICS, KS95–KS108. DOI: 10.1190/geo2020-0955.1

34. Cui, X., Song, X., Xu, L., Zhu, Y., Li, B., & Zhang, W.* (2021). Three dimensional crustal P-wave structure beneath the central south segment of the Tanlu Fault Zone determined by local earthquake travel-time tomography. Terra Nova, 33(6), 613–620. DOI: 10.1111/ter.12553

35. Huo, Y., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2021). Centroid Moment Tensor of the 2019 Mw 5.7 Changning Earthquake Refined Using 3D Green’s Functions Considering Surface Topography. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2021.642721

36. Huo, Y., Zhang, W.*, Zhang, J., & Yang, H. (2021). Using microseismic events to improve the accuracy of sensor orientation for downhole microseismic monitoring. Geophysical Prospecting, 69(6), 1167–1180. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.13099

37. Li, X., & Zhang, W.* (2021). Application of Snell’s law in reflection raytracing using the multistage fast marching method. Earthquake Research Advances, 1(1), 100009. DOI: 10.1016/j.eqrea.2021.100009

38. Sun, Y., Zhang, W., Ren, H., Bao, X., Xu, J., Sun, N., et al. (2021). 3D Seismic‐Wave Modeling with a Topographic Fluid–Solid Interface at the Sea Bottom by the Curvilinear‐Grid Finite‐Difference Method. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. DOI: 10.1785/0120200363

39. Xie, T., Xu, T., Ai, Y., Zeng, Q., Zhang, W., & Zheng, F. (2021). Imaging the shallow crustal velocity structure of the Qingchengzi ore field on the Liaodong Peninsula, China, with a short-period dense array using ambient noise tomography. Tectonophysics, 813, 228913. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228913

40. Xu, Jianxia, Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2021). An optimized finite difference method based on a polar coordinate system for regional-scale irregular topography. Earthquake Science, 34(4), 334–343. DOI: 10.29382/eqs-2021-0022

41. Zhang, X., Zhang, W., & Zhang, J. (2021). Detecting and locating microseismic events with stacking velocity analysis for surface monitoring. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 104470. DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2021.104470

42. Xu, J., Zhang, W. and Chen, X. (2021). Finite difference in the polar coordinate system with irregular topography.Chinese J. Geophys.(in Chinese), 64(02) , 546–554. DOI: 10.6038/cj92021M0316

43. Tian, X., Wang, M. and Zhang, W.* (2021). Application of Convolutional Neural Network on Classification of Multiple-trace Based P-wave Polarity of Surface Microseismic Data. Earthquake Research in China (in Chinese), 37(02), 309–321.

44. Tian, X., Wang, M., Zhang, X., Zhang, W. and Zhou, L. (2021). Simultaneous Inversion between Microseismic Event Locations and 1D Velocity Model Based on Neighbourhood Algorithm. Earthquake Research in China (in Chinese), 37(02), 452–462.

45. Chen, F., Zhang, W.*, Li, C. and Liu, Y. (2021). Application of High Density Acquisition to Complex Superimposed Offshore Sand Bodies. Journal of Ocean Technology (in Chinese), 40(05), 117-123. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1003-2029.2021.05.014

46. Tian, X., Zhang, W.*, Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, Q., Wang, X., & Guo, Q. (2020). Comparison of Single-Trace and Multiple-Trace Polarity Determination for Surface Microseismic Data Using Deep Learning. Seismological Research Letters, 91(3), 1794–1803. DOI: 10.1785/0220190353

47. Xu, J., Zhang, W.*, Chen, X., & Guo, Q. (2020). An effective polarity correction method for microseismic migration-based location. GEOPHYSICS, 85(4), KS115–KS125. DOI: 10.1190/geo2019-0497.1

48. Xu, J., Zhang, J., Liu, L., Zhang, W., & Yang, H. (2020). Prestack time migration from 3D irregular surfaces with near-surface related deabsorption. Geophysics, 85(1), S21–S32. DOI: 10.1190/geo2019-0259.1

49. Ding, C., Zhang, W. and Yang, H. (2020). The comparison of passive source elastic time-reversal migration based on wave equation and Kirchhoff integra. COMPUTING TECHNIQUES FOR GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION (in Chinese), 42(04), 429–441. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-1749.2020.04.01

50. Xu, X., Xu, J. and Zhang, W. (2020). Relocation of Main Shock and Aftershocks of the M_s7.0 Sichuan Jiuzhaigou Earthquake. Earthquake Research in China (in Chinese), 36(02), 324–332.

51. Yang, X. and Zhang, W.* (2020). Application of CFS-PML in complex velocity models. Oil Geophysical Prospecting (in Chinese), 55(06), 1271–1281. DOI: 10.13810/j.cnki.issn.1000-7210.2020.06.013

52. Gao, X., Zhang, W.*, Xu, J., Yang, H., Shao, L., Pan, Q. and Song, Z. (2020). Applying Squeeze algorithm to achieve efficient compression of seismic data. COMPUTING TECHNIQUES FOR GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION (in Chinese), 42(05), 582–595. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-1749.2020.05.04

53. Xu, J., Zhang, W.*, Chen, X., & Guo, Q. (2019). Minimum semblance weighted stacking with polarity correction for surface microseismic data processing. The Leading Edge, 38(8), 630–636. DOI: 10.1190/tle38080630.1

54. Fu, H., Chen, B., Zhang, W., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., Yang, G., & Chen, X. (2019). Extreme-scale earthquake simulations on Sunway TaihuLight. CCF Transactions on High Performance Computing, 1(1), 14–24. DOI: 10.1007/s42514-019-00004-w

55. Gao, Y., Wang, D., Yao, C., Guan, W., Hu, H., Wen, J., Zhang, W., et al. (2019). Simulation of seismoelectric waves using finite-difference frequency-domain method: 2-D SHTE mode. Geophysical Journal International, 216(1), 414–438. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggy433

56. Sun, Y.-C., Ren, H., Zheng, X.-Z., Li, N., Zhang, W., Huang, Q., & Chen, X. (2019). 2-D poroelastic wave modelling with a topographic free surface by the curvilinear grid finite-difference method. Geophysical Journal International, 218(3), 1961–1982. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggz263

57. Wang, N., Li, J., Borisov, D., Gharti, H. N., Shen, Y., Zhang, W., & Savage, B. (2019). Modeling Three-Dimensional Wave Propagation in Anelastic Models With Surface Topography by the Optimal Strong Stability Preserving Runge-Kutta Method. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(1), 890–907. DOI: 10.1029/2018JB016175

58. Li, J., Shen, Y., & Zhang, W. (2018). Three-dimensional passive-source reverse-time migration of converted waves: The method. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123(2), 2017JB014817. DOI: 10.1002/2017JB014817

59. Sun, Y., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2018). 3D Seismic Wavefield Modeling in Generally Anisotropic Media with a Topographic Free Surface by the Curvilinear Grid Finite‐Difference Method. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 108(3A), 1287–1301. DOI: 10.1785/0120170154

60. Wang, Y., & Zhang, W. (2018). Preface to special issue on recent advances in computational seismology and its applications. Earthquake Science, 31(2), 53–54. DOI: 10.29382/eqs-2018-0053-1

61. Zhu, Q., Jiang, L. and Zhang, W. (2018). Effects of media discretization method on finite difference simulation for seismic wave field. Geophysical Prospecting for Petroleum (in Chinese), 57(02), 198–207. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1000-1441.2018.02.004

62. Li, H., Yang, X., Zhu, H., Zhang, W. and Qu, S. (2018). Joint inversion of source location and microseismic focal mechanism. Geophysical Prospecting for Petroleum (in Chinese), 57(02), 312–320. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1000-1441.2018.02.017

63. Jiang, X., Zhang, W., Wang, Z., Li, G. and Chen, X. (2018). Velocity calibration for downhole microseismic monitoring based on total variation (TV) regularization. COMPUTING TECHNIQUES FOR GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION (in Chinese), 40(05), 559–564. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-1749.2018.05.01

64. Feng, H., Zhang, W.*, Zhang, J., & Chen, X. (2017). Importance of double-pole CFS-PML for broad-band seismic wave simulation and optimal parameters selection. Geophysical Journal International, 209(2), 1148–1167. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx070

65. Han, S., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2017). Calculating qP-wave traveltimes in 2-D TTI media by high-order fast sweeping methods with a numerical quartic equation solver. Geophysical Journal International, 210(3), 1560–1569. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx236

66. Sun, Y.-C., Zhang, W., Xu, J.-K., & Chen, X. (2017). Numerical Simulation of 2-D Seismic Wave Propagation in the Presence of a Topographic Fluid–Solid Interface at the Sea Bottom by the Curvilinear Grid Finite-Difference Method. Geophysical Journal International, 210(3), 1721–1738. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx257

67. Tian, X., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2017). Cross double-difference inversion for simultaneous velocity model update and microseismic event location. Geophysical Prospecting, 65(S1), 259–273. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12556

68. Zhang, Z., Zhang, W.*, Chen, X., Li, P., & Fu, C. (2017). Rupture Dynamics and Ground Motion from Potential Earthquakes around Taiyuan, China. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 107(3), 1201–1212. DOI: 10.1785/0120160239

69. Yao, J., Cao, W., Ye, B. and Zhang, W. (2017). Effects of Nonlinear Stacking and Zero-phase Processing on Signal Extraction from Airgun Source Waveform. Journal of Seismological Research (in Chinese), 40(4).

70. Li, H., Yang, X., Zhu, H., Zhang, W., Qu, S.(2017). Rayleigh wave propagation with undulating topography. Geophysical Prospecting for Petroleum (in Chinese), 56(6), 782–791. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.l000-1441.2017.06.002

71. Sun, M., Zhang, J., & Zhang, W. (2017). Alternating first-arrival traveltime tomography and waveform inversion for near-surface imaging. GEOPHYSICS, 82(4), R245–R257. DOI: 10.1190/geo2016-0576.1

72. Tian, X., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2016). Cross double-difference inversion for microseismic event location using data from a single monitoring well. GEOPHYSICS, 81(5), KS183–KS194. DOI: 10.1190/geo2016-0198.1

73. Wang, N., Shen, Y., Flinders, A., & Zhang, W. (2016). Accurate source location from waves scattered by surface topography: Accurate source location. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(6), 4538–4552. DOI: 10.1002/2016JB012814

74. Sun, Y.-C., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2016). Seismic‐Wave Modeling in the Presence of Surface Topography in 2D General Anisotropic Media by a Curvilinear Grid Finite‐Difference Method. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(3), 1036–1054. DOI: 10.1785/0120150285

75. Zhang, Z., Huang, H., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2016). On the Free‐Surface Problem in Dynamic‐Rupture Simulation of a Nonplanar Fault. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(3), 1162–1175. DOI: 10.1785/0120150246

76. Zhou, H., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2016). Downhole microseismic monitoring for low signal-to-noise ratio events. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 13(5), 805–816. DOI: 10.1088/1742-2132/13/5/805

77. Zhou, L., Zhang, W.*, Shen, Y., Chen, X., & Zhang, J. (2016). Location and moment tensor inversion of small earthquakes using 3D Green’s functions in models with rugged topography: application to the Longmenshan fault zone. Earthquake Science, 29(3), 139–151. DOI: 10.1007/s11589-016-0156-1

78. Zhu, G., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2016). Simulation of strong ground motion for the Nantou, Taiwan earthquake of 2 June 2013. Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 59(8), 2871-2877, DOI: 10.6038/cjg20160813

79. Hu, J., Qian, J., Guo, H., Wang, K., Zhai, Q., Zhang, H., Yao, H., Zhang, W., An, M. (2016). Station-pair double-difference seismic tomography using Lujiang seismic network with air-gun data from the Yangtze River Active Source Experiment in Anhui province. EARTHQUAKE RESEARCH IN CHINA (in Chinese), 32(2), 343–355.

80. Gu, M., Yao, J., Zhang, W.*, Tao, Z. and Zhang, R. (2016). Evaluating different methods for retrieving seismic wave signals         from low frequency vibrator in the Anhui experiment of “Yangtze River Geoscience Project”. EARTHQUAKE RESEARCH IN CHINA (in Chinese), 32(2), 356–378.

81. Li, H., Zhang, W.*, Zhang, Z., & Chen, X. (2015). Elastic wave finite-difference simulation using discontinuous curvilinear grid with non-uniform time step: two-dimensional case. Geophysical Journal International, 202(1), 102–118. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv129

82. Chaljub, E., Maufroy, E., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Hollender, F., Bard, P.-Y., Priolo,E., Klin, P., Martin, F., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., Chen, X. (2015). 3-D numerical simulations of earthquake ground motion in sedimentary basins: testing accuracy through stringent models. Geophysical Journal International, 201(1), 90–111. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu472

83. Zhang, L., Zhang, W.*, & Zhang, J. (2015). Anisotropic effects on the near surface seismic imaging. Near Surface Geophysics, 13(5), 485–493. DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2015035

84. Xu, J., Zhang, Z., Dai, W., Zhang, W., Naveed Arkrm, Wen, J., Chen, X. (2015). Preliminary simulation of seismic wave propagation and the intensity map for the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake. Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 58(5), 1812-1817, DOI: 10.6038/cjg20150531

85. Zhang, Z., Zhang, W.*, & Chen, X. (2014a). Complex frequency-shifted multi-axial perfectly matched layer for elastic wave modelling on curvilinear grids. Geophysical Journal International, 198(1), 140–153. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu124

86. Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2014b). Three-dimensional curved grid finite-difference modelling for non-planar rupture dynamics. Geophysical Journal International, 199(2), 860–879. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu308

87. Hu, F., Xu, J., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., & Chen, X. (2014). Construction of equivalent single planar fault model for strike-slip stepovers. Tectonophysics, 632, 244–249. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.06.025

88. Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., Sun, Y., Zhu, G., Wen, J., Chen, X. (2014). Preliminary simulation of strong ground motion for Yutian, Xinjiang earthquake of 12 February 2014, and hazard implication. Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 57(2), 685-689, DOI: 10.6038/cjg20140232

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