Valerie Zimmer Featured in COE's Innovations

Featured Faculty: Nicholas Sitar

Valerie Zimmer's study of rockfall in mines was featured in the UC Berkeley College of Engineering's Innovations article, "On a Yosemite cliff, listening." Valerie, a Geo-engineering Ph.D. student, uses tiny acoustic sensors to document the rock mechanics and geophysical forces underground. Her advisor is Professor Nicholas Sitar.

Valerie's research was also featured on the History Channel's "How the Earth Was Made."

Published 05/13/2010