Dr Medard Kubanza Mungiya

Research Interests | CV | Papers | Presentations | Thesis |

Research Interests

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Oct. 2003 - Sep. 2006
Ph.D Student, Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Oct. 2001 - Sep. 2003
M.Sc. Student, Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Sep. 1996 - Jul. 1997
Post Graduate Student, International Institute for Seismolgy & Earthquake Engineering, IISEE, Tsukuba, Japan
Sep. 1985 - Dec. 1993
B.Sc Student, Dept. of Physics, National Pedagogic Institute, University Education, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo

Professional Experience

Aug. 1997 - Mar. 2001
Researcher, Dept. of Seismology, Research Center in Geophysics, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo
Lecturer, Exacts Sciences Section, Institut Superieur Pedagogique de la Gombe, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo
Jan. 1994 - Aug. 1996
Assistant Researcher, Dept. of Seismology, Research Center in Geophysics, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo
Lecturer, Exacts Sciences Section, Institut Superieur Pedagogique de la Gombe, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo
Sep. 1988 - Jul. 1989
Teachers service commission, Saint Theophile Institute, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo

Papers

2007

Kubanza, M., T. Nishimura, and H. Sato,
Evaluation of strength of heterogeneity in the lithosphere from peak amplitude analyses of teleseismic short-period P-waves,
Geophysical Journal International, 2007.
[PDF Submitted]

2006

Kubanza, M., T. Nishimura, and H. Sato,
Spatial variation of lithospheric heterogeneity on the globe as revealed from transverse amplitudes of short-period teleseismic P-waves,
Earth Planets and Spaces, Vol. 58, No. 10, e45-e48, 2006.
[PDF File]

Kubanza, M. and H. Hamaguchi,
2-D imaging of the lower mantle structure beneath South Africa estimated from shear wave multiphase analysis,
Tohoku Geophysical Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, 91-108, 2006.
[PDF File]

1997

Kubanza Mungiya,
Travel Time Anomalies of S and ScS phases beneath Africa,
Individual Studies, International Institute for Seismology & Earthquake Engineering, IISEE, Vol. 33, 137-144, 1997.

Presentations

2006

2006. 5. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2006, Tokyo, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato
Global characterization of lateral heterogeneity in the lithosphere revealed from transverse amplitudes of teleseismic P-waves

2005

2005. 12. Am. Geophys. Un., AGU 2005 Fall Meeting, san Francisco, California, USA
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato
Spatial Distribution of Medium Heterogeneity Beneath Eurasian Continent and Western Pacific as Revealed From Teleseismic P-coda

2005. 10. The Seismological Society of Japan 2005 Fall Meeting, Hokkaido, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato,
Spatial variation in transverse amplitude of teleseismic P-coda in the Eurasian continent and western Pacific

2005. 10. The 25th Symposium on Polar Geosciences, Tokyo, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato,
Transverse amplitudes of teleseismic P-coda in the Eurasian continent and western Pacific

2005. 7. The International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Fluctuations in the Solid Earth -Clues to the Future of our Planet- Sendai, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato,
Lithospheric structure beneath the Eurasian continent as inferred from the analysis of teleseismic P-coda

2005. 5. Japan Earth and Planetary Science Joint Meeting 2005, Tokyo, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato,
Characteristics of lithospheric structure beneath the Eurasian continent as inferred from the analysis of teleseismic P-coda

2003

2003. 10. The Seismological Society Japan 2003 Fall Meeting, Kyoto, Japan
Kubanza M., T. Nishimura and H. Sato,
Heterogeneous seismic structure of the South African Lower mantle as revealed by shear wave multiphase analysis

Thesis

2006

Kubanza Mungiya,
Characterization of Heterogeneity in the Lithosphere of the Globe from Transverse Amplitudes of Teleseismic P-waves,
Ph.D. Thesis, Tohoku University, Japan, 2006.
[PDF file]

2003

Kubanza Mungiya,
Heterogeneous seismic structure of the South African lower mantle as revealed by shear wave multiphase analysis,
M.Sc. Thesis, Tohoku University, Japan, 2003.

Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
Aramaki-Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken, 980-8578 JAPAN
Phone: 022-795-6522 / Fax: 022-795-6783