Dimas Sianipar

Ph.D. Student in Seismology

Earth System Science (ESS) –
Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP)
Institute of Earth Sciences (IES), Academia Sinica &
College of Earth Sciences (CES), National Central University
Taiwan (Republic of China)
[About Me] [Formal CV] [Twitter: @SianiparDimas]

also affiliated with: Program Studi D-IV Geofisika, Sekolah Tinggi Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika (STMKG) – Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG)

My current affiliation (click): [TIGP ESS] [BMKG] [STMKG]

Research Interest: Observational earthquake seismology; earthquake nucleation and triggering

Email: dimas@g.ncu.edu.tw


Peer-Reviewed Publications:

(2) Ye L., H. Kanamori, L. Rivera, Y. Zhou, D. Sianipar and K. Satake (2020), The 22 December 2018 tsunami from flank collapse of Anak Krakatau volcano during eruption, Science Advances, Vol. 6, no. 3, eaaz1377, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz1377.
(1) Bansal, A. R., Yao, D., Peng, Z., and Sianipar, D. ( 2016), Isolated regions of remote triggering in South/Southeast Asia following the 2012 Mw 8.6 Indian Ocean earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 10,654– 10,662, doi:10.1002/2016GL069955.


My update and news:

2020-03-25: I passed the written section of my Ph.D. qualifying exam.

2020-03-19: EGU 2020 – cancelled

2020-02-21: 36th IGC India – postponed

2019-09-01: I participate in the 2019 ICTP Advanced Workshop on Earthquake Fault Mechanics: Theory, Simulation, and Observations in Trieste, Italy (Site) (Click here to access the course programs, slides, and tutorials)

2019-05-07: I am working on a research manuscript.

2019-02-18: Start my 4th semester (spring) for just one seminar class (Site). I am working on a research manuscript.

2018-11-26: I participate in the 2018 KAUST Workshop on Seismic Hazard Assessment (26-28th November 2018 in KAUST, Saudi Arabia) (Site) (Twitter)

2018-10-01: I participate in the 2018 training course on earthquake hazard and risk assessment in East Asia (1st – 5th October 2018 in Academia Sinica, Taipei) (Info)

2018-09-21: I contribute an oral presentation at the 2018 International Joint workshop on Slow Earthquake (21st-23rd September 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan) (Site) (Info) (Facebook)

2018-09-10: I start my 3rd semester (fall) coursework as TIGP AS-NCU Ph.D. student. I take several elective courses and one seminar class! (Site)

2018-08-29: I advanced to Ph.D. student level in NCU under the TIGP AS-NCU program.

2018-05-02: I contribute an oral presentation at the 2018 Taiwan Geosciences Assembly (TGA) (2nd-3rd May in CCU Chiayi) (Site)

2018-02-18: Start my 2nd semester (spring) coursework with several courses and one seminar class. (Site)

2017-09-11: I start first as a Master student in Geophysics. First class begins! Fall semester. Several courses and one seminar class. (Site)

2017-08-28: I arrive in Taiwan for the first time to pursue a Ph.D. in seismology at the TIGP-ESS program. (Site)

March 2017. I moved to STMKG (BMKG).

September 2016. I finished my undergraduate study and got my Bachelor degree.

April 2016. I contributed a poster presentation at the 2016 SSA Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, USA.

October 2015. I contributed an oral presentation at the 2015 Eastern Section of SSA Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, USA.

June 2015. I contributed a poster presentation at the 2015 CTBT SnT Conference, Vienna, Austria.

April 2015. I contributed a poster presentation at the 2015 EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria


Recent seismicity in Indonesia region (Updated 22 August 2019):index3_temp-> [Download Pdf file]

Current ‘significant’ earthquake in Indonesia:

– Seismicity in West Java 1 January 2019 to 16 February 2020 (Click here).


– The 25 September 2019 Mw 6.5 Ambon earthquake: (Click here to download our article about this earthquake in Indonesian language)


Ambon– Earthquake sequence near Bogor, West Java in August 2019.Bogor– The 2 August 2019 Mw 6.9 earthquake located near Sunda Strait, Southwestern Java. Here I compute the finite fault model by using teleseismic waveform. The earthquake produced anomalous large ground motion and had deficiency of aftershocks productivity.2019sunda_position– The 16 July 2019 Mw 5.8 earthquake in the southwest of Bali Island, Indonesia.Bali– The 14 July 2019 Mw 7.2 earthquake in the Halmahera Island.halmahera