- Ph.D. in Geology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2003-2006
- M.Sc. in Solid Earth Physics, University of Bergen, Norway, 1998-2000
- Diploma in Geology, University of Athens, Greece, 1992-1997
- 2018-present: Senior Scientist at the National Observatory of Athens, Greece.
- 2012-2018: Senior Scientist at the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ), Germany.
- 2009-2011: Marie Curie International Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow (IIF), Technical University of Crete, Greece.
- 2007-2009: IRCSET Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fault Analysis Group, University College Dublin, Ireland.
- 2001-2007: Researcher at GNS Science, New Zealand.
Honours & Awards
2020 Invited talk, School of Earth Sciences, ETH, Switzerland: Breaking a subduction termination from top-to-bottom: the M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand’.
2020 Invited Plenary talk In: ‘New directions in earthquake science’, Southern California Earthquake Centre Annual Meeting (2020 SCEC Annual Meeting), California, USA. Talk VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js7FFLnSYpI&feature=youtu.be
2019 Invited talk, Geological Society of Austria (University of Vienna).
Title: “Paleoearthquakes, sampling biases and growth of active normal faults on Crete, Greece”.
2019 Invited presentation, European Geophysical Union (EGU), Vienna, Austria.
Title: “Transient fault-slip accumulation on continental fault systems and active subduction margins”.
2015 Recognition of Research Publication from Nature.
The article of Mouslopoulou et al. ‘Clusters of mega-earthquakes on upper plate faults control the Eastern Mediterranean hazard’, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42 10,282–10,289 was included in the Research Highlights of Nature for 2015.
2013 Invited presentation, European Geophysical Union (EGU), Vienna, Austria.
Title: “The importance of microearthquakes in crustal extension of an active rift: a case-study from New Zealand”
2011 Invited presentation, IODP Marmara-Trans Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey. Title: “Relations between paleoearthquakes and million year fault growth”
2011: Latsis Foundation Research Awardee (1.9% success rate in 2011) for the project: ‘Is the Spili Fault, Crete, responsible for the double destruction of the Minoan palace at Phaistos?
2009: Marie Curie International Incoming Post-Doctoral Fellow, EU- FP7-PEOPLE (21% success rate in 2008).
2008: Invited keynote, 33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway
Title: “Fault displacement rates over different timescales ”
2008: Invited keynote presentation, European Sciences Foundation, Innsbruck, Austria. Title: “The role of interaction on the growth of faults on geological and earthquake timescales”
2007: EMBARK Post-Doctoral Fellow, Irish Research Council for Science and Technology (12% success rate in 2006).
2006: Merit Award, Geological Society of New Zealand for the talk ‘Quaternary kinematics and temporal stability of a strike-slip and normal fault intersection in New Zealand’.
2005: Q-MAP Student Research Award, GNS Science, New Zealand.
2004: Bright Future PhD Scholarship, New Zealand Foundation for Research Science and Technology.
- Nature Geoscience, Nature Communications, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Scientific Reports, Journal of Geophysical Research, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Tectonophysics, Journal of Structural Geology, Tectonics, Journal of Seismology, Seismological Research Letters, Geomorphology, Geoarchaeology, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, Earth System Science, Journal of Geodynamics, Terra Nova, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece.
- National Science Foundation (NSF), UNESCO-IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), EU-COST Actions, Israel Research Foundation (IRF), National Science Centre of Poland, Czech Science Foundation (GACR).
- External examiner for PhD Thesis (New Zealand, Israel) and Master Thesis (Germany, Greece).