William B Frank
- Assistant Professor
- PhD, Geophysics, Inst. de Physique du Globe de Paris, 2014
- MS, Geophysics, Inst. de Physique du Globe de Paris, 2011
- BS, Earth Systems Science, U. Michigan, 2009
William Frank is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. He was previously an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in ERL / EAPS, then served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California before returning to MIT. He leads the Tectonophysics research group that focuses on crustal deformation within the solid Earth, whether it’s the result of earthquakes or the slow shear of slow slip.