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Bruna Chagas de Melo

Name: Bruna Chagas de Melo

Position: PhD Student

Email: bmelo@cp.dias.ie

Homepage link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bruna_Chagas_De_Melo


Bruna obtained her B.Sc. in Physics at Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (Brazil) in 2016. During her bachelor she did a one year placement at the University of Liverpool in Geophysics with focus in Physics. After, she got her M.Sc. degree in Geophysics at Universidade de São Paulo under the supervision of Prof. Marcelo Assumpção in 2018. Now she is a PhD student at DIAS, under supervision of Dr. Sergei Lebedev.

Research Interests

Seismology; Geodynamics; Seismic Imaging; Seismic Anisotropy

Bruna’s research concerns the application of new methods of array and waveform tomography to large volumes of data to image the structure of the lithosphere and underlying mantle in South America.

Selected recent publications

Chagas de Melo, B., Assumpção, M. and “3-Basins” Project Team, 2018. Mantle anisotropy and asthenospheric flow around cratons in southeastern South America. Geophysical Journal International, 215(1), pp.494-506.