Short CV/Education and training

  • 2010
    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Geophysics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, USA

  • 2010
    Postdoctoral research associate at Cambridge

  • 2011
    NERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 2014 – 2018
    Independent research career as a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow

Selected publications

  • N.M. Vriend, J.N. McElwaine, B. Sovilla, C.J. Keylock, M. Ash, P.V. Brennan, “High resolution radar measurements of snow avalanches” (2013), Geophysical Research Letters 40 (4), 727-731.

  • N.M. Vriend, M.L. Hunt, R.W. Clayton, “Sedimentary structure of large sand dunes: examples from Dumont and Eureka dunes” (2012), Geophysical Journal International 190, 981-992.

  • M.L. Hunt, N.M. Vriend, “Booming Sand Dunes” (2010), Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 38, 281-301.

  • N.M. Vriend, M.L. Hunt, R.W. Clayton, C.E. Brennen, K.S. Brantley, A. Ruiz-Angulo, “Solving the Mystery of Booming Sand Dunes” (2007), Geophysical Research Letters 34 (16), L16306, doi:10.1029/2007GL030276.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Segregation of an avalanching granular material: measuring segregation characteristics in a multi-disciplinary program

  • Rheology of flowing granular material: probing constitutive laws of laboratory-scale sand avalanches

  • Dynamics of large-scale snow avalanches: analyzing the motion of snow avalanches with an advanced Doppler radar system

  • Structure and migration of sand dunes: using geophysical methods to probe the internal structure of large desert dunes

  • Booming sand dunes: investigating sound generation and propagation in large desert dunes

  • for more information visit:http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/nv253/research/projects.html

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Royal Society Research Fellow

Media coverage

  • Heading "recent media attention" at: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/nv253/research/publications.html

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