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					                                                        Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
                                                        Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                                                        77 Massachusetts Avenue 54-618
                                                        Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
                                                        email: rondenay@mit.edu
                                                        phone: (617) 253-6299 fax: (617) 253-1699
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St´ phane Rondenay - cv
Education
 2001   Ph.D. , Geophysics, University of British Columbia (UBC)
        Thesis: Teleseismic imaging of the southeastern Canadian shield and Cascadia Subduction zone
 1996                                   ´
        M.Sc.A., Mineral Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montr´ al (EPM)
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        Thesis: Anisotropie sismique et electrique dans le manteau sup´ rieur, au niveau du front de Grenville
        (Canada) – Seismic and electrical anisotropies in the upper mantle across the Grenville Front (Canada)
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        B.Ing, Geological Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montr´ ale
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        Undergraduate thesis: Etude magn´ totellurique du centre de l’Alberta – Magnetotelluric study of
        central Alberta
Experience
• Current positions
 – 2008-present: Associate Professor of Seismology, Dept of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
    (EAPS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
 – 2003-present: Associate Faculty, Earth Resources Laboratory, MIT
 – 2005-present: MIT/WHOI Joint Program Guest, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

• Previous positions
 – 2003-2008: Kerr-McGee Assistant Professor of Seismology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 – 2001-2003: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Seismology, Brown University

• Field Work - Seismology
 – organisation and maintenance of the MEDUSA (Greece, 2006-2009; with NOA) and CAFE (Cascadia,
     2006-2008; with UW and BU) portable broadband experiments
 – organisation and maintenance of the MIT-GSC inter-POLARIS portable broadband experiment (Slave
     province, NWT/Nunavut, Canada, 2004-2006)
 – deployment crew, FLED teleseismic experiment: Brown University, Washington University, IRIS-
     PASSCAL (Florida to Alberta, 2001)
 – technical support during the deployment of PASSCAL broadband seismometers using RefTek data
     loggers: GSC-LITHOPROBE (Western Ontario, 1997); UWO/LITHOPROBE (Great Slave Lake
     Shear Zone, 1999)
 – deployment crew, SNORE refraction experiment: LITHOPROBE (Yukon and NW Territories, 1997)
 – organisation and maintenance of the LITHOPROBE-PASSCAL Abitibi teleseismic experiment: UBC
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     (Qu´ bec and Ontario,1996)
 – field assistant, LITHOPROBE-LITHOSCOPE Abitibi-Grenville teleseismic experiment: EPM
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     (Qu´ bec and Ontario, 1994)

• Field Work - Other
 – deployment of long period magnetotelluric stations: Geological Survey of Canada (LITHOPROBE
     Alberta Transect, 1993-1995)
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 – mineral exploration: Minnova Inc. (northern Qu´ bec, 1990)
 – assistant surveyor, topographic and bathymetric survey for the Coulonge hydroelectric project: L.G.L.
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     Inc. (southwestern Qu´ bec, 1989)

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• Teaching
 – instructor, undergraduate class - Science and policy of natural hazards: MIT (S2008, S2009)
 – instructor, undergraduate/graduate class - EAPS geophysics fieldcamp: MIT (IAP2008)
 – instructor, undergraduate class - EAPS undergraduate seminar: MIT (S2008, F2007, S2009)
 – instructor, graduate class - Water in the Earth: MIT (F2005)
 – instructor, graduate class - Advanced seismology: MIT (S2005, F2006, F2008)
 – instructor, graduate class - Crustal evolution: MIT (S2005, S2008)
 – instructor, graduate class - CMB structure: MIT (S2004)
 – lecturer, graduate geophysics class: Brown University (2002)
 – laboratory instructor in introductory geophysics: UBC (1998-1999)
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 – field instructor in gravity data acquisition and processing: EPM - Universit´ de Montr´ al (1996)
 – lecturer, introductory geophysics class: EPM (1996)

• Research Assistant
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 – stratigraphic characterization of the Rhˆ ne’s deep sea fan using high-resolution seismic profiles: TOTAL
     S.A. (Paris, France, 1992)
Honours and Awards
• Kerr-McGee Career Development Chair, 2003-2008
• NSERC - Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF), 2001-2002
• AGU - Outstanding Student Paper Award in Seismology, 2000
• FCAR - Ph.D. Research Scholarship (B2), 1998-1999
• NSERC - Graduate Scholarship (PGS B), 1996-1998
• FCAR - M.Sc.A. Research Scholarship (B1), 1994-1996
• UPIR - Undergraduate Research Scholarship (EPM institutional award), 1993

Professional Activities
• Reviewer of manuscripts for Science, Geology, Geophys. Res. Let., Physics of the Earth and Planetary
Interiors, Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Geophysical Journal Inter-
national, and Geophysics
• Reviewer of research proposals for the National Science Foundation. • Organization of meeting session at
meetings of the American Geophysical Union and the Geochemical Society
• Member of the American Geophysical Union, the Seismological Society of America, and the Geochemical
Society
• Radio and television interviews regarding seismic activity on the west coast of North America and diamond
exploration in the Canadian Shield.

Refereed publications
• Chen, C-W, S. Rondenay, R.L. Evans, and D.B. Snyder, Geophysical detection of relict metasomatism from
an Archean (ca. 3.5 Ga) subduction zone, submitted, July 2009.
• Rondenay, S., V.F. Cormier, and E.M. Van Ark, SKS and SPdKS sensitivity to two-dimensional ultra-low
velocity zones, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 2009.
• Bleibinhaus, F., and S. Rondenay, Effects of Surface Scattering in Waveform Inversion, submitted to Geo-
physics, 2009.
• Abers, G.A., L.S. MacKenzie, S. Rondenay, Z. Zhang, A.G. Wech, and K.C. Creager, Imaging the source
region of Cascadia tremor and intermediate-depth earthquakes, submitted to Geology, 2009.
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• Rondenay, S, Upper mantle imaging with array recordings of converted and scattered teleseismic waves,
Surv. Geophys., in press, doi: 10.1007/s10712-009-9071-5, 2009.
• Suckale, J., S. Rondenay, M. Sachpazi, M. Charalampakis, A. Hosa, and L.H. Royden, High-resolution seis-
mic imaging of the western Hellenic subduction zone using teleseismic scattered waves, Geophys. J. Int, in
press, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04170.x, 2009.
• Rondenay, S., G.A. Abers, and P.E. van Keken, Seismic imaging of subduction zone metamorphism, Geol-
ogy, 36, 275–278, doi:10.1130/G24112A.1, 2008.
• Xu, L., S. Rondenay, and R.D. van der Hilst, Structure of the crust beneath the Southeastern Tibetan Plateau
from teleseismic receiver functions, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 165, 176–193, 2007.
• Frederiksen, A.W., S.-K. Miong, F.A. Darbyshire, D.W. Eaton, S. Rondenay, and S. Sol, Lithospheric Vari-
ations Across the Superior Province, Ontario, Canada: Evidence from Tomography and Shear-Wave Splitting,
J. Geophys. Res., 112 (B7),B07318, doi:10.1029/2006JB004861, 2007.
• Rychert, C.A., S. Rondenay, and K.M. Fischer, P-to-S and S-to-P imaging of a sharp lithosphere-asthenosphere
boundary beneath eastern North America, J. Geophys. Res., 112 (B8), B08314, doi:10.1029/2006JB004619,
2007.
• Chen, C.-W., S. Rondenay, D. Weeraratne, and D.B. Snyder, New constraints on the upper mantle structure of
the Slave craton from Rayleigh wave inversion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L10301, doi:10.1029/2007GL029535,
2007.
• Fouch, M.J., and S. Rondenay, Continental seismic anisotropy, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 158, 292-320, 2006.
• Rossi, G., G.A. Abers, S. Rondenay, and D.H. Christensen, Unusual mantle Poisson’s ratio, subduction and
crustal structure in central Alaska, J. Geophys. Res, 111, B09311, doi:10.1029/2005JB003956, 2006.
• Rychert, C., K.M. Fischer and S. Rondenay, A sharp lithosphere asthenosphere boundary imaged beneath
eastern North America, Nature, 436, 542-545, 2005.
• Rondenay, S., Bostock, M.G., and Fischer K.M., Multichannel inversion of scattered teleseismic body waves:
practical considerations and applicability, in Seismic Earth: Array analysis of broadband seismograms, edited
by A. Levander and G. Nolet, AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, 157, 187-203, 2005.
• Snyder, D.B., S. Rondenay, M.G. Bostock and G.D. Lockhart, Mapping the Mantle Lithosphere for Diamond
Potential, Lithos, 77, 859-872, 2004.
• Rondenay, S., and Fischer K.M., Constraints on localized CMB structure from multichannel, broadband SKS
coda analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2537, do1:10.1029/2003JB002518, 2003.
• Bostock, M. G., R. D. Hyndman, S. Rondenay, S. M. Peacock. An inverted continental Moho and serpen-
tinization of the forearc mantle, Nature, 417, 536-538, 2002.
• Bostock, M. G., S. Rondenay, and J. Shragge, Multiparameter two-dimensional inversion of scattered tele-
seismic body waves, 1, Theory for oblique incidence, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 30,771-30,782, 2001.
• Shragge, J., M. G. Bostock, and S. Rondenay, Multiparameter two-dimensional inversion of scattered tele-
seismic body waves, 2, Numerical examples, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 30,783-30,794, 2001.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, and J. Shragge, Multiparameter two-dimensional inversion of scattered tele-
seismic body waves, 3, Application to the Cascadia 1993 data set, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 30,795-30,808, 2001.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, T. M. Hearn, D. J. White and R. M. Ellis, Lithospheric assembly and modi-
fication of the SE Canadian Shield: Abitibi-Grenville Teleseismic Experiment, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 13,735-
13,754, 2000.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, T. M. Hearn, D. J. White, H. Wu, G. S´ n´ chal, S. Ji, M. Mareschal, Teleseis-
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mic studies of the lithosphere below the Lithoprobe Abitibi-Grenville Transect, Can. J. Earth Sci., 37, 415-426,
2000.
• Bostock, M. G. and S. Rondenay, Migration of scattered teleseismic body waves, Geophys. J. Int., 137,
732-746, 1999.
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• Crumeyrolle, P., P. Imbert, O. Plisson and S. Rondenay, Le Cˆ ne sous-marin actuel du Rhˆ ne; un mod` le
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architectural pour l’exploration des reservoirs profonds (Modern Rhone submarine fan; an architectural model
for deep reservoir exploration), P´ trole et Techniques, 407, 21-22, 1997.
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• S´ n´ chal, G., S. Rondenay, M. Mareschal, J. Guilbert and G. Poupinet, Seismic and electrical anisotropies
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in the lithosphere across the Grenville Front, Canada, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 2255-2258, 1996.
• Ji, S., S. Rondenay, M. Mareschal and G. S´ n´ chal, Obliquity between seismic and electrical anisotropies as
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a potential indicator of movement sense for ductile shear zones in the upper mantle, Geology, 24, 1033-1036,
1996.
• Boerner, D. E., R. D. Kurtz, J. A. Craven, S. Rondenay and W. Quian, Buried Proterozoic foredeep under
Western Canada Sedimentary Basin?, Geology, 23, 297-300, 1995.


Selected Presentations

• Rondenay, S., G.A. Abers, P.E. van Keken, and J. Suckale, Seismic imaging of water distribution in subduc-
tion zones, sollicited presentation, EGU general assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2009.
• Rondenay, S., A seismological perspective on fluid transport in the Cascadia subduction zone, Invited oral
presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2008.
• Rondenay, S., et al., CAFE: a seismic investigation of water percolation in the Cascadia subduction zone,
Invited oral presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2008.
• Rondenay, S., and G.A. Abers, Seismic imaging of dehydration reactions in the subducted oceanic crust,
AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2007.
• Rondenay, S., and X. Campman, Multichannel inversion of scattered teleseismic waves for migration imag-
ing and separation of noise, Invited oral presentation, Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Provi-
dence, RI, 2006.
• Rondenay, S., D.B. Snyder, C-W Chen, K.M. Straub, C-G Bank, and M.G. Bostock, Insight into the assembly
and evolution of the Slave craton from teleseismic data analyses, Oral presentation, 16th Annual Goldschmidt
Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2006.
• Rondenay, S., D.B. Snyder, C-W Chen, K.M. Straub, C-G Bank, and M.G. Bostock, Towards an integrated
seismic characterization of the Slave craton, Poster presentation - AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
2005.
• Rondenay, S., The Importance of Multiples in Teleseismic Scattered-Wave Imaging, Oral presentation -
AGU-SEG Joint Assembly, New Orleans, LA, 2005.
• Rondenay, S., Multichannel inversion of scattered teleseismic body waves: practical considerations and ap-
plicability, Invited talk, The 11th International Symposium on Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents and
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their Margins, Mont-Tremblant, Qu´ bec, Canada. 2004.
• Rondenay, S., L’utilisation de tremblements de terre dans la recherche des diamants/Using earthquakes to
look for diamonds, Invited plenary lecture, The 11th International Symposium on Deep Seismic Profiling of
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the Continents and their Margins, Mont-Tremblant, Qu´ bec, Canada. 2004.
• Rondenay, S., G.A. Abers, and A. Ferris, A new, high-resolution seismic profile of the central-Alaskan sub-
duction zone, Oral presentation - Union Session, AGU-CGU-SEG Joint Assembly, Montreal, QC, 2004.
• Rondenay, S., and K. M. Fischer, Principal component analysis of SPdKS/SKPdS phases recorded at broad-
band teleseismic arrays, Oral presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.
• Rondenay, S., and K. M. Fischer, Seismic evidence for a diffuse ultra-low velocity zone in the CMB region
beneath North America, Oral presentation - Union session, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2003.
• Rondenay, S., and K. M. Fischer, Local constraints on CMB structure from multichannel, broadband SKS-
coda analysis, Poster presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002.
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• Rondenay, S., and M. G. Bostock, An image of the Cascadia subduction zone across central Oregon, Poster
presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2000.
• Bostock, M. G., S. Rondenay, and J. Shragge, Imaging complex lithospheric structures using the teleseismic
body wave coda I - Background and theoretical framework, Invited oral presentation (given by S.R.), AGU
Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, 2000.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, and J. Shragge, Imaging complex lithospheric structures using the teleseismic
body wave coda II - Numerical and data examples, Invited poster presentation, AGU Spring Meeting, Wash-
ington, DC, 2000.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, T. M. Hearn, D. J. White and R. M. Ellis, Teleseismic evidence of a hotspot
track within the thick lithosphere of the Canadian Shield, Oral presentation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco,
CA, 1998.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, T. M. Hearn and D. J. White, Tomographic and shear-wave splitting evidence
of the Monteregian Hotspot Track below the Superior and Grenville provinces of the Canadian Shield, Poster
presentation, AGU Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, 1998.
• Rondenay, S., M. G. Bostock, T. M. Hearn and D. J. White, Thermomechanical erosion of the continental
lithosphere beneath the Precambrian Superior and Grenville provinces (Canada): relation to the Monteregian
hotspot track, Poster presentation, Harvard-MIT Continental Roots Workshop, Cambridge, MA, 1997.
• S´ n´ chal, G., S. Rondenay, M. Mareschal, J. Guilbert and G. Poupinet, Teleseismic shear wave splitting
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and electrical anisotropy across the Grenville Front, Canada, Poster presentation, IUGG Meeting, Boulder, CO,
1995.