UCD School of Geological Sciences
United States International University
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Christopher Bean is the Professor of Geophysics at University College Dublin.Following completion of his PhD at the Dublin Institute for Advanced studies, Chris joined the School of Geological Sciences in 1989. In 1993 he established the Geophysics Group and became coordinator of the BSc (Topical) degree in Geophysical Science in collaboration with the School of Physics. He is currently co-director of the BSc in Climate and Earth Systems Science (coordinated by the School of Mathematics). His research area covers various aspects of seismology, with a focus on volcano processes and imagery in highly heterogeneous structures. New research areas include ocean-land coupling. Chris was also Director of the UCD Earth Institute from 2011-2013.