Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center
Robert Kayen, Ph.D., P.E.
Research Civil Engineer, Coastal and Marine Geology Team, United States Geological Survey 1983-present. Coastal landslide Hazards, Project Chief, 2001-present; Pacific Gas & Electric Company, project for Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), 1998-2000, 2006-2010. CASCADIA Earthquake Hazards Project, Project Chief, 1995-2000; Southern California Bight Damage Assessment, Expert for Dept of Justice, 1992-2001. GLORIA seafloor imaging project; AMASSEDS Amazon Shelf Sediment Study; Ebro and Cadiz, Spain sediment study; Arctic Ocean gas hydrate shelf/slope study.
Current research collaborations (2002-present) with Kobe University, Japan; University of Tokyo, Japan; Harbin Institute of Technology, China, University of Rome, Italy; Geosciences Australia; Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador; National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan; UCLA; UC Berkeley.
Visiting Professor, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Kobe University, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. 2001-2002. Research Scholar (2006-2007).
Geophysicist, Compagne General de Geophysique, Paris, France (General Geophysical Company) 1982-1983.