BookS
· IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., and Tsepelev, Datadriven Numerical Modeling in Geodynamics: Methods and Applications, Springer, Heidelberg, 2016.
· IsmailZadeh, A., and Cutter, S. (eds.) Disaster Risks Research and Assessment to Promote Risk Reduction and Management. International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Sciences Council (ISSC), Paris. 2015. (Available at the ICSU web site; http://www.icsu.org/scienceforpolicy/disasterrisk/documents/DRRsynthesisPaper_2015.pdf; retrieved on 01.08.2015)
· IsmailZadeh, A., Urrutia Fucugauchi, J., Kijko, A., Takeuchi, K., and Zaliapin, I. (eds.), Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014.
· IsmailZadeh, A., and Tackley, P. J., Computational Methods for Geodynamics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010.
· IsmailZadeh, A. (ed.) Computational Seismology and Geodynamics, Vol. 8, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 2008.
· IsmailZadeh, A., and Beer, T. (eds.), Georisk: Interactions between Science and Society, Special Issue of Natural Hazards, Springer, Heidelberg, 2007.
· IsmailZadeh, A. (ed.) Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, vol. 825, Melville, New York, 2006. 162 p.
· Beer, T. and IsmailZadeh, A. (eds.) Risk Science and Sustainability, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003. 256 p.
Peerreviewed publications
Articles in
scientific journals
1. IsmailZadeh, A., Soloviev, A., Sokolov, V., Vorobieva, I., Muller, B., and Schilling, F., Quantitative modeling of the lithosphere dynamics, earthquakes and seismic hazard, Tectonophysics, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.04.007, 2017.
2. IsmailZadeh, A., Cutter, S.L.,
Takeuchi, K., and Paton, D, Forging a paradigm shift in disaster science, Nat. Hazards, 86, 969988, 2017.
3. Sokolov, V., and IsmailZadeh, A., On the use of multiplesite estimations in probabilistic seismic hazard assessment, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 106(5), 2233–2243, 2016.
4. IsmailZadeh A. T., Geohazard research, modeling, and assessment for
disaster risk reduction, Russ. J. Earth Sci., 16, ES3002, doi: 10.2205/2016ES000572, 2016.
5. Tsepelev, I., IsmailZadeh, A., Melnik, O., and Korotkii, A.,
Numerical modelling of fluid flow with rafts: An application to lava flows, J. Geodyn., 97, 3141, 2016.
6. Korotkii, A., Kovtunov,
D., IsmailZadeh, A., Tsepelev, I., and Melnik, O., Quantitative reconstruction of thermal and
dynamic characteristics of lava from surface thermal measurements, Geophys.
J. Int., 205, 1767–1779, 2016.
7. IsmailZadeh, A., Kovtunov, D., Korotkii, A., Melnik, O., and Tsepelev, I., Physical characteristics of a lava flow
determined from thermal measurements at the lava’s surface, Doklady
Earth Sciences, 467 (2), 367–370, 2016.
8. IsmailZadeh, A.: Geoscience international:
the role of scientific unions, History of
Geo and Space Sciences, 7, 103123, 2016.
9. Sokolov, V., and IsmailZadeh, A., Seismic hazard from instrumentally recorded, historical and simulated earthquakes: Application to the TibetHimalayan region, Tectonophysics, 657, 187204, 2015.
10. Cutter, S, IsmailZadeh, A., AlcántaraAyala, I., Altan, O., Baker D. N., Briceño,
S., Gupta, H., Holloway, A., Johnston, D., McBean, G. A., Ogawa,
Y., Paton, D., Porio, E., Silbereisen, R.
K., Takeuchi, K., Valsecchi, G. B., Vogel, C., and Wu, G., Pool knowledge to stem losses from disasters, Nature, 522, 277279, 2015.
11. IsmailZadeh, A., Honda, S., and Tsepelev,
I., Linking mantle upwelling with the lithosphere descent and the Japan Sea
evolution: a hypothesis, Nat. Sci.
Rep., 3, 1137, doi: 10.1038/srep01137, 2013.
12. IsmailZadeh, A., Matenco, L., Radulian, M., Cloetingh, S., and Panza, G., Geodynamic and intermediatedepth seismicity in Vrancea (the southeastern Carpathians): Current
StateoftheArt, Tectonophysics, 530531, 5079, 2012.
13. Doglioni, C.,
IsmailZadeh, A., Panza, G., and Riguzzi,
F., Lithosphereasthenosphere
viscosity contrast and decoupling, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 189,
18, 2011.
14. Babayev, G.,
IsmailZadeh, A., and Le
Mouël, J.L., Scenariobased
earthquake hazard and risk assessment for Baku (Azerbaijan), Nat. Hazards
Earth Sys. Sci., 10, 26972712, 2010.
15. IsmailZadeh, A., Aoudia, A., and Panza, G., Threedimensional numerical modeling of contemporary mantle flow and
tectonic stress beneath the Central Mediterranean, Tectonophysics, 482, 226236, 2010.
16. IsmailZadeh, A., Wilhelm, H., Volozh, Y., and Tinakin, O., The
Astrakhan Arch of the Pricaspian Basin: Geothermal analysis and modelling, Basin
Research, 22,
751–764, 2010.
17. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., Schubert, G., and Tsepelev,
I., Numerical techniques for solving the inverse retrospective problem of
thermal evolution of the Earth interior, Computers & Structures, 87,
802811, 2009.
18. IsmailZadeh, A., Schubert, G., Tsepelev, I., and Korotkii, A., Thermal evolution and geometry of the descending lithosphere beneath
the SECarpathians: An insight from the past, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 273, 6879, 2008.
19. IsmailZadeh, A., Wilhelm, H., and Volozh, Yu, Geothermal evolution of the Astrakhan arch region of the Pricaspian Basin, Int. J. Earth Sci., 97, 10291043, 2008.
20. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., Schubert, G., and Tsepelev, I., Quasireversibility method for data assimilation in models of mantle dynamics, Geophys. J. Int., 170, 13811398, 2007.
21. IsmailZadeh, A., Le Mouël, J.L., Soloviev, A., Tapponnier, P., and Vorovieva, I., Numerical modeling of crustal blockandfault dynamics, earthquakes and slip rates in the TibetHimalayan region, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 258, 465485, 2007.
22. IsmailZadeh, A. and Takeuchi, K., Preventive disaster management of extreme natural events, Natural Hazards, 42, 459467, 2007.
23. IsmailZadeh, A., Sokolov, V., and Bonier, K., Geodynamics, seismicity and seismic hazard of the southeastern Carpathians, Natural Hazards, 42, 493514, 2007.
24. Aoudia, A., IsmailZadeh, A., and Romanelli, F., Buoyancydriven deformation and contemporary tectonic stress in the lithosphere beneath Central Italy, Terra Nova, 19(6), 490495, 2007.
25. Weidle, C., Wenzel, F., and IsmailZadeh, A., t*  an unsuitable parameter for anelastic attenuation in the Eastern Carpathians, Geophys. J. Int., 170, 11391150, 2007.
26. IsmailZadeh, A., Schubert, G., Tsepelev, I., and Korotkii, A., Threedimensional forward and backward numerical modeling of mantle plume evolution: Effects of thermal diffusion, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B06401, doi:10.1029/2005JB003782, 2006.
27. IsmailZadeh, A. T., Korotkii, A. I., and Tsepelev, I. A., Threedimensional numerical simulation of the inverse problem of thermal convection using the quasireversibility method, Comput. Math. & Mathem. Phys., 46(12), 21762186, 2006.
28. IsmailZadeh, A., and Krupsky, D., Extrusion and gravity current of the viscous fluid: Application to salt tectonics, Physics of the Earth / Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 12, 19, 2006.
29. IsmailZadeh, A. T., Korotkii, A. I., Krupsky, D. P., Tsepevel, I. A., and Schubert, G., Evolution of thermal plumes in the Earth's mantle, Doklady Earth Sciences / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 411A(9), 14421444, 2006.
30. IsmailZadeh, A., Mueller, B., and Schubert, G.,
Threedimensional modeling of presentday tectonic
stress beneath the earthquakeprone southeastern Carpathians based on
integrated analysis of seismic, heat flow, and gravity observations, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 149, 8198,
2005.
31. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Huppert, H.E., Effect of power law rheology of surroundings on the gravitational instability of a viscous layer, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 7, 216223, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 2005. DOI: 10.1029/CS007p0216.
32. Krupsky, D., and IsmailZadeh, A., Numerical modeling of thermal diffusion of mantle plumes, Physics of the Earth / Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 41(9), 311, 2005.
33. IsmailZadeh, A., Schubert, G., Tsepelev, I., and Korotkii, A.,
Inverse problem of thermal convection: Numerical approach and application to
mantle plume restoration, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 145, 99114,
2004.
34. IsmailZadeh, A., Naimark, B., and Talbot, C., Reconstruction of the history of the movement of layered geostructures: Inverse problem of gravitational stability, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 6, 2732, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 2004. DOI: 10.1002/9781118669853.ch4.
35. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Tsepelev, I.A.,
Talbot, C., and Oster, P., Threedimensional modeling of salt diapirism: A
numerical approach and algorithm of parallel calculations, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 6, 3341, Amer.
Geophys. Union, Washington
D.C., 2004. DOI: 10.1002/9781118669853.ch5.
36. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Tsepelev, I.A., Talbot, C.J., and Korotkii, A.I., Threedimensional forward and backward modelling of diapirism: Numerical approach and its applicability to the evolution of salt structures in the Pricaspian basin, Tectonophysics, 387, 81103, 2004.
37. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Dynamics of a descending lithospheric slab and tectonic stress in zones of continental collision, Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 395(2), 296298, 2004.
38. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Aoudia, A., and Panza, G.F., Tectonic stress in the central Apennines due to buoyancy of the lithosphere, Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 395(3), 369372, 2004.
39. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Nicolich, R., and Cernobori, R., Modelling of the Ionian basin formation:
Deep processes and tectonic evolution, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 5, 112, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 2003. DOI: 10.1029/CS005p0001
40. Volozh, Yu. A.,
Talbot, C.J., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Salt structures and hydrocarbons in the
Pricaspian Basin, Amer. Assoc. Petrol.
Geol. Bull., 87(2), 313334, 2003.
41. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., Naimark, B.M., and Tsepelev, I.A., Threedimensional numerical modelling of a backward problem of thermal convection, Comput. Math. & Mathem. Phys., 43(4), 587599, 2003.
42. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Huppert, H.E., and Lister, J.R., Gravitational and buckling instabilities of a rheologically layered structure: Implications for salt diapirism, Geophys. J. Int., 148(2), 288302, 2002.
43. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., Naimark, B.M., and Tsepelev, I.A., Numerical modelling of threedimensional viscous flow under gravity and thermal effects, Comput. Math. & Mathem. Phys., 41(9), 13311345, 2001.
44. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Talbot, C.J., and Volozh,
Yu.A., Dynamic restoration of profiles across
diapiric salt structures: numerical approach and its applications, Tectonophysics, 337, 2136, 2001.
45. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Huppert, H.E., and Lister, J.R , Analytical modelling of viscous diapirism through a strongly nonNewtonian overburden subject to horizontal forces, J. Geodyn., 31, 447458, 2001.
46. KeilisBorok, V., IsmailZadeh, A., Kossobokov, V., and Shebalin, P., Nonlinear dynamics of the lithosphere and intermediateterm earthquake prediction, Tectonophysics, 338(34), 247259, 2001.
47. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Birger, B.I., Gravitational instability of a perfectly plastic layer overlying a layer of viscous fluid: implication for diapirism, Physics of the Earth / Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 37(7), 536543, 2001.
48. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Huppert, H.E., Diapirism in a rheologycally layered medium Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 377A(3), 341344, 2001.
49. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Panza, G.F., and Naimark, B.M., Stress in the descending relic slab beneath Vrancea, Romania, Pure Appl. Geophys., 157 , 111130, 2000.
50. IsmailZadeh, A.T., KeilisBorok, V.I., and Soloviev, A.A., Numerical modelling of earthquake flows in the southeastern Carpathians (Vrancea): Effect of a sinking slab, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 111, 267274, 1999.
51. Naimark, B.M., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Jacoby, W.R., Numerical approach to problems of gravitational instability of geostructures with advected material boundaries, Geophys. J. Int., 134, 473483, 1998.
52. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., Naimark, B.M., Suetov, A.P., and Tsepelev, I.A., Implementation of a threedimensional hydrodynamic model for evolution of sedimentary basins, Comput. Math. & Mathem. Phys., 38(7), 11381151, 1998.
53. IsmailZadeh, A.T., The Devonian to Permian subsidence mechanisms in basins of the EastEuropean platform, J. Geodyn., 26, 6983, 1998.
54. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Naimark, B.M., and Kostyuchenko, S.L., Quantitative modelling of the Tunguska Basin evolution in the Palaeozoic: A role of eclogitization within the uppermost mantle, J. Geodyn., 23, 4763, 1997.
55. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Kostyuchenko, S.L., and Naimark, B.M., The TimanPechora Basin (northeastern European Russia): tectonic subsidence analysis and a model of formation mechanism, Tectonophysics, 283, 205218, 1997.
56. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Stresses in submerging ancient oceanic plates under continental areas: Numerical models, Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 354(4), 637639, 1997.
57. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Migration of seismic activity in the Caspian Sea, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 3, 125129, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1996. DOI: 10.1029/CS003p0125.
58. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Naimark, B.M., and Lobkovsky, L.I., Hydrodynamic model of sedimentary basin formation based on development and subsequent phase transformation of a magmatic lens in the upper mantle, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 3, 4253, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1996. DOI: 10.1029/CS003p0042.
59. Naimark, B. M., and IsmailZadeh, A. T., An improved model of subsidence of heavy bodies in the asthenosphere, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 3, 5462, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington, D. C.. DOI: 10.1029/CS003p0054.
60. Lobkovsky, L.I., IsmailZadeh, A.T., Krasovsky, S.S., Kuprienko, P.Ya., and Cloetingh, S., Origin of gravity anomalies and possible forming mechanism of the DnieperDonets Basin, Tectonophysics, 268, 281292, 1996.
61. Naimark B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Numerical models of subsidence mechanism in intracratonic basin: Application to North American basins, Geophys. J. Int., 123, 149160, 1995.
62. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Numerical model of intracratonic sedimentary basin formation, Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 335A(3), 1014, 1995.
63. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational instability and propagation of tectonic waves in a twolayer model of the upper mantle, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 2, 7680, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1994. DOI: 10.1029/CS002p0076.
64. Birger, B.I., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Convective modes in a twolayer approximation of the Earth's mantle, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 2, 7275, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1994. DOI: 10.1029/CS002p0072.
65. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., On gravitational instability of a twolayered model for viscous incompressible fluid with stochastic changes in density, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 2, 6471, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1994. DOI: 10.1029/CS002p0064.
66. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational instability of Maxwell upper mantle, Comput. Seism. Geodyn., 1, 3642, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington D.C., 1994. DOI: 10.1029/CS001p0036.
67. Lobkovsky, L.I., IsmailZadeh, A.T., Naimark, B.M., Nikishin, A.M., and Cloetingh, S., Mechanism of crust subsidence and sedimentary basin formation, Doklady Earth Science / Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 330(2), 256260, 1993.
68. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational instability of the elastic lithosphere underlain by the liquid asthenosphere, Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Physics of the Solid Earth, 28(2), 148152, 1992.
69. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Oscillatory instability as an effect of stochastic changes in density, Doklady Earth Sciences / Transactions of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 319(3), 590595, 1991.
70. Birger, B.I., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Thermoconvective stability of the Earth in presence of the contact boundary between the upper and the lower mantle, Doklady Earth Sciences / Transactions of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 315(1), 5761, 1990.
71. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational instability of a geophysical medium with Maxwell rheology, Proceedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Physics of the Earth, 25(12), 9981004, 1989.
72. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational stability of a vertically stratified Maxwell fluid. II. (in Russian), Proceedings of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences / Earth Science Section, 1, 7884, 1988.
73. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Gravitational stability of a vertically stratified Maxwell fluid. I. (in Russian), Proceedings of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences / Earth Science Section, 4, 39, 1987.
74. IsmailZadeh, A.T., On diffraction of inner waves in a slightly stratified fluid on the halfplane (in Russian), Proceedings of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences / Earth Science Section, 5, 7683, 1984.
Book chapters
75. IsmailZadeh, A., Earthquake hazard
modelling and forecasting for disaster risk reduction. In: Vacareanu,
R., Ionescu, C. (eds.), Seismic Hazard
and Risk Assessment  Updated Overview with Emphasis on Romania, Springer, Cham,
in press, 2018.
76. IsmailZadeh, A., Earthquake risk
assessment for seismic safety and sustainability. In: Vacareanu,
R., Ionescu, C. (eds.), Seismic Hazard
and Risk Assessment  Updated Overview with Emphasis on Romania, Springer, Cham,
in press, 2018.
77.
IsmailZadeh, A., Geohazard
analysis for disaster risk reduction and sustainability. In: Beer, T., Li, J., Alverson, K. (eds.) Global Change and Future Earth. Cambridge
Univ. Press, Cambridge, in press, 2018.
78. IsmailZadeh, A., Integrating natural hazard science with disaster
risk reduction policy. In: Sassa K., Mikoš M., Yin Y. (eds)
Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides. WLF 2017. Springer, Cham, pp.
167172, 2017.
79. IsmailZadeh, A., Extreme natural events and societal implications –
the ENHANS project. In Extreme Natural Events, Disaster Risks and Societal
Implications, edited by IsmailZadeh, A., Fucugauchi,
J., Kijko, A. et al. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 314,
2014.
80. IsmailZadeh, A., Extreme seismic events: from basic science to
disaster risk mitigation. In Extreme Natural Events, Disaster Risks and
Societal Implications, edited by IsmailZadeh, A., Fucugauchi,
J., Kijko, A. et al. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 4760,
2014.
81. Korotkii, A. I., Tsepelev, I.
A., and IsmailZadeh, A. T., Simulation
of geophysical problems at parallel supercomputers (in Russian). In: Supercomputing Technologies in Science,
Education and Industry, V. A. Sadovnichiy, G. I. Savin, and V. V. Voevodin (eds.),
Moscow: Moscow University Press, pp. 171178, 2014.
82. IsmailZadeh, A., Earthquake prediction and forecasting, in Encyclopaedia of Natural Hazards, Bobrowsky, P. T. (ed.), pp. 225231, Springer, Dordrecht, DOI 10.1007/9781402043994, 2013.
83. IsmailZadeh, A., Seismology / Subduction, in Encyclopaedia of Natural Hazards, Bobrowsky, P. (ed.), pp. 907908, 979, Springer, Heidelberg, 2013.
84. IsmailZadeh, A., Le Mouël, J.L., and Soloviev, A., Modeling of extreme seismic events, in Extreme Events and Natural Hazards: The Complexity Perspective, Sharma, S. A., Bunde, A., Dimri, V. P., and Baker, D. N. (eds.), Geophysical Monograph 196, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C., pp. 7597, 2012.
85. IsmailZadeh, A., Computational geodynamics for seismic hazard analysis and earthquake prediction, In: Geophysics and Geochemistry, J. Lastovicka (ed.), UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, 2012 (http://www.eolss.net).
86. IsmailZadeh, A. T., and Kossobokov, V. G., Earthquake prediction M8 algorithm, in Encyclopaedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Gupta, H. (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, DOI 10.1007/9789048187027, 2011.
87. IsmailZadeh, A., Computational geodynamics as a component of
comprehensive seismic hazards analysis, in Geophysical Hazards: Minimizing
Risk and Maximizing Awareness, T. Beer (Ed.), Springer, Amsterdam, pp.
161178, 2010.
88. Krupsky, D., IsmailZadeh, A., Wilhelm, H., and Volozh, Y., Geothermal evolution of the Astrakhan Crest region of the PriCaspian Basin, Russia, in Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region, A. IsmailZadeh (Ed.), American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, vol. 825, Melville, New York, pp. 120131, 2006.
89. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., Schubert,
G., and Tsepelev, I., Numerical reconstruction of the
initial temperature of diapiric structures in the Earth, in M.I.T. Computational Fluid and Solid
Mechanics 2005, K.J. Bathe (Ed.), Elsevier Science, Oxford, pp. 679682,
2005.
90. IsmailZadeh, A., Mueller, B., and Wenzel, F., Modelling of descending slab evolution beneath the SECarpathians: Implications for seismicity, in Perspectives in Modern Seismology, Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, Volume 105, pp. 205226, F. Wenzel (Ed.), SpringerVerlag, Heidelberg, 2005.
91. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., and Tsepelev, I.A., Numerical approach to a solution of inverse problem of mantle convection, in: Analysis of Geodynamic and Seismological Processes, Molchan, G. (Ed.), pp. 3543, Moscow, GEOS, 2004.
92. Soloviev, A. A., and IsmailZadeh, A. T., Models of
dynamics of blockandfault systems, in Nonlinear
Dynamics of the Lithosphere and Earthquake Prediction, KeilisBorok,
V. I., and Soloviev, A. A. (eds.), pp. 69138,
Springer, Heidelberg, 2003.
93. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Modelling of stress and seismicity in the
southeastern Carpathians: Basis for seismic risk estimation, in: Beer, T. and IsmailZadeh, A.T. (Eds.) Risk Science and Sustainability, pp. 149162, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003.
94. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., and Tsepelev, I.A., Numerical approach to solving problems of slow viscous flow backwards in time, in M.I.T. Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003, K.J. Bathe (Ed.), Elsevier Science, Oxford, pp. 938941, 2003.
95. Tsepelev, I.A., Korotkii, A.I., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Numerical approach to 3D forward modeling of slow viscous flow, in M.I.T. Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003, K.J. Bathe (Ed.), Elsevier Science, Oxford, pp. 11691171, 2003.
96. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Modelling of lithospheric dynamics associated with magmatism, phase transitions, and formation of sedimentary basins (invited paper, in Russian), in: Problems of Global Geodynamics. Issue 2 (Ed. Rundkvist, D.V.), p. 232246, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2003.
97. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Dynamics of descending lithospheric slab beneath the Vrancea (southeastern Carpathians) and intermediatedepth seismicity (invited paper, in Russian), in: Catastrophic Processes and Their Effect on Environment. Vol. 2. Seismicity (ed. Laverov, N.P.), p. 170186, SPG, Moscow, 2002.
98. Korotkii, A.I., Tsepelev, I.A., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Threedimensional backward modeling in problems of RayleighTaylor instability (in Russian), Proceedings of the Ural State University, 22(2), 8595, 2002.
99. IsmailZadeh, A.T. Modelling of lithospheric dynamics (invited paper, in Russian), Electronic Bulletin of the Department of Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2(17), 2001.
100. IsmailZadeh, A., Tsepelev, I., Talbot, C., and Oster, P., 3D Numerical modeling of diapirism in the earth ’s crust, in Center for Parallel Computers, Progress Report 19981999, edited by B. Engquist and L. Johnsson, pp. 106108, Parallelldatacentrum, Stockholm, 2001.
101. Tsepelev, I.A., Korotkii, A.I., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., Parallel algorithms for simulation of RayleighTaylor instability under external forces (in Russian), Algorithms and Software for Parallel Computations, 6, 275286, 2001.
102. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Naimark, B.M., and Talbot, C.J., Reconstructing evolution of layered geostructures: inverse problem of gravitational stability (in Russian), in: Problems in Dynamics and Seismicity of the Earth (Eds. V.I. KeilisBorok and G.M. Molchan), Computational Seismology, vol.31, pp.5261, GEOS, Moscow, 2000.
103. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Tsepelev, I.A., Talbot, C., and Oster, P., A numerical method and parallel algorithm for threedimensional modeling of salt diapirism (in Russian), in: Problems in Dynamics and Seismicity of the Earth (Eds. V.I. KeilisBorok and G.M. Molchan), Computational Seismology, vol.31, pp.6276, GEOS, Moscow, 2000.
104. Korotkii, A.I., Tsepelev, I.A., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Parallel algorithms for modelling of thermal convection of viscous fluid (in Russian), Proceedings of the Ural State University, 18, 8495, 2000.
105. Kardashov, V., Einav, S., Eppelbaum, L., and IsmailZadeh, A., Novel approach to investigation and control of nonlinear nonstationary processes: Application to environments and biomedical engineering, Scientific Israel  Technological Advantages, 1(3), 2433, 1999.
106. Korotkii, A.I., Tsepelev, I.A., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Parallel algorithms for modelling of inhomogeneous viscous flow (in Russian), Proceedings of the Ural State University, 14, 6576, 1999.
107. Tsepelev, I.A., Korotkii, A.I., IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Parallel algorithms for modelling of thermal convection in viscous fluid (in Russian), Algorithms and Software for Parallel Computations, 4, 252279, 1999.
108. Naimark, B.M., IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., Suetov, A.P., Tsepelev, I.A., and Jacoby, W.R., Threedimensional modelling of viscous flows in the uppermost mantle (in Russian), in Problems in Geodynamics and Seismology (Eds. V.I. KeilisBorok, and G.M. Molchan), Computational Seismology, vol.30, pp.315, GEOS, Moscow, 1998.
109. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Nicolich, R., and Cernobori, L., Numerical modelling of the Ionian sea basin formation (in Russian), Problems in Geodynamics and Seismology (Eds. V.I. KeilisBorok, and G.M. Molchan), Computational Seismology, vol. 30, pp. 3250, GEOS, Moscow, 1998.
110. Naimark, B.M., IsmailZadeh, A.T., Korotkii, A.I., Suetov, A.P., and Tsepelev, I.A., Numerical realization of hydrodynamic 3D model of the formation of sedimentary basins (in Russian), Transactions of the Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, 5, 143173, 1998.
111. Kostyuchenko, S.L., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., The origin of rapid phases of subsidence and sedimentation in the Moscow basin (syneclise) on the basis of deep seismic studies and quantitative analysis (in Russian), Prospecting and Conservation of Mineral Resources, 2, 3740, 1998.
112. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Numerical experiments on gravitational instability of geostructures, in Center for Parallel Computers, Progress Report 19941996, edited by F. Hedman, T. Wilhelmson, and U. Andersson, pp. 111112, Parallelldatacentrum, Stockholm, 1996.
113. Naimark, B.M., and IsmailZadeh, A.T., An improved model of subsidence of heavy bodies in the asthenosphere (in Russian), Computational Seismology, 27, 5669, 1994.
114. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Kostyuchenko, S.L., Tectonic subsidence analysis and possible mechanism of the TimanPechora basin formation (in Russian), Prospecting and Conservation of Mineral Resources, 10, 2426, 1994.
115. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Effect of compressibility in gravitational instability of viscous fluid (in Russian), Computational Seismology, 23, 147153, 1990.
116. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Gravitational instability of twolayered model for viscoelastic medium (in Russian), Computational Seismology, 23, 153160, 1990.
OTHER
publications
117. Cutter, S., IsmailZadeh, A., McBean, G. and the ICSU/ISSC adhoc group (2015). Prevention, mitigation and response. In: Climate Change & Satellites 2015 – Knowledge for Action, Thales Alenia Space, Paris, p. 118120.
118. Arora, K., Nagarajan, N., Thomson, A., and IsmailZadeh, A. (2015). Making the Northern Indian Ocean a hub of geomagnetic data, Eos, 96, doi: 10.1029/2015EO034037. Available at: https://eos.org/projectupdates/makingthenorthernindianoceanahubofgeomagneticdata
119. IsmailZadeh, A., Mapping mantle’s past, International Innovation, September issue, 2013. (http://www.mitp.ru/~aismail/papers/Mapping_Mantle.pdf)
120. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Beer, T., International cooperation in geophysics to benefit society, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, vol. 90, No. 51, 493, 501502, 2009.
121. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Science for mitigation of natural disasters, EuroScience News, 30, 1, 2005.
122. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Beer, T., A focus on risk science and sustainable development, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, vol. 85, No. 44, 453, 2004.
123. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Russian science in transition, EuroScience News, 26, 911, 2004 (invited by the EditorinChief).
124. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Science for reduction of risk and sustainable development of society, EuroScience News, 21, 67, 2002.
125. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Earth: Deep processes and their surface manifestations (in Russian), Nauka i Zhizn’ (Science and Life), 1, 5864, 1998 (invited by the Editor, Earth Sciences).
Conference Proceedings, Lecture NOTES, and Internal Reports
126. IsmailZadeh, A., Integrating natural hazard science with disaster risk reduction policy, Proceedings of World Landslide Forum 4, 31 May – 2 June 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Accepted for publication, 2017.
127. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., and Tsepelev I. (2016). Datadriven numerical modelling in tectonophysics.
Proceedings of the 4^{th} International Tectonophysics Conference,
Moscow, 38 October 2016. Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of
Sciences, Moscow, Russia, pp. 216221. Available at:
http://www.ifz.ru/fileadmin/user_upload/subdivisions/506/Konferencii/2016/Mat/V2/4/IsmailZadeh.pdf
128. Sokolov, V., and IsmailZadeh, A., On the use of multiplesite probabilistic seismic hazard assessment. Proc. of the 5th IASPEI / IAEE International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, 1517 August 2016, pp. 112.
129. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., and Tsepelev I. (2016). Datadriven numerical modelling in tectonophysics. Proc. of the 4^{th} Conference “Tectonophysics and Challenging Problems of Geosciences”, Moscow, Russia, 38 October 2016. Moscow: Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences, pp. 216221. http://www.ifz.ru/fileadmin/user_upload/subdivisions/506/Konferencii/2016/Mat/V2/4/IsmailZadeh.pdf
130. Korotkii, A., Kovtunov, D., IsmailZadeh, A., Melnik, O., and Tsepelev, I., Determination of characteristics of lava flow from measurements of its physical parameters at the surface. Proc. of the International Conference “Modern problems of numerical and applied mathematics”, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1923 October 2015, pp. 395401.
131. Sokolov, V., IsmailZadeh, A., and Wenzel, F., Probabilistic seismic hazard maps and individual large earthquakes: “multiscale hazard” as a tool for estimation of the upper level of ground motion within particular area. Proc. of the 2^{nd} European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, August 2529, 2014. Available at: http://www.eaee.org/Media/Default/2ECCES/2ecces_eaee/63.pdf
132. IsmailZadeh, A., Extreme Seismic Events: From Basic Science to Preventive Disaster Management, In: T. Taymaz (Ed.) Proc. Intl Symposium on Historical Earthquakes and Conservation of Monuments and Sites in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 500^{th} Anniversary Year of the 1509 September 10, Marmara Earthquake, 10–12 September 2009, Istanbul – Turkey, pp. 3645.
133. IsmailZadeh, A., Inverse Problems and Data Assimilation in NonLinear Earth Dynamics, Lecture Notes, Ninth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Predictions, 113 October 2007, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/186412. 22 p.
134. IsmailZadeh, A., Schubert, G., Tsepelev, I., and Korotkii, A., Variational Data Assimilation, Lecture Notes, Ninth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Predictions, 113 October 2007, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/186413. 32 p.
135. IsmailZadeh, A., Korotkii, A., Schubert, G., and Tsepelev, I., QuasiReversibility Method for Data Assimilation, Lecture Notes, Ninth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Predictions, 113 October 2007, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/186414. 19 p.
136. IsmailZadeh, A., Tsepelev, I., Schubert, G., and Korotkii, A., Application of Data Assimilation Methods in Geodynamics, Lecture Notes, Ninth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Predictions, 113 October 2007, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/186415. 32 p.
137. IsmailZadeh, A., Schubert, G., Tsepelev, I., and Korotkii, A., Data assimilation in mantle dynamics: Theory and applications, in Proc. International Workshop “Stagnant Slab: A New Keyword for Mantle Dynamics”, University of Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, 1011 November 2005. P. 134137.
138. IsmailZadeh, A.T. Variational data assimilation in dynamics of the Earth’s mantle: Theory and applications. Eight Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 315 October 2005, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/167638. 60 p.
139. IsmailZadeh, A.T. Buoyancydriven contemporary tectonic stress and intermediatedepth seismicity in Europe. Eight Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 315 October 2005, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/167637. 31 p.
140. IsmailZadeh, A.T. Computational geodynamics: Problems, methods, results, and perspectives. Eight Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 315 October 2005, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/167636. 27 p.
141. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Stress and seismicity in areas of descending relic slabs. Part 1. The southeastern Carpathians. Seventh Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 29 September12 October 2003, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/151920.
142. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Stress and seismicity in areas of descending relic slabs. Part 2. The central Apennines. Seventh Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 29 September12 October 2003, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/151921.
143. IsmailZadeh, A.T., On the forward and backward modeling of mantle dynamics. Seventh Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 29 September12 October 2003, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/151922.
144. Aoudia, A., IsmailZadeh, A.T., Chimera, G., Pontevivo, A., and Panza, G., Coexisting contractionextension consistent with bouyancy of the crust and upper mantle in northcentral Italy. The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. IC/2002/102. 16 p. 2002.
145. Hackney, R., Martin, M., IsmailZadeh, A., Sperner, B., Ioane, D. and CALIXTO Working Group, The gravity effect of the subducted slab beneath the Vrancea region, Romania. In: J. Michalik, L. Simon and J. Vozar (Editors), Proc. XVIIth Congress of the CarpathianBalkan Geological Association, Bratislava, September 14, 2002, Geologica Carpathica, 53: 119121, 2002.
146. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Numerical Modeling in Problems of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Part 1. How Dynamics of the Lithosphere can be Modeled? Sixth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 1527 October 2001, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/13305. 28 p.
147. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Numerical Modeling in Problems of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Part 2 Modeling of a Descending Lithospheric Slab: Induced Mantle Flow and Stress. BlockandFault Dynamics of the Lithosphere Beneath the Vrancea Region: Effect of Slab Descending. Sixth Workshop on NonLinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 1527 October 2001, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. SMR/13306. 37 p.
148. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Korotkii, A.I., Numerical modelling of a viscous flow: Application to geophysical problems, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Systems (Eds. I. Eremin, I. Lasiecka, and V. Maksimov), pp. 302305, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 30 May  2 June 2000.
149. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Tsepelev, I.A., Talbot, C., and Oster, P., A numerical method and parallel algorithm for threedimensional modeling of salt diapirism, Center for Parallel Computers, Royal Institute of Technology, TRITAPDC Report 1999:1, PDC/NADA, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 34 pp., 1999.
150. IsmailZadeh, A.T., KeilisBorok, V.I., and Soloviev, A.A., Numerical modelling of earthquake flows in the southeastern Carpathians (Vrancea): Effect of a sinking slab, Proceedings of the XXVI General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, Tel Aviv, 2328 August, 155159, 1998.
151. KeilisBorok,V.I., E.M.Blanter, B.G.Bukchin, A.T.IsmailZadeh, A.V.Kiryushin, A.V.Lander, A.A.Lyubushin, I.Primakov, V.F.Pisarenko, M.G.Shnirman, A.A.Soloviev. Models of Dynamics of Seismicity. Fourth Workshop on Non Linear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, 6  24 October 1997, Trieste: ICTP, SMR/101128, 49 pp. 1997.
152. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Naimark, B.M., Suetov, A.P., Tsepelev, I.A., and Korotkii, A.I., Threedimensional numerical modelling of sedimentary basin formation, Center for Parallel Computers, Royal Institute of Technology, TRITAPDC Report 1997:6, PDC/NADA, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 12 pp., 1997.
153. IsmailZadeh, A.T., Panza, G.F., and Naimark, B.M., Stress in the descending relic slab beneath Vrancea, Romania, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Internal Report IC/96/93, Trieste, Italy, 31 pp., 1996.
154. IsmailZadeh, A.T., and Naimark, B.M., Gravitational instability of salt layer and relic slab: Numerical experiments, TRITAPDC Report 1996:4, 24 pp., PDC/NADA, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996.
2017

“Vrancea
Seismicity and Hazards”, 6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and
the 2nd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology,
Bucharest, Romania, 1517 June 2017.

“Constraining lava flow and temperature from
surface thermal measurements”, European Science Foundation Workshop
on Uncertainty Quantification in Lava Flow Hazard Modelling, Catania, Italy, 2123 February 2017.
2016

“Datadriven numerical modelling in geodynamics
and tectonophysics”, Moscow, Russia,
37 October 2016.

“Geohazard research for
disaster risk reduction”, Second China Congress on Geodesy and Goephysics, Nanjing, China, 2325 September 2016 (keynote
lecture).
 “Toward paradigm shift in disaster risk research”, UArctic Congress, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1317 September 2016.

“Geohazard modeling and
assessment for disaster risk reduction”, International
Conference on Data Intensive System Analysis for Geohazard Studies, Sochi,
Russia, 1821 July 2016.
2015

“ScienceDriven Disaster Risk
Research and Assessment”, AGU Fall Meeting,
San Francisco, USA, 1418 December 2015.

“Seismic and Volcanic Hazards
and Risks”, Distinguished Lecture Program,
Mexican Academy of Sciences, Mexico
City, Mexico, 12 November 2015

“Seismic Hazard, Earthquakes, and Disasters: Could We Predict Them?” The
10^{th} International Workshop on Modern Methods of Processing and
Interpretation of Seismological Data, Novkhany,
Azerbaijan, 1418 September 2015.

“Data Assimilation in Geodynamical Modelling:
Methods and Some Applications”,
Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC2015), ETH, Zurich,
Switzerland, 13 June 2015.

“Inverse problems in dynamics of the Earth's mantle”, 2015 Joint
Mathematics Meetings, American Mathematical Society and Mathematical
Association of America, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 11 January 2015.
2014
 “Sciencedriven approach to disaster risk reduction”, International Conference “Improving Geophysical Risk Assessment, Forecasting, and Management (GEORISK2014)”, Madrid, Spain, 1821 November 2014.
 “International cooperation in geodesy and geophysics to benefit the society”, CNCIUGG Conference “From Global Change to Future Earth”, Beijing, China, 2325 October 2014.
 “How to be prepared to unexpected extreme seismic event: from science to actions”, International Workshop EMSEV2014, Lesna, Poland, 2226 September 2014.
 “Data Assimilation in Geodynamical Models”, International Workshop on the Frontiers of Computational Geodynamics, Beijing, China, 30 June 2014.
 “Where, When and Why an Earthquake Hazard becomes a disaster?”, International Institute of Applied System Analysis, Laxemburg, Austria, 29 April 2014.
 “Disaster Risk and Society”, 50^{th} anniversary of the Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad, India, 9 January 2014.
2013
 “Extreme Seismicity and Disaster Risk: Hazard versus Vulnerability”, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA, 11 December 2013.
 “International Cooperation in Geosciences for the Benefit of Society”, Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly (DACA13), Davos, Switzerland, 812 July 2013.
 “Inverse Retrospective Problems in Geodynamics”, SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Padova, Italy, 1720 June 2013.
2012
 “Modeling, Forecasting and Mitigating Extreme Earthquakes”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 37 December 2012.
 “Extreme Geohazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications”, Axford Lecture, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Singapore, 13 August 2012
 “Extreme GeoHazards and Disaster Risk Research: International Perspectives”, U.S.Russian Symposium of the Intergovernmental Working Group on Science and Technology of the Bilateral Presidential Commission “Developing a road map to improved disaster risk reduction through collaborative actions”, Moscow, Russia, 17 July 2012
 “International Cooperation in Earth Sciences”, Euroscience Open Forum, Dublin, Ireland, 13 July 2012
 “Geodynamics and IntermediateDepth Seismicity in the SE Carpathians”, International Conference on Moldavian Risks, Bacău, Romania, 17 May 2012.
 “Extreme Seismicity and Societal Implications”, First Workshop of AsiaPacific Region Global Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption Risk Management, Tsukuba, Japan, 24 February 2012.
 “Understanding Extreme Seismic Events”, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 17 January 2012.
 “Geodynamics, Seismicity and Seismic Hazard of the SouthEastern Carpathians (Central Europe)”, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 16 January 2012.
2011
 “Modeling and Predicting Extreme Seismic Events”, European Science Foundation Conference on Understanding Extreme Geohazards, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 29 November 2011.
 “Extreme seismic hazards and disasters: from basic science to preventive disaster management”, IRDR Conference “Disaster Risk: Integrating Science and Practice”, Beijing, China, 2 November 2011.
 “Extreme seismic events: from basic science to preventive disaster management”, General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Sciences (URSI), Istanbul, Turkey, 19 August 2011.
 “The Pacific plate subduction beneath the Japanese island arc: Insight from the past”, IUGG General Assembly, Melbourne, Australia, 3 July 2011.
 “Contribution of computational geophysics to the CTBT monitoring system”, IUGG General Assembly, Melbourne, Australia, 3 July 2011.
 “Numerical modeling in geodynamics and seismicity: Success stories and perspectives”, Workshop on Seismic and Aseismic Deformation in Crustal Domain Subject to Very Slow Deformation Rates, Mt Ste Odile, France, June 1, 2011.
 “Extreme seismic hazards: From modelling and prediction to preventive disaster management”, Conference “Geoinformation for Disaster Management”, Antalya, Turkey, 7 May 2011.
 “Modeling of extreme seismic events”, International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risks in Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 18 January 2011.
 “Advances in predicting evolution of the Earth interior”, Technical University of Vienna (TUWien), 13 January 2011.
20101996
 “Extreme natural events: from modeling and forecasting to societal needs”, RoundTable Discussion at the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Cairo, Egypt, 1 November 2010.
 “Inverse problems and data assimilations in geodynamics” (keynote lecture), Second International Conference on Data Analysis and Modelling in Earth Sciences DAMES’2010, Lisbon, Portugal, 2224 September 2010.
 “Geodynamics and seismicity of the Vrancea region: Insight from the past”, AGU Joint Meeting of Americas, Iguassu, Brazil, 912 August 2010.
 “Modelling and predicting extreme seismic events”, AGU Chapman Conference on Complexity and Extreme Events in Geosciences, Hyderabad, India, 15–19 February 2010.
 “Numerical techniques for solving inverse retrospective problems of thermal evolution of the Earth interior”, Seminar of the Workgroup on Inverse Problems, Department of Mathematics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 20 January 2010.
 “Inverse retrospective problems in geodynamics”, ESFILPAcademie Europeaea TOPOEurope Workshop, Heidelberg, Germany, 1517 October 2009.
 “Extreme geophysical events: From modeling and prediction to preventive disaster management”, 2009 Joint Assembly: The Meeting of the Americas, American Geophysical Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2427 May 2009.
 “Direct and inverse problems in geodynamics”, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland, March 2009.
 “Direct and inverse problems in dynamics of the geosphere”, Department of Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy, University of Vienna, Austria, January 2009.
 “Reconstructing the geodynamic conditions for Japan Sea opening back to Early Miocene”, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan, 3 December 2008.
 “Computational geodynamics as a research tool in geohazard analysis” (invited keynote), International Geological Congress, Oslo, August 2008.
 “Data assimilation methods in geodynamical models” (invited lecture), International Workshop on Advanced Numerical Modeling of Mantle Convection and Lithospheric Dynamics, University of California, Davis, July 2008.
 “Reduzierung von geologischen und
meteorologischen Risiken”, RisiKa Internationaler Kongress und Fachmesse, Kongresszentrum
Karlsruhe, April 2008.
 “Extreme seismic
events in the Vrancea region” (invited keynote lecture), International Conference on Extreme Events, Causes and Consequences,
Ecole Normale Superieur, Paris, France, March 2008.
 “Geophysical hazards and preventive disaster management of extreme natural events”, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA, December, 2007.
 “Extreme Seismic Events” (keynote lecture), International Conference on 50^{th} Anniversary of the International Geophysical Year and Symposium on Natural Disasters and Risks in the Modern World, Suzdal, Russia, September 2007.
 “Earthquakes: From basic science and prediction to preventive disaster management” (invited talk), Union Symposium US8 “Earthquake prediction: what can be done with the best science available?”, General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 19 April 2007.
 “How hot is the upper mantle beneath the Japanese islands?” (invited talk), Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 16 February 2007.
 “Computational geodynamics and seismology toward the understanding of extreme seismic events” (keynote lecture), International Conference on Global Change, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1117 November 2006.
 “Extreme Seismic Events: From Science to Preventive Disaster Management” (plenary keynote lecture), General Assembly of the Asian Seismological Commission, Bangkok, Thailand, 8 November 2006.
 “Crustal Dynamics, Earthquake and Fault Slip Rate Modelling in Tibet and Himalayans” (invited talk), General Assembly of the Asian Seismological Commission, Bangkok, Thailand, 7 November 2006.
 “Variational data assimilation in mantle dynamics”, AGU Fall Meeting, December 59, 2005.
 Lectures on computational geodynamics and seismicity, International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, October 315, 2005.
 “Numerical modelling of salt diapirism: Methods, results and perspectives” (Keynote lecture), International Conference on Adaptive Modelling and Simulation (ADMOS 2005), Barcelona, Spain, September 10, 2005.
 “Numerical modelling in tectonics and earthquake predictions” (Keynote lecture), IGOS GeoHazards Workshop, BRGM, Orleans, France, June 28, 2005.
 “Buoyancydriven contemporary tectonic stress and intermediatedepth seismicity in Europe”,Uppsala University, Sweden, June 10, 2005.
 “Numerical modeling of salt extrusion”, Chevron Energy Technology Company, Houston, USA,May 26, 2005.
 “Quantitative modelling of crustal blockandfault dynamics and seismicity in the TibetHimalayan region”, General Assembly of the European Geoscience Union, Vienna, Austria, April 28, 2005.
 “Data assimilation in mantle
dynamics: Numerical experiments”, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris,
France, March 14, 2005.
 “Dynamics of descending lithospheric slab, stress and seismicity: Application to the SECarpathians”, University of Bonn, Germany, December 5, 2003
 “Computational geodynamics: Problems, methods, results and perspectives”, University of Graz, Austria, October 20, 2003.
 “Stress and seismicity in areas of descending relic slabs”, Seventh International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, Miramare, Trieste, Italy, 29 September  11 October 2003.
 “On the forward and backward modeling of mantle dynamics”, Seventh International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, Miramare, Trieste, Italy, 29 September  11 October 2003.
 “Dynamic structural restoration of sedimentary basins containing diapiric salt structures: quantitative approach and its applications”, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Houston, Texas, USA, July 25, 2003.
 “Numerical approach to solving problems of slow viscous flow backwards in time”, M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 1720, 2003.
 “Inverse problem of mantle convection” (invited poster), Gordon Conference “Interior of the Earth”, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA, June 813, 2003.
 “Geodynamics, tectonic stress and seismicity of the SECarpathians and Central Apennines: similarity and differences”, University of Trieste, Italy, December 2002.
 “Eulerian finiteelement method and its application to problems of geodynamics”, Workshop on geodynamical modeling, ETH Zuerich, Switzerland, September 17, 2002.
 “Geodynamics, seismicity and stress in the descending lithosphere beneath the SECarpathians inferred from analytical to 3D numerical modeling”, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Germany, July 3, 2003
 “Dynamics of the descending lithosphere in the SECarpathians”, Colloquium “Weighing the Earth Through Plumes and Volcanoes in Iceland and Elsewhere”, Institut f?r Geowissenschaften, Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz, May 2002.
 “Geodynamics and seismicity of the southeastern Carpathians inferred from analytical to threedimensional numerical modeling”, Symposium “Challenges for Earth Sciences in the 21st Century”, Universitaet Karlsruhe, April 2002.
 “Restoration of geological profiles: Quantitative approach”, ENIAGIP company, Milan, Italy, October 2001.
 “Numerical modeling in problems of geophysical fluid dynamics”, Sixth International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Earthquake Prediction, Miramare, Trieste, Italy, October 2001.
 “Dynamics of the lithosphere associated with magmatism, phase transformations, and sedimentary basin formation”, Joint Colloquium of the Department of Geology, Geophysics and Geochemisty of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, December 2000.
 “Salt structures and oil in the Pricaspian basin”, International Conference on Geodynamics of Caspian and Black Sea Regions, Baku, Azerbaijan, June 1999.
 “EclogitizationInduced Mantle Flow Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Evolution”, Zonenshain International Conference on plate tectonics, Moscow, Russia, February 1998.
 “On New Ideas in Global and Regional Dynamics of the Earth”, Moscow Colloquium on Theoretical Physics at Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences  invited by V.L. Ginzburg, Nobel Prize in Physics, Moscow, Russia, March 1997.
 “Numerical Modeling of Gravitational Instability of Geostructures”, Colloquium of the Center for Parallel Computers of the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1996.