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Research Scientist (Jan 2017 – )
Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration – Washington University in St. Louis

Adjunct Research Scientist (April 2017 – Nov 2018)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York

Research Scientist (Feb 2016 – Dec 2016)
Washington University in St. Louis

Higher Education

PhD Washington University in St. Louis, 2016
Thesis title: Seismic Array Studies of Antarctica and Madagascar

A.M. Geophysics. Washington University in St. Louis, 2012

MRes Physics of the Earth and Atmosphere. University of Leeds, 2009

BSc Geology. University of Durham, 2007


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Ramirez C., A. Nyblade, M.E. Wysession, M.J. Pratt, F. Andriampenomanana, T. Rakotondraibe (2018) Complex seismic anisotropy in Madagascar revealed by shear wave splitting measurements (2018) Geophys. J. Int. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggy367

Andriampenomanana F., A.A. Nyblade, M.E. Wysession, R.J. Durrheim, F. Tilmann, J. Julia , M.J. Pratt, and others (2017) The structure of the crust and uppermost mantle beneath Madagascar. Geophys. J. Int. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx243

Pratt M.J., D.A. Wiens, J.P. Winberry, S. Anandakrishnan, G.A. Euler (2017) Microseism analysis and Southern Ocean storm tracking using a seismic array in West Antarctica. Geophys. J. Int., 209 (1): 492-507. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx007

Pratt M.J., M.E. Wysession, D.A. Wiens, A.A. Nyblade, and others (2017) Shear velocity structure of the crust and upper mantle of Madagascar derived from surface wave tomography. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 458, 405–417. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.041

Winberry J.P., S. Anandakrishnan, R.B. Alley, D.A. Wiens, M.J. Pratt (2014) Tidal pacing, skipped slips, and the slow-down of the Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica. J. Glac., DOI: 10.3189/2014JoG14J038

Pratt M.J., J.P. Winberry, D.A. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, R.B. Alley (2014) Seismic and geodetic evidence for grounding line control of Whillans Ice Stream stick–slip events. J. Geophys. Res., DOI: 10.1002/2013JF002849