Kensuke Konishi   Kensuke Konishi 小西健介 Postdoctoral fellow


Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica
128, Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan

TEL: +886-2-2783-9910 ext. 618
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Research interest: Seismology, Deep Earth interior

[Education]
  • 2013: PhD degree in Earth planetary science, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2009: Master degree in Earth planetary science, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2007: Bachelor degree in Geophysics, University of Tokyo, Japan.

[Experience]
  • 2014-now: Postdoc at Academia Sinica, Institute of Earth Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2013-2014: Postdoc at Seoul National University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul, Korea.

[Journals publications]
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji (2014) Waveform inversion for localized three-dimensional seismic velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the Western Pacific, Geophys. J. Int., 199 (2014), pp. 1245–1267., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu288
  • Kawai, K., K. Konishi, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji (2014) Methods for inversion of body-wave waveforms for localized three-dimensional seismic structure and an application to D’’ structure beneath Central America, Geophys. J. Int., 197, 495–524.
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji (2012) Waveform inversion of broad-band body wave data for the S-velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the Indian subcontinent and Tibetan Plateau, Geophys. J. Int., 191 (2012), pp. 305–316., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05614.x
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji (2009) MORB in the lowermost mantle beneath the western Pacific: Evidence from waveform inversion, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 278 (2009), pp. 219–225., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.002.

[Conferences publications]
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Waveform inversion for 1D shear structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the western Pacific, Japan Seismological Society annual meeting, 2007 Nov, Sendai
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Evidence for phase transitions in pyrolite and MORB beneath the Western Pacific, Japan Geological Union, 2008 May, Chiba
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, MORB in the lowermost mantle beneath the Western Pacific: Evidence from waveform inversion, Transport Properties of the Lower Mantle Workshop, 2008 Oct, Tochigi
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Waveform inversion for shear structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the central Asia, Japan Seismological Society annual meeting, 2009 Nov, Kyoto
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Shear wave velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath Central Asia, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2009 Dec, San Francisco
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Waveform sensitivity on seismic velocity and shear structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the India by waveform inversion, Japan Geological Union, 2010 May, Chiba
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Showing the waveform sensitivity against model-changing and applying CG method for obtaining Shear wave velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath Central Asia, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 2010 Jun, Taipei
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Waveform Inversion of Broadband Body Wave Data for the S-velocity Structure in the Lowermost Mantle Beneath India, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, 2011 Aug, Taipei
  • Kawai, K., Konishi, K., R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Methods for inversion of body-wave waveforms for localized three-dimensional seismic structure and an application to D" structure beneath Central America, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2012 Dec, San Francisco
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Waveform inversion for three dimensional shear velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the western Pacific using data from a dense Japanese seismic network, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2012 Dec, San Francisco
  • Geller, R.J., K. Kawai, Konishi, K. and N. Fuji, Waveform inversion for Earth structure: Progress and Prospects, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2012 Dec, San Francisco
  • Kawai, K., Konishi, K., R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Methods for inversion of body-wave waveforms for localized three-dimensional seismic structure and an application to D", Workshop “Wave Propagation through the Earth’s Interior”, 2013 May, Wuhan
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, N. Fuji and R.J. Geller, Shear velocity structure in the mantle transition zone beneath Caroline plate, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2013 Dec, San Francisco
  • Konishi, K., K. Kawai, R.J. Geller and N. Fuji, Waveform inversion for localized 3-D seismic velocity structure in the lowermost mantle beneath the Western Pacific, Japan Geological Union, 2014 May, Yokohama