Resume (Version 2019-05-06)


  • Ph.D. Earth Sciences, Boston University, 2015
  • B.A. Computer Science and Environmental Science, DePauw University, 2010

Work Experience

  • Project Associate, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, 2015-Present
  • Research and Teaching Fellow, Boston University, 2010-2015
  • Graduate Intern, PASSCAL Instrument Center, 2013
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, DePauw University, 2006-2010


  • List available here


  • Aderhold, K., R. E. Abercrombie, M. Antolik. Controls on seismic slip in the oceanic lithosphere: Oceanic strike-slip earthquakes near Sumatra and South Sandwich Islands, CIG/QUEST/IRIS Seismic Imaging of Structure and Source, July 2013, Poster.
  • Aderhold, K., R. Madan and P. Souza. Comparison of measured and modeled erosion in Plum Island Sound, MA, Plum Island Long Term Ecological Research Network, March 2013, Poster.
  • Aderhold, K. and R. E. Abercrombie. Depth distribution of seismic slip in oceanic lithosphere: Observations following the April 2012 great earthquakes, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2012, Poster.
  • Aderhold, K. and R. E. Abercrombie. Oceanic strike-slip earthquakes along the Sumatra subduction zone, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Workshop, June 2012, Poster.
  • Aderhold, K., C. Matkin, A. Gaylord and T. Cope. Killer whale habitat use and distribution off the southwest coast of Alaska, Indiana Women in Computing Conference, February 2010, First Place, Poster.

Field Experience

  • Alaska Transportable Array Deployment, Field Assistant, Summer 2016 – 2018.
  • iMUSH Active Seismic Experiment, Field Assistant, July/August 2014.
  • Cascadia Initiative Leg 5 (OC1308A) on R/V Oceanus, Science Crew, August 2013.
  • Poker Flat/Dotson Ranch Seismic Station Installation and Demobilization, Field Assistant, Summer 2013.
  • Prudence Island Salt Marsh Restoration Initiative: Mill Creek and T-Wharf Geologic Analysis, Field Assistant, June 2012.

Selected Offices Held, Honors, Awards, Workshops

  • Graduate Student Advisor, Boston University Geological Society, 2011-2014
  • Graduate Student Organization Vice President, Boston University, 2013-2014
  • Best Junior Graduate Student Oral Presentation, Department of Earth Science, 2013.
  • EarthScope USArray Data Processing and Analysis Short Course, August 2011

Programming Experience

  • High level: Java, Python, perl, MATLAB, R, SAC
  • Low level: C, C++, FORTRAN, Unix
  • Mapping programs: GMT, ArcGIS