Ana Lorena Abila

Alena is a doctoral student in the Structural Geology and Tectonics group. She completed her B.S. in Geology from the University of the Philippines in 2017 and continued to take graduate classes while working with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. She then moved to Zürich to continue her studies. She graduated with an Earth Science M.Sc. (Major in Geology) in 2022.

Alena began her doctorate in March 2022 under the supervision of Prof. Whitney Behr and Dr. Leif Tokle. Her study aims to constrain the strength of the deep subduction interface using a combination of experimental techniques and modelling approaches.

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