Senior Researcher

Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


- Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași, Romania, BS in Civil and Structural Engineering, 1999

- Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iași, Romania, Msc in Civil and Structural Engineering, 2000

- University of Patras, Greece, PhD in Earthquake Engineering, 2006


- 2009-present, , Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

- 2006-2009, Research Associate, Seismological Laboratory, University of Patras, Greece


- Danciu, L., Ö Kale, S Akkar, The 2014 Earthquake Model of the Middle East: ground motion model and uncertainties, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, (2016)

- Danciu, L., and D. Giardini. "Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program-GSHAP legacy." Annals of Geophysics 58, no. 1 (2015).

- Woessner, J., Danciu L., D. Giardini, H. Crowley, F. Cotton, G. Grünthal, G. Valensise et al. "The 2013 European seismic hazard model: key components and results." Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 13, no. 12 (2015): 3553-3596.

- Mignan, Arnaud, Danciu L., and Domenico G. "Reassessment of the maximum fault rupture length of strike‐slip earthquakes and inference on Mmax in the Anatolian peninsula, Turkey." Seismological Research Letters 86, no. 3 (2015): 890-900.

- Monelli, D., M. Pagani, G. Weatherill, L. Danciu, and J. Garcia. "Modeling distributed seismicity for probabilistic seismic‐hazard analysis: Implementation and insights with the OpenQuake engine." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 104, no. 4 (2014): 1636-1649.

- Hiemer, S., J. Woessner, R. Basili, L. Danciu, D. Giardini, and S. Wiemer. "A smoothed stochastic earthquake rate model considering seismicity and fault moment release for Europe." Geophysical Journal International 198, no. 2 (2014): 1157-1170.

- Pagani M., D. Monelli, G. Weatherill, Danciu L., H. Crowley, V. Silva, P. Henshaw, L. Butler, M. Nastasi, L. Panzeri, M. Simionato, and D. Vigano (2014) OpenQuake Engine: An Open Hazard (and Risk) Software for the Global Earthquake Model, Seismological Research Letters, v. 85, p. 692-702, doi: 10.1785/0220130087.