[ * MSc/PhD/Post-doc (co-)advised ]


in review / submitted:

[R1] Bianchi, P., Selvadurai, P., Vasquez, A.S., Dal Zilio, L., Madonna, C., Gerya, T., Wiemer, S. (2023). Unraveling Pre-Failure Strain Localization in Siliclastic Rocks: Laboratory and Numerical Investigations.


peer-reviewed papers:

[25] Wei, G., Chen, K., Lyu, M., Gong, W., Dal Zilio, L., Ye, L., & Tu, H. (2023). Complex strike-slip faulting during the 2021 Mw7. 4 Maduo earthquake. Communications Earth & Environment, 4(1), 319. [⬇︎pdf ]

[24] Dal Zilio, L., Giardini, D., Carbonell, R., Wiemer, S., (2023). Harnessing the potential of digital twins in seismology. Nature Review Earth & Environment. [⬇︎pdf ]

[23] Michel, S., Stevens, V., Dal Zilio, L. and Jolivet, R. (2023). Seismic Coupling and Hazard Assessment of the Himalaya. In Himalaya, Dynamics of a Giant 3 (eds R. Cattin and J.-L. Epard). [⬇︎pdf ]

[22] Wang, X.*, Kammer, D., Dal Zilio, L., Morgan, J., (2023). Non-precursory Accelerating Aseismic Slip during Rupture Nucleation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 128(6). [⬇︎pdf ]

[21] Dal Zilio, L. and Ampuero, J.-P. (2023). Earthquake doublet in Turkey and Syria. Nat. Commun. Earth & Environ, 4, 71. [⬇︎pdf ]

[20] Erickson, B. A., J. Jiang, V. Lambert, M. Abdelmeguid, M. Almquist, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Ando, S. Barbot, C. Cattania, A. Chen, L. Dal Zilio, E. M. Dunham, A. Elbanna, A.-A. Gabriel, T. W. Harvey, Y. Huang, Y. Kaneko, J. E. Kozdon, N. Lapusta, D. Li, M. Li, C. Liang, Y. Liu, S. Ozawa, C. Pranger, P. Segall, Y. Sun, P. Thakur, C. Uphoff, Y. van Dinther, Y. Yang, (2023). Incorporating full elastodynamic effects and dipping fault geometries in community code verification exercises for simulations of earthquake sequences and aseismic slip (SEAS). [⬇︎pdf ]

[19] Dal Zilio, L. and Gerya, T. (2022). Subduction earthquake cycles controlled by episodic fluid pressure cycling. Lithos, 426–427, 106800. [⬇︎pdf ]

[18] Dal Zilio, L., Hegyi, B., Behr, W., Gerya, T. (2022). Hydro-mechanical earthquake cycles in a poro-visco-elasto-plastic fluid-bearing fault structure. Tectonophysics 838, 229516. [⬇︎pdf ]

[17]  Jiang, J., Erickson, B., Lambert, V., Ampuero, J.-P., Ando, R., Barbot, S., Cattania, C., Dal Zilio, L., Duan, B., Dunham, E. M., Gabriel, A.-A., Lapusta, N., Li, D., Liu, D., Liu, Y., Ozawa, S., Pranger, C. & Van Dinther, Y. (2022). Community-driven code comparisons for three-dimensional dynamic modeling of sequences of earthquakes and aseismic slip (SEAS). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(12), 12854–12881. [⬇︎pdf ]

[16] Dal Zilio, L., Lapusta, N., Avouac, J.P., Gerya, T. (2022). Subduction earthquake sequences in a non-linear visco-elasto-plastic megathrust. Geophysical Journal International, 229(2). [⬇︎pdf ]

[15] Brizzi, S., Becker, T.W., Faccenna, C., Behr, W.M., van Zelst, I., Dal Zilio, L., & van Dinther, Y. (2021). The role of sediment subduction and buoyancy on subduction dynamics and geometry. Geophysical Research Letters, 48. [⬇︎pdf ]

[14] Michel, S., Jolivet, R., Rollins, C., Jara, J., & Dal Zilio, L. (2021). Seismogenic potential of the Main Himalayan Thrust constrained by coupling segmentation and earthquake scaling. Geophysical Research Letters, 48. [⬇︎pdf ]

[13] Dal Zilio, L., Hetényi, G., Hubbard, J., & Bollinger, L. (2021). Building the Himalaya from tectonic to earthquake scales. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 1-18. [⬇︎pdf ]

[12] Dal Zilio, L., Ruh, J., and Avouac, J.P. (2020). Structural evolution of orogenic wedges: interplay between erosion and weak décollements. Tectonics 39(10). [⬇︎pdf ]

[11] Dal Zilio, L., Kissling, E., Gerya, T. and van Dinther, Y. (2020). Slab Rollback Orogeny Model: A Test of Concept. Geophysical Research Letters 47(18). [⬇︎pdf ]

[10] D’Acquisto, M.*,  Dal Zilio, L., Molinari, I., Kissling, E., Gerya, T., van Dinther, Y. (2020). Tectonics and seismicity in the Northern Apennines driven by slab retreat and crustal delamination. Tectonophysics, 789: 228-481 [⬇︎pdf ]

[9] Dal Zilio, L., Lapusta, N., Avouac, J.P. (2020). Unraveling scaling properties of slow-slip events. Geophysical Research Letters [⬇︎pdf ]

[8] Dal Zilio, L., Jolivet, R., van Dinther, Y. (2020). Segmentation of the Main Himalayan Thrust Illuminated by Bayesian Inference of Interseismic Coupling. Geophysical Research Letters 47 (4) [⬇︎pdf ]

[7] Dal Zilio, L., van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T., Avouac, J.-P. (2019). Bimodal seismicity in the Himalaya controlled by fault friction and geometry. Nature Communications [⬇︎pdf ]

[6] Dal Zilio, L. (2018). Subduction-driven Earth machine. Nature Geoscience (retrospective), 11, 229 [⬇︎pdf ]

[5] Dal Zilio, L., van Dinther, Y., and Gerya, T. V., (2018). Seismic behaviour of mountain belts controlled by plate convergence rate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 482, 81–92 [⬇︎pdf ]

[4] Ficini, E.*, Dal Zilio, L., Doglioni, C., and Gerya, T. V., (2017). Horizontal mantle flow controls subduction dynamics. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 7550 [⬇︎pdf ]

[3] Dal Zilio, L., Faccenda, M., and Capitanio, F. A., (2017). The role of deep subduction in supercontinent breakup. Tectonophysics [⬇︎pdf ]

[2] Faccenda, M., and Dal Zilio, L., (2017). The role of solid–solid phase transitions in mantle convection. Lithos 268, 198-224 [⬇︎pdf ]

[1] Meyzen, C.M., Massironi, M., Pozzobon. R., and Dal Zilio, L., (2015). Are plumes on motionless plates analogues to Martian plume feeding the giant shield volcanoes? Geological Society of London, 401 [⬇︎pdf ]


PhD thesis: Dal Zilio, L. (2019). Cross-scale modeling of mountain building and the seismic cycle: From Alps to Himalaya (Doctoral dissertation, ETH Zurich). [⬇︎pdf ]

MSc thesis: Dal Zilio, L. (2014) Subduction-induced break-up and drifting of continental plates (Master dissertation, Padova University). [⬇︎pdf ]