Elias Lewi Teklemariam

Name Elias
Father’s name Lewi
Grand father’s  name Teklemariam
Education attended BSc in Physics, AAU, 1984MTech. in Geophysics, Roorkee University, India 1990PhD in Geodesy, University of Darmstadt, Germany, 1995
Academic rank Assistant professor
Working for AAU Since December 2005
Administrative Position held IGSSA
Campus: College of Natural & Computation Sciences (Arat Kilo) Graduate Building
Floor:  8th

Office room number: 805
Office tel.:+251-11-122-39-34
Mobile: +251- 9-30 -01-34-06

University email ID: elias.lewi@aau.edu.et
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Publications 1. Pagli, C., H. Wang, T. J. Wright, E. Calais and E. Lewi, 2014, Current plate boundary deformation of the Afar rift from a 3-D velocity field inversion of InSAR and GPS, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, Vol. 119, pp 8562–8575, doi:10.1002/2014JB011391.2. Ian J. Hamling, Tim J. Wright, Eric Calais, Elias Lewi and Yukitoshi Fukahata, 2014, InSAR observations of post-rifting deformation around the Dabbahu rift segment, Afar, Ethiopia, Geophysical Journal International , Vol. 199, p33-49, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu003

3. Lorraine Field, Talfan Barnie, Jon Blundy, Richard A. Brooker, Derek Keir, Elias Lewi and Kate Saunders, 2012, Integrated field, satellite and petrological observations of the November 2010 eruption of Erta Ale, Bull Volcanol, DOI 10.1007/s00445-012-0660-7

4. Tim J. Wright, Freysteinn Sigmundsson, Carolina Pagli1, Manahloh Belachew, Ian Hamling, Brydis Brandsdottir, Derek Keir, Rikke Pedersen, Atalay Ayele, Cindy Ebinger, Pall Einarsson, Elias Lewi, Eric Calais, 2012, Geophysical constraints on the dynamics of spreading centres from rifting episodes on land, Nature Geoscience, Vol 5, p242-250

5. J. Biggs, I. D. Bastow, D. Keir and E. Lewi, 2011, Pulses of deformation reveal frequently recurring shallow magmatic activity beneath the Main Ethiopian Rift, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geoseystems, Vol. 12, Q0AB10, 11 PP.,doi:10.1029/2011GC003662

6. Amanuel Zewge, Elias Lewi, Dida Midekso, 2011, Design and Implementation of Forward and Inverse Gravity Modeling Tool, East African Journal of Science, Vol 5, No. 2, p83-88

7. Hamling, I. J., Wright, T. J., Calais, E., Bennati L., Lewi, E., 2010, Stress transfer between thirteen successive dyke intrusions in Ethiopia, Nature Geoscience 3, p 713-717, doi:10.1038/ngeo967

8. Ferguson, J. D, Barnie, T.D., Pyle, D. M., Oppenheimer, C., Yirgu, G., Lewi, E., Kidane, T., Carn, S., Hamling, I. J., 2010, Recent rift-related volcanism in Afar, Earth and Planetary Science Letters Vol. 292, Issues 3-4, Pages 409-418

9. Nooner, S. L., Bennati, L., Calais, E., Hamling, I. J., Wright, T.J., Buck, W. R., Lewi, E., 2010, Postrifting relaxation in the Afar region, Ethiopia, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 36, L21308, doi:10.1029/2009GL040502

10. Hamling, I. J., Ayele, A., Calais, E., Ebinger, C.J., Keir, D., Lewi, E., Wright, T. J., and Yirgu, G.,2009. Geodetic Observations of new dyke intrusions in the Dabbahu rift segment, Afar, Ethiopia, Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 178, no. 2, p 989-1003. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04163.

11. Derek Keir, Ian J. Hamiling, Atalay Ayele, Eric Calais, Cindy Ebinger, Tim J. wright, Eric Jacques, Kassim Mohamed, James O.S., Hammond, Manahloh Belachew, Elizabeth Baker, Julie V. Rowland, Elias Lewi, Laura Bennanti, 2009, Evidence for focused magmatic accretion at segment centers from lateral dike injections captured beneath the read Sea rift in Afar, The Geological Society of America, Vol. 37, no. 1, p 59-62

12. Ebinger, C., Yirgu, G., Wright, T., Calais, E., Lewi, E., 2007, Ocean birth through rifting and rupture, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, pp 161-165, McGrawHill, New York, USA

13. Lewi, E., Becker, M., Groten, E., 2006, A Preliminary analysis of the EIGEN-CG03C data as a tool to model the subsurface of the earth, AVN, No. 2, pp 68-71.

14. Lewi, E., Groten, E., 2005, Spatial variation of time lag between SSTA and LOD, AVN, No. 5, pp 163-169

15. Lewi, E., Arfa-Kaboodvand K., Groten E., 2002, Sub-diurnal variability of the earth’s rotation – a second approach.; Editors Schuh, H., Soffel, M., and Hornik, H., Vortäge beim 4. DFG-Rundgespräch, im Rahmen des Forschungsvorhabens ‘Rotation der Erde’, Zum Thema ‘Wechselwirkungen im System Erde’, Höllenstein/Wettzelle, 08./09. März 2001. DGK, Reihe A, Heft Nr. 1 18.

16. Lewi, E., 1999, Resistivity Survey to Locate Hot Water Reserves, at Filwoha Addis Ababa; SINET Ethiopian Journal of Science, Vol. 22, No. 2, Faculty of Science, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

17. Lewi, E., Gupta, P. K., Khattri, K. N., 1994, 2-D Inversion of 3-D Gravity Anomalies; Proceedings of the National Academic Society of India, No. 64 (A), Vol. IV, pp 513-527, INDIA

18. Becker, M., Groten, E., Lewi, E., Marson, I., and Palmeri, F., 1993; Repeated Precise Gravity Measurement in the Friuli Seismic Risk Area; Proceedings of the CRCM, pp 9- 14, Kobe, Japan