- Expected: 2021
Hometown: Arica, Chile
Bio: Francisco received his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (2011) and Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering (2013) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. During his Master's he studied how to improve the reliability of geophysical surveys for seismic soil classification within the framework of a seismic microzoning project in Santiago, Chile. During the last four years he has worked as a geotechnical engineer in Chile and USA. In 2017, he joined the University of California, Davis for his Ph.D.