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Personal Information


Educational Background

  • 2022 PhD in Geology (3D modeling of the structure, kinematics and seismogenic behavior of the Eastern Betic Fault System: applications to seismic hazard analysis). Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain).
  • 2016 Msc in Environmental Geology. Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain).
  • 2015 BSc in Engineering Geology. Complutense University of Madrid (Madrid, Spain).

Research experience and employment history

  • 2022 Contract Scientist, UnrIDDLE project. Faculty of Geological Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid.
  • 2017-2022 FPU Predoctoral fellowship. Faculty of Geological Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid.


Research Interests

  • Earthquake Geology
  • Seismic Hazard Modelling
  • Computational seismology
  • Active tectonics
  • Structural Geology
  • Geophysics


Ongoing Projects

Currently working as postdoctoral researcher in the project “A Digital Twin for GEOphysical extremes” (DT-GEO) funding by the European Union's Horizon research and innovation programme.





Herrero-Barbero, P., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Williams, C., Villamor, P., Insua-Arévalo, J. M., Jorge Alonso-Henar, J., Martínez-Díaz, J. J. (2021). Physics-Based Earthquake Simulations in Slow-Moving Faults: A Case Study From the Eastern Betic Shear Zone (SE Iberian Peninsula). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(5), 1-25.

Alonso-Henar, J., Rodríguez-Escudero, E., Herrero-Barbero, P., Tsige, M., Martínez-Díaz, J. J. (2021). Complete Strain Record of a Highly Asymmetric Shear Zone: From Fault Core Gouges to Surface Rupture of Historical Earthquakes in the Alhama de Murcia Fault (SE Iberian Peninsula). Lithosphere, 2021(1), 1-23.

Herrero-Barbero, P., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Klimowitz, J. (2020). Neogene basin inversion and recent slip rate distribution of the northern termination of the Alhama de Murcia Fault (Eastern Betic Shear Zone, SE Spain). Tectonics, 39(7), 1-25.

Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Staller, A., …, Herrero-Barbero, P., Mixco, L. (2020). Active faults of El Salvador. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 105, 1-20.

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