Ph.D., Geophysics/Seismology, University of California, Riverside, 2015
M.Sc., Geophysics/Seismology, University of California, Riverside, 2012
B.S., Geological Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2008
Induced seismicity (related to Oil and Gas operations, Geologic Carbon Storage, and geothernal energy production), fault interaction, earthquake processes (nucleation, stress transfer, triggering, forecasting), numerical earthquake simulation, methods to estimate the state-of-stress in the subsurface, dynamic rupture propagation, shallow earth structure, seismic hazard, geomechanics, machine learning applications for the subsurface.
Outstanding Student Presentation Award – Seismological Society of America 2014
Graduate Year Fellowship, UC Riverside 2014
International Summer School on Earthquake Science – 2013
Biehler Excellence in Geophysics Award – 2013
Honorable mention - Outstanding Student Presentation Awards: American Geophysical Union – 2011
Graduate Fellowship, UC Riverside, 2009 – 2011
Southern California Earthquake Center Grant, 2011
Southern California Earthquake Center Grant, 2010
Margaret C. Van Buskirk Memorial Scholarship, 2008
Peter K. Valles Geology Award, 2007
Administrative Fund, Cal Poly Pomona 2007
Harvey A. Uhl scholarship, 2002
Kinematic Automation scholarship, 2002
Sheriff's Posse scholarship, 2002
Kroll, K.A., T. A. Buscheck, J. A. White, and K. B. Richards-Dinger, Testing the Efficacy of Active Pressure Management as a Tool to Mitigate Induced Seismicity, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, submitted July 2018.
Allam, A. A., K. A. Kroll, C. B. Milliner, K. B. Richards-Dinger, Effects of Fault Roughness on Coseismic Slip and Earthquake Locations, Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted July 2018.
Kroll, K.A., Richards Dinger, K. B., and Dieterich, J. H. 2017. Sensitivity of Induced Seismic Sequences to Rate and State Frictional Processes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth122(12).
Kroll, K.A., Richards Dinger, K. B., Dieterich, J. H., and Cochran, E. S. 2017. Delayed seismicity rate changes controlled by static stress transfer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 122(10), 7951–7965.
Kroll, K.A., Cochran, E. S., and Murray, K. E. 2017. Poroelastic properties of the Arbuckle Group in Oklahoma derived from well fluid level response to the 3 September 2016 M w 5.8 Pawnee and 7 November 2016 M w 5.0 Cushing earthquakes. Seismological Research Letters 88(4), 963–970.
Dieterich, J.H., K.B. Richards-Dinger, and K.A. Kroll. 2015. Modeling Injection- induced Seismicity With the Physics-based Earthquake Simulator RSQSim. Seismological Research Letters86(4), 1102–1109.
Cochran, E.S., and K.A. Kroll. 2014. Stress- and Structure-Controlled Anisotropy in a Region of Complex Faulting - Yuha Desert, California. Geophysical Journal International202(2), 1109–1121.
Kroll, K.A., E.S. Cochran, K.B. Richards-Dinger and D.F. Sumy. 2013. Aftershocks of the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor- Cucapah Earthquake Reveal Complex Faulting in the Yuha Desert, California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth118(12), 6146–6164.