Gérard Rambolamanana is a Professor of Geophysics, Seismology, Acoustics and Electronics at Antananarivo University, Antananarivo, Madagascar. He is also Head of the Laboratory of Seismology and Infrasound at the Institute Observatory of Geophysics of Antananarivo (IOGA). He has been the Director of the IOGA at the University of Antananarivo since 2009.
He has cooperated with a number of institutes and universities worldwide to develop and improve the national seismic network in Madagascar. Dr Rambolamanana has been involved in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in South Africa since 2009. When complete, the SKA will be the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope.
Dr Rambolamanana has worked closely with the CTBTO since 2011, assisting the Task Leader for Technology Refreshment and co-chairing related meetings at the organization’s Working Group B sessions dealing with technical issues related to the CTBT. He also served as a member of the steering committee on preparations for the CTBT: Science and Technology Conference in 2013.
From 1992 to 2008 he was a Regular Associate then a Senior Associate at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, italy.
He is the author and co-author of several scientific papers related to seismology and infrasound in Madagascar.