Congratulations to Dr. Betsy Swanner, associate professor in geology, who has been awarded a National Science Foundation 2020 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, one of the NSF’s most distinguished awards! The award will support Betsy’s project entitled, “Quantifying the Extent and Biogeochemical Impact of Modern Ferruginous Lakes”. You can find her Twitter summary of … Continue reading Dr. Betsy Swanner receives NSF CAREER award
Dr. Kristie Franz was recognized in December with an award from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Alumni Association. She is shown here receiving the President’s Award which recognizes outstanding professional and personal achievements and service to UW-Eau Claire. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in geology.
Jerome Fast, a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) atmospheric scientist, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Iowa State University’s Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences at an honors and awards ceremony on Oct. 24 in Ames, Iowa. Fast has three degrees from Iowa State University – a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and mathematics, a master’s … Continue reading Dr. Jerome Fast awarded GEAT Distinguished Alumni Award
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Wanamaker, associate professor of geology, who has been named a Geological Society of America (GSA) Fellow. Dr. Wanamaker will be recognized at the GSA annual meeting held next week (September 22-25, 2019) in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Wanamaker was nominated by Dr. David Gillikin, professor of geology and environmental science at Union … Continue reading Dr. Alan Wanamaker named GSA Fellow
Lin Meng, an ISU Ph.D. candidate majoring in Geology, was recently awarded the 2019 Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) award. This award recognizes proposals for graduate student-designed research projects that contribute to NASA’s science, technology, and exploration goals. With the funding, Lin will work with her advisor Dr. Yuyu … Continue reading Lin Meng, geology Ph.D. candidate, wins 2019 FINESST award from NASA
Cinzia Cervato, Morrill Professor in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, will serve as Project Director and lead Principal Investigator for a recently awarded ADVANCE grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The ADVANCE program at NSF supports institutional practices leading to increased representation of women in academic STEM careers and more inclusive academic … Continue reading Cinzia Cervato: Project Director for new NSF ADVANCE project
Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Reber, assistant professor in geology, who has been awarded a National Science Foundation 2019 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, one of the NSF’s most distinguished awards. The 5 year award supports Dr. Reber’s research on “Combining physical and numerical modes to characterize the contribution of semi-brittle rheology for deformation dynamics … Continue reading Jacqueline Reber earns CAREER award from the National Science Foundation
Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Swanner, Assistant Professor in the geology department, who has won the 2019 pre-tenure GSA (Geological Society of America) Geobiology Division Award. Dr. Swanner will be presented with the award during the 2019 GSA meeting in Phoenix. Click here for more information on Dr. Swanner’s work and her award.
Dr. Yuyu Zhou was recently selected as recipient of a 2019 LAS Emerging Faculty Leader Award. The awards are funded by generous donations from members of the LAS Dean’s Advisory Council and other friends of the college. The awards support faculty who are standouts in their fields who will shape policy, define future research directions … Continue reading LAS Emerging Faculty Leader Award: Dr. Yuyu Zhou