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Dr. Jerome Fast awarded GEAT Distinguished Alumni Award

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

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Lin Meng, geology Ph.D. candidate, wins 2019 FINESST award from NASA

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

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Cinzia Cervato: Project Director for new NSF ADVANCE project

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

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Jacqueline Reber earns CAREER award from the National Science Foundation

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

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Dr. Elizabeth Swanner wins 2019 GSA Geobiology division award

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.

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Dr. Alan Wanamaker and Suzanne Ankerstjerne earn LAS awards

Dr. Al Wanamaker, associate professor in geology, and Suzanne Ankerstjerne, the Stable Isotope Lab manager and lecturer in geology, both recently received awards from Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Wanamaker was awarded the Trapp Innovation award, set up by Onnolee U. Trapp and Orlin D. Trapp. Suzanne received the Professional … Continue reading Dr. Alan Wanamaker and Suzanne Ankerstjerne earn LAS awards

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Iowa State University researchers receive EPA grant to study harmful algal blooms in Iowa lakes.

Dr. Elizabeth Swanner, along with researchers from the ISU College of Engineering, received a $760,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study harmful algal blooms, a growing threat to human and animal health in Iowa’s lakes. Harmful algal blooms in water produce dangerous toxins that can cause serious health concerns for humans, as … Continue reading Iowa State University researchers receive EPA grant to study harmful algal blooms in Iowa lakes.