Dr. Kandis Y. Boyd Wyatt was presented the 2022 Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony in Ames, Iowa on Nov. 3, 2022. The award recognizes alumni from Iowa State University’s Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences who have made significant contributions to their field and their community. Boyd Wyatt … Continue reading Dr. Boyd Wyatt honored with distinguished alumni award
Lt. Col. Breea Lisko, a decorated meteorologist with the United States Air Force and Department of Defense policy advisor, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Iowa State University Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 21. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences … Continue reading Lt. Col. Breea Lisko honored with Distinguished Alumni Award
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