The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Ben Johnson as our newest faculty member! Ben is a geologist and geochemist with broad interests that span Earth History and Earth System Science. He uses a variety of rock archives, including chemical sediments, glacial tills, and igneous rocks as records of the … Continue reading GEAT welcomes new faculty member Dr. Ben Johnson
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
The ISU Geology Alumni Reunion is coming up quickly, and we’re excited to see each of you soon in Shell, WY! Below is the schedule of events to help you and your party better plan your travel to Wyoming. Please be aware that the horseback rides through White Creek Canyon on June 29 have been … Continue reading Schedule for ISU Geology Alumni Reunion June 28-30
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