Author Archive: Sandie Will

Hydrogeologic manager, Sandie Will, blogs about her field, travel and management experiences, and hosts the "A Day in the GeoLife" blog series where geoscientists around the world share their careers and advice for students.

moon rock

NEW! PostDoc Researcher, Lunar Volatiles, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Nicci Potts CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Experimental petrology, volatile elements, planetary interiors, lunar volatiles, lunar petrology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  7 years experience [I spent a year as a research assistant during my MSc, 2 years MSc, 4 years…
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Climate Researcher, Ritwika Sengupta @ritwika_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ritwika Sengupta CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student in environmental research – climate AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research is focused on the Early Cretaceous, during which there are global climatic changes. I focus particularly on the Valanginian event – around 130 million years…
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karst

Karst Hydrology, Andreas Hartmann @sub_heterogenty: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Andreas Hartmann CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer at the University of Freiburg, Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Karst hydrology, hydrological modeling, model development and evaluation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  9 years of experience in research and teaching EDUCATION:  PhD in Hydrology WEBSITE:  http://www.subsurface-heterogeneity.com TWITTER: @sub_heterogenty…
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Hydrodynamic Modeling, South Africa, Dr. Gaathier Mahed: GeoProject Series

Name: Dr. Gaathier Mahed Short bio: Gaathier has a background in hydrogeology with a focus on fractured rock. He has received extensive technical training in aspects of geophysics and isotopes in Germany and Morocco, the latter sponsored through the International Atomic…
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environmental geologist

Environmental Geologist, Kevin McAndrews @kevincobarno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kevin McAndrews CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager and Environmental Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Environmental consulting, contaminate remediation, hydrogeology, and vapor intrusion YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 years at a small environmental consulting firm EDUCATION:  Bachelors of Science in Geological Sciences, Salem…
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glaciers

Dr. Mauri Pelto, Disappearing Glaciers: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Dr. Mauri Pelto BIO:  Dr. Mauri Pelto is a glaciologist who has worked in the field each year since 1981. He is also the Director of North Cascade Glacier Climate Project from 1984-present; author of the American Geophysical Union…
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Senior Lecturer, Hydrogeology, Dr. Gaathier Mahed: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Gaathier Mahed CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Lecturer at North-West University in South Africa AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrogeology with an interest in geodetic and geophysical techniques YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  10 years of combined consulting, research, academia and industry experience EDUCATION:  PhD in Geophysics What’s…
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Graduate Student, Hydroseismicity, Cortney Cameron: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Cortney Cameron CURRENT TITLE: Graduate Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroseismicity EDUCATION: A.B., Duke University; M.S. Candidate, North Carolina Central University, United States What’s your job like? As a graduate student, I divvy my time between research and associated responsibilities, classes and homework, and…
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hydrochemistry

Riverbank Hydrochemistry, Dasapta Erwin Irawan @dasaptaerwin: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Dasapta Erwin Irawan BIO: Dasapta Erwin Irawan was born and completed his whole education in Indonesia. He finished his PhD about hydrochemistry in the volcanic area in 2009. He works at Institut Teknologi Bandung. His research interests are: hydrochemistry and multivariate…
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PhD Student, Hydrology, Chinedum Eluwa @NedumEluwa: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Chinedum Eluwa CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student (since August 2016) and Research Assistant at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrology and Water Resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 EDUCATION:  B.Eng (Civil Engineering) – University of Nigeria M.Sc (Hydrology…
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mortars

Roman Mortars, Tina Rispoli @TinaRisp: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Concetta (Tina) Rispoli CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) at University Federico II of Naples (Italy) PROJECT TITLE: Roman mortars: mix design, composition and secondary minerogenetic processes LOCATION:  University Federico II of Naples, Italy TIMELINE:  3 years AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Applied…
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geoarchaeology

PhD Candidate, Geoarchaeology, Tina Rispoli @TinaRisp: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Concetta (Tina) Rispoli CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) at University Federico II of Naples (Italy) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Applied mineralogy, archaeometry, geoarchaeology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in geology, Master’s degree in geology and applied geology…
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volcanic experiment

Assistant Professor, Volcanology, Alison Graettinger @AlisonGraetting: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alison Graettinger UPDATED POST: DECEMBER 30, 2016 NEW TITLE: Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology CAREER UPDATE: Following 3.5 years of life as a postdoc, I have now started working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences…
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