Engineering

Geothermal Power Communicator, Dr. Hazel Gibson @iamhazelgibson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Hazel Gibson CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow in Public Perception of Geothermal Power AREA OF EXPERTISE: I work in Geoscience Cognition and Communication; basically how people think about geoscience, and how that influences how they talk about it. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Experience…
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Fuego de Colima

Research Fellow, Geochemistry @Liam_Geochem: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Liam CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, geochemistry and petrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 7+ EDUCATION/WORK: Research Fellow in Geochemistry (2nd year) looking at trace elements in organic-rich rocks, following 1 year in gold exploration in Ethiopia, 4 years…
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Geophysics Consultant, Fernando Ziegler @feziegler: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Fernando Ziegler CURRENT TITLE: Geophysics Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE: Pore pressure, fracture pressure, wellbore stability, seal capacity, hydrocarbon column height estimates, rock physics, geomechanics, drilling operations YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 years EDUCATION: Master of Science in Geophysics – University of…
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hydrologic modeling

Researcher, Hydrologic Models, Guillaume Thirel @G_Thirel: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Guillaume Thirel CURRENT TITLE: Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology, impact of climate change, snow accumulation and melt modelling, hydrometeorology, hydrological modelling and forecasting YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 (three as a PhD candidate at Météo-France, France, three as a postdoctoral fellow at…
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planetary

Nanoscale Planetary Researcher, Josh Einsle @JEinsle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua (Josh) F. Einsle CURRENT TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Multi-scale Microscopy, nanoscale analytical characterisation, nanofabrication, sample preparation including Focused Ion Beam, SEM , S/TEM, x-ray micro and nano tomography YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 16 (10 years industry, 6 years in academics)…
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hydrogeology

Hydrogeologist, Muhammad Akram Khan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Muhammad Akram Khan CURRENT TITLE: Hydrogeologist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrogeology, water resources assessment, groundwater, pump tests, geotechnical engineer, coal mines dewatering expert YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 35 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: MSc in Geology from the University of Peshawar (Kpk), Pakistan with more than…
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petroleum

Director, Petroleum Geomechanics, Mark Tingay @CriticalStress_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Mark Tingay CURRENT TITLE: Director, Critical Stress Geomechanics and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Adelaide AREA OF EXPERTISE: Petroleum geomechanics, pore pressure prediction, mud volcanoes and tectonics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 17 EDUCATION: Completed my PhD in petroleum geomechanics in 2003, University of Adelaide….
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Research Assistant, Mars System Lab, Jozef Kozár @sciencemars_com: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr Jozef Kozár CURRENT TITLE:  Research scientist at Mars Systems Laboratory, Kosice, Slovakia AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research interest is multi-disciplinary, covering robotic and planetary exploration missions, systems engineering and planetary science. My work is fully focused on Mars….
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MSc Student, Disaster Analysis, Badal Pokharel @GarnetBadal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Badal Pokharel CURRENT TITLE:  MSc Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geological Engineering, Disaster Analysis, Geographic Information System (GIS) EDUCATION:  Enrolled as MSc Engineering Geology student (Third Semester). After completing my BSc in 2014, I worked mostly around disaster and its analysis…
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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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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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PhD Researcher, Carbon Sequestration, Adrienne MacArtney: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Adrienne MacArtney CURRENT TITLE:  PhD researcher on ‘crust-atmosphere coupling and carbon sequestration on early Mars’ at the University of Glasgow. In normal vernacular, this is understanding how Mars lost some of its early atmosphere into the rocks, and how…
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UPDATED! Associate Hydrogeologist, Gareth Digges La Touche @GarethDLaT: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gareth Digges La Touche CURRENT TITLE:  Principal Hydrogeologist and Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, well test analysis, fractured aquifers, mine water management YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  24 EDUCATION:  BSc Geology & Geography; MSc Computing in Earth Science; MSc Hydrogeology WEBSITE:…
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