Engineering

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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Geothermal Geologist, Kelly Blake @KRuth28: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Kelly Blake CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geothermal exploration YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree in Environmental Geoscience from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Master’s degree in Geology from Temple University in Philadelphia. I also spent two years working…
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Jack Townsend

Geo-Environmental Consultant, Jack Townsend @Townsend_ilb: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jack Townsend CURRENT TITLE:  Geo-Environmental Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geotechnical and environmental engineering YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Nearly two years of industry experience EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology and MSc in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics both from the University of Portsmouth,…
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geothermal

Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) THESIS TITLE: Conceptual hydrogeological model for caldera-associated, high-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs in eastern Africa AREAS OF INTEREST: Applied volcanology including the geochemistry of soils, fumaroles and…
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structural geologist

Structural Geologist, David McNamara @mcnamadd: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  David McNamara CURRENT TITLE:  Structural Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Energy and Tectonics Research YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 years post-PhD EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and PhD from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. What’s your job like?…
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Reservoir Geomechanics, Debanjan Guha Roy @DGRsocial: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Debanjan Guha Roy CURRENT TITLE:  Reservoir Geomechanics Ph.D student at the IITB-Monash Research Academy, a joint venture between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India and Monash University, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydraulic fracturing, numerical modeling, rock…
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socio-hydrogeology

Research Fellow, Socio-Hydrogeology, Viviana Re @biralnas: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Viviana Re @biralnas CURRENT TITLE:  Marie Curie Research Fellow at National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS) – Laboratory of Radio-Analysis and Environment (LRAE) Sfax, Tunisia & Ca’ Foscari University of Venice – Department of Molecular Sciences and Nanosystems, Venice,…
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sharks

NEW VIDEO! Paleontology, Sharks/Whales, Jason Osborne @PaleoExplorer: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jason Osborne CURRENT TITLE:  President/Co-Founder of Paleo Quest AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am the president and co-founder of Paleo Quest, a 501c3 non-profit citizen science organization designed to advance the sciences of paleontology and geology through material contributions to…
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planning

Updated! Water Resources Planning Advisor, Christorio Silalahi @christo_w_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Christorio W. Silalahi CURRENT TITLE:  Planning Advisor for Water Resources in Government, Indonesia AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geophysics Public Work Government YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  Diploma Degree (Undergraduate Degree/Bachelor without Honor) from Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia WEBSITE: http://pu.go.id What’s…
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energy

Research Geologist/Energy, Geochemistry, Circe Verba @circeverba: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Circe Verba CURRENT TITLE:  Research Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise has fluctuated from my original area of study in planetary geology (2003-2009) to geochemistry of engineered natural systems (2009-current). Both require image analysis and interpretation from a microscale…
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geophysics

Astrophysicist, Paleontologist & Geophysicist, John Moffitt @JohnRMoffitt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Moffitt CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager, Houston Texas.  A former geophysicist, geologist & exploration manager, now designing top drives and other large drilling equipment. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Astrophysicist, Paleontologist, Geologist, Geophysicist, Exploration Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Project Management…
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Mining Engineer, Simon Hobson @Hobson_SP: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon P. Hobson CURRENT TITLE: Mining engineering and trading consultant for mining brokerage firms. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My particular interest is in iron ore and coal, and my experience comes from England, West Africa and Latin America. I came late, at…
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Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering & Sustainability, Dr. J. J. Delfino: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  J. J. Delfino CURRENT TITLE:  Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field of specialization is water resources, with aquatic chemistry as the key specialty. Broader interest involves industrial ecology which, according to some writers, is…
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