Mineralogy

Volcanology

PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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volcanology

Doctorate Researcher, Volcanology, Jamie Farquharson @JI_Farquharson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jamie Farquharson CURRENT TITLE:  Doctorate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic rock deformation, permeability of volcanic systems. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of PhD research. EDUCATION:  PhD in Experimental Volcanology (University de Strasbourg, France); MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards…
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igneous petrology

PhD Student, Igneous Petrology, Bob Gooday @BobGooday: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Bob Gooday TITLE:  PhD Student, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PROJECT TITLE:  “The Formation and Evolution of the Arran Central Complex” AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field geology, igneous petrology and geochemistry EDUCATION: (2014-Present) – Cardiff University; (2009-2014) – MEarthSci, University of Edinburgh. For…
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vertebrate paleontology

Vertebrate Paleontology Student, Melanie During @MelanieDuring: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melanie A. D. During CURRENT TITLE: Master Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Paleoclimatology and Vertebrate Paleontology I am presently working on the sauropterygian fauna and habitat of the early Middle Triassic. I started my Bachelor’s program in Earth Sciences in…
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mineral processing

PhD Student, Mineral Processing, Milly Owens @camillalowens: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Milly Owens CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at Camborne School of Mines (CSM), University of Exeter (2015-present) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral Processing, Rare Earth Elements EDUCATION:  BSc in Physics from the University of Southampton (2010-2013), MSc in Volcanology from the University…
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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! Geohydrologic Data Manager, Sandie Will @RockHeadScience: A Day in the Geolife Series

NAME:  Sandie Will CURRENT TITLE:  Geohydrologic Data Manager/Professional Geologist (P.G.) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Management, Leadership, Hydrogeology, Hydrostratigraphy, Water Resources YEARS EXPERIENCE:  18 – my experience includes 10 years in environmental consulting and 8 years with a state water agency. EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Geology,…
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mineralogist

UPDATED! Senior Mineralogist, Dr. Christopher Brough @ChrisPBrough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr Christopher Brough CURRENT TITLE: Senior Consultant Mineralogist at Petrolab Limited YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 9 years of education, including two Master’s degrees and one PhD followed by five years in industry thus far. TWITTER: @ChrisPBrough WEBSITE: www.petrolab.org.uk & @PetrolabLtd…
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Mud Logger, Mohsen Alshaghdari @mhsenhm: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mohsen Alshaghdari CURRENT TITLE:  Mud logging geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Formation evaluation and sample description YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years experience in the oil field EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 2010, Sanaa University, Yemen. I made a…
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Professor Bentley

Geology Professor, Callan Bentley @callanbentley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Callan Bentley CURRENT TITLE: Chancellor’s Commonwealth Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. I also blog at Mountain Beltway, tweet at @callanbentley, and serve as a contributing editor for EARTH magazine. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, teaching YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:…
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Tim Yilmaz

Postdoctoral Researcher, Volcanology, Dr. Tim Yilmaz @YilmazTim: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Tim I. Yilmaz CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU Munich) (@LMU_volc on Twitter), Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 years of education EDUCATION:  I started with my undergraduate studies in…
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GSI Geologist, Rajesh Sagotra @sagotrasagotra: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Rajesh Sagotra CURRENT TITLE: Geologist – Geological Survey of India (GSI) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Limestone Investigation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  B.SC in Geology from Prince of Wales College; M.SC Geology University of Jammu, India TWITTER:  @sagotrasagotra What’s your job like? Being…
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Mt. Cook

PhD Candidate, Gondwana Tectonics, Sheree Armistead @geoSheree: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Sheree Armistead CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate, The University of Adelaide, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonic evolution of Gondwana in Madagascar and India; structural geology and geochronology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 years experience (3 years undergrad, 1 year honors, 2…
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