Petrology

basalt

Researcher, Planetary Sciences, Louise Alexander @LouiseEAlex: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Louise Alexander CURRENT TITLE:  Post Doctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Planetary sciences; lunar basalt YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Since June 2015, Post Doctoral Researcher at Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom; based in University College London (UCL)/Birkbeck Centre for Planetary Sciences;…
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UPDATED! Assistant Lecturer, Hadi El-Shourbagi @HadiElSh1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: HADI EL-SHOURBAGI (هادى الشوربجى) CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Lecturer at the Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Minia University, Egypt AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geological Applications of Remote Sensing, Field Geology, Mineral Exploration, Petrology, Tectonic Geomorphology and Geographic Information…
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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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geology

PhD Researcher, Geology, Zoe McKellar @ZMcKellar: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Zoe McKellar CURRENT TITLE: PhD Researcher in Geology. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Main research interests are structural geology and sedimentology, tectonostratigraphy, basin evolution and provenance. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  Honors BSc in Geology and Petroleum Geology. Just finished the…
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volcanology

Volcanology, Nathan Magnall @NathanMagnall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Nathan Magnall CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, specifically effusive rhyolite and basaltic eruptions YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1 year as a PhD student EDUCATION:  I attained a Geology MESci (undergraduate and Master’s) from the University of Liverpool, United…
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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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geoarchaeology

Geoarchaeology, Student Mediator Dr. Ruth Siddall @R_Siddall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Ruth Siddall CURRENT TITLE:  University College London (UCL) Student Mediator (and geologist!). It’s complicated … AREA OF EXPERTISE:  The geology of the built environment and geomateriality. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 25 EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham 1986-1989; PhD…
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Research Fellow, Volcanology Mike Cassidy @MikeVolc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Mike Cassidy CURRENT TITLE: UPDATE! Now, NERC Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. Previously, at the time of this guest blog, Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany. EXPERTISE: Volcanology, petrology and geochemistry YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~7.5 years…
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mining

PhD Student, Gold/Copper Mining & Geo-Blogger Stephanie Sykora @stephsykora: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Stephanie Sykora CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and geo-blogger AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral exploration, ore deposits (gold and copper), structural geology, geological mapping, geotourism, blogging, travel, earth science education YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1.5 years as a PhD research candidate at the…
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paleomagnetism

UPDATED! Postdoc Fellow, Paleomagnetism & Tectonics, Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán @orocline: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Fellow at Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. (UPDATE 12/10/2016: Dr. Pastor-Galán is now a JSPS Fellow, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonics. I try to combine the…
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