Tag Archive: PhD

UPDATED! Senior Lecturer, Urban Water Mgmt, Ana Mijic @leiastarspear: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ana Mijic CURRENT TITLE:  NEW UPDATE! Ana is now Senior Lecturer! Join me in congratulating her! Senior Lecturer in Urban Water Management, Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water Systems and Interactions/Water Resources Assessment YEARS EXPERIENCE:  14 EDUCATION: Dipl. Ing.,…
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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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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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Masaya

PhD Student, Volcanology, Kerry Reid @Kerry_Reid21: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kerry Reid CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, lava lakes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 years of PhD research EDUCATION:  PhD in Volcanology (The Open University); MSc in Volcanology (University of Bristol, United Kingdom); BSc (Hons) in…
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geomorphologist

Geomorphology, Olusola Adeyemi @olusolayemi: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Olusola Adeyemi CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geomorphology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 6+ EDUCATION:  Olabisi Onabanjo University (B. Sc); University of Ibadan (M. SC and PhD – ongoing) What’s your job like? As a junior faculty member with Osun…
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Principal, Palaeontology Professor, Dave Harper @VM_Principal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dave Harper CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Palaeontology and Principal of Van Mildert College in Durham University, United Kingdom (UK); President, Palaeontological Association; Chair-elect, International Commission on Stratigraphy AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, mainly palaeontology and stratigraphy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Worked in the…
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glaciers

Geography Lecturer, Glaciers, Peter G. Knight @petergknight: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Peter G. Knight CURRENT TITLE:  Reader in Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  It’s a little hard to pin down, but for this exercise, let’s say glaciers. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  30 years as a lecturer at Keele University EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree…
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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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paleolakes

UPDATED! PhD Student, Glacial Lakes, Laura Eddey @poorlysorted: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED  –  JANUARY 3, 2016 (Laura has updated this guest blog post to reflect the changes during her second year as a PhD candidate.  To see the progression of Laura’s career, start with her original post below dated August 27, 2014)…
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hydrology

Lecturer in Hydrology, Joshua Larsen @drjoshlarsen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua Larsen CURRENT TITLE:  I am a lecturer in hydrology at the University of Queensland, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2+ EDUCATION:  I originally studied geology before doing a PhD in hydrology, both at the University of…
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Geoscientist, Geochemical Analysis, Dr. Chuck Magee @cwmagee: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Chuck Magee CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscience Applications Specialist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical analysis YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Five years in this job, and 6 years in previous analytical positions EDUCATION: Ph.D. in geology WEBSITE:  http://www.asi-pl.com.au/ What’s your job like? I’m a geologist…
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Postdoc Research Assistant, Glaciology, Dr. Matt Westoby @MattWestoby: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Matt Westoby CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hazards / high-mountain glaciology; numerical dam-breach and outburst flood modelling; high-resolution topographic surveying methods for glaciological applications (TLS, SfM, etc.) YEARS…
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Assistant Dean/Professor, Paleontology, Dr. Peter Harries: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Peter Harries CURRENT TITLE:  Professor and Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Studies, University of South Florida, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Invertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Field Studies YEARS EXPERIENCE:  21 EDUCATION: BS in Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 1984; PhD in Geological Sciences, University of…
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