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Colloquia

Department of Geological Sciences

Spring 2021

Lectures Presented by the Department of Geological
Sciences and the Geology Club

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Past Speakers

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 

Dr. Jenny Suckale, Assistant Professor

Stanford University / CIG Distinguished Speaker Series

Research Interests: SIGMA - Studying Instabilities in Geosystems using Mathematical Analysis (understand processes that govern the onset and evolution of extreme events and reduce the risks they pose)

Talk Title: To slide or to flow: Studying extremes in different natural systems sheds light on common physical processes

Abstract (PDF)

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
5 - 6 PM
Dr. Sherilyn Williams-Stroud, Research Scientist

Illinois State Geological Survey / Chair, GSA Diversity in the Geosciences Committee

Research Interests: Structural and fracture analysis and modeling for oil and gas and geothermal energy production, with a specialization in microseismic data interpretation and induced seismicity

Talk Title: Geological Characterization of Seismicity in the Illinois Basin

Abstract (PDF)

 
Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
 
Dr. Christine Lee, Scientist

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Terrestrial Hydrology Group

Research Interests: applications of remote sensing to water quality, water resources, and ecosystems management

 
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
4:30-5:30 PM
 
Ginny Isava, Graduate Student

Geological Sciences, Stanford University

Research Interests: geoscience education, discipline-based education research (DBER), isotope geochemistry

Talk Title: Measuring geoscience expertise using hazard assessments

Abstract (PDF)

 
Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
4:30-5:30 PM
 
Dr. Robert Eagle, Assistant Professor

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA

Research Interests: climate change impacts on biological and environmental evolution

 
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
4:30-5:30 PM
 
 
Dr. Pitiporn Asvapathanagul, Associate Professor

Civil Engineering & Construction Management, Long Beach State

Research Interests: water reclamation, microbiology, environmental engineering

Talk Title: Emerging Topics in Water Reclamation Process

Abstract (PDF)

 
Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
4-5 PM
 

 
Dr. Nikki M. Seymour, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Geological Sciences, Stanford University

Research Interests: structural and thermal evolution of continental crust, tectonic processes

Talk Title: Discovery of the Orocopia Schist in the northern Plomosa Mountains and ongoing investigations into Laramide subduction & metamorphism in west-central Arizona

Abstract (PDF)

Tuesday February 9th, 2021
4-5 PM
Dr. Jenny Nakai, Research Assistant Professor

Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico

Research Interests: geophysics, engineering, seismology using data from the EarthScope Transportable Array

Talk Title: Near Trench 3D Seismic Attenuation Offshore Northern Hikurangi subduction margin, North Island, New Zealand

Abstract (PDF)


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