Texas A&M University
Department of Geology & Geophysics

Danielle Schimmenti

Danielle Schimmenti is a paleoclimatologist, paleoceanographer and geochemist, and a third-year doctoral student and research assistant in the Texas A&M University Department of Geology and Geophysics. This summer she was awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) support to attend the 16th annual Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology.

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Faculty & Student Focus

Nick Perez

Dr. Nick Perez

Dr. Nick Perez, assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, was recently awarded a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Dr. Hiroko Kitajima

Dr. Hiroko Kitajima, assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, was recently awarded a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Dr. Ethan Grossman

Dr. Ethan Grossman

Geology and geophysics professor Dr. Ethan Grossman was officially inducted as an AAAS Fellow.

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The College of Geosciences graduation celebration was held Dec. 13.

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When Michael Martinez ’19 arrived at the Texas A&M campus in the fall of 2018, he had no idea that three semesters later he would be graduating with hands-on research experience from both the lab and the field.

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A rover-driving learning experience for students at Houston's Waltrip High School was made possible by Texas A&M Geology and Geophysics, along with Mission Control, Inc., NASA, and the Canadian Space Agency.

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Dr. Ryan Ewing, two Texas A&M students and one postdoctoral researcher conducted research for three weeks on Mars-like terrain in Iceland to test rover technology for NASA’s Mars 2020 mission and to study how the planet evolved over time.

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Michelle Chrpa and Samuel Neely make Department of Geology and Geophysics history, as this is the first time that both Antoinette Lierman Medlin Research Awards have been awarded to students in the same department.

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The Berg-Hughes Center for Petroleum and Sedimentary Systems recently celebrated a decade of cutting-edge research.

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