Texas A&M University
Department of Geology & Geophysics

Coming Fall 2022

The Department of Geology & Geophysics is becoming part of the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2022.

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2022 Undergraduate Summer School on Rock Deformation

This summer school will provide undergraduate students a unique opportunity to learn about research in experimental rock deformation through hands-on laboratory activities and is completely free of charge.

Applications are due by May 27th.

Learn more about this opportunity

Faculty Focus

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Dr. Julia Reece

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

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Dr. Nick Perez

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

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Dr. David Bapst

Dr. David Bapst, instructional assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, was named a 2021 ConocoPhillips Data Science Faculty Fellow for his help creating the Undergraduate Certificate in Data Analytics for the Petroleum Industry (CERT-DAPI).

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News

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With the prestigious award, Belanger will provide first-generation students the opportunity to participate in research aimed at building global benthic foraminiferal database

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New research co-authored by Texas A&M’s Dr. Ryan Ewing shows how dunes on Jupiter’s volcanically active moon, lo, were formed.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Laya and undergraduate students spent an extended spring break in The Bahamas to investigate a modern carbonate platform

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Joanne and Lee Billingsley reflect on their fond Texas A&M memories and their inspiration for giving to the Department of Geology and Geophysics.

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Department of Geology and Geophysics Professor Dr. Andreas Kronenberg explains why the recent Tonga eruption was one of the strongest ever recorded.

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Three outstanding geoscientists will receive the awards during the Distinguished Achievement Awards Gala Jan. 14, 2022.

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