Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Caio Mattos Receives National Geographic Early Career Grant

caiofield4Our PhD student Caio Mattos has been awarded a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EARLY CAREER GRANT to support his continued field work in the Amazon and Cerrado ecosystems in eastern Brazil. Caio’s research focuses on understanding how water in the soil and rocks affect the distribution and functioning of vegetation in different biomes. Congratulations Caio! To learn more about Nat Geo Early Career Grants click here

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Jorge Lorenzo Prueba "A moving boundary problem framework for the evolution of fluvio-deltaic environments across time scales."
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 11:30AM
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Sean Kinney "Geochemical and geochronological constraints on the origin of long-lived and localized, post-orogenic magmatism on the Eastern North American Margin."
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:30AM
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Friday, April 23, 2021 at 1:00PM
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New and Noteworthy

  • Distinguished Professor Yair Rosenthal announced as AGU Fellow
    We are proud to share the news that Dr. Yair Rosenthal has been announced as a 2019 fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), an honor given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and gained prominence in their respective fields of Earth and space...
  • Dr. Paul Falkowski's work on the evolution of cellular metabolism
    Dr. Paul Falkowski and his Rutgers colleagues have discovered two protein folds important for understanding the evolution of cellular metabolism. Evidence suggests that the processes responsible for facilitating the biological redox reactions shared by members of the "tree of life" may have first...
  • EPS Welcomes Our New Faculty Member Lujendra Ojha
    Welcome Lujendra (Luju)! Luju holds a B.S. in Geophysics from University of Arizona (2012) and a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from Georgia Institute of Technology (2016). He spent the following 3 years as a prestigious Balustein Postdoctoral Fellow and a Research Scientist, in the Department of...
  • Anya Hess awarded dissertation development funding
    Anya Hess has been awarded $2,000.00 in Off-Campus Dissertation Development funding by the School of Graduate Studies. This funding will go towards the cost of attending IsoCamp this summer, a 2-week intensive program on isotope geochemistry hosted at the University of Utah. Anya is currently...