geology

Paper on ant tracking ranked among top geophysics papers

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Tianze Zhang, a Ph.D. student in geology and geophysics, presented a paper at the 2017 Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) meeting in Houston in September. More than 7,200 geophysicists worldwide attended the SEG meeting.

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NASA grant goes to Locmelis

Posted by on November 7, 2017

With a grant from NASA, Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geology and geophysics, will develop research infrastructure for advanced geochemical studies of meteorites by laser ablation inductively coupled mass spectrometry at Missouri S&T. The grant will also help support the research of Austin Siedleck, a graduate student investigating the sulfur cycles of Mars and Vesta.

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Geologist leads $2.1 million NSF project

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Dr. Wan Yang, associate professor of geology and geophysics, has devoted his academic career to unlocking the mysteries of the Permian mass extinction more than 250 million years ago. That geological odyssey now finds him leading an 11-institution consortium that has been collectively awarded a $2.1 million National Science Foundation research grant.

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