DOE grant to support Geophysics clean energy research

Congratulations to Drs. Eileen Martin and Ge Jin who, partnered with Dr. Derek Rountree at Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA), have received a Department of Energy (DOE) Grant to investigate clean energy and climate solutions. The grant is part of a $35 million effort at...

Siegfried mentioned in update on Thwaites Glacier

Geophysicists around the world, including Mines Professor Matthew Siegfried, are closely monitoring Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier. This glacier, which lies along the western edge of the West Antarctic ice sheet, has developed cracks and fissures that could lead...

Congrats on Awards

Congratulations to our Graduate Student Award recipients for 2021-22: Nicolas Bufaliza – Pickett Graduate Fellowship; Liwei Cheng – Daniels Fellowship; Ashish Kumar – PhD 1st-year Fellowship; Yanhua Liu – Chevron Fellowship and Meng Ersheng Scholarship; Joe Mjehovich...

Wald Receives Joyner Award

Congratulations to Adjunct Faculty member David Wald for receiving the William B Joyner Lecture Award. The lectureship is jointly awarded by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and the Seismological Society of America to those who have provided outstanding...
Bump, Set, Spike!

Bump, Set, Spike!

Thanks to all who turned out for our three-Friday pick up volleyball series. Organized by Professor Ebru Bozdag and SSG and SGS student leaders Michael Field and Gavin Wilson, the games turned out to be both fun and beautiful as can be seen in the photos taken by our...

Research featured in film

The feature-length documentary “The Lake at the Bottom of the World,” about a project Dr. Matthew Siegfried has worked on for the past six year (and focused on the only subglacial lake in the universe that has a fiber-optic cable sitting in it!), premiered...