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  • August 1, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Prof. Birner joins Berea College

    Suzanne Birner is now an assistant professor at Berea College, where she will be reviving the Geology program.

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  • June 17, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Dr. Birner and Dr. Kumamoto receive their degrees

    Suzanne Birner and Katie Kumamoto graduated this weekend!

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  • April 26, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Dr. Birner!

    Suzanne Birner successfully defended her PhD thesis, “Variations in the Oxygen Fugacity of the Upper Mantle“. Congratulations Dr. Birner!

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  • April 24, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Dr. Kumamoto!

    Katie Kumamoto successfully defended her PhD thesis, “Exploring the Rheological Properties of the Upper Mantle: From the Field to the Laboratory”. Congratulations Dr. Kumamoto!

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  • April 1, 2017 - Jessica M Warren

    Kendra J. Lynn joins the Mantle Processes Group

    Kendra Lynn has joined the Mantle Processes Group as a postdoctoral scientist. Kendra received her PhD in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Hawai‘i. She worked with Mike Garcia on compositional zoning in olivine from Kīlauea tephras, focusing on diffusion chronometry as a tool for investigating magmatic processes. At the University of Delaware, Kendra will […]

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  • March 15, 2017 - Jessica M Warren

    Cécile Prigent joins the Mantle Processes Group

    Cécile Prigent has joined the Mantle Processes Group as a postdoctoral scientist. Cécile received her PhD from the Université Grenoble-Alpes, France, working with Stéphane Guillot and Philippe Agard on the interaction of subduction fluids with peridotites in the Oman Ophiolite. Her research focus is on the feedbacks between ductile deformation and fluid circulation.

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  • Suzanne’s presentation at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting has been awarded the GeoPRISMS Prize for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation: Birner, Cottrell, Warren, Kelley, and Davis, 2016. Records of upper mantle oxygen fugacity gleaned from high-density sampling of basalts and peridotites at ultraslow ridges, AGU Fall Meeting, T32A-05. Congratulations Suzanne!!

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  • Katie’s presentation at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting has been awarded an AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award: Kumamoto, Wallis, Hansen, Armstrong, Wilkinson, and Warren, 2016. Olivine Strength in the Low-Temperature Plasticity Regime Measured Via Spherical Nanoindentation, AGU Fall Meeting, MR32A-05. Congratulations Katie!!

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  • September 5, 2016 - Jessica M Warren

    Dr. Megan D’Errico moves to San Diego State University

    Following the successful completion of her PhD at Stanford University, Megan D’Errico is moving to San Diego State University for a postdoctoral position in science education. Good luck Megan!

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  • Suzanne Birner and Katie Kumamoto have been named the 2016 Harriet Benson Fellows. This award honors exceptional scholarship and research accomplishments by graduate students in the Department of Geological Sciences at Stanford University. The award was established by a gift from Dr. Harriet Benson to help further the careers of talented young female scientists. Congratulations Suzanne and […]

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