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  • October 1, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Dr. Kumamoto starts her NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Katie Kumamoto has joined Lars Hansen’s group at Oxford University as an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow. She will be working on the contributions of composition and length-scale to the peak strength of the lithosphere.

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  • August 23, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Kuan-Yu Lin joins the Mantle Processes Group

    Kuan-Yu Lin has joined the Mantle Processes Group! Kuan-Yu completed his B.S. at National Cheng Kung University with a double major in Earth Sciences and Chemistry. He then completed his M.S. in Geosciences at National Taiwan University, with a thesis on the geochemistry of peridotites from ophiolites in Turkey.

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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 is establishing a Geology program, beginning with the development of a new minor.

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  • July 1, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Mindy Bahruth joins the Mantle Processes Group

    Melinda Bahruth has joined the Mantle Processes Group to work on deformed rocks from oceanic transform faults. Mindy completed her B.S. in Geology at Wichita State University and has been awarded a Graduate Scholars Fellowship by the University of Delaware.

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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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