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Earth and Environmental Sciences

2012 News

Wasiu and Abolfazl at the ACS-IDSS
Wasiu and Abolfazl at the ACS-IDSS

Wasiu Adedapo Lawal, an Earth and Environmental Sciences Ph.D. student and Civil Engineering Master's student Abolfazl Zakersalehi both under the guidance of Civil Engineering professor Dr. Hyeok Choi have been selected to attend the American Chemical Society International-Domestic Student Summit (ACS-IDSS) 2012 in Raleigh NC November 11-17.

Christina Dance Won a First Place Scholarship
Christina Dance Won a First Place Scholarship

UTA senior undergraduate Christina Dance won a first place scholarship from the Texas Section of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists.

Mattioli takes on leadership role in national consortium
Mattioli takes on leadership role in national consortium

UTA Scientist Dr. Glen Mattioli has agreed to accept the post of Program Director, Geodetic Infrastructure at UNAVCO. He brings many assets to UNAVCO, including a long history of contributions to geodesy across the Americas, strong professional relationships with UNAVCO's core sponsors including service as a program officer at NSF, broad perspective developed through his faculty appointments at University of Puerto Rico, University of Arkansas, and University of Texas, Arlington.

Dr. Hu and Dr. Hunt were Promoted to Associate Professors
Dr. Hu and Dr. Hunt were Promoted to Associate Professors

UTA Scientists Dr. Hu and Dr. Hunt were promoted to Associate Professors. The EES Department congratulates these candidates for their research, education and service to the University.

EES Department Receives $4.4 Million Grant

EES Department receives 3 year, $4.4 million grant from IHS and SMT. IHS Inc. recently acquired Seismic Micro Technology Inc. (SMT), known for Kingdom, their seismic interpretation software that is widely used in the petroleum industry.

Environmental Changes Lead to the Extinction of Species
Environmental Changes Lead to the Extinction of Species

UTA Scientists Dr. Arne Winguth and Dr. Cornelia Winguth published a recent Geology paper in March 2012 about how environmental changes could have lead to extinctions of species during past hot house climates.

Graduation Spring 2012
Graduation Spring 2012

Congratulations to the Spring 2012 semester graduates in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.