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The Department of Geosciences has 17 faculty in geological sciences, covering the areas of crystal chemistry, geochemistry, mineral and rock physics, petrology, sedimentary geology, seismology, tectonics, and planetary science. One of Stony Brook's strengths continues to be opportunities for interdisciplinary research in the geological sciences, both within the department and beyond.

davis Daniel Davis
Department Chair

Geophysics, Tectonics

Timothy Glotch
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Planetary Science, Spectroscopy

hanson Gilbert Hanson
Distinguished Professor

Isotope Geochemistry, Quaternary Geology

henkes Gregory Henkes
Assistant Professor

Stable Isotope Geochemistry

Holt William Holt

Geophysics, Geodynamics

hurowitz    Joel Hurowitz
Assistant Professor

Planetary Geology

mclennan Scott McLennan
Distinguished Professor

Sedimentary Geochemistry, Planetary Geology 

nekvasil Hanna Nekvasil
Professor and Director of
Undergraduate Studies

Petrology, Planetary Science

parise     John Parise
Distinguished Professor

Crystallography, Synthesis

phillips      Brian Phillips

Geochemistry, Mineral Structure, Spectroscopy

rasbury Troy Rasbury
Associate Professor

Sedimentary and Isotope Geochemistry

  reeder Richard Reeder

Geochemistry, Mineralogy

  rogers Deanne Rogers
Associate Professor

Planetary Geology, Remote Sensing

schoonen  Martin Schoonen

Hydrogeochemistry, Mineral Reactivity, Environmental Geochemistry, Medical Geology

shen Weisen Shen
Assistant Professor

Field and Computational Seismology

weidner Donald Weidner
Distinguished Professor

Mineral Physics

  wen Lianxing Wen

Seismology, Global Geophysics  






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