PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Hydrogeology and Geochemistry

Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Haydn Murray Chair in Applied Clay Mineralogy
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Science
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Health
Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
  • M.Sc. University of Toronto
  • B. Eng., Chengdu College of Geology
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
PUBLICATIONS

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BIOGRAPHICAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Professeur Invité, Toulouse Paul-Sabatier University/French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, June-July, 2019
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017
  • Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America, 2016-present
  • Fulbright Scholarship to Norway, University of Oslo (2009)
  • Research Fellow, Okayama University, Japan (2005, 2010)
  • Guest Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) - Zurich, Switzerland (2008)
  • Sabbatical Professor, University of California - Berkeley (2008)
  • The John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award, National Ground Water Association (2006)
  • Lilly Freshman Learning Project Fellow (teaching), Indiana University, 2006-
  • Fellow, Geological Society of America, 2005-
  • Associate and Full Professor of Geological Sciences, Indiana University - Bloomington (2004-2011, 2011-, respectively)
  • Guest Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)-Zurich, Switzerland (2004)
  • Senior Associateship Award, National Research Council, the National Academy of Sciences (2003)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Hydrogeochemistry, Geochemical modeling, Water resources, Thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions, Carbon sequestration, Arsenic contamination