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Student Research Symposium Awards

PROFESSOR MARK CLOOS REVIEWS LATE-CAREER PH.D. STUDENT DOUGLAS BARBER’S RESEARCH
LATE-CAREER
PH.D. STUDENT LILY SERACH PROUDLY PRESENTS HER RESEARCH

In February 2018, the Jackson School’s Graduate Student Executive Committee organized its 7th Annual Research Symposium. Winners and honorable mentions are as follows:

LATE-CAREER PH.D. STUDENT

1st Place: Alissa Kotowski: Length Scales and Types of Heterogeneities Along the Deep Subduction Interface: Insights from an Exhumed Subduction Complex on Syros Island, Greece

2nd Place: Sarah George: Testing Models of Orogenic Development in Ecuador: Multiproxy Provenance Analysis of the Hinterland Cuenca Basin

Honorable Mention: Rachel Bernard: Plagioclase-dominated Seismic Anisotropy in the Eastern Mojave Lower Crust

LATE-CAREER MASTER’S STUDENT

1st Place: Evelin Gutiérrez: Provenance and Geochronological Insights into Late Cretaceous Paleogene Foreland Basin Development in the Sub-Andean Zone and Oriente Basin of Ecuador

2nd Place: Sean Bader: Missing Well Log Data Interpolation and Semiautomatic Seismic Well Ties Using Data Matching Techniques

UNDERGRADUATE SEBASTIAN MUNOZ EXPLAINS HIS WORK TO GRADUATE STUDENT SAM ROBBINS

Honorable Mention: Scott Eckley: Honorable Mention: 3-D Textural and Geochemical Analyses on Carbonado Diamond: Insights from Pores and the Minerals Within Them

EARLY-CAREER GRADUATE STUDENT

1st Place: Brandon Shuck: Constraints on Mantle Dynamics During Jurassic Rifting in the ENAM Area from Seismic and Petrological Modeling of the Oldest Oceanic Crust

2nd Place: Carolyn Tewksbury-Christle: Rheological Properties and Heterogeneities Along the Down-Dip Extent of a Subduction Megathrust: Insights from the Condrey Mountain Schist, Northern California

Honorable Mention: Kelly Olsen: Development of a Shallow Decollement Along the South-Central Chile Margin from 2-D Seismic Reflection Data

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

1st Place: Sebastian Munoz: Heat Transport in the Streambed of a Large Regulated River

2nd Place: Elizabeth Davis: Pyroclastic Flows from Mount St. Helens: The Effects of Topography on Flow Behavior and Deposition on the Leeward Slope

Honorable Mention: Jordan Oefinger: Evidence of Possible Ocean Acidification at the Paleocene-Early Eocene Boundary Recorded in the Adriatic Carbonate Platform

BEST REPRESENTED RESEARCH GROUP

1st Place: Whitney Behr Research Group
2nd Place: Brian Horton Research Group