2021 Newsletter: Awards & Honors
December 27, 2021
Jackson School of Geosciences researchers are regularly among the most honored in their field. Check out some of the top awards highlighted in the 2021 Newsletter.
For a list of all awards earned by Jackson School researchers, students and staff see the 2021 Awards list.
2021’s Penrose Medal went to UTIG research professor, Ian Dalziel for his role piecing together the geologic history of the Andes, Antarctica and Earth’s supercontinental past. Read more >>
UTIG’s Thorsten Becker was recognized for scientific contributions and leadership in the lithospheric community. Read more >>
Assistant Professor Timothy Goudge earned a prestigious early career award to support further collaborative research in planetary sciences. Read more >>
The bureau’s director Scott Tinker was recognized for his tireless energy outreach, informing the public of the role energy plays in their lives and those of others around the world. Read more >>
Ashley Matheney, an assistant professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, was awarded an NSF Early Career award, along with five years of research funding to study how trees store water. Read more >>
For years, scientists who study geologic time have relied on Professor Richard Ketcham‘s software and computer modeling tools. In 2021, his contributions to the field of thermochronology were recognized with the Martin Dodson Prize. Read more >>
The Environment Defense Fund selected Assistant Professor Geeta Persad among the world’s top rising talents in climate leadership. Read more >>
In February 2021, the Jackson School’s Graduate Student Executive Committee hosted its 10th Annual Research Symposium. Read more >>