Studies the interior of planets, specifically terrestrial bodies like Earth, the Moon, Mars, and Mercury.
High Temperature Geochemistry
Understanding the chemical processes affecting minerals, water, and air at high temperatures and pressures, typically deep below earth's surface.
Centers, Labs, and Programs
Specializing in high-precision isotopic analyses, elemental abundances, and petrology. Our main areas of research are in the fields of cosmochemistry and mantle and crustal geochemistry.
Colleen Petrik and Vashan Wright are among the most recent faculty hir...