My students, colleagues, and I use analytical and geochemical tools to understand how some of Earth's surface environments work and what the fate of chemicals is in such environments. We have excellent analytical capabilities within our program, including an ICP-MS, a GC-MS, a TOC-analyzer, an ion chromatograph, a water isotope analyzer, and an accelerated microwave digester. We also have access to an HPLC, an LC-MS, and other instrumentation through our research partners. Our student researchers, both graduate and undergraduate, have complete access to the instrumentation and usually help in maintaining the instrumentation.

I am always looking for passionate undergraduate and graduate students that are interested in participating in research. Contact me at any time to discuss various opportunities.


Some specific research interests:


Some of the instrumentation and facilities available within the Geology department.


Some of our student researchers at work.