UTIG Ph.D. student Catherine Ross just returned from a conference and trip to the field in Mexico. She shares more about her research and what she enjoys most about being at UTIG. Degree working towards and anticipated graduation date: Ph.D., 2021 What led you to study at UTIG for your Ph.D.? The project, the people,… Continue Reading Meet the UTIG Student: Catherine Ross
The UTIG Geophysics Blog
Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Pop-Up Institutes are a Vice President for Research initiative that supports interdisciplinary teams of UT Austin researchers. Each team spends the academic year preparing for a burst of activity focused on a specific area of research. Their Institute then ‘pops up’ for one summer month, providing dedicated resources, time and space for researchers across campus to combine… Continue Reading UTIG hosts Pop-Up Institute
Rob Porritt, a UTIG postdoc, along with three UT Geology undergraduate students traveled to the Mojave desert in California in May to deploy 19 broadband seismic sensors. All were successfully placed over the course of six arduous days in the desert. “This was by far the hardest deployment I’ve ever done,” said Rob. “We stressed… Continue Reading From the Field: Installing Seismic Sensors in the Mojave Desert
Every year UTIG takes time to recognize our staff and students at a luncheon. There we celebrate all that we accomplished this year, share stories and photos of our field work, and recognize outstanding staff. This year we honored the following people for their time at UTIG and their outstanding research. Staff Service Awards: Dan… Continue Reading End of the Year Celebration
Mrinal K. Sen, UTIG Associate director, professor, and Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology, will be recognized with the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) at their annual meeting in October. The award is presented to the person who in the unanimous opinion of the SEG Honors and Awards Committee and… Continue Reading Mrinal Sen to Receive SEG’s Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal in October