In August, The University of Texas at Austin hired Demian Saffer to be the new director of the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. His full time appointment as UTIG’s director begins Jan. 1, 2020. According to Demian Saffer, geophysics is more than a scientific pursuit. It’s a solution. “If you want to know whether there’s […]
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Stories and updates from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics.
Work by researchers from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics has been ranked among this year’s top research by the Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). Out of over a thousand papers presented at the society’s annual meeting in San Antonio, those by Zeyu Zhao and Reetam Biswas were judged by members to be among […]
The first day of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting can be an overwhelming experience for those attending the world’s largest scientific gathering for the first time. After arriving in the packed San Francisco convention hall on Monday morning, Victoria Moreno, an undergraduate student at The University of Texas at El Paso admits she […]
When Sara Hanan Chowdhury arrived in San Francisco earlier this week, she brought feelings of excitement and anticipation at seeing one of the world’s best-known cities in a country she was visiting for the first time. “Everybody dreams of visiting the U.S.,” she said. “I was really excited when I arrived.” Chowdhury also brought with […]
The final UTIG seminar of the Fall semester is reserved for graduate students to practice their presentations for AGU Fall. This year’s practice talks will be given by UTIG grad students Xian Wu, Kelly Olsen and Janaki Vamaraju. We asked each student to give us a sneak-preview into what they’ll be talking about and why […]