Mrinal Sen, UTIG interim-Director, Professor and Jackson Chair in Applied Seismology, has been awarded the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) at their annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. The award which was announced in May, is given to the person who in the unanimous opinion of the SEG Honors and […]
The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) has dedicated proceedings of Expedition 367/368 to Dr. Kirk D. McIntosh, who passed away in 2017. Kirk was a marine seismologist and Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Geophysics and worked closely with IODP. He played a key role in founding the South China Sea expeditions and continued […]
A great new study in Nature Scientific Reports links melting glaciers and large tsunamis. The team included University of Texas Institute for Geophysics‘ Steffen Saustrup (left) Sean Gulick (second from left) and Naoma McCall (center). Read more here.
UTIG Director Terry Quinn has been appointed as the National Science Foundation Division Director for the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) effective Monday, July 23, 2018. “It has been an honor to serve as UTIG director over the past nine years,” Quinn said. “I am honored to have had a small role in the great history […]
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, […]