- Office: 205 Natural History Building
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- Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; planetary sciences; 1971.
- M.S., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; geological sciences; 1967.
- B.S., Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, physics/mathematics, 1960-64; magna cum laude with honors in physics; Phi Beta Kappa.
Geological physics, nonlinear processes and nonlinear data analysis, stability and sustainability. Geological physics interests include: planetary sciences; geological fluid dynamics-including geothermal, epithermal, and volcanic environments; solid-state geophysics and mineral thermodynamics; shock wave physics; river hydraulics and river environments; theoretical modeling of processes with supercomputers.
Teaching / Courses TAUGHT
- prior to UIUC: Physical Geology (Introductory), Astrogeology, Stratigraphic and Field Geology, Thermodynamics of Crystals, High Pressure Geophysics and Impact Processes Seminar, Geothermics, Physics of Volcanoes, Advanced Geological Fluid Dynamics, Geological Fluid Dynamics, Hydrodynamics in Geology, Controversy in Geology--The K-T Boundary Event as an Example
* Challenges to a Sustainable Future, Spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010.
* Geomorphology, (with Steve Marshak) Spring 2004.
* Geological Fluid Dynamics, Fall, 2006, 2007, Spring 2011.