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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
   
    Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth and Planetary Sciences


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Hap McSween, Interim Department Head
Chris Fedo, Director of Graduate Studies

Professors
Broadhead, T.A. (Director, UT Undergraduate Academic Advancement), PhD – Iowa
Dunne, W.M. (Associate Dean), PhD – Bristol (UK)
Engel, A.S. (Jones Professor), PhD – Texas
Fedo, C.M. (Carden Professor), PhD – Virginia Tech
Hatcher, Jr., R.D. (UT Distinguished Scientist, Emeritus), PhD – Tennessee
Hazen, T. (Governor’s Chair), PhD – Wake Forest
Kah, L.C. (Walker Professor), PhD – Harvard
McKay, L.D. (Jones Professor), PhD – Waterloo
McKinney, M.L., PhD – Yale
McSween, H.Y. (Distinguished Professor of Science, Emeritus), PhD – Harvard
Moersch, J.E., PhD – Cornell
Perfect, E., PhD – Cornell

Associate Professors
Jessup, M.J., PhD – Virginia Tech
McCanta, M.C., PhD – Brown
Sumrall, C.D., PhD – Texas
Romaniello, S.J., PhD – Arizona State
Szynkiewicz, A.A., PhD – Wroclaw

Assistant Professors
Dygert, N.J., PhD – Brown
Steen, A., PhD – UNC (Chapel Hill)
Thomson, B.J., PhD – Brown

Majors, Degrees
Geology Major, MS   
Geology Major, PhD  

 

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences offers both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a major in geology. Individuals interested in these programs should contact the Director of graduate admissions in the department and the faculty most closely related to the applicant’s research interests for information and application procedures.

Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics and Data Science Program (IGSDSP)

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences participates in the intercollegiate graduate statistics and data science program (IGSDSP). Any student pursuing a master’s or PhD with a major in Geology can receive a minor in statistics by completing the appropriate IGSDSP requirements. For additional information, see the description of the statistics minor in the catalog listed under Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics and Data Science Minor  or the program’s website. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences also contributes courses to the IGSDSP program curriculum.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Computational Science (IGMCS)

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences participates in the interdisciplinary graduate minor in computational science (IGMCS) program. Any student pursuing a master’s or PhD with a major in geology can receive a minor in computational science by completing the appropriate IGMCS requirements. For additional information, see the description of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Computational Science  listed under the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science or visit the IGMCS website. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences also contributes courses to the IGMCS program curriculum.

Watershed Minor

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences participates in the interdisciplinary Watershed Minor  for graduate students. Any student pursuing a master’s or PhD with a major in geology, who completes the appropriate requirements, can receive a Watershed minor. For additional information, see the description of the Interdisciplinary Watershed Graduate Minor on their website. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences also contributes courses to the Watershed program curriculum.

 

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