Profiles in "Petrology" Expertise Area

  • Hervig uses the elemental and isotopic chemistry of earth and extraterrestrial materials to deduce their origin and evolution. The main analytical tool he uses is secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS).
  • Melanie Barboni is an isotope geochemist/igneous petrologist whose research focuses on understanding magmatic systems, both on Earth and other planetary bodies.
  • Jisoo (she/her) is a physical volcanologist and petrologist primarily advised by Dr. Amanda Clarke.
  • Mara is a Faculty Associate. Her work studies the influence of shock on 40Ar/39Ar ages, likely exoplanet mantle petrology using stellar abundance observation, and civic engagement in government agency science prioritization.
  • Daman is an experimental and analytical geo-/cosmochemist who studies the formation and evolution of rocky bodies in the early solar system using high-pressure temperature experiments, isotope geochemistry, and meteorites.