Geosciences Joint Faculty, Emeritus Faculty, and Affliates

Joint Faculty

Bangerth, Wolfgang Photo

Wolfgang Bangerth

wolfgang.bangerth@colostate.edu

Professor, Dept of Mathematics

Phone: (970) 491-8631, Office: 214 Weber

Numerical analysis, scientific computing, mathematical software

Tim Covino

Tim Covino

tim.covino@colostate.edu

Assistant Professor Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Phone: (970) 491-2236, Office: Nesb A126C

Watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry, movement of water, elements, and energy through landscapes.

Steven Fassnacht

Steven Fassnacht

steven.fassnacht@colostate.edu

Professor, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Phone: (970) 491-5454, Office: Nesb B260

Snow Hydrology, Climate Impacts on Water Resources

Stephanie Kampf

Stephanie Kampf

stephanie.kampf@colostate.edu

Associate Professor Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Hydrology

Georgiev

Svetoslav Georgiev

svetoslav.georgiev@colostate.edu

Airie Program, Research Scholar, AIRIE

Melinda Laituri

Melinda Laituri

melinda.laituri@colostate.edu

Professor, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Hydrology and Geography

Lee MacDonald

Lee MacDonald

lee.macdonald@colostate.edu

Professor Emeritus, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Phone: (970) 491-6109, office: Nesb B221

Stein, Holly

Holly Stein

holly.stein@colostate.edu

Director, AIRIE Program, Senior Research Scientist & Professor

Phone: (970) 491-4318

Founding director of the externally-funded AIRIE Program, geologist and isotope geochemist.

Emeritus Faculty

Frank G. Etheridge, Emeritus Faculty

Frank Ethridge

Professor Emeritus

Frank joined the Colorado State University faculty in 1975 and continues to enrich the geosciences department as an active professor emeritus.

Phone: (970) 226-0350, Email

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Eric Erslev

Professor Emeritus

I am a structural geologist with interests in Laramide tectonics, fault-related folding, fabric analysis and Rocky Mountain geology in general.

970-231-2654

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Tommy Thompson

Professor Emeritus

My interests are focused on exploration and production of gold, silver, copper, lead, &/or zinc ore deposits after 47.5 years as a professor of economic geology at four universities.

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Affiliates

Name

Affiliation

Education

Harley Benz

Scientist in Charge, U.S. Geological Survey Nat’l. Earthquake Center. Sponsor: Rick Aster (10/21)

PhD, University of Utah

Eric Leland Bilderback

Geomorphologist, Geologic Hazards & Disturbed Lands, Geologic Resources Division, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, National Park Service. Sponsor: Sara Rathburn (12/19)

PhD, University of Canterbury-Christchurch; MS, Western Washington University-Bellingham; BA, Colorado College-Colorado Springs

Jeremy Caves Rugenstein

Post Doc Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg) and Senckenberg Institute (Frankfurt), Geosciences Assistant Professor – Starting Fall 2020 Sponsor: Rick Aster (9/20)

PhD. Earth System Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Joel Cubley

Instructor and Geological Technology Program Coordinator, Yukon College, Canada. Sponsor: Rick Aster (8/22)

PhD, University of Calgary

Kenneth Dueker

Associate Professor, University of Wyoming-Laramie. Sponsor: Rick Aster (12/21)

PhD, University of Oregon-Eugene; BS, Whitman College-Walla Walla

David Dust

CSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Alum currently servings as Research Assistant and Program Aid.  Sponsor: Rick Aster/Sara Rathburn (12/21)

PhD, Colorado State University; MS, Arizona State University; BS, Humboldt State University

Neil Fishman

Senior Geologic Advisor, Hess Corporation, Houston.  Sponsor: Sven Egenhoff (9/21)

MS Sedimentary Petrology, University of Colorado

Jonathan Friedman

Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey Fort Collins Science Center.  Sponsor: Sara Rathburn  (7/21)

PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder; MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Svetoslav Georgiev

AIRIE Program, Research Associate IV.  Sponsor: Holly Stein, AIRIE Program (3/22)

PhD Earth Sciences, Institute of Isotope Geology and Mineral Resources, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland

Vineet Gosswami

Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India.  Sponsor: Holly Stein (10/22)

PhD, Earth Sciences Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India with Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, India

Ethan Marshal Greene

Director, Colorado Avalanche Information Center.  Sponsor: Steven Fassnacht (8/20)

PhD and MS, Colorado State University; BS, University of Utah

James Hagadorn

Tim and Kathryn Ryan Curator of Geology, Dept of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  (5/22)

PhD and MS, Colorado State University; BS, University of Utah

Øyvind Hammer

Associate Professor, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway.  Sponsor: Holly Stein, AIRIE Program (3/22)

PhD Paleontology, University of Oslo, Norway

Dario Harazim

Technical Geologist, ETC Seal and Trap Team, Chevron Energy Technology Company. Sponsor: Sven Egenhoff (12/19)

PhD Geology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL Canada

Eric Harmsen

Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Department of Agricultural Engineering. (10/21)

PhD Geology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL Canada

Ed Harvey

Supervisory hydrologist and chief of the U.S National Park Service Water Resources Division. Sponsor: Bill Sanford (1/22)

PhD Geology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL Canada

Christopher Hiemstra

Research Physical Scientist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL).  Sponsor: Steven Fassnacht (1/20)

PhD and MS, University of Wyoming-Laramie; BS, Creighton University-Omaha

Kenneth S. Hughes

Dept of Geology, University of Puerto Rico.  Sponsor: Sean Gallen (1/22)

PhD, North Carolina State University

Antun Husinec

Associate Professor, Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. Sponsor: Sven Egenhoff (12/20)

PhD, University of Zagreb (Croatia); Fulbright Postdoc, Virginia Tech

Yvette Kuiper

Associate Professor Structural Geology, Field Geology, Geochronology; Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Colorado School of Mines (5/20)

Ph.D., Geology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada; M.Sc., Geology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Scott McCoy

Asst Profesor, Dept of Geological Sciences and Engineering, Univeristy of Nevada, Reno.  (5/22)

Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, Geological Sciences

Frank J. Pazzaglia

Professor, Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University. Sponsor: Sean Gallen  (10/22)

Ph.D. Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University

Robert Porritt

Geophysicist, University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics.  Sponsor: Derek Schutt & Rick Aster (2/21)

Phd Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley

Mike Prior

Post Doc Researcher.  Sponsor: John Singleton (5/20)

Phd Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley

Jeremy Caves Rugenstein

Land in the Earth System, MPI-Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany

Phd Earth System Science, Stanford University-Stanford, CA

Sandra Ryan-Burkett

USFS Rocky Mtn, Research Station Research Geomorphologist.  Sponsor: Sara Rathburn (6/19)

PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder; MA, Oregon State University-Corvallis; BA, State University of New York-Plattsburgh

Dan Scott

Post-Doc, University of Washington.  Sponsor: Ellen Wohl (9/21)

PhD, Geosciences Colorado State University

Michael Scott

Adjunct Faculty, Watershed Sciences Department, Utah State, University, Logan, UT.  Sponsor: Sara Rathburn (11/30/21)

PhD Ecology, Michigan State University

Joe Sertich

Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, Department of Earth Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  Sponsor: Sara Rathburn (5/22)

PhD and MS, Stony Brook University; MS, University of Utah; BS, Colorado State University

Graham Sexstone

USGS, Denver. Sponsor: Steven Fassnacht (10/21)

Roger Steininger

CGO and Director, Nulegacy Cold Corp. Sponsor: Rick Aster

PhD, Geology, Colorado State University

Robert Stollar

Science and Research Liaison, Regenesis Management Group; CSU Geosciences Advisory Council.
Sponsor: Rick Aster (6/21)

MS Geology, Colorado State University

Ghana Tripathy

AIRIE Group.  Sponsor: Holly Stein (12/19)

PhD

David Wald

US Geological Survey,  Sponsor: Derek Schutt (11/21)

Edward Warner

Geologist and Philanthropist; CSU Geosciences Advisory Council. Sponsor: Rick Aster (6/21)

Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Colorado State University; MS, UCLA; BS, Colorado State University