DGS student work featured on the cover of the journal Mathematics!

Doctoral student Bingqing Lu (adviser Dr. Yong Zhang) published a paper in the Journal of Mathematics ( and the editorial office had selected one of her manuscript images for the cover of the issue. Congratulation Bingqing!  

Dr. Robinson and her research in the news

Take time and check out the last news about Dr. Delores Robinson’s research on oil and gas exploration in northeast Pakistan:

Attention Prospective Graduate Students for Fall 2018!

Note that, although graduate application review at DGS begins January 15 for TA/RA support, applications will be considered after this date. Self-funded, scholarship/fellowship, and International Applications must be completed by March 15.

Greg Gushurst (MS student) receives ExxonMobil Fellowship

Greg Gushurst, MS student who works with Dr. Mahatsente, was recently accepted into a geophysics short course at ExxonMobil’s Houston campus in Texas. This opportunity was made available after he was selected from a previous ExxonMobil short course he attended in Georgia where he was tasked with evaluating the hydrocarbon potential of a reservoir. This next

Christine Bassett wins the 3MT finals!

The Department of Geological Sciences stole two of the trophies at the Three Minute Thesis Finals last evening (November 13th)! Christine Bassett brought the gold home and Kaydee West was placed 4th. Way to go, GEO-girls! You can see Christine’s presentation here.

Attention Prospective Graduate Students: Lindahl Ph.D. and M.S. Scholarships available at DGS

The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences seeks highly qualified Ph.D. and M.S. students with specializations in topics that complement faculty research interests. Exceptional Ph.D. students will receive Research or Teaching Assistantships and a Lindahl Scholarship totaling $22,000 for a nine-month appointment. The University of Alabama covers the cost of non-resident tuition and fee

Dr. Fred Andrus presents at the Fall Seminar Series at DISL

Tune in for a live stream ( presentation by Dr. Fred Andrus tomorrow, Thursday, September 14th at 1:30PM. Dr. Adrus will talk about “Developing New Sclerochronologycal Proxies of Ancient Growth and Climate: Geochemistry of Coralline Algae, Sub-arctic Clams, and Ice-age Oysters.”