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EAS Newsletter

A Newsletter for EAS Alumni, Friends, Faculty, Students and Staff

The goal of the newsletter is to keep the EAS community informed of new initiatives, opportunities, and successes of our students, faculty and staff. Recurring segments include Student Spotlights, Awards and Honors, EAS Events, and the Chair’s Welcome. The newsletter is issued each fall and spring semester.

Current Issue


  • Chair’s Welcome
  • Awards & Honors
    • Dr. Leon Thomsen Elected to National Academy of Engineering
    • Dr. James Flynn Named Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors
    • Graduate Students Presley Greer, Abraham Okayli Masaryk, Sui Jia, Sara Rojas, and Hadi Zanganeh Kia Awarded EAS Student Research Grants in Fall 2022
  • Student Spotlight
    • EAS has Excellent Showing at Geological Society of America Meeting
    • Doctoral Student Veronica Guzman Develops New Methods to Show Wastewater-induced Seismicity Caused by Increase in Pore Pressure
    • Geology Undergraduate Jarely Mendez Wins Research Fellowship with the National Energy Technology Laboratory
    • Doctoral Student Ruby Patterson Wins College-Level Three-Minute Thesis Competition
    • Recent Ph.D. Graduate Sriharsha Thoram Studies True Polar Wander on IODP Expedition in Southern Atlantic Ocean
  • Meet Our New Faculty and Staff
  • EAS Student Body Committee Welcomes All New Students to the Department
  • Fossil Hunting along the Brazos River with GeoSociety
  • SUPPORT OUR STUDENTS: Matching Gift Opportunity Will Fund Transfer Student Scholarships
  • PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Conjugate Basins, Tectonics and Hydrocarbons Project at UH
  • EAS Events