Saswata Hier-Majumder

Assistant Professor



Magma nanotube.

Congratulations Dr. Drombosky
April, 2014
Tyler Drombosky successfully defended his thesis on April 4th, 2014. In his doctoral dissertation, Tyler developed a novel technique for modeling microstructure in deforming, partially molten rocks at the base of the Earth's tectonic plates. Tyler will move on to work at Luminal.

Links to old news from our group.

Subsurface ocean in Triton.

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We are interested in the dynamics and evolution of the deep interior of the Earth and other planets. Currently, the members of our group are working on a number of different projects including developing new numerical tools to model multiphase flow, structure and dynamics of melt reservoirs at the core-mantle boundary, physical properties of partially molten rocks, interaction between deformation and melt migration, coupled thermal and orbital evolution of planets, and chemical signature of fluid flow during contact metamorphism of crustal rocks.
We are always looking for new undergraduate and graduate members of the group. We also welcome collaboration with high school science teachers from Montgomery and Prince George's county schools.

Contact information:
Office: CSS3102
Lab: CSS3256
Phone: 301-405-6979/3024 (office/lab)
Direct Fax: 301-314-7970
Dept. Fax: 301-314-9661
Mailing Address:
Department of Geology, University of Maryland
237 Regents Drive, College Park, MD-20742