Curriculum Vitae

 

Scott A. Wipperfurth

Graduate Student

Department of Geology, University of Maryland-College Park

Office: CHEM 1225b ● Email: swipp@umd.edu

Website: http://www.geol.umd.edu/~swipp/

 

Updated: November. 2017

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D, University of Maryland-College Park, May 2019 expected

    Adviser: William F. McDonough

    Project:  Crustal heat production and the estimated geoneutrino signal

 

B.Sc., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Geology, May 2014

     Adviser: Phillip D. Ihinger

     Project:  Characterization and Analysis of Hydrothermal Quart Crystals using FTIR Analysis

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Strati, V., Wipperfurth, S.A., Baldoncini, M., Mantovani, F., and McDonough, W.F., 2017, Perceiving the crust in 3D: a model integrating geological, geochemical, and geophysical data, Geochemistry, Geophysyics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2017GC007067

 

Šrámek, O., Roskovec, B., Wipperfurth, S.A., Xi, Y., and McDonough, W.F., 2016, Revealing the Earth's mantle from the tallest mountains using the Jinping Neutrino Experiment: Scientific Reports, 6, 33034. doi: 10.1038/srep33034

 

Baldoncini, M., Strati, V., Wipperfurth, S.A., Ricci, B., McDonough, W.F., Mantovani, F., and Fiorentini, G., 2016, Geoneutrinos and reactor antineutrinos at SNO+: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 718, 062003.  doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/718/6/062003

 

Li, V.A., Dorril, R., Duvall, M.J, Koblanski, J., Negrashov, S., Sakai, M., Wipperfurth, S.A., Engel, K., Jocher, G.R., Learned, J.G., Macchiarulo, L., Matsuno, S., McDonough, W.F., Mumm, H.P., Murillo, J., Nishimura, K., Rosen, M., Usman, S.M., Varner, G.S., 2016, Invited Article: miniTimeCube: AIP Review of Scientific Instruments, 87, 021301.  doi: 10.1063/1.4942243

 

 

 

AWARDS/HONORS/FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

 

2017: UMD Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Grant ($600)

2017: UMD International Conference Student Support Award

2017: NSF-East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes (+ JSPS Summer Program) Fellowship w/ U-Tohoku, Japan ($5,400 + ‎¥‎ 534,000)

    -- Re-evaluation of heat production in near-field crust surrounding the KamLAND detector

2016: Department of Energy/National Institute for Nuclear Physics Summer Exchange Program Fellowship w/ U-Ferrara, Italy (€5,000)

     -- Geochemical analysis and creation of SNO+ geologic model

2016: UMD Graduate School Summer Research Fellowship ($5,000)

     -- Collection and analysis of samples collected around Sudbury, Canada

2016: UMD International Conference Student Support Award

2014: UMD Deans Fellowship ($5,000)

2014: Excellence Award – UW-Eau Claire Dept. of Geology

2014: Excellence in Departmental Service – UW-Eau Claire Dept. of Geology

2014: Myers/Willis Field Camp Scholarship ($500)

 

 

 

TALKS

 

2017

Charles University, Department of Geophysics, Constructing a global crustal heat production model: A merger of geochemistry and geophysics. (Nov. 15 Prague, Czech Republic)

 

IAG-IASPEI Kobe Meeting, Lithospheric heat production: Mantle heat flux from Vs variations. (July 30 – Aug. 4 Kobe, Japan)

 

Continental Margin in South China: Multidisciplinary frontiers in Neutrino Science, Perceiving the crust in 3D: A model integrating geological, geochemical, and geophysical data. (July 21-23 Beijing, China)

 

 

2016

International Workshop: Neutrino Research and Thermal Evolution of the Earth, How can heat flow heat up geoneutrino science? (Oct. 25-27 Kusatsu, Japan)

 

SNOLAB, Estimating the far-field continental geoneutrino signal. (May 26 Sudbury, Canada)

 

University of Ferrara, Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, Estimating the continental geoneutrino signal. (March 17 Ferrara, Italy)

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Primary Editor of Wikipedia Page: /wiki/Inverse Beta Decay

 

 

SERVICE

 

2017: Hosted kindergarten class at UMD for geology presentation/rock show-and-tell

2016: Geologic outreach at Lakeland Elementary/Middle School (Maryland)

2016: Judge at Chesapeake Lighthouse Foundation STEM Fair (Maryland)

2015: Geologic outreach for Career Day at Seaton Elementary School (Washington, D.C.)

2013: Hosted screening of “Switch”, a documentary on renewable energy with ~150 person attendance (Eau Claire)

2013: Organized geology education booth for STEM days at Eau Claire County Fair, which is now an annual booth (Eau Claire)

 

 

TEACHING

 

2017: GEOL 110 Physical Geology Laboratory

     -- Two laboratory sections of introductory course in Geology

2016-2017: Field Camp Preparation Course

     -- Instructors: Scott A. Wipperfurth and Allison Greaney

     -- Introduction to field methods for undergraduate students (4 lectures)

     -- Initiative created/led by Al Greaney and myself

2015-2016: GEOL 342 Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (TA)

     -- Instructors: Dr. J. Alan Kaufman and Dr. John Merck

     -- Weekly three-hour laboratory + two field exercises

2014-2015: GEOL 444 Low Temperature Geochemistry (TA)

     -- Instructor: Dr. James Farquhar

     -- Weekly three-hour wet chemistry laboratory

 

 

 

 

SUMMER/WINTER SCHOOLS ATTENDED

2017, 9-12 Jan.: Core-Mantle Coevolution: Origin and Evolution of Deep Primordial Reservoirs. Kusatsu, Japan (website)

 

2016, 11-21 July: Summer Institute: Using Particle Physics to Understand and Image the Earth. L’Aquila, Italy. (website)

 

2015, 28 Sept. – 0 Oct.: Doctoral Training: Internal Earth – Asthenosphere and Lithosphere.  Les Houche, France. (website)

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

 

Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO)

Geological Society of America (GSA)

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Geological Society of Washington (GSW)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

 

POSTERS/ABSTRACTS

*students

 

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Brennan, D.T., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, High-Resolution FTIR spectroscopic characterization of tessin quartz; Canton Ticino, Switzerland: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., v. , n. , p.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Johnson, A.C., *Lindblad, T.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, High resolution FTIR characterization of growth evolution from quartz crystals sampled at Windgällenhütte, Switzerland: University of Wisconsin-System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Abstracts, Milwuakee, WI, v. 13, p. 131.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, Serpentine dehydration and the mobility of europium: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts and Programs, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 22, p. 72.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Stuntz, G.T., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, Controlled pressure release in rapid-quench cold-seal experimental apparatus: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts and Programs, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 22, p. 72.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Johnson, A.C., *Lindblad, A.C., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, 3-Dimensional mapping of hydrous impurities in a single quartz crystal sampled at Windgällenhütte, Switzerland: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts and Programs, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 22, p. 71.

 

*Johnson, A.C., *Wipperfurth, S.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2014, High-resolution infrared characterization of hydrothermal quartz: toward identifying the chemical signature of varying fluid regimes within the Swiss Alps: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts and Programs, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 22, p. 71.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Lindblad, T.A., *Johnson, A.C., and Ihinger, P.D., 2013, Tracking growth evolution in contemporaneous hydrothermal quartz: high resolution FTIR characterization of crystals sampled at Windgällenhütte, Switzerland: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, v. 45, n. 7, p. 594.

 

*Johnson, A.C., *Lindblad, T.A., *Wipperfurth, S.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2013, Chemical fingerprint of hydrothermal quartz crystals sampled along a traverse across the Swiss Alps: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, v. 45, n. 7, p. 594.

 

*Johnson, A.C., *Wipperfurth, S.A., *Lindblad, T.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2013, Chemical fingerprint of quartz crystals sampled along a metamorphic gradient across the Swiss Alps: Provost’s Honors Symposium for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Abstracts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 1, p. 13.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., *Johnson, A.C., *Lindblad, T.A., and Ihinger, P.D., 2013, Chemical fingerprint of quartz crystals sampled across the lepontine zone in the Swiss Alps: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 21, p. 64.

 

*Lindblad, T.A., *Wipperfurth, S.A., *Johnson, A.C., and Ihinger, P.D., 2013, Chemical fingerprint of quartz crystals sampled at Windgällenhütte, Switzerland: Celebration and Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 21, p. 64.

 

*Wipperfurth, S.A., Ihinger, P.D., and Ferguson, J.W., 2013, A new sample preparation technique for measuring REE abundances in carbonate-rich silicate rocks: safer, faster, cheaper: Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Abstracts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, v. 21, p. 67.

 

 

 

 

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