Department Directory

Department Chair: Dr. James Farquhar

The Department of Geology is located in four buildings on campus:


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Name Title Office Phone # Email
Almas, Kiran Shahood Graduate Student CHEM 0206C kalmas [at] umd [dot] edu
Arévalo, Ricardo Associate Professor PHY 2332 (301) 405-5352 rarevalo [at] umd [dot] edu
Ash, Richard D. Research Scientist CHEM 0227B (301) 405-7504 rdash [at] umd [dot] edu
Bader, James Graduate Student CHEM 1210B jabader [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Bardyn, Anaïs Post-Doctoral Associate PHY 2334 abardyn [at] umd [dot] edu
Bermingham, Katherine R. Visiting Assistant Professor kberming [at] umd [dot] edu
Bouyon, Amaury Post-Doctoral Associate CHEM 0210B abouyon [at] umd [dot] edu
Braccia, Casey Graduate Student CHEM 1211B cbraccia [at] umd [dot] edu
Brown, Michael Professor CHEM 2229B (301) 405-4080 mbrown [at] umd [dot] edu
Brown, Dorothy A. Program Administration Specialist GEOL 1120 (301) 405-4082 dabrown [at] umd [dot] edu
Cammarano, Fabio Visiting Associate Research Scientist fc [at] geo [dot] ku [dot] dk
Candela, Philip A. Professor Emeritus GEOL 4103 candela [at] umd [dot] edu
Castilla, Silvia Graduate Student GEOL 4101 sccm1705 [at] umd [dot] edu
Centorbi, Tracey L. Lecturer GEOL 3116 tlcento [at] umd [dot] edu
Chiappe, Emily Graduate Student CHEM 0226 echiappe [at] umd [dot] edu
Cottrell, Elizabeth Adjunct Professor cottrelle [at] si [dot] edu
Dottin, James W. Assistant Professor (Beginning January 2024) CHEM 0206A jdottin [at] umd [dot] edu
Evans, Michael N. Professor CHEM 1212B (301) 405-8763 mnevans [at] umd [dot] edu
Farcy, Benjamin Post-Doctoral Associate PHY 2330 bfarcy [at] umd [dot] edu
Farquhar, James Distinguished University Professor and Chair CHEM 0217B (301) 405-5043 jfarquha [at] umd [dot] edu
Fei, Yingwei Adjunct Professor fei [at] gl [dot] ciw [dot] edu
Fernandez, Julianne M. Post-Doctoral Associate CHEM 1217B jmfernz [at] umd [dot] edu
Finlayson, Valerie Post-Doctoral Associate CHEM 0222 vfinlays [at] umd [dot] edu
Galella, Joseph Graduate Student CHEM 1211A jgalella [at] umd [dot] edu
Gansler, Kathryn Graduate Student CHEM 1223A ganslerk [at] umd [dot] edu
Gatewood, Bernadette Business Manager ATL 3417 (301) 314-2785 gatewood [at] atmos [dot] umd [dot] edu
Ha, Goeun Graduate Student CHEM 1210B goeunh [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Haghnegahdar, Mojhgan A. Post-Doctoral Associate CHEM 0210B mojhganh [at] umd [dot] edu
Hanna, Ashley M. Graduate Student PHY 2338 ahanna13 [at] umd [dot] edu
Hellmann, Jan Post-Doctoral Associate CHEM 0208 hellmann [at] umd [dot] edu
Helz, George Affiliate Professor Emeritus CHEM 3103 (301) 946-3785 helz [at] umd [dot] edu
Herho, Sandy Graduate Student herho [at] umd [dot] edu
Hoff, Christiana Graduate Student CHEM 0210A ckhoff [at] umd [dot] edu
Holtz, Thomas R. Principal Lecturer GEOL 4106 (301) 405-4084 tholtz [at] umd [dot] edu
Huang, Mong-Han Assistant Professor GEOL 3108 (301) 405-1311 mhhuang [at] umd [dot] edu
Hudson-Rasmussen, Berit Faculty Assistant GEOL 4105 hudsonb [at] umd [dot] edu
Jaross, Elaine Graduate Student GEOL 4108 ejaross [at] umd [dot] edu
Johnson, Tim Visiting Assistant Professor tim.johnson [at] curtin [dot] edu [dot] au
Jones, Shannan Graduate Student GEOL 4104 syjones [at] umd [dot] edu
Karwoski, Todd M. Faculty Specialist GEOL 1115 (301) 405-0084 karwoski [at] umd [dot] edu
Kaufman, Alan Jay Professor CHEM 0217A (301) 405-0395 kaufman [at] umd [dot] edu
Kaushal, Sujay S. Professor CHEM 1225A (301) 405-0454 skaushal [at] umd [dot] edu
Khatib, Aisha Graduate Student GEOL 2112 akhatib1 [at] umd [dot] edu
Kim, Kyle Graduate Student GEOL 2112 kkim1228 [at] umd [dot] edu
Kim, Doyeon Visiting Assistant Professor dk696 [at] cornell [dot] edu
Lathrop, Daniel P. Professor ERF 1201J (301) 405-1594 lathrop [at] umd [dot] edu
Lekić, Vedran Associate Professor GEOL 3113 (301) 405-4086 ved [at] umd [dot] edu
Lindsay-Kaufman, Amelia Graduate Student alindsa2 [at] umd [dot] edu
Maas, Carly Graduate Student CHEM 1221A maascm [at] umd [dot] edu
Magen, Cédric Associate Research Scientist CHEM 0210B (301) 314-1557 cmagen [at] umd [dot] edu
Maguire, Ross rmaguire [at] unm [dot] edu
Malin, Joseph Graduate Student CHEM 1223B joemalin [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Martin, Suzanne Assistant Program Director CHEM 2223B (301) 405-9891 smarti [at] umd [dot] edu
McDonough, William F. Professor CHEM 0223A (301) 405-5561 mcdonoug [at] umd [dot] edu
Merck, John W. Principal Lecturer GEOL 1119 (301) 405-4379 jmerck [at] umd [dot] edu
Montero, Michelle Manager, Administrative Services GEOL 1117 (301) 405-4065 mmontero [at] umd [dot] edu
Montési, Laurent G. J. Professor CHEM 1221B (301) 405-7534 montesi [at] umd [dot] edu
Murtugudde, Raghu Affiliate Professor M Square 3012 (301) 314-2622 ragu [at] essic [dot] umd [dot] edu
Myers, Heidi Graduate Student GEOL 3107 hpm [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Newcombe, Megan E. Assistant Professor GEOL 3106 (301) 405-2783 newcombe [at] umd [dot] edu
Ni, Grace Graduate Student PHY 2330 zni [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Núñez, Karla Graduate Student CHEM 1223A knunez12 [at] terpmail [dot] umd [dot] edu
Patterson, Joanna Accounting Associate GEOL 1120 (301) 405-4365 jpatter1 [at] umd [dot] edu
Penniston-Dorland, Sarah Professor CHEM 0229 (301) 405-6239 sarahpd [at] umd [dot] edu
Peterson, Liam Graduate Student GEOL 2112 ldpete [at] umd [dot] edu
Piccoli, Philip M. Research Scientist GEOL 1109 (301) 405-6966 piccoli [at] umd [dot] edu
Plescia, Jeffrey Adjunct Professor Jeffrey.Plescia [at] jhuapl [dot] edu
Prestegaard, Karen L. Associate Professor GEOL 3117 (301) 405-6982 kpresto [at] umd [dot] edu
Puchtel, Igor S. Research Scientist CHEM 0220 (301) 405-4054 ipuchtel [at] umd [dot] edu
Puchtel, Valentina Faculty Assistant CHEM 0220 (301) 405-5350 vpuchtel [at] umd [dot] edu
Ravi, Rumya Graduate Student CHEM 1223B rravi [at] umd [dot] edu
Ray, Soumya Post-Doctoral Associate soumray [at] umd [dot] edu
Roberts, James Adjunct Assistant Professor James.Roberts [at] jhuapl [dot] edu
Rudnick, Roberta L. Adjunct Emerita Professor rudnick [at] geol [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
Schmerr, Nicholas C. Associate Professor GEOL 3115 (301) 405-4385 nschmerr [at] umd [dot] edu
Shahar, Anat Adjunct Professor ashahar [at] ciw [dot] edu
Shelton, Sydney Graduate Student CHEM 1221A sydneys8 [at] umd [dot] edu
Sherer, June Director of Administrative Services ATL 3407 (301) 405-2435 jsherer [at] atmos [dot] umd [dot] edu
Shubham, Sourabh Graduate Student PHY 2342 sourabh [at] umd [dot] edu
Siegrist, Galt Professor Emeritus g.a.siegrist [at] gmail [dot] com
Smith, Deborah Adjunct Professor dksmith [at] nsf [dot] gov
Stifel, Peter B. Associate Professor Emeritus stifel [at] friend [dot] ly [dot] net
Sun, Jiayang Graduate Student CHEM 1217B jiayangs [at] umd [dot] edu
Sunshine, Jessica Affiliate Professor ATL 1207F (301) 405-1045 jess [at] astro [dot] umd [dot] edu
Taylor, Alexander Graduate Student CHEM 0210A ataylor0 [at] umd [dot] edu
Tornabene, Hope CHEM 0222 hopet [at] umd [dot] edu
Udell-Lopez, Kathrine Graduate Student kudell [at] umd [dot] edu
Varah-Sikes, Cosmo Graduate Student GEOL 2112 cvarahsi [at] umd [dot] edu
Walker, Richard J. Distinguished University Professor CHEM 0228 (301) 405-4089 rjwalker [at] umd [dot] edu
Wike, Linden Graduate Student CHEM 0206C lwike [at] umd [dot] edu
Willhite, Lori Graduate Student CHEM 0226 lnw [at] umd [dot] edu
Williams, Edward Graduate Student CHEM 1223A ewilli17 [at] umd [dot] edu
Wylie, Ann G. Professor Emerita GEOL 1121 (301) 405-4079 awylie [at] umd [dot] edu
Yeagley, Deborah Administrative Assistant II CHEM 0223B (301) 405-2009 dyeagley [at] umd [dot] edu
Zega, Zachary Graduate Student CHEM 1211B zega [at] umd [dot] edu
Zeng, Ning Affiliate Professor ATL 2417 (301) 405-5377 zeng [at] atmos [dot] umd [dot] edu
Zhu, Wenlu Professor CHEM 1210A (301) 405-1831 wzhu [at] umd [dot] edu

Department Rooms

Room Location Point of Contact
Rock Preparation and Mineral Separation Labs CHEM 0212, CHEM 0234
Geochemistry Conference Room CHEM 0215 Reservations
Sample Preparatory Labs CHEM 0219, CHEM 0221 Inquiries: Igor Puchtel
Senior's Room CHEM 1215 Teaching Schedule
Conference Room CHEM 2223C Reservations
Photocopy, Mailroom GEOL 1118
Freshman Geology Lab GEOL 2106
Geology Majors Lab I GEOL 2107
Geology Majors Lab II GEOL 2117
Museum GEOL 2118 Reservations
Storage GEOL 4112 Inquiries: Philip Piccoli
Rock Storage Facility Jull Hall 1108