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Philip A. Candela

Professor Emeritus
Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical School

Ph.D. Harvard University, 1982


GEO 4103
Geology Building
8000 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742

Fax: (301) 314-9661

candela [at] umd [dot] edu

Research Interests

Thermodynamics and mass transfer dynamics of magmatic-hydrothermal systems; mineral and resource economics; the role of markets in society; the geology and physical chemistry of shale gas and shale oil extraction; experimental studies of geological materials in the Earth’s upper crust; asbestos geology; mineral deposits in the Appalachians; the formation of granites