Vanderbilt EES Professor Ralf Bennartz to Lead NASA Mission to Study Ice Clouds
May. 25, 2023—Vanderbilt has been chosen to lead a NASA satellite mission, supported by a grant of up to $37 million, aimed at better understanding Earth’s high-altitude ice clouds. Ralf Bennartz, Stevenson Chair and professor of earth and environmental sciences, will lead the mission, which will underscore Vanderbilt’s cutting-edge contributions to comprehending our planet’s climate. You can read...
EES Professor Lin Meng Receives Green Talents Award
Nov. 3, 2022—Assistant Professor Lin Meng has received the Green Talents award from German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). This award is given to 25 young scholars (in a PhD program or graduate <3 years) in the field of sustainability across the world every year. Awardees will attend a whole week science forum to make...
Professor Guil Gualda Elected as a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America
Oct. 31, 2022—EES Professor Guil Gualda has been elected as a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America. Professor Gualda You joins a distinguished group of individuals who have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the fields of mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, and petrology. Congratulations, Guil!
Hiring Senior Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Oct. 26, 2022—Senior Lecturer – Earth and Environmental Sciences Vanderbilt University: College of Arts and Science: Natural Sciences: Earth & Environmental Sciences Location Nashville, TN Open Date Oct 01, 2022 Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/114582 Description This non-tenure track Senior Lecturer position presents an opportunity to join a productive and collegial department within a vibrant liberal...
EES Professor Jessica Oster Named 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellow
Sep. 16, 2022—Earth & Environmental Sciences Professor Jessica Oster was recently named a 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellow. Congratulations Jessica!
EES Professor Jonathan Gilligan Recipient of the Alexander Heard Distinguished Professor Award
Sep. 16, 2022—EES Professor Jonathan Gilligan was the recipient of the Alexander Heard Distinguished Professor Award in Spring of 2022. Congratulations Jonathan!
VU EES Undergraduate Joyce Sanks Wins Best Poster Award at 2022 NABG Conference
Sep. 14, 2022—Congratulations to VU EES undergraduate student Joyce Sanks for winning the award for Best Poster at the 2022 NABG Conference in Houston, Texas!
Professor Jessica Oster’s Work on Titan Cave Featured in High Country News
Sep. 2, 2022—High Country News just published a long article featuring Associate Professor in Earth & Environmental Sciences Jessica Oster and her research on Titan Cave. You can check out the article here!
Ralf Bennartz and Steve Goodbred Named Stevenson Chair Professors
Aug. 26, 2022—Congratulations to Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences professors Ralf Bennartz and Steve Goodbred on being named Stevenson Chair Professors!
Ash Gillis Named VU August 2022 Featured Postdoc
Aug. 4, 2022—Congratulations to Ash Gillis for being named the VU August 2022 Featured Postdoc! Ash is entering their second year as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow here at Vanderbilt working with a stellar interdisciplinary team on a host of projects related to the political depolarization of climate change. You can read Ash’s story here!