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Jay L Banner
Jay L Banner
Professor and Chevron Centennial Teaching Fellow, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
banner@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854

Expertise: Isotopic methods, groundwater, oceans, ancient oceans, climate change, aquifers, caves, environmental science, geochemistry, paleoclimatology

William D Carlson
William D Carlson
Professor Emeritus and Peter T. Flawn Centennial Chair Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wcarlson@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4770

Expertise: Field, analytical, and experimental studies of metamorphic petrogenesis, with emphasis on the rates and mechanisms of metamorphic reactions. Geological applications of high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. Analytical and computational studies of intracrystalline and intergranular diffusion.

Ian J Duncan
Ian J Duncan
Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
ian.duncan@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5117

Expertise: Expertise in geomechanic and geochemistry applied to: risks associated with CO2 sequestration; hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production; environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing; and the water-energy nexus. Current research focuses on the scientific, environmental and public policy aspects of unconventional natural gas production, the water-energy nexus, and carbon capture and storage. He has a particular interest in risk analysis, decision making, and legal/regulatory issues related to fracing, CO2 sequestration, CO2-EOR, and energy production.

William L Fisher
William L Fisher
Professor and Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
wfisher@mail.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 5600

Expertise: Basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, petroleum geology, resource assessment, energy policy

Nicholas W Hayman
Nicholas W Hayman
Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
hayman@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7721

Expertise: Currently active projects include studies of ocean-crustal faulting, the dynamics of continental rifting, evolution of forearc basins and accretionary prisms, and mudrock microstructure. Also many projects involve sailing on research vessels to study active spreading centers in various corners of the globe.

Brian K Horton
Brian K Horton
Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
horton@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1869

Expertise: Tectonics of sedimentary basins, evolution of orogenic systems, sediment provenance and routing systems, nonmarine depositional processes.

Charles S Jackson
Charles S Jackson
Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
charles@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0401

Expertise: global warming, abrupt climate change, sea level rise, ocean mixing, Bayesian Inference, inverse modeling, simulation, climate projections, uncertainty quantification

Martin P Jackson
Martin P Jackson
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
martin.jackson@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 475 9548, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Salt tectonics, tectonics of sedimentary basins, evolution of divergent and convergent continental margins, rheology of evaporites, and geology of Mars.

Charles  Kerans
Charles Kerans
Professor and Robert K. Goldhammer Chair in Carbonate Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
ckerans@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4282

Expertise: Carbonate sequence stratigraphy, depositional systems, reservoir characterization, basin analysis, seismic interpretation, seismic stratigraphy, paleokarst analysis, carbonate diagenesis

J. Richard Kyle
J. Richard Kyle
Professor and The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4351

Expertise: Ore deposits geology, strata-controlled mineral resources, metals & industrial minerals exploration, ore petrology, characterization of ore-forming fluids, high resolution X-ray computed tomography applications to ore genesis & processing, geology of energy critical elements, resources & society, geology & mineral resources of Texas

Stephen E Laubach
Stephen E Laubach
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
steve.laubach@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6303, +1 512 475 8786

Expertise: Structural diagenesis, structural geology, fracture analysis, fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence studies, rock mechanics, mechanical and fracture stratigraphy, hydrocarbon exploration and development in deep and/or structurally complex areas, tight gas sandstone, coalbed methane, shale gas; geologic aspects of hydraulic fracturing, application of borehole-imaging geophysical logs to stress and fracture evaluation, structural evolution of North American Cordillera, fracture history of NW Scotland, regional fracture studies Argentina.

Leon E Long
Leon E Long
Professor and The Second Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professorship, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
leonlong@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7562

Expertise: Geochemistry, isotope geology including Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd geochronology, and radioactive isotopes used as geochemical tracers to date ancient geologic events

Randall Marrett
Randall Marrett
Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellow in Geological Sciences, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
marrett@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2113

Expertise: Structural geology, tectonics, deformation processes in the upper continental crust, folds, faults, opening-mode fractures, fluid flow through fracture systems, applications of fractals, natural hazards

David  Mohrig
David Mohrig
Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
mohrig@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 2282

Expertise: Sedimentary Geology, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Geomorphology, Rivers, Deltas, Coastlines, Submarine Channels, Geohazards, Sediment-Gravity Currents, Sediment Transport, Seismic Interpretation, Basin Analysis

Sharon  Mosher
Sharon Mosher
Dean, Jackson School of Geosciences
smosher@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 6048

Expertise: Structural petrology, field-oriented structural geology, the evolution of complexly deformed terranes, strain analysis, deformation mechanisms, the interaction between chemical and physical processes during deformation

Jon E Olson
Jon E Olson
Associate Professor, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
jolson@austin.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7375, +1 512 471 3161

Expertise: Naturally fractured reservoirs; Rock mechanics; Hydraulic fracturing; Structural geology

Jeffrey G Paine
Jeffrey G Paine
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
jeff.paine@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 1260, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Near-surface geophysics in hydrogeology and environmental and Quaternary geology; coastal geology; Quaternary geology and geomorphology; computer applications in the geological sciences

Eric C Potter
Eric C Potter
Program Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
eric.potter@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 7090

Expertise: Oil and gas exploration, Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains basins, Basin and Range.

Terrence M Quinn
Terrence M Quinn
Director, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences
quinn@ig.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0464

Expertise: Paleoclimate, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, sedimentary geology and geochemistry

Timothy M Shanahan
Timothy M Shanahan
Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
tshanahan@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 232 7051

Expertise: Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, paleolimnology, sedimentary geology and geochemistry, organic geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, compound-specific stable isotope analysis

John M Sharp
John M Sharp
Carlton Professor of Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
jmsharp@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 3317

Expertise: Hyrdogeology; flow in fractured rocks; thermohaline free convection; fracture skin effects; regional flow in carbonate rocks; hydrology of arid and semi-arid zones; subsidence and coastal land loss; effects of urbanization; alluvial aquifers; hydrogeology of sedimentary basins;hydrological processes in ore deposit formation; and hydrogeophysics.

James T Sprinkle
James T Sprinkle
Professor and The First Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
echino@jsg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 4264

Expertise: Invertebrate paleontology; evolutionary biology; fossil and living echinoderms; echinoderm systematics; Paleozoic marine communities and ecosystems; paleoecology; crinoids; blastoids; rhombiferans; eocrinoids; parablastoids; blastozoans; edrioasteroids; edrioblastoids; starfish; stylophorans; ctenocystoids; helicoplacoids; Cambrian evolutionary fauna; Paleozoic evolutionary fauna; Ordovician radiation; Cambrian explosion; environment & earth science

Scott W Tinker
Scott W Tinker
Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences
scott.tinker@beg.utexas.edu
+1 512 471 0209, +1 512 471 1534

Expertise: Global energy supply and demand, Technology Administration, Multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, Carbonate sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, 3-D reservoir modeling, Resource assessment.