Last updated on: 11/18/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Terry Engelder, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 1990-present
  • Visiting Professor, Universita di Perugia (Italy), 2004
  • Visting Professor, Erherzog Johann Technical University (Austria), 1999
  • Associate Professor of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 1985-1990
  • Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, 1983-1985
  • Senior Research Associate, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, 1979-1983
  • Lecturer, Columbia University, 1979-1980
  • Research Associate, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, 1974-1979
  • Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, 1973-1974
  • Research Assistant, Center for Tectonophysics, Texas A&M University, 1970-1973
  • Geologist, Texaco Inc., 1968
  • Hydrologist, United States Geological Survey, 1966-1967
  • Geologist, Bradley Producing Co., 1965
Education:
  • PhD, Geology, Texas A&M University, 1973
  • MS, Geology, Yale University, 1972
  • BS, Geology, Pennsylvania State University, 1968
Other:
  • Dr. Engelder participated in a US earth science delegation to visit the Soviet Union immediately following Nixon-Brezhnev detente.
  • Dr. Engelder helped Walter Alvarez collect the samples that led to the famous theory for dinosaur extinction by large meterorite impact.
  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2004
  • Recipient, French-American Foundation Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • Recipient, John and Cynthia Oualline Lecturer in Geological Sciences, University of Texas, 1993
  • Recipient, Wilson Distinguished Teaching Award, Pennsylvania State University, 1992
  • Recipient, Geological Society of America Fellowship, 1989
  • Recipient, Fullbright Senior Fellowship, Macquarie University (Australia), 1984
  • Member, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, 1965
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