Dr. Richard Gaschnig
Ericka Boudreau - B.S./M.S. Ericka will be working on a Mesozoic sedimentary sequence in western Oregon.
Charl du Toit - M.S. candidate. Charl got his B.S. at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa and is working on the age and origin of gneiss complexes along the Salmon River in Idaho.
Rick Butts - M.S. candidate. Rick got his B.S. at Bridgewater State U here in the Commonwealth. He's working on the provenance of the Belt Supergroup in Idaho and Montana, using U-Pb ages and trace elements in rutile and monazite in addition to zircon.
Shelby Rader - postdoc. Shelby got her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona and worked on the Mo, U, and Tl isotope systems in high pressure metamorphic rocks. Shelby now has a research scientist position at Indiana University Bloomington.
Aaron Leonard - undergraduate. Aaron worked on the provenance of the Belt Supergroup in Idaho and Montana, using U-Pb ages and trace elements in rutile and monazite in addition to zircon.
Mike Mirakian - undergraduate. Mike worked on eclogites from the western Alps, trying to determine the major minerals hosting Mo and Tl.
Mike Spaulding - undergraduate. Mike is worked on detrital mineral geochronology of modern river sands in Idaho.
Charl and Rick in the other Lowell, August, 2018
Shelby in the lab
Ericka in SW Oregon.
Native of southern New Jersey
B.S., 2003, University of Delaware
M.S., 2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D., 2010, Washington State University
Postdocs at Washington State University, University of Maryland, and Georgia Tech