Vita

 

Susan L. Brantley

Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Director

 

Pennsylvania State University
2217 Earth & Engineering Science Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-1619
Fax: 814-865-3191
brantley@eesi.psu.edu

 

Birthdate: August 11, 1958

Degrees:

  • 1980 – B.A., Chemistry, Princeton University, Magna cum Laude
  • 1983 – M.A., Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • 1987 – Ph.D., Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University

Professional Experience:

  • 8/1980 – 8/1981 – Fulbright Scholar in Peru
  • 9/1981 – 8/1986 – Teaching and Research Assistant in Dept. of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University
  • 9/1986 – 6/1991 – Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Penn State
  • 7/1991 – 6/1997 – Associate Professor of Geosciences, Penn State
  • 1/1995 – 7/1995 – Visiting Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey Menlo Center
  • 1/1995 – 7/1995 – Visiting Scientist, Stanford University
  • 7/1997 – present – Full Professor of Geosciences, Penn State
  • 7/1998 – 04/2003 – Director, Center for Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry, Penn State
  • 1/2003 – 7/2003 – Visiting Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey Menlo Center
  • 4/2003 – present – Director of Earth & Environmental Systems Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State
  • 1/2004 – 1/06 – Vice-President, Geochemical Society
  • 1/2006 – 1/2008 – President, Geochemical Society
  • 2013-2015 – Chair, Earth Science Council, Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences
  • 1/2008 – 1/2010 – Past-president, Geochemical Society
  • 1/2008 – present – Distinguished Professor of Geosciences
  • 9/2012 – present – Member, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Presidential appointment)

Honors and Awards:

  • 1981 – 1982 – IBM Fellowship, Princeton University
  • 1982 – 1985 – NSF Graduate Student Fellowship
  • 1987 – 1992 – NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
  • 1988 – 1993 – David and Lucile Packard Fellowship
  • 1996 – Wilson Research Award, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State
  • 2002 – Ingerson Lecturer of the Geochemical Society, Geol. Society of America National Meeting
  • 2003 – Wilson Faculty Mentoring Award, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State
  • 2006 – Elected Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • 2007 – Wilson Award for Outstanding Service, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State
  • 2011 – Docteur Honoris Causa de l’Universite Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier’, French Ministry of Education Award from the Univeristy Paul-Sabatier’ of Toulouse
  • 2011 – Arthur L. Day Medal, The Geological Society of America
  • 2012 – Elected Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • 2012 – Elected Fellow, Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry
  • 2012 – Elected Fellow, European Association of Geochemistry
  • 2012 – Elected Fellow, International Association of GeoChemistry
  • 2012 – Elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 – Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Presidential Award
  • 2013 – Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal
  • 2013 – Honorary Doctorate, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 2016 – Wollaston Medal, The Geological Society
  • 2017 – Geochemistry Division Medal, American Chemical Society
  • 2018 – Urey Medal, European Association of Geochemistry
  • 2019 – Robert Garrels Award, The Geobiology Society

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