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Tenure-Track Faculty

Emily Beverly

Beverly, Emily
Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor, Sedimentary Geology
ejbeverly@uh.edu
713-743-0195
Office: 225-C SR1

Alan Brandon

Brandon, Alan
Curriculum Vitae
Professor, Isotope Geochemistry
abrandon@uh.edu
713-743-2359
Office: 327 SR1

Regina Capuano

Capuano, Regina
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Geology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry
Advisor, Environmental Science
capuano@uh.edu
713-743-2957
Office: 221 SR1

John Casey

Casey, John
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Tectonics, Geochemistry
jfcasey@uh.edu
713-743-2824
Office: 323 SR1

John Castagna

Castagna, John
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics, Applied Seismology
Margaret S. and Robert E. Sheriff Endowed Faculty Chair in Applied Seismology
jpcastagna@uh.edu
713-743-8699
Office: 121-A SR1

Henry Chafetz

Chafetz, Henry
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Carbonate Petrology
hchafetz@uh.edu
713-743-3227
Office: 221 SR1

Evgeni Chesnokov

Chesnokov, Evgeni
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Theoretical and Applied Geophysics
emchesnokov@uh.edu
713-743-2579
Office: 123-B SR1

Yunsoo Choi

Choi, Yunsoo
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, Remote Sensing, and Machine Learning
ychoi6@uh.edu
713-743-9748
Office: 426F SR1

Lorenzo Colli

Colli, Lorenzo
Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Geodynamics and Mantle Structure
lcolli@uh.edu
Office: 238-B SR1

Peter Copeland

Copeland, Peter
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Thermochronology
copeland@uh.edu
713-743-3649
Office: 304 SR1

Qi Fu

Fu, Qi
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Organic Geochemistry, Stable Isotope Geochemistry
qfu3@uh.edu
713-743-3660
Office: 328-B SR1

Xun Jiang

Jiang, Xun
Curriculum Vitae
Atmospheric Science Graduate Advisor
Professor, Atmospheric Science
xjiang7@uh.edu
713-743-3156
Office: 432-D SR1

Shuhab Khan

Khan, Shuhab
Curriculum Vitae
Geology Graduate Advisor
Professor of Geology, (Tectonics, Remote Sensing, GIS)
sdkhan@uh.edu
713-743-5404
Office: 234 SR1

Thomas Lapen

Lapen, Thomas
Curriculum Vitae
Chair, EAS Department
Professor of Geology, Isotope Geochemistry, Geochronology, Petrology
tjlapen@uh.edu
713-743-6122
Office: 315-A SR1

Aibing Li

Li, Aibing
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics, Seismology
ali2@uh.edu
713-743-2878
Office: 125-B SR1

Rosalie Maddocks

Maddocks, Rosalie
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Paleontology
rmaddocks@uh.edu
713-743-2772
Office: 227-A SR1

Paul Mann

Mann, Paul
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Tectonics, Petroleum Geology
Robert E. Sheriff Endowed Professor
Director, Caribbean Basins, Tectonics and Hydrocarbons Consortium
pmann@uh.edu
713-743-3646
Office: 427 SR1

Michael Murphy

Murphy, Michael
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Structural Geology, Tectonics
mmurphy@central.uh.edu
713-743-3564
Office: 335 SR1

Bernhard Rappenglueck

Rappenglueck, Bernhard
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, Meteorology
brappenglueck@uh.edu
713-743-2469
Office: 426J SR1

Alexander Robinson

Robinson, Alexander
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Geology, Structural Geology, Tectonics
acrobinson@uh.edu
713-743-2547
Office: 315-B SR1

William Sager

Sager, William
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics
wwsager@uh.edu
713-743-3108
Office: 127-B SR1

Robert Stewart

Stewart, Robert
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics
Director, Allied Geophysical Labs
Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Exploration Geophysics
rrstewart@uh.edu
713-743-3081
Office: 131-C SR1

Jiajia Sun

Sun, Jiajia
Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor, Geophysics
jsun20@uh.edu
713-743-7380
Office: 127A SR1

John Suppe

Suppe, John
Curriculum Vitae
Distinguished Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
jsuppe@uh.edu
713-743-XXXX
Office: 312 SR1

Robert Talbot

Talbot, Robert
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate
Director of Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS)
rtalbot@uh.edu
713-743-2725
Office: 415 SR1

Yuxuan Wang

Wang, Yuxuan
Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Chemistry
ywang140@uh.edu
713-743-9049
Office: 426 SR1

Guoquan Wang

Wang, Guoquan
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics, Geodesy, and Geosensing Systems Engineering
gwang@uh.edu
713-743-3224
Office: 231 SR1

Julia Wellner

Wellner, Julia
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor, Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Glacial Processes
jwellner@uh.edu
713-743-2887
Office: 315-C SR1

Jonny Wu

Wu, Jonny
Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor, Structural Geology, Tectonics and Mantle Structure
jwu40@central.uh.edu
713-743-9624
Office: 225-B SR1

Yingcai Zheng

Zheng, Yingcai
Associate Professor of Seismic Imaging
yzheng24@central.uh.edu
713-743-6513
Office: 129-B SR1

Hua-Wei Zhou

Zhou, Hua-Wei
Curriculum Vitae
Margaret S. Sheriff College Professorship in Geophysics
hzhou@uh.edu
713-743-3440
Office: 129-B SR1

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Research, Instructional & Part-Time Faculty

Janok Bhattacharya

Bhattacharya, Janok
Curriculum Vitae
UH Research Professor of Sequence Stratigraphy
Professor, School of Geography & Earth Science, McMaster University, Canada
bhattaj@mcmaster.ca

Dale Bird

Bird, Dale
Curriculum Vitae
Research Associate Professor, Geophysics, Potential Fields
Consultant, Bird Geophysical
dale@birdgeo.com
Office: 312 SR1

Adry Bissada

Bissada, Adry
Curriculum Vitae
Research Professor of Geology, Organic Geochemistry, Petroleum Systems
kbissada@uh.edu
713-743-4026
Office: 103/105 SR1

John Matthew Cannon

Cannon, John Matthew
Curriculum Vitae
Research Associate
jmcannon2@uh.edu

Ian Evans

Evans, Ian
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Geology, Stratigraphy, Paleoecology
yddraig@uh.edu
713-743-2625
Office: 225-B SR1

James Howard Flynn III

Flynn III, James Howard
Curriculum Vitae
Research Assistant Professor
jhflynn@uh.edu
713-743-3262
Office: 432-G SR1

Yongjun Gao

Gao, Yongjun
Curriculum Vitae
Research Associate Professor, Geochemistry, Petrology
yongjungao@uh.edu
713-743-4382
Office: 332-B SR1

Daniel Hauptvogel

Hauptvogel, Daniel
Instructional Assistant Professor
dwhauptv@central.uh.edu
713-743-0532
Office: 330 SR1

De-Hua Han

Han, De-Hua
Curriculum Vitae
Research Professor of Geophysics, Rock Physics
dhan@uh.edu
713-743-9293
Office: 123-A SR1

Fred Hilterman

Hilterman, Fred
Curriculum Vitae
Distinguished Research Professor of Geophysics, Reflection Seismology

Margaret S. and Robert E. Sheriff Endowed Chair
fhilterman@uh.edu
713-850-7600 ext. 3318
Office:

Jennifer Lytwyn

Lytwyn, Jennifer
Curriculum Vitae
Instructional Assistant Professor, Geology
jlytwyn@uh.edu
713-743-3296
Office: 227 SR1

Peter Percell

Percell, Peter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Professor, Air Quality Modeling
ppercell@uh.edu
713-743-6724
Office: 426-D SR1

Minako Righter

Righter, Minako
Curriculum Vitae
Research Assistant Professor
mrighter@uh.edu
713-743-6722
Office: 312 SR1

Jinny Sisson

Sisson, Jinny
Curriculum Vitae
Instructional Professor
Director of Summer Field Geology
Co-director of Geoscience Learning Center
vbsisson@uh.edu
713-743-7634
Office: 236-A SR1

Tao Sun

Sun, Tao
Research Associate of Petroleum Geochemistry
tsun9@uh.edu
Office: 103 SR1

Leon Thomsen

Thomsen, Leon
Curriculum Vitae
Research Professor of Exploration Geophysics
lathomsen@uh.edu
713-743-3386
Office: 121-B SR1

Donald Van Nieuwenhuise

Van Nieuwenhuise, Donald
Curriculum Vitae
Director, Petroleum Geoscience Programs
Instructional Professor, Petroleum Geology, Sequence Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Sedimentology
donvann@uh.edu
713-743-3423
Office: 227 SR1

Jolante Van Wijk

Van Wijk, Jolante
Curriculum Vitae
Research Associate Professor of Geodynamics
Assistant Professor, New Mexico Tech.
jwvanwijk@uh.edu

Arthur Weglein

Weglein, Arthur
Curriculum Vitae
Professor, Reflection Seismology
Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Physics
Director, Mission-Oriented Seismic Research Program
aweglein@uh.edu
713-743-3848
Office: 605 SR1

Robert Wiley

Wiley, Robert
Curriculum Vitae
Research Associate Professor, Reflection Seismology
rwiley@uh.edu
713-743-9151
Office: 510-H SR1

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Emeritus Professors

William Dupre

Dupre, William
Curriculum Vitae
Associate Professor of Environmental Geology, Sedimentology
wdupre@uh.edu
713-743-4987
Office: 225 SR1

Stuart Hall

Hall, Stuart
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geophysics, Potential Fields
sahgeo@uh.edu
713-743-3416
Office: 225-B SR1

Archibald Reid

Reid, Archibald
Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Geology, Igneous Petrology, Planetary Geology
areid@uh.edu
713-893-1327
Office: 328-B SR1

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Adjunct Faculty & Lecturers

Peter Bartok

Bartok, Peter
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct lecturer, sequence stratigraphy, petroleum geology, seismic interpretation
Consultant, Bartok, Inc.
peter@bartokinc.com

Edip Baysal

Baysal, Edip
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct lecturer, geophysics
hief Geophysicist, Paradigm
ebaysal@uh.edu

Joe Curiale

Curiale, Joe
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct, petroleum geochemistry
Petroleum geochemist
joecuriale1@gmail.com
832-940-8013

Pete Emmet

Emmet, Pete
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct, Exploration Geology and Geophysics
President & Chief Geoscientist, Brazos Valley GeoServices, Inc.
Pete.Emmet.53@gmail.com
832-622-8963

Chris Gantela

Gantela, Chris
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct, Crustal studies using seismic methods
chris_gantela@comcast.net
281-344-0707
Office: 131-A, SR1

James Lawrence

Lawrence, James
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct, stable isotope geochemistry
jimrslawrence@gmail.com

Liming Li

Li, Liming
Adjunct
Associate Professor, UH Dept. of Physics
lli13@uh.edu
713-743-3283
Office: 530-C SR1

Gary Morris

Morris, Gary
Adjunct, atmospheric science
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Valparaiso University
prof.gary.morris@gmail.com
281-506-2699
Office: 432-E SR1

Steve Naruk

Naruk, Steve
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct Professor, structural geology and oil and gas exploration
steve.naruk@gmail.com
Office: 221

Jon Rotzien

Rotzien, Jon
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct Professor, Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology
jon@basindynamics.com

Kurt Rudolph

Rudolph, Kurt
Curriculum Vitae
Adjunct professor, Petroleum Geology
kwrudolph@comcast.net

Tracy Thorleifson

Thorleifson, Tracy
Curriculum Vitae
Lecturer, remote sensing, GIS
Eagle Information Mapping, Inc.
jtt@eaglemap.com
Office: 312 SR1

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Research Scientists & Researchers

Tom Bjorklund

Bjorklund, Tom
Curriculum Vitae
Research Scientist, Petroleum Geology, Structure
tbjorklund@uh.edu
832-816-9982
Office: 327-D SR1

Martin Cassidy

Cassidy, Martin
Curriculum Vitae
Research Scientist, Geochemistry
mcassidy@uh.edu
713-616-5853
Office: 131-A SR1

Mike Darnell

Darnell, Mike
Curriculum Vitae
Sr. Researcher, Petroleum Geochemistry
mdarnell@uh.edu
713-743-3432
Office: 308 SR1

Nikolay Dyaur

Dyaur, Nikolay
Curriculum Vitae
Research Scientist, Rock Physics Modeling
ndyaur@uh.edu
713-743-6539
Office: 121-C SR1

Xiangshang Li

Li, Xiangshang
Research Scientist, Air Quality Modeling
xli10@uh.edu
713-743-0742
Office: 223 SR1

Prerna Singh

Singh, Prerna
Curriculum Vitae
Research Scientist, Petroleum Geology, Rock Mechanics
ptsingh@uh.edu
405-213-4550

Min Sun

Sun, Min
Curriculum Vitae
Researcher 3, Petroleum Geochemistry
msun3@uh.edu
713-743-1531
Office: 228 Old Science

 

Szymczyk, Ewa
Curriculum Vitae
Researcher, Petroleum Geochemistry
ewa@uh.edu
713-743-3435
Office: 303-B SR1

Fuyong Yan

Yan, Fuyong
Curriculum Vitae
Researcher 3, Petroleum Geochemistry
fyan@uh.edu
713-743-3982
Office: 228 Old Science

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Post-Doctoral Researchers

Hao Hu

Hu, Hao
Post-Doctoral Fellow 1, Seismic Imaging
Supervisor: Dr. Yingcai Zheng
hhu5@central.uh.edu
Office: 127 SR1

Andy Liu

Liu, Andy
Curriculum Vitae
Post-Doctoral Fellow 1
Supervisor: Dr. John Suppe
yliu59@uh.edu
Office: 238 SR1

Lei Sun

Sun, Lei
Curriculum Vitae
Post-Doctoral Fellow ,Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Mann
lsun10@uh.edu
Office: 427 SR1