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2013 Roel Snieder  PhD


This luncheon is sponsored by the EEGS Foundation and will feature a presentation by Dr. Roel Snieder, who holds the Keck Foundation Endowed Chair of Basic  Exploration Science at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM). He received in 1984 a Masters degree in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics from Princeton University, and in 1987 a Ph.D. in seismology from Utrecht University. In 2000 he was elected as Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. He is author of the textbooks  “A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences” and “The Art of Being a Scientist”.  Dr. Snieder is a foreign member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2011, he was elected as Honorary Member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. He is a founding member and chair of Geoscientists Without Borders®. 


This luncheon will provide an opportunity to raise money and awareness in the geophysical community for GWB.Non-students are encouraged to contribute $35 or more.  Students are invited to attend gratis (no charge).     

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