• STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Michelle Lutiker is a first year doctoral student who was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship as a senior undergraduate student. She will work with Assistant Professor Natascha Reidinger investigating uranium depletion in organic-rich Devonian-age shale to assist in determining depositional and diagenetic processes at work in ancient North American interior seaways.







PhD Student Khemraj Shukla receives Best Graduate Student Poster at the 2016 XSEDE (EXtreme Engineering and Discovery Environment) conference      


BPSG student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship


Congratulations to Shawna Parks for winning the 2015-2016 BPSoG Best MS Thesis Award.

Congratulations to Sahar Mohammadi Dehcheshmehi for successfully defended her PhD Dissertation.


Professor Atekwana named the Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2016 Outstanding Educator




Oct 16-21
SEG Annual Meeting

Dallas, Texas


AGU Annual Meeting

San Francisco, December 12-16.


Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., Atekwana, E. A., & Laó-Dávila, D. A. (2016). Extent, kinematics and tectonic origin of the Precambrian Aswa Shear Zone in eastern Africa. Gondwana Research, 34, 241-253.



Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., & Atekwana, E. A. (2015). The role of pre-existing Precambrian structures in rift evolution: The Albertine and Rhino grabens, Uganda. Tectonophysics, 646, 117-129.



Abdelsalam, M. G., Katumwehe, A. B., Atekwana, E. A., Le Pera, A. K., & Achang, M. (2016). The Paleoproterozoic Singo granite in south-central Uganda revealed as a nested igneous ring complex using geophysical data. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 116, 198-212.