Dr. Lao Davila

Davila

Dr. Daniel A. Laó Dávila

Associate Professor

105 Noble Research Center
405-744-7725
daniel.lao_davila@okstate.edu

Ph.D. 2008 Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh
M.S. 2002 Department of Earth Sciences, Florida International University
B.S. 2000 (Honors) Geology Department, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
 
Research Interests:

 

• Structural Geology 
• Plate Techtonics
• Fault-Slip Analysis
• Caribbean Geology

 

DISSERTATION:
Title: Serpentinite Emplacement And Deformation In Western Puerto Rico And Their Implications For The Caribbean-North America Plate Boundary Tectonic History.
Advisor: Thomas H. Anderson

POSITIONS:
Associate Professor at the T. Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University (2016-Present).
Assistant Professor at the T. Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University (2010-2016).
Research Associate 2009-2010. Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez.
Adjunct Professor 2009. Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Instructor. 2008. Dept. of Geology, University of Pittsburgh.
Instructor. 2007. Mathematics and Science Partnerships, Universidad del Este, P.R. Teaching Fellow. 2004-2005. Dept. of Geology, University of Pittsburgh.
Teaching Assistant 2003-2004. Dept. of Geology, University of Pittsburgh.
Teaching Assistant 2000-2002. Dept. of Earth Sciences. Florida International University. Geologist. Summer 2000. Geologic Mapping of Rincón Quadrangle for Dr. Paul Mann.

Partnership for Spatial and Computational Research student (NASA-UPR). 1999-2000. University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez.
Research Technician. 1999. Caribbean-North American Plate Boundary Experiment (CANAPE) of NASA and NSF, Eastern Dominican Republic.
NASA Planetary Geology and Geophysics undergraduate program intern. Summer 1998. United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.

 

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