Dr. Camelia Knapp
Office: 105 Noble Research Center
Ph.D., Cornell University, Geophysics and Tectonics
B.S.-M.S., University of Bucharest, Geophysical Engineering
- Energy Resources
- Geophysics & Seismology
- Environmental Change
Application of active source seismology to the structure, composition, and physical properties of the Earth's crust and upper mantle; seismic wave propagation and imaging; petroleum exploration; environmental geophysics; CO2 sequestration (CCS); hydrogeophysics; physical properties of petroleum related marine gas hydrates; Geographic Information Systems.
- Crustal-scale Seismology
- Gas Hydrates:
- Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrates (USA)
- Caspian Sea Gas Hydrates (Azerbaijan)
- Absheron Allochthon (Azerbaijan)
- Environmental Geophysics
- Climate Change
05/13 – 07/18 Director, Earth Sciences and Resources Institute, University of South Carolina.
01/13 – 07/18 Professor, School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of South Carolina.
08/09 - 12/12 Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina.
01/03 - 08/09 Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina.
06/00 - 12/02 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina.
08/96 - 05/00 Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Geophysics, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Cornell Univ.
06/98 - 09/98 Geophysicist, Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., USA.
08/95 - 06/96 Visiting Scientist (Fulbright), Cornell University.
07/90 – 05/00 Research Scientist, National Institute for Earth Physics, Romania.
09/88 - 07/90 Exploration Geophysicist, Prospectiuni. S.A., Bucharest, Romania
Awards and Fellowships:
Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2013
USC Rising Star, 2011
SEG Foundation Scholarship: 1999-2000 (sponsor - Landmark Graphics Corp.)
BP Amoco Caspian fellowship (Cornell Geological Department) – fall 1998
Fulbright scholarship: 08/95-06/96
Carolina Geological Society – member since 2001
American Association of Petroleum Geologists - member since 1999
Society of Exploration Geophysicists - member since 1999
Cornell Geophysical Society (affiliated to SEG) - president 1997-2000
Geological Society of America - member since 1996
American Geophysical Union – member since 1997
Romanian Geophysical Society – member since 1994
Romanian Engineer Association - member since 1994