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Daniel A.Laó Dávila's Outreach

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DANIEL A. LAÓ DÁVILA

Associate Professor

Office:     203G Noble Research Center
Phone:     1.405.744.7725
Fax:         1.405.744.7841
Email:      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,  niversity of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Outreach


Participated in a 20week long online outreach event "I'm a Geoscientist Get me out of here!" developed by the European Geoscience Union.
Interviewed by Yahoo News, ABC New York, Channel 9 News, Time Magazine, Stillwater News Press, and O'Colly about earthquakes in Oklahoma.
Editor, author, and manager of geoscience education blog in Spanish: "Ciencias Terrestrres, geología y Puerto Rico". http://geolpr.wordpress.com. More than 4,000 visitors per month mostly from U.S.A., Puerto Rico, and Latin America.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Oklahoma State University:

Geology and Human Affairs (GEOL 1014), Instructor 
  Fall 2010: 158 undergraduate students; 10 lab sections 
  Fall 2012: 252 undergraduate students; 11 lab sections 
  Fall 2013: 220 undergraduate students; 10 lab sections 
  Fall 2014: 234 undergraduate students; 10 lab sections 
  Fall 2015: 230 undergraduate students; 10 lab sections 
  Spring 2017: 160 undergraduate students; 9 lab sections

Structural Geology (GEOL 3014), Instructor
  Spring 2012: 24 undergraduate students and 2 graduate students; 2 lab sections 
  Spring 2013: 32 undergraduate students and 2 graduate students; 2 lab sections 
  Fall 2014: 36 undergraduate students and 1 graduate students; 2 lab sections 
  Fall 2016: 40 undergraduate students and 2 graduate students; 2 lab sections

Plate Tectonics (GEOL 4213), Instructor 
  Spring 2011: 23 undergraduate students 
  Spring 2016: 23 undergraduate students

Geologic Field Investigation (GEOL 4030/5030), Instructor 
 Spring 2016: 7 undergraduate and 4 graduate students

Geology Colloquium (4300/5300), Instructor 
 Spring 2012: 7 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students

Special Problems in Earth Science (4990), Instructor 
  Spring 2013: 1 undergraduate student 
  Fall 2013: 1 undergraduate student 
  Fall 2014: 1 undergraduate student 
  Spring 2015: 3 undergraduate students 
  Summer 2015: 1 undergraduate student 
  Fall 2015: 3 undergraduate students Spring 2016: 2 undergraduate students
  Fall 2016: 2 undergraduate students Senior Honors Thesis (4993), Instructor 
  Spring 2014: 1 undergraduate student

Advanced Methods in Structural Geology (GEOL 5223), Instructor 
  Fall 2011: 8 graduate students 
  Fall 2012: 6 graduate students 
  Spring 2014: 5 graduate students 
  Spring 2015: 10 graduate students

Master Thesis (GEOL 5000), Instructor 
   Fall 2012: 1 graduate student 
  Spring 2013: 1 graduate student  
  Summer 2013: 1 graduate student
  Fall 2013: 1 graduate student 
  Summer 2015: 1 graduate student 
  Fall 2015: 1 graduate student
  Spring 2016: 1 graduate student

Advanced Studies in Geology (GEOL 5990), Instructor 
  Spring 2013: 1 graduate student  Fall 2016: 1 graduate student 
  Spring 2017: 2 graduate students

University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez: 
  GEOL 3025, Earth Sciences -Spring 2009 
  GEOL Undergraduate Seminar - Spring 2009

Universidad del Este:
   Science workshops for intermediate school teachers - Fall 2007

University of Pittsburgh:
    Physical Geology Laboratory Spring 2008
    Structural Geology Laboratory - Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Fall 2005
    Intelligent Life in the Universe Recitation -Summer 2005
    Geology Recitations - Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005
    Environmental Geology Recitation - Summer 2004
    Geography Recitations -Summer 2003 Florida International University:
    History of Life Laboratory - Fall 2002
    Structural Geology Laboratory (1)-Spring 2001
    Intro to Earth Science Laboratory (2)-Fall 2000, Summer 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Summer 2002
 
TEACHING SERVICES:
Academic Advising - Undergraduate Students
B.S. Students

  Spring 2013: Louis Steigerwald 
  Fall 2013: Louis Steigerwald
  Fall 2014: Tiara Johnson 
  Fall 2015: Jonathan Woods, Rob Baker 
  Spring 2016: Amy Pritt, Wesley Prater 
  Fall 2016: Wesley Prater, Reagan Francisco 
  Spring 2017: Emily Elifritz Research project for CIED 4713 (Education Methods) 
  Fall 2012: Ashley Bagwell Honors Contracts in GEOL 1014: 
  Fall 2010: Demitri A. Johnson-Cantu 
  Fall 2012: Spencer Pogue, Matt Falcon, and Kelsie Hoelscher  
  Fall 2014: Bre Waterman and Alex Beckman
 
Academic Advising 
Graduate Students:
M.S. Students

  Erin Roehrig, Fall 2011-Fall 2013 
  Luelseged Emishaw, Spring 2014-Fall 2015  
  Sam Dawson, Fall 2014-Fall 2016 
  Bryan Clappe, Fall 2015-Spring 2016 
  Inés Barrios Galindez, Fall 2015-Present 
  Steven Johnston, Fall 2016-Present
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE TO TEACHING:
M.S. Committee Memberships 
  Byron Waltman's thesis committee, Fall 2010 
  Robert Reynolds' thesis committee, Fall 2011
  Brandi Michaels' thesis committee, Spring 2012 to present
  Haifa Al Salmi's thesis committee, Fall 2013 to Summer 2014
  Jingyao Meng's thesis committee, Spring 2014 to Fall 2015
  Kitso Matende's thesis committee, Spring 2014 to Spring 2015
  Shawna Smith's thesis committee, Fall 2014 to Spring 2016
  Taylor Thompson's thesis committee, Fall 2014 to Spring 2016
  Kari Dayton's thesis committee, Spring 2015 to present
  Tucker Steen’s thesis committee, Fall 2016 to present
   Folarin Kolawole’s thesis committee, Fall 2016 to present
 
Ph.D. Committee Memberships 
  Eric Akoko's thesis committee, Spring 2011 to Spring 2012  
  Tim Sickbert's thesis committee, Spring 2011 to present 
  Farag Mewafy's thesis committee, Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 
  Andrew Katumwehe's thesis committee, Fall 2012 to Spring 2016 
  Zelalem Demissie's thesis committee, Fall 2014 to present 
  Jingyao Meng's thesis committee, Fall 2015 to present Liang Xue’s thesis committee, Fall 2016 to present



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