Texas Tech University

Colloquium Schedule



2020-2021 Virtual Speaker Series

Spring 2021

January 29, 2021, in person and on line

3:30-4:30, Room 7 Science

Dr. Jeff Nittrouer, Rice University


February 5, 2021


Dr. Dustin Sweet- Texas Tech University


February 12, 2021


Dr. Miles Henderson-University of Texas Permian Basin

Investigating redox conditions of the early Paleozoic Ocean: Isotopic and elemental constraints from the Middle Ordovician Argentine Precordillera


March 2021,

Dr. Branimir Segvic


Formation of Smectite as a Trigger of Microbially Mediated Diagenesis of Volcanic Glass


April 9, 2021


Dr. Kato Dee, University of Oklahoma

Spring 2020

Oct 23     Dr. Jamie Barnes, University of Texas

"The role of the forearc in fluid-mobile elemental cycling through subduction zones"


Nov 13 Dr. Alan Chapman, Macalester College

Title TBA




Spring 2020 Anticipated Speakers

Jan. 24       Kathy Surpless

                   "Diachronous birth of the Great Valley forearc, California: Implications for the Mesozoic development of the California convergent margin."


Jan. 31        Amy Deonarine

                   "Environmental fate and geochemistry of coal combustion products"


Feb. 21        Dr. Johannes Lutzenkerhen

                   "Radionuclide Interaction with Mineral Surfaces – Experimental Approaches

and Modelling Attempts


April 3         Dr. Jaime Barnes



Please join us in Science 234 at 3:30 pm for guest lectures and light refreshments.