Kenneth A. Farley
W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geochemistry; Chair, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
B.S., Yale University, 1986; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego), 1991. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1993-96; Associate Professor, 1997-98; Professor, 1998-2003; Keck Foundation Professor, 2003-. Director, Tectonic Observatory, 2003-04; Chair, 2004-.
Research Web Site: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~farley/
Noble gas geochemistry and its applications to a range of earth science problems: Rare gas composition of terrestrial materials; chemical evolution of the Earth's mantle and atmosphere; petrogenesis of oceanic lavas; low temperature thermochronometry; geologic record of interplanetary dust flux, methods and nuclear physics of cosmogenic surface exposure dating.