GPS offers undergraduate degree programs in geobiology, geochemistry, geology, geophysics, or planetary science.
GPS offers graduate degree programs in environmental science and engineering, geobiology, geochemistry, geology, geophysics, and planetary science.
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Awards & Honors
- Chris Milliner selected as 2023 Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) Affiliates
Congratulations to Chris Milliner for being selected as 2023 Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) Affiliates. Nominated by the Caltech faculty, KISS Affiliates are an ongoing cohort of Campus graduate students and postdocs who are seen as the next generation of space exploration leaders.
- Cosmochemist François Tissot Named a Packard Fellow!
François Tissot, assistant professor of geochemistry and Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator, has been selected as one of the 2021 Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering. The fellowship is awarded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and provides early-career scientists and engineers with $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
- George Rossman Awarded Roebling Medal!
George Rossman (PhD '71), professor of mineralogy, has been awarded the 2021 Roebling Medal by the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA). The Roebling Medal is the MSA's highest award, recognizing "scientific eminence as represented primarily by scientific publication of outstanding original research in mineralogy."
- Victoria Orphan elected to the 2021 class of AGU Fellows!
AGU Fellows have made outstanding achievements and contributions by pushing the frontiers of our science forward. They have also embodied AGU’s shared vision of a thriving, sustainable, and equitable future for all powered by discovery, innovation, and action.
- Dianne Newman has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
Newman's research focuses on the strategies bacteria take to cope with stress, such as the challenge of surviving in the absence of oxygen. Her current work includes examining the consequences of these metabolic responses in habitats ranging from the soil to chronic infections.