School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences


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  • Lijing Wang

    Lijing Wang

    Ph.D. Student in Geological Sciences

    BioLijing is a third-year Ph.D. student in Geological Sciences. Her interests include Bayesian inversion, geometric and topological data analysis, geostatistics and deep learning (focusing on computer vision). Her research goal is to develop statistical methods to quantify uncertainty and make decisions in energy resources and environments. She is currently working on 3D subsurface structural modeling given geophysical data for groundwater and oil/gas reservoirs.

  • Jane Kathryn Willenbring

    Jane Kathryn Willenbring

    Associate Professor of Geological Sciences

    BioJane Willenbring will be joining Stanford as an Associate Professor in the summer of 2020. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Geosciences Research Division and Thomas and Evelyn Page Chancellor's Endowed Faculty Fellow at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego where she is the director of the Scripps Cosmogenic Isotope Laboratory (SCI-Lab). Jane is a geologist who solves problems related to the Earth surface. Her research is primarily done to understand the evolution of the Earth’s surface - especially how landscapes are affected by tectonics, climate change, and life. She and her research group use geochemical techniques, high-resolution topographic data, field observations, and, when possible, couple these data to landscape evolution numerical models and ice sheet models. The geochemical tools she uses and develops often include cosmogenic nuclide systems, which provide powerful, novel methods to constrain rates of erosion and mineral weathering. Jane has also started to organize citizen science campaigns and apply basic science principles to problems of human health with an ultimate broader impact goal of cleaning up urban areas and environments impacted by agriculture. She received her B.Sc. with honors from the North Dakota State University where she was a McNair Scholar. She holds a Masters degree from Boston University. Her Ph.D. is in Earth Science from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada where she was a Killam Scholar. She was a Synthesis Postdoctoral Fellow through the National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics at the Saint Anthony Falls Lab at the University of Minnesota, and an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow and then subsequently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Helmholz GFZ Potsdam, Germany. Jane was previously a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and will be a Stanford University Gabilan Faculty Fellow in 2021-2023.

  • Jeffrey Wong

    Jeffrey Wong

    Research Administrator 3, Department of Geological Sciences

    Current Role at StanfordJeff is responsible for supporting the Geological Sciences Department’s sponsored grants portfolio and faculty members' financial accounts. Jeff assists faculty members with budgeting and submitting sponsored research proposals, and managing the financial aspects of their sponsored awards. Additionally, Jeff serves as a department financial liaison with other university departments and schools, the Office of Sponsored Research and other academic institutions involved in collaborative research projects.