Faculty

Jack Baldauf

Jack Baldauf

Professor

Senior Associate Vice President for Research

Geological Oceanography: Paleoceanography, Biotic Response to Climate Variability

Lisa Campbell

Lisa Campbell

Professor

Regents Professor and William R. Bryant Chair in Oceanography; Associate Editor, Journal of Plankton Research, 2018-2021

Biological Oceanography: Phytoplankton; Harmful Algal Blooms

Ping Chang

Ping Chang

Professor

Louis & Elizabeth Scherck Chair in Oceanography

Physical Oceanography: Climate Dynamics; Climate Modeling and Prediction; Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Piers Chapman

Piers Chapman

Research Professor

Chemical Oceanography; Hypoxia, Ocean Tracers, Oil Pollution

Steve DiMarco

Steve DiMarco

Professor

Team Leader Ocean Observing, GERG

Physical Oceanography: Observing Systems

Jessica Fitzsimmons

Jessica Fitzsimmons

Associate Professor

Chemical Oceanography: Trace metal biogeochemistry, nutrients, pollutants, colloids, isotopes, hydrothermal vents, polar oceanography

Spencer Jones

Spencer Jones

Visiting Assistant Professor

Physical Oceanography: Ocean Transport, Meridional Overturning Circulation, Eddies, Isopycnal Mixing, Vertical Mixing, Last Glacial Maximum

Anthony Knap

Anthony Knap

Professor

Director, GERG

Holder of the James R. Whatley Chair in Geosciences

Yina Liu

Yina Liu

Assistant Professor

Analytical Chemistry Research and Development Team Lead, Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

Alejandro Orsi

Alejandro Orsi

Professor

Physical Oceanography: Climate Change; Polar Oceans; Thermohaline Circulation

Pamela Plotkin

Pamela Plotkin

Associate Research Professor

Director of Texas Sea Grant

Biological Oceanography: Behavior of Marine Vertebrates, Feeding Ecology

Kathryn Shamberger

Kathryn Shamberger

Associate Professor

CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY: OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, SEAWATER CARBONATE CHEMISTRY, COASTAL OCEAN CARBON CYCLING, CALCIFYING MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

Niall Slowey

Niall Slowey

Professor

Geological Oceanography: Paleoceanography; High-resolution Seafloor Mapping and Seismic Stratigraphy

Achim Stössel

Achim Stössel

Associate Professor

Physical Oceanography: Representation of Polar Processes in Climate Models

Jason Sylvan

Jason Sylvan

Associate Professor

Assistant Department Head for Academics and Undergraduate Affairs

Biological Oceanography

Debbie Thomas

Debbie Thomas

Professor

Dean, College of Geosciences

Geological Oceanography: Paleoceanography; Sediment Geochemistry; Greenhouse Climates

Daniel Thornton

Daniel Thornton

Professor

Biological Oceanography: Phytoplankton; Biogeochemistry; Aerosols

Chrissy Stover Wiederwohl

Chrissy Stover Wiederwohl

Instructional Associate Professor

Assistant Department Head for Engagement and Graduate Affairs

Shari Yvon-Lewis

Shari Yvon-Lewis

Professor

Department Head

Chemical Oceanography: Trace Gas Biogeochemistry

Shuang Zhang

Shuang Zhang

Assistant Professor

Global carbon/biogeochemical cycles, Earth-surface processes, Climate change, Data Science, Geological application development

Yige Zhang

Yige Zhang

Assistant Professor

Chemical and Geological Oceanography: Paleoclimate Change; Organic and Isotope Geochemistry

 

Joint Appointed Faculty

Rainer Amon

Rainer Amon

Professor

Chemical Oceanography: Biogeochemistry, Gliders

Timothy Dellapenna

Timothy Dellapenna

Associate Professor

Geological Oceanography: Seabed Dynamics; Sediment Processes

Patrick Louchouarn

Patrick Louchouarn

Professor

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer (TAMUG) and Associate Provost (TAMU)

Chemical Oceanography: bio, organic and environmental geochemistry, cycling of pyrogenic carbon, environmental forensics

Franco Marcantonio

Franco Marcantonio

Professor

Jane and Ken R. Williams ’45 Chair in Ocean Drilling Science, Technology and Education

Radiogenic isotope geochemistry, geochemical proxies of climate change, environmental geochemistry

Antonietta S. Quigg

Antonietta S. Quigg

Regents Professor

Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Texas A&M University at Galveston

Biological Oceanography; Biotic Response to Climate Variability, Phytoplankton

Peter Santschi

Peter Santschi

Regents Professor

Chemical Oceanography: Marine and Environmental Geochemistry

R. Saravanan

R. Saravanan

Professor

Department Head

Variability and predictability of climate on seasonal to millennial timescales, coupled ocean-atmosphere interaction, large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere and the oceans

Scott Socolofsky

Scott Socolofsky

Professor

Physical Oceanography: turbulence, mixing, inlet dynamics, deep ocean multiphase plumes

Pete van Hengstum

Pete van Hengstum

Assistant Professor

Geological Oceanography: paleoclimate change, coastal geosciences

Ping Yang

Ping Yang

University Distinguished Professor and David Bullock Harris Chair in Geosciences

Associate Dean for Research

Atmospheric radiative transfer, remote sensing, numerical modeling of the optical properties of nonspherical particles and its applications

 

Graduate Faculty