Examination of the chemical and physical evolution of the terrestrial planets by the methods of experimental petrology. Parallel interest in the development of new experimental techniques and new materials.
Honors & Awards:
Clarke Medal, Geochemical Society 1975
Day Medal, Geological Society of America 1994
Member, National Academy of Sciences 1999
Hess Medal, American Geophysical Union, 2010
Introduction to Mineralogy W4113x (alternate years)