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Declan De Paor

  • Declan De Paor
  • Professor
  • Physics
  • 235 OceanographyandPhysics Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4619
  • ddepaor@odu.edu
  • PhD 1981 Geological Strain Analysis. Faculty member National Univ of Ireland - Galway, Johns Hopkins Univ., Harvard U, Boston U, WPI, ODU. BU Director of Field Studies, ODU Planetarium Director
  • Education

    National University of Ireland, 1981
    Major: Geology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    National University of Ireland, Cork, 1976
    Major: Geology
    Degree: M.Sc.
    National University of Ireland, 1973
    Major: Geology with Mathematics, Physics, and Mathematical Physics
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Geo-education esp using Virtual Field Trips, Virtual Globes, Planetarium projection development, Strain and Kinematic Analyses of Rocks
  • 2009: Invited Pardee Keynote Speaker, Geological Society of America, Portland, OR
  • 2008: Winner, " KML in Research", Awarded by the Google Earth Education Team)
  • 2004: Elected Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • 2002: Invited Penrose Keynote Speaker, Geological Society of America, Monte Verita, Switzerland
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Collaborative research: Virtual 4-D Field Education in Google Earth
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF-GEO
    Date: September 15, 2010 - September 15, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Geosciences Curriculum Using GeoBrowsers-based Learning Objects
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: September 1, 2008 - May 31, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    Development of Geological and Geophysical Data Visualizations for Virtual
    Sponsoring Organization: Google Inc.
    Date: January 1, 2010 - January 1, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    Geological and geophysical data analysis using a
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF-EAR
    Date: May 21, 2009 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    Collaborative Research: Geological and Geophysical Data Analysis Using a Virtual Globe
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: January 15, 2008 - December 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    Development of Geological and Geophysical Data Visualizations for Virtual Globes
    Sponsoring Organization: Google Inc
    Date: 2008 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:De Paor, D.
    ASSISTments Meets Science Learning (AMSL)
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Dept. of Education
    Date: February 1, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Gobert, J.; De Paor, D.