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Jennifer Georgen

Jennifer Georgen


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Ocean & Earth Sciences

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  • Expertise

    Oceanography
    Marine geophysics, marine geodynamics, and marine geology
    Numerical Modeling
    Fluid flow processes in geophysics and Earth sciences; geophysical fluid dynamics
    Geology
    Plate tectonics, magmatism, volcanism, and geological processes at tectonic plate margins
  • Research Interests

    Numerical modeling of marine geological and geophysical fluid flow processes. Marine geophysics and geodynamics of ocean ridges, hotspots, and large igneous provinces. Continental shelf geology and geophysics. Geoscience data visualization and education.
  • 2018: To M.S. advisee Charlie Carlson: Outstanding Laboratory TA in the College of Sciences, ODU
  • 2016: To M.S. advisee Charlie Carlson: Lee Entsminger Scholarship for Coastal Geology, Old Dominion University
  • 2015: To M.S. advisee Katy Ames: Outstanding M.S. student in the Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
  • 2014: To undergraduate research advisee Sheila Bart: ODU Undergraduate Research Grant
  • 2013: To M.S. advisee Katy Ames: Dorothy Brown Smith scholarship
  • 1995: Environmental Sciences Departmental Recognition Award for Outstanding Geologist, University of Virginia
  • 1995: National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
  • 1995: NSF Graduate Fellowship (declined to accept NDSEG)
  • 1995: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • 1995: Wallace-Poole Price for Outstanding Undergraduate Major in Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
  • 1994: Richard Scott Mitchell Geology Scholarship, University of Virginia
  • 1992: National Merit Scholar
  • 1992: National Science Scholar
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Georgen, J. "How Important were Mid-Ocean Ridge Processes in the Formation of Shatsky Rise" $40,154. Federal. March 1, 2017 - February 29, 2020
    Georgen, J. "Collaborative Research: Google Earth for Onsite and Distance Education (GEODE)" $1,000,011. Federal. November, 2016 - May, 2019
    Georgen, J. "Upgrade of Computational Facilities for Geophysics Research and Student Training at Old Dominion University" $15,654. Federal. September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2018
    Georgen, J. "SRFP: Marine Geophysics Mantle Flow Models: Implications for Geological Activity Offshore the Northwestern U.S." . Old Dominion University. June, 2012 - July, 2012
    Georgen, J. "Planning Grant for an I/UCRC for Wind Energy" . Federal. August, 2009 - July, 2010
    Georgen, J. "Dynamics of Oceanic Triple Junctions, Hotspots, and Bathymetric Plateaus" $155,194. Federal. January, 2006 - December, 2009