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Satish Myneni
Satish Myneni

Professor of Geosciences

Osmania University, Geology, Physics, Chemistry, B.Sc (Hons) 1st class, 1985
Indian Institute of Technology, Applied Geology & Geochemistry, M.Sc & M. Tech, 1989
The Ohio State University, Environmental Geochemistry, Ph.D, 1995

Room: M51 Guyot Hall
Phone: 609-258-5848

Webpage: Molecular Environmental Geochemistry Group

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • 2003 Nominated by graduate students for the Graduate Mentoring Award
  • 2002 Nominated by the Princeton University for the Packard Fellowship
  • 2001 Best Research Paper on Interfacial Processes in the Environment, Basic Energy Sciences (DOE)
  • 1998 Nominated by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the U.S. Presidential Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award
  • 1992 Outstanding Teaching Associate Award (1992), The Ohio State University
  • 1985-87 Merit Scholarship, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Concurrent University Appointments

  • Associated Faculty, Chemistry


  • GEO363/CHM331/ENV331 Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems
  • GEO470/CHM470 Environmental Chemistry of Soils


Research Interests

  • Environmental geochemistry
  • Chemistry of mineral-water and bacteria-water interfaces
  • Aqueous speciation
  • Ion solvation and complexation
  • Chemistry of iron in terrestrial and marine systems
  • Organic biogeochemistry
  • The chemistry of natural organohalogens

Updated: December 8, 2017