Adam Maloof awarded 2011 AGU James B. Macelwane Medal
Assistant Geosciences Professor Adam Maloof has been awarded an American Geophysics Union (AGU) James B. Macelwane medal for the year 2011. Marcelwane, who served as American Geophysics Union president from 1953 to 1956, is renown not only for his contributions to geophysics, but his support of aspiring, young scientists as well. In 1986, the AGU established an award in Marcelwane's name because of his interest in encouraging younger, geophysics scientists. The James B. Macelwane medal is presented annually to three-five scientists under the age of 36 for significant contributions to the geophysical sciences.
Adam Maloof joined the Geosciences faculty in July 2006 as an assistant professor in geology. He has formed an Earth history group within the department, who specialize in original field observations, sedimentary and volcanic rock research, and expansive Earth sciences. Maloof continues to teach and conduct research within the department.
Maloof, along with other awardees, will be honored at an Honors Ceremony on the evening of December 7 at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.