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Faculty Bios

The outstanding faculty in the online Master of Science in Applied Geosciences (MSAG) program brings a combination of world-class academic research skills and real-world experiences to the classroom. MSAG faculty are deeply invested in mentoring and guiding students to finding the best uses for their experience and education both at Penn and in their careers beyond the Applied Geosciences program. Students work closely with these faculty and many others on independent study and capstone research projects.

Maria-Antonia Andrews

Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs in Earth & Environmental Science

Ilya V. Buynevich

Lecturer, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

Mitch Cron

Lecturer and Advisor, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

Edward Doheny

Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

George E. Duda

Lecturer, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

Chad Freed

Lecturer, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

Carl Mastropaolo

Lecturer, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

Lecturer, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences

J. Anthony Sauder

Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Master of Science in Applied Geosciences Program

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Student & alumni stories

Student & alumni stories

“I’ve been so lucky to travel internationally for water work, and that’s a product of coming to Penn and being able to connect with people that have such vast knowledge and abilities.”
- Erica DePalma, MSAG ‘20