Student Research Awards

ALLAN V. COX RESEARCH AWARD

The Allan V. Cox Research Award supports research grants in geophysics and geodynamics. The recipient is determined by the Geophysics & Geodynamics Division of GSA. This award is based on excellence, and the awardee will receive a certificate of achievement and recognition at the annual G&G business meeting at GSA. 

DIVISION STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD

The Division Student Research Award also supports research grants in geophysics and geodynamics. The recipient is determined by the Geophysics & Geodynamics Division of GSA. This award is based on excellence, and the awardee will receive a certificate of achievement and recognition at the annual G&G business meeting at GSA.

How to Apply for a Student Research Award

For both awards, application is done via GSA here. Applicants must be members of the Geophysics and Geodynamics Division to be eligible for these awards. Become a G&G division member.

Applications for 2022 are due February 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM (MST)

Allan V. Cox Awardees

2022 Osadebamwen Ohenhen — Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Project Title: Mining-induced Subsidence and its Impact on Landslides in West Virginia
2021 Akinwale Ogunkoya — University of Toledo
Project title: Hydrogeophysical characterization of highly heterogeneous aquifer: A case study of Stranahan Arboretum
2020 Brandon Chase — University of Alberta
2019 Ogochukwu Ozotta — University of North Dakota
G&G Division Awardees

2022 Efemena Emmanuel — University of Toledo
Project Title: Predicting Wetland Soil Property Distribution using non-invasive geophysical techniques
2022 Alysa Fintel — University of Washington
Project Title: Characterizing Fault Zone Structure of the Patton Bay Splay Fault System on Montague Island, Alaska
2021 Hang Chen — Boise State University
Project title: Textural controls of the electrical properties of soils in the critical zone
2020 Claire Ruggles — University of Wisconsin - Madison
Project title: Decades to Millenia of the Laguna del Maule volcanic field: What can gravimetry tell us about the evolution of magma chambers?
2019 Jean Hann Chong — California State University Northridge