Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

Two New AAAS Fellows Selected From EPS

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Professors Roland Bürgmann and Michael Manga are named fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  The newly elected fellows will be presented certificates and rosette pins in gold and blue, colors symbolizing science and engineering, in recognition of their many accomplishments.


Roland is being recognized for "outstanding contributions to research, teaching, innovation, service to societies and to the public in geodynamics, tectonics, rheology, seismology, geodesy and volcanology”.

Michael was selected for “many outstanding contributions to geological processes involving fluids in physical volcanology, geodynamics, hydrogeology, and geomorphology, and for service to academe, government and societies.”

Congratulations to both Roland and Michael!

To se the other UC Berkeley faculty elected as fellows to AAAS this year, see here.  For the full announcement from AAAS, see here.