December 21, 2016

Rita Parai

Joined MCSS in Fall 2016

Rita Parai, PhD, joins the Earth and Planetary Sciences department as assistant professor of geochemistry. Rita uses precise measurements of isotopes in rocks to better understand the formation and evolution of planetary bodies. Read more...

December 21, 2016

Kun Wang

Joined MCSS in Fall 2016

Kun Wang, who first came to St. Louis in 2009 as a PhD student and graduated in 2013, returned to Washington University this summer to join the faculty of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Kun grew up in the city of Tangshan in China, a city that was affected by a devastating earthquake which struck decades ago. He decided to study geology in college to understand our Earth. Read more...