Dave Valentino

Office Hours: MWF 8-9 am and 1-2 pm, T 1-2pm, and by appointment.
Teaching Schedule or Courses Taught: Structural geology, Petrology, Tectonics, Field Geology, Earth Resources, Exploration Geology
Title: Professor of Geology, 2006; Executive Secretary for the New York State Geological Association


Ph. D. Geology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) 1993  
M.A. Geology, Temple University 1988  
B. A. Geology, Temple University 1986

Area(s) of Specialty
: Hard-rock geology, Structure, Tectonics, Petrology, Geophysics, Exploration Geology, Field Geology

Research Interests

1.  Tectonic evolution of the Proterozoic Adirondacks and Hudson Highlands

2.  Tectonics of the Paleozoic mid-Atlantic Piedmont

3.  Applications of Electrical Resistivity Tomography in surface water-groundwater interaction

4.  Geomagnetic mapping and gradiometry with applications in structural geology