Faculty

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, Geological Hazards
Title: Department Chair (2011-Present), Professor of Geology, 2006, Director of Field Studies (2000-Present)

Education:

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