Donald DePaolo received his B.S. with Honors (Geology) from SUNY Binghamton in 1973 and his Ph.D. (Geology, minor in Chemistry) from the California Institute of Technology in 1978. He has won the Harold Urey, F.W. Clarke Medal, and Arthur L. Day Medals, as well as the Mineralogical Society of America Award, and the J.B. MacElwane Award. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1993.
In the News
The deep cultural ties that bind UC Berkeley and Norway inspired a call-to-action for greater collaboration on global energy challenges at the launch of Transatlantic Science Week 2011.
Experts from around the Lawrence Berkeley Lab and beyond will come together to tackle some of the Big Questions facing scientists in areas relating to energy and climate, Tuesday, May 3, at 3 p.m.
A new, high-resolution analysis of a dust grain from the Allende meteorite documents the widely varying environments the grain wandered through in its 4.5 billion-year travels around the solar system.
Two UC Berkeley faculty members will receive $30 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to find better ways to separate carbon dioxide from power plant and natural gas well emissions and stick it permanently underground.