Donald DePaolo

Title
Professor of Geochemistry, Director, Earth Sciences Division, LBNL
Department
Dept of Earth and Planetary Science
Phone
(510) 643-5064
Fax
(510) 642-9520
Research Expertise and Interest
isotopes, mass spectrometry, geochemistry, geochronology
Research Description

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

April 28, 2009

$30 million from DOE for carbon capture, sequestration

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.