Research Expertise and Interest
hydrogeology, fluid mechanics, geomorphology, earth & planetary science, geological processes involving fluids, including problems in physical volcanology, geodynamics, dynamics of suspensions, flow & transport in porous materials, percolation theory
Michael Manga is the Gary and Donna Freedman Chair in Undergraduate Education, Gary and Donna Freedman Chair in Undergraduate Education; Garniss H. Curtis Endowed Chair in Earth and Planetary Science and a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science. His current research interests focusses human-induced earthquakes, the behavior of geysers, water on Mars, and volcano science.
He received his B.S. in geophysics from McGill University in 1990, his M.S. in engineering sciences from Harvard University in 1992, and as his Ph.D in Earth and Planetary Science also from Harvard University in 1994.