2021 Darcy Lecture
Chen Zhu, Ph.D.
Chen Zhu is a Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the Haydn Murray Chair at Indiana University. He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and School of Public Health at Indiana University. He specializes in water’s reactions with minerals and rocks, exploring interactions among the hydrosphere, lithosphere, and atmosphere. Zhu holds a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University, an MSc from the University of Toronto, a BS from the Chengdu College of Geology, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Zhu was a Fulbright Scholar and the 2006 recipient of the John Hem Award from the National Ground Water Association in recognition of his significant contributions to modeling the chemical evolution of water. Zhu has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Mineralogical Society of America, and the Geological Society of America. His book with Greg Anderson, Environmental Applications of Geochemical Modeling published by Cambridge University Press, is used as a textbook at universities around the world.
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