- Who: Patricia M. Dove, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech
- What: Download Patricia-dove
- Where: Building 50 Auditorium
- When: 10:30 am to 12 pm, January 15, 2010
- Why: About the Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series
More Information: Patricia M. Dove is a Professor of Geochemistry in the Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech. After receiving a Ph.D. at Princeton University in 1991 and a NSF Graduate Fellowship for research at Stanford University (1991-1993), she joined the faculty in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech (1993-2000). At Virginia Tech, her research group in the Biogeochemistry of Earth Processes (bgep) is focused on understanding calcification and silicification in experimental and theoretical studies of mineral nucleation, growth and demineralization in skeletal tissues and diverse earth environments. Dove is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, recipient of a University Best Teaching Award, the Geochemical Society Clarke Medal (1996), has twice been recognized by DOE Best University Research Contributions (1998, 2005).