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Jennifer Jackson (Carnegie Fellow, 2005-2006) Promoted to Professor at Caltech

Jennifer Jackson, a former Carnegie Fellow at the Geophysical Laboratory, has been promoted to Professor with tenure at Caltech.

Jennifer was a Carnegie Fellow from 2005-2006 and then became Assistant Professor of Mineral Physics in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at Caltech, prior to her promotion.

Her research focuses on combining experimental results with geophysical methods to better understand planetary interiors. By combining a suite of spectroscopic methods, primarily at advanced radiation sources, she determines the elastic, vibrational, and chemical properties of candidate planetary materials under extreme conditions of pressure and temperature. Through collaborations with Seismo Lab colleagues, her team integrates the most recent mineral physics results with seismic observations and geodynamic modeling to gain a multi-dimensional understanding of the deepest parts of Earth's interior.

A student of Jennifer's, Caitlin Murphy, is currently a Carnegie Fellow at the Gophysical Laboratory. 

To read more about Jennifer, click here.