Faculty excellence is a defining quality of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. CEOAS faculty members are regularly recognized by professional and scientific organizations and take national and international leadership positions.

2020

  • JC Creveling, Assistant Professor: 2020 Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • Mitch Lyle, Professor (Senior Research): 2020 Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • Alan Mix, Distinguished Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society

2019

  • Ed Brook, Distinguished Professor: European Geosciences Union (EGU) Hans Oeschger Medal
  • JC Creveling, Assistant Professor: 2019 Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal), Geological Society of America
  • Rob Holman, Professor Emeritus: Fellow of The Oceanography Society
  • Alan Mix, Distinguished Professor: Fellow, The Explorers Club, New York
  • David Noone, Professor: AGU Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award
  • Clare Reimers, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • Clare Reimers, Distinguished Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society
  • Roger Samelson, Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society

2018

  • Kim Bernard, Assistant Professor: NSF CAREER Award
  • Jack Barth, Professor: Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • Ed Brook, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • Christo Buizert, Assistant Professor: 2018 Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award, European Geosciences Union
  • Jim Moum, Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society
  • Nick Pisias, Professor Emeritus: 2018 Maurice Ewing Medal, American Geophysical Union
  • Emily Shroyer, Associate Professor: American Meteorological Society's Nicholas Fofonoff Award
  • Aaron Wolf, Professor: 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017

  • Chris Goldfinger, Professor: 2017 Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • Alan Mix, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: 18th Roger Revelle Distinguished Lecturer, National Academy of Sciences Ocean Studies Board

2016

  • Peter Clark, Distinguished Professor: 2016 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Peter Clark, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • John Dilles, Professor: Society of Economic Geologists Silver Medal
  • Chris Goldfinger, Professor: 2016 Kirk Bryan Award of The Geological Society of America
  • Todd Jarvis: Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) 2016 Education and Public Service Award
  • Bernie Jenny: Popular Science/NSF 2016 Expert's Choice Vizzie
  • Alan Mix, Distinguished Professor: 2016 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Philip Mote: President-elect of the Global Environmental Change focus group of AGU
  • Jonathan Nash, Professor: Editor's Award, Journal of Physical Oceanography
  • Roger Samelson, Professor: Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • Evelyn Sherr and Barry Sherr, Professors Emeriti: ASLO 2016 A.C Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award
  • George Waldbusser, Assistant Professor: Division of University Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Award for Excellence in the area of strategic impact
  • Justin Wettstein, Assistant Professor: AMS Editor's Award, Journal of Climate
  • Angelicque White, Associate Professor: ASLO 2016 Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: 2016 Fellow, Geological Society of America

2015

  • Tuba Özkan-Haller, Professor: 2015 Women of Achievement Award
  • Roger Samelson, Professor: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Emily Shroyer, Assistant Professor: 2015 Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research
  • Angel White, Associate Professor: AGU Ocean Sciences Early Career Award 2015
  • Angel White, Associate Professor: Oregon State University Inspirational Woman Award 2015
  • Aaron Wolf, Professor: Heinz Award for Public Policy
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: 2015 Gregory Leptoukh Lecture Award, American Geophysical Union

2014

  • Ed Brook, Professor: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Gary Egbert, Professor: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union>
  • Roy Haggerty, Hollis M. Dole Professor of Environmental Geology: Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • Eric Kirby, R.S. Yeats Associate Professor of Earthquake Geology and Active Tectonics: Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • James N. Moum, Professor: The Henry Stommel Research Award, American Meteorological Society, and Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

2013

  • Jack Barth, Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society
  • Dudley Chelton, Distinguished Professor: 2013 William T. Pecora Award
  • Andrew Meigs, Professor: Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • Alan Mix, Distinguished Professor: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Ted Strub, Professor: Fellow of The Oceanography Society
  • Marta Torres, Professor: Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • Marta Torres, Professor: Fellow to the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg
  • Aaron Wolf, Professor: Monito del Giardino
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Distinguished Teaching Honors, Association of American Geographers

2012

  • Peter Clark, Professor: John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Earth Sciences
  • Angelicque White, Assistant Professor: Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Presidential Achievement Award, Association of American Geographers
  • Jim Moum, Professor: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Rob Wheatcroft, Professor: Rohm Professorship in Marine Education

2011

  • Mark Abbott, Dean and Professor: Jim Gray eScience Award, Microsoft Research
  • Mark Abbott, Dean and Professor: President-elect, Oceanography Society Council
  • Ed Brook, Distinguished Professor: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Ed Brook, Distinguished Professor: Google Climate Science Communication Fellow
  • Shan de Silva, Professor: Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • Robert A. Duncan, Professor and Associate Dean: OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor
  • Dudley Chelton, Distinguished Professor: Henry Stommel Research Award, American Meteorological Society
  • Dudley Chelton, Distinguished Professor: Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • Martin Fisk, Professor: Fulbright Fellowship
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Leopold Leadership Fellow
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Higher Education Distinguished Teacher Award, National Council for Geographic Education
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Appointed Chief Scientist by Esri

2010

  • Kelly Benoit-Bird, Associate Professor: MacArthur Fellow
  • Michael Campana, Professor: President, American Water Resources Association
  • Dudley Chelton Distinguished Professor: The Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences
  • Peter Clark, Professor: American Geophysical Union Fellow
  • Roy Haggerty, Professor: Hollis M. Dole Professor of Environmental Geology
  • Anne Nolin, Associate Professor: Landolt Chair for a Sustainable Future
  • Christoph Thomas, Assistant Professor: NSF Career Award

2009

  • Kelly Benoit-Bird, Assistant Professor: R. Bruce Lindsay Award, Acoustical Society of America
  • Anita Grunder, Professor: Outstanding Educator of the Year, Association for Women Geoscientists
  • Robert Harris, Associate Professor: Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • Jonathan Nash, Associate Professor: Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award, American Meteorological Society
  • Clare Reimers, Professor: American Geophysical Union Fellow

2008

  • Abbott, Mark R., Dean and Professor: Vice Chairman, Oregon Global Warming Commission
  • Benoit-Bird, Kelly, Assistant Professor: Ocean Science Section Early Career Award, American Geophysical Union
  • Edward Brook, Professor: Leopold Leadership Fellow
  • Dudley Chelton, Distinguished Professor: American Geophysical Union Fellow
  • Bob Duncan, Professor & Associate Dean: American Geophysical Union Fellow
  • Charles Miller, Professor Emeritus: Wooster Award, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
  • Anne Tréhu, Professor: American Geophysical Union Fellow
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

2007

  • Peter Clark, Professor: Easterbrook Distinguished Scientist Award, Geological Society of America
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Oregon Professor of the Year

2006

  • Mark R. Abbott, Dean and Professor: Member of the National Science Board, 2006-2012
  • Mark R. Abbott, Dean and Professor: Co-chair Oregon Climate Change Integration Group
  • James A. Coakley, Jr., Professor: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Robert Holman, Professor: OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor
  • Andreas Schmittner, Assisstant Professor: Ocean Science Section Early Career Award, American Geophysical Union
  • Patricia A. Wheeler, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Education Award from the Oregon Assembly for Black Affairs
  • Ronald Zaneveld, Professor Emeritus: Jerlov Award, The Oceanography Society

2005

  • John S. Allen, Professor: Henry Stommel Research Award, American Meteorological Society
  • John S. Allen, Professor: Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • Kelly Benoit-Bird, Assistant Professor: Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
  • Curtiss O. Davis, Professor: Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Senior Professional
  • Robert Duncan, Professor: One of 250 most cited in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • James W. Good, Professor: William Q. Wick Visionary Career Leadership through Programming Award, Sea Grant Extension
  • Evelyn Sherr, Professor: One of 250 most cited in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Bernd Simoneit, Professor: One of 250 most cited in peer-reviewed scientific journals

2004

  • John Allen, Professor: Director's Commendation, Minerals Management Service
  • Dudley Chelton, Distinguished Professor: Oregon State University Distinguished Professor
  • Michael H. Freilich, Professor: Verner E. Suomi Award, American Meteorological Society
  • Michael H. Freilich, Professor: Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • Michael H. Freilich, Professor: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director's Research Achievement Award
  • Gordon Matzke, Professor Emeritus: Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors, American Association of Geographers
  • Dawn Wright, Professor: Fulbright Fellowship

2003

  • Mark R. Abbott, Dean and Professor: Group Achievement Award for Outstanding Teamwork, Earth Observing System (EOS) Aqua Mission Team, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • G. Brent Dalrymple, former Dean, Professor Emeritus: National Medal of Science Laureate, National Science Board
  • Robert Holman, Professor: Secretary of the Navy/Chief of Naval Operations Chair of Oceanographic Sciences (SECNAV/CNO Award)
  • Paul Komar, Professor: The Coastal Award
  • William Pearcy, Professor: 2003 Wooster Award, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
  • Bernd R. Simoneit, Professor: Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • A. Jon Kimmerling, Professor: OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor

2002

  • Roland de Szoeke, Professor: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award in Oceanography
  • Clare Reimers, Professor: Alan Berman Research Publication Award, Naval Research Laboratory

2001

  • G. Brent Dalrymple, Retired Dean, Professor Emeritus: Geological Society of America's Public Service Award

2000

  • Kelly K. Falkner, Associate Professor: Arctic Service Award, National Science Foundation

1999

  • John S. Allen, Professor: Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • Michael H. Freilich, Professor: NASA Public Service Medal
  • Nicklas Pisias, Professor: Fellow, American Geophysical Union

1998

  • Robert Duncan, Professor: Rohm Professorship in Marine Education
  • George H. Keller, Professor: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1997

  • Anita Grunder, Professor: Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • John Dilles, Professor: Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • Paul Komar, Professor: Rohm Professorship in Marine Education
  • Robert Lawrence, Associate Professor: Fulbright Scholar
  • William Pearcy, Professor Emeritus: Individual Outstanding Achievement Award, American Institute of Fisheries Research

1995

  • James Coakley, Professor: NASA's Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal
  • Robert Holman, Professor: Belle va Zuylen Professor, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

1993

  • John V. Byrne, Dean, Professor: Fellow, American Meteorological Society
  • G. Brent Dalrymple, Dean, Professor: Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Kelly Falkner, Assistant Professor: Office of Naval Research Young Investigator award

1992

  • Robert S. Yeats, Professor: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • G. Brent Dalrymple, Dean, Professor: Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1990

  • Robert Lloyd Smith, Professor: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Michael Unsworth: Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK)

1989

  • Michael Unsworth: Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh

1986

  • John Allen, Professor: The B. H. Ketchum Award, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • James W. Deardorff, Professor: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1984

  • Wayne Burt, Dean, Professor: Ocean Sciences Award, American Geophysical Union
  • John V. Byrne, Dean, Professor: appointed University President, Oregon State University

1981

  • John V. Byrne, Dean, Professor: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • John V. Byrne, Dean, Professor: appointed Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • LaVern Kulm, Professor: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

1975

  • G. Brent Dalrymple, Dean, Professor: Fellow, American Geophysical Union