ALUM: no longer at INSTAAR

Andy Wickert

PhD 2014

Departments / Academic Programs


  • PhD: University of Colorado Boulder, 2014
  • SB: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008

Research Programs, Labs, and Groups

Contact Information


Earth surface processes

Research Interests

Coupled ice sheet, geomorphic, and runoff histories over the last glacial cycle; fluvial and sedimentary processes; lithospheric flexure and isostasy; field electronics development


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  • Goetze Prize for Undergraduate Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • Research Grant for Outstanding Student Poster, Sedimentary Geology Division, Geological Society of America, 2007
  • William Otis Crosby Award for Continued Excellence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008
  • Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation, 2008
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, United States Department of Defense, 2009
  • Graduate Research Fellowship (deferred until 2011 to accept NDSEG), National Science Foundation, 2009
  • Geoscience Grant, ExxonMobil Corporation, 2009
  • Graduate Student Research Grant, Geological Society of America, 2010
  • Outstanding Student Paper Award, American Geophysical Union: Earth and Planetary Surface Processes focus group, 2011