Roel Snieder

Author: Roel Snieder

Roel Snieder, author of The Joy of Science holds the Keck Foundation Endowed Chair of Basic Exploration Science at the Colorado School of Mines. He received a Masters degree in geophysical fluid dynamics from Princeton University, New Jersey in 1984, and in 1987 a PhD in seismology from Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has a strong interest in teaching professional development, and has developed classes on The Art of Science, Research Ethics, and Teamwork and Leadership. He is co-author of the textbooks A Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences, 3rd edition (Cambridge, 2015) and The Art of Being a Scientist: A Guide for Graduate Students and their Mentors (Cambridge, 2009). Professor Snieder is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and Honorary Member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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