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Mathieu Laotre

Prof. Mathieu Lapôtre

Currently John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences, Stanford University [starting October 2019]

  • BS Geophysics, Université de Strasbourg, 2009
  • MS Environmental Science and Engineering, Université de Strasbourg, 2011
  • Diplôme d'Ingénieur (MS) Geophysical Engineering, Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre, 2011
  • MS Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology, 2014
  • Ph.D. Geology, California Institute of Technology, 2017
  • John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow, Harvard University, 2017-2019
  • Assistant Professor, Stanford, 2019-present

Prof. Lapôtre's research focuses on sediment transport, fluvial and eolian morphodynamics, fluid and erosion mechanics, applications of quantitative geomorphology and sedimentology to paleoenvironmental reconstuctions on Earth and other planetary bodies, planetary exploration, orbital and in situ geology, and VSWIR spectroscopy.