Shari A. KelleySr. Geophysicist, Field Geologist
Adjunct Faculty — Earth and Environmental Science Department, at New Mexico Tech
New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Socorro NM 87801-4796
Phone: (575) 835-5306
Fax: (575) 835-6333
- B.S., Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University, 1979
- Ph.D., Geophysics, Southern Methodist University, 1984
- Building and maintaining New Mexico's part of the National Geothermal Database
- Geothermal exploration in New Mexico
- Application of apatite fission-track thermochronology to tectonic and landscape evolution problems in the High Plains-Rio Grande rift-Rocky Mountain-Colorado Plateau region.
- Tectonic and landscape evolution of the Jemez Mountain volcanic field and the Sierra Blanca volcanic field, New Mexico
- July, 2010 – present: Senior geophysicist and field geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.
- January, 2005 – June, 2010: Web information specialist and field geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.
- May, 2001 – January, 2005: STATEMAP contract mapper, Jemez Mountains.
- January, 1995 - present: Adjunct Faculty, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, 87801.
- September, 1984 – January, 2005: Consulting geoscientist; fission-track analysis for ARCO, Amoco, Mobil, Cornell University, and University of Wyoming, geothermal resource evaluation, seismic data interpretation.
- January, 1987 - December, 1994: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences, SMU.
- September, 1985 - May, 1986; September, 1988 - December, 1994: Part-time instructor, physical and historical geology, Richland Community College.
- September, 1979 - May, 1984: Research assistant, fission-track dating, computer modeling (FORTRAN) of temperatures associated with uplift and erosion, sedimentary basin formation, and geothermal systems, D.D. Blackwell and I.J. Duncan, Dept. of Geological Sciences, SMU.
- May, 1979 - August, 1979: Field geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, W.R. Seager (NMSU) and John Hawley (NMBMMR).
- January, 1978 - May, 1979: Teaching assistant, undergraduate geology labs, Earth Sciences Department, NMSU.
- January, 1977 - December, 1978: Research and field assistant, geothermal resource assessment, C.A. Swanberg, Physics Department, NMSU.
- Geothermal Resources Council, Secretary-Treasurer, DFW Section, 1984-85
- President, Los Alamos Geological Society, 1998-2000.
- New Mexico Geological Society, Executive Committee, 2006-2009.
- President, New Mexico Geological Society, 2008.
- Chair, Rocky Mountain Section, Geological Society of America, 2010-2012.
- National Renewable Energy Laboratory Energy Executive Leadership Program Alumni, 2015
- Sigma Gamma Epsilon Tarr Award, 1979
- Roy M. Huffington Fellowship, 1982-1983
- New Mexico Geological Society Honorary Membership, 2010
- New Mexico State University Geological Sciences Alumni Hall of Fame, 2011
- Geological Society of America Fellow, 2013