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Mainak Mookherjee

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2017

HONORS AND AWARDS Woody G. Kim (Hospitality Management) received the John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement award at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education’s annual summer conference held in Baltimore, Md., in July. Lydia Hanks, Ph.D. (Hospitality) will return to Penn State, her alma mater, on Oct. 11 to receive the […]

FSU researcher targeting mysteries of deep Earth

Water covers about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, but scientists also want to know how much lies inside the planet. A mineral called brucite may hold part of that answer, according to a Florida State University researcher. In a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, FSU Assistant […]

FSU geologist explores minerals below Earth’s surface

A Florida State University geology researcher is going deep below the Earth’s surface to understand how some of the most abundant minerals that comprise the Earth’s crust change under pressure. In a paper published today in Scientific Reports, Assistant Professor of Geology Mainak Mookherjee explores how feldspar, one of the most important minerals in the […]