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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

LOUIS GEORGE ZACHOS

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GEOLOGY & GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY AND GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
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118G CARRIER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-8827
Joined UM: 08/19/2010

Areas of Expertise

  • GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
  • GEOLOGY, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)
  • PALEONTOLOGY

Brief Bio

Louis G. Zachos is Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering. Dr. Zachos received his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. He has an extensive professional background with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications and development, in both the private and government sectors. His research interests are in Invertebrate Paleontology and he has conducted research under grants and fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution and the Texas Memorial Museum. He has published numerous papers on the paleobiology of sea urchins and related organisms, most recently applying computer models to simulate growth and development in modern and extinct families of these animals. Dr. Zachos teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in GIS, Remote Sensing, Quantitative Methods, and Invertebrate Paleontology.

Degrees

BS
GEOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA/ GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (1976)
MS
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN/ AUSTIN, TEXAS (1989)
PHD
GEOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN/ AUSTIN, TEXAS (2008)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee