Rensselaer welcomes new faculty member in Astrobiology

RPI is pleased to welcome Dr. Karyn Rogers as a member of the New York Center for Astrobiology and as an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Rogers’ research expertise and interests concern geochemical modeling to evaluate water-rock-microbial interactions, microbial metabolic diversity in modern and ancient hydrothermal systems, the exploration of microbial activity at extreme temperatures and pressures, and the potential for life on Mars. She received her Ph.D. from Washington University and is joining us from the Carnegie Institute of Washington.

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