Geology Graduate Advisors

There are three Graduate Advisors in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Davis. Dr. Magali Billen is the chair of the Geology Graduate Program. The chair of the GGP is in charge of continuing student matters and handles student evaluations and progress meetings. She also will approve and sign most forms and petitions to Graduate Studies. Dr. Eric Cowgill is the advisor in charge of graduate admissions and new students, and Sujoy Mukhopadhyay handles graduate student support such as fellowships and TAs. In addition, students may receive additional assistance from the department's Graduate Program Coordinator (e: gel-advisers "at"

All advisors may be reached by mail at:

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, California 95616

or by phone at (530) 752-0350.

We also encourage you to e-mail, write directly, or call individuals who may be working on problems in which you are particularly interested. Note that only members of the Geology Graduate Program can be major advisors for graduate students. If you have the opportunity, please visit the department and talk with our faculty, scientists, and graduate students. You can also find more information on research specialties at: