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Curriculum Vitae

Peter E. Driscoll, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5241 Broad Branch Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015 USA
Office: (202) 478-8827
Email: pdriscoll@ciw.edu

Research Interests Earth and planetary interiors, dynamos, magnetic field reversals, thermal history of Earth and planets, planetary habitability, aeronomy, paleomagnetism

Ph.D., Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, May 2010
M.A., Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, May 2008
M.S., Physics, San Francisco State University, July 2006
B.S., Physics & Astronomy, Dickinson College, May 2003

Staff Scientist, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 2015-present
Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Virtual Planetary Laboratory, University of Washington, 2013-2015
NSF FESD Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale University, 2012-2013
Bateman Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, 2010-2012
NSF Graduate Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University, 2006-2010
Graduate Teaching Associate, Johns Hopkins University, Spring 2008
NASA/NSF Graduate Research Associate, California Planet Search, San Francisco State U., 2003-2006
Graduate Teaching Associate, San Francisco State University, 2003-2006
Education Associates Internship, NASA Ames Research Center, Summer 2002
Teaching Assistant & Laboratory Consultant, Dickinson College, 2001-2002
NSF Summer Internship, Scitefair International, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, Summers 2000-2001

Talks+Conferences (‡Invited Talk, †Talk, #Session convener, *Poster)
American Geophysical Union, Various Locations, December 2007 *; 2008 *; 2009 *,†; 2010 *,‡; 2011 #,#; 2012 *,*; 2013 ‡,*; 2014*,*; 2015 † ; 2016 ‡##; 2017 *#
NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, MD, March 2017 ‡
Department of Geology, University of Maryland, MD, October 2016 ‡
Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics, Keynote Lecture, UC Davis, CA, June 2016 ‡
Earth Sciences, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, April 2016 ‡
Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, PA, March 2016 ‡
Melt in the Mantle Workshop, Isaac Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, UK, February 2016 ‡
Carnegie Origins Workshop, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington DC, October 2015 ‡,#
American Astronomical Society, Various Locations, January 2005 *; January 2006 *; 2010 *; 2015 †
Division for Planetary Sciences Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 2014 †
Carnegie Institute DTM, Washington, D.C., June 2014, Seminar ‡ ; Deep Carbon Modeling Workshop ‡
Exoplanets, Biosignatures, and Instruments Conference, Tucson, AZ, March 2014 *
California Institute of Technology, Keck Institute for Space Science, Pasadena, CA, February 2014 ‡
University of Washington, Astrobiology Seminar, October 2013 ‡ ; Astronomy Colloquium, October 2013 ‡
International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Merida, Mexico, 2013 ‡
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Earth Life Science Institute Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, March 2013 ‡
Yale University, Geology & Geophysics Colloquium, New Haven, CT, February 2013 ‡
Harvard University, Earth and Planetary Science Seminar, Cambridge, MA, February 2013 ‡
Princeton University, Dept. of Geosciences Seminar, Princeton, NJ, September 2012 ‡
Oxford University, Dept. of Earth Sciences Oxford, UK, July 2012 ‡
Study of Earth’s Deep Interior, Santa Barbara, CA, July 2010 * ; Leeds, UK, July 2012 *
University of Toronto, Physics Dept., Toronto, ON, June 2012 ‡
University of British Columbia, Dept. Earth, Ocean, and Atm. Science, Vancouver, BC, February 2012 ‡
European Geophysical Union, Vienna, Austria, April 2010 *,‡ ; 2012 †
Division for Planetary Sciences/European Planetary Sciences Conference, Nantes, FR, October 2011 ‡
Universite de Nantes, Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, Nantes, FR, October 2011 ‡
Gordon Conference: Interior of the Earth, South Hadley, MA, June 2009 *
Turbulence Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2008 *
Les Houches: Dynamo Summer School, Les Houches, France, Summer 2007 *
Michelson Summer Workshop: Astrometry, Pasadena, CA, July 2005 *

Planetary Habitability, Guest Lecturer, University of Washington, Fall 2013, 2017; Early Earth Seminar, Co­Organizer, Yale University, Spring 2013; Life in the Universe, Guest Lecturer, Yale University, Fall 2011; Habitable Planets Seminar, Co­Organizer, Yale University, 2010­2011; Natural Catastrophes, Assistant, Johns Hopkins University, Spring 2008; Physical Sciences, Guest Lecturer, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Spring 2007; Introductory Astronomy Lab, Instructor, San Francisco State University, 2004­2006; Introductory Physics Lab, Instructor, San Francisco State University, Fall 2003; Workshop Physics, Assistant, Dickinson College, 2002­2003

Nature, Nature Geoscience; Earth & Planetary Science Letters; Astrophysical Journal; Geophysical Journal International; NASA Solar System Workings; NSF EAR, CSEDI; Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors

Carnegie Venture Grant 2017; NASA Astrobiology Institute Fellow 2013-2015; Yale University Bateman Fellowship, 2010­2012; NSF Graduate Research Assistant 2008­2010; NASA Ames Honor Award, Summer 2002; NASA Ames Education Associate, Summer 2002; SciTech Scholarship (PHEAA), 2002­2003; Goldie Kunkle Beal Scholarship, 2002­2003; Dickinson College Grant, 1999­2003