Saman Karimi

 

SAMAN KARIMIRed+Bar

Johns Hopkins University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
3400 N Charles St., 301 Olin Hall
Baltimore, MD, 21210
SAMAN@JHU.EDU

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Positions 

Assistant Research Scientist (2019 – Present)
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Board Member and Geophysical Adviser (May 2018 – Present)
Geothermal Technology Inc. (GTI)

Dean's Postdoctoral Fellow (2016 – 2019)
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Visiting Assistant Research Professor (Jan 2016 – Dec 2016) 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Graduate Research Assistant (2010 – 2015)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Graduate Teaching Assistant (2009 – 2015)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences (2015)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Advisor: Andrew Dombard
Thesis Title: Studying the Thermal and Structural Evolution of Planetary Bodies

M. Sc., Geophysics (2009)
Tehran University (Tehran, Iran)
Institute of Geophysics,
Thesis Title: A Study of Fault Detection Using Geomagnetic Data

B. Sc., Physics (2006)
Iran University of Science and Technology (Tehran, Iran)

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Maryland Innovative Initiative, 2020
Project: RAD-EGS: A Novel Approach to Harvesting Geothermal Energy
Role: PI

Lunar Data Analysis Program (2020-2022)
Project: Analysis of Elastic Thickness of the Moon
Role: Co-I

Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, (2016-2019)
Geothermal Initiative
Johns Hopkins University

NASA/JAXA Travel Award for participating in the International Venus Conference in Japan, 2018

NASA, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), 2013
Travel Awards

Travel Awards, 2012, 2013
University of Illinois at Chicago

Representative of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Graduate Student Council (2011 – 2013) 
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Invited Talks
October 2020 — UC Santa Cruz, IGPP
September 2020 — Lunar and Planetary Institute
May 2017 — Applied Physics Lab (APL)
May 2016, 2019 — Johns Hopkins University

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Services

Reviewer — Nature Astronomy, Geophysical Research Letters, Icarus
Reviewer — Several NASA Panels such as MDAP, LDAP, CDAP, NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship, etc.
Convener — Planned and ran a series of talks in Johns Hopkins University, Summer 2019


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Teaching

Johns Hopkins Teaching Academy Certification for College Level Teaching

Guest Lecturer, Various Courses at University of Illinois at Chicago and Johns Hopkins University (e.g., Planetary Surface Processes, Global Environmental Change)

Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor (2009 – 2015)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL)

  • Exploring the Earth’s Interior
  • Earth, Environment and Energy
  • Global Environmental Change

Field Assistant (March 2013)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • 200-level field trip course (1 week)

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Field Experience

Field Instructor and Teaching Assistant, 2009 – 2015
La Salle, IL 

Field Assistant, 2013
St. Louis (MO)

Death Valley, Yosemite, (CA, NV), 2016
Garden of the Gods, Southern Illinois, 2014
Grand Canyon, AZ, 2011
Zanjan, Iran, 2008
Damavand, Iran, 2008
Arak, Iran, 2008




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