Elson Core Suarez

PhD Candidate, Sedimentary Geology
Primary office:
Kansas Geological Survey, Parker Hall
Room 102
University of Kansas
1930 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66045



Dr. Evan K. Franseen

Ph.D. Research Topic:

Heterozoan-Photozoan Carbonate Systems: Developing predictive sequence stratigraphy and sedimentologic models for exploration and reservoir characterization.

Educational Background:

Master of Science, Geology at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

Bachelor of Science, Geology at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez 

Research Interests:

Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and especially sequence stratigraphy of carbonate systems in the Caribbean region.

Honors and Awards:

IAS Postgraduate Grant Scheme for PhD research work. Summer 2017

AAPG Foundation Grant-in-Aid for PhD research work. Spring 2017

SEPM Foundation Student Research Grant for PhD research work. Spring 2017

Kansas Geological Foundation Grant for PhD research work. Summer 2016

SEPM Travel Grant for AAPG ACE Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Summer 2016

Exxon/Mobile Diversity Grant for Masters research work. Summer 2013

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Upcoming Colloquium


2/25/21: Dr. Katherine Ryker, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

3/25/21: Dr. Jonathan Payne, Professor, Geological Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

4/8/21: Dr. Peter Burgess, Professor of Sedimentary Geology and Head of Earth Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

4/29/21: Dr. Hildegard Westphal, Professor, Geoecology & Carbonate Sedimentology and Director of the Center for Marine Environmental Science, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany.

Geology Scholarship

The 2021-2022 Academic-Year Undergraduate Scholarship Award Application is now online.
Complete the online form to be considered for the scholarship award.