Tom Neal

Tom Neal
  • PhD Student, Sedimentary Geology

Contact Info

Ritchie Hall Room 354


Advisor: Dr. Gene Rankey


M.S. in Physical Oceanograph, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
B.A. in Geology, Miami University, Oxford, OH
M.S. in Geology, University of Kansas


Integrated field and hydrodynamic modeling of the sedimentology, geomorphology and oceanographic controls of Holocene and Miocene marine carbonate platforms: in Southeast Asia and the Central Pacific. 

Awards & Honors

202 University of Kansas Department of Geology Erasmus Haworth Graduate Honors in Geology award.

2018 AAPG Foundation Nancy Setzer Murray Memorial Grant-in-aid for Ph.D. research.

2015 Geological Society of America’s/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Program, Cody WY. 

2014 ExxonMobil/Geologic Society of America Student Science Award and grant for MS research.

2014 Geologic Society of America Alexander Sisson Research Award for MS research in the Caribbean.

2014 AAPG Foundation R Dana Russel Award and Grant-in-aid for MS research in oceanography.