Professor Irwin Remson



Barney and Estelle Morris Professor (Emeritus)
Dept. of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, CA  94305-2115



Areas of interest include hydrology, soil moisture groundwater, hydraulics, geology, numerical methods, computers, and environmental earth sciences.






1946  AB Physics, Columbia University

1949  MA Geology, Columbia University

1954  PhD Geology, Columbia University



Professional Experience:


1996-present   Professor Emeritus

                      Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University

1972-1996       Professor

                      Departments of Applied Earth Sciences and Geology, Stanford University

1975-1982       Chairman  

                      Department of Applied Earth Sciences, Stanford University

1968-1972       Professor

                      Department of Geology, Stanford University

1954-1968       Lecturer to Professor

                      Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel Institute of Technology

1949-1973       Supervising Geologist and Engineer

                      U.S. Geological Survey





Honors and Memberships:

1940           Partial Pulitzer Scholarship

1955           American Geophysical Union - "Best First Paper in Hydrology"

1966           Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching

1968           Nominated for the Danforth Foundation, E. Harris Harbison Award for Distinguished Teaching

1968           Nominated for Outstanding Educators of America

1980-81      Geological Society of America, Birdsall Distinguished Lecturer in Hydrogeology

1980           Barney and Estelle Morris Professor of Earth Sciences

1985           School of Earth Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award

1992           Stanford University Gores Award for Teaching

1992           American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting - "The Remson Symposium 30 Years of Groundwater Modeling"

1993           National Groundwater Association

1993           M. King Hubbert Award for Scientific Contributions to the Groundwater Community


Courses Taught by Irwin at Stanford

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