UMass Geomechanics

Michele Cooke's CV


Geological and Environmental Sciences PhD 1996,  Stanford University
Mechanical Engineering, PhD minor 1996, Stanford University
Civil Engineering MS 1991, Stanford University
Geological Engineering BSE cum laude1989, Princeton University

Work history

2012- present Professor, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Oct 2016 Guest Professor, University of Pavia, Italy
2004-2012 Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
July2011 Visiting Scholar, University of Tasmania
May 2011 Guest Professor, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
1999-2004 Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
1996-1999 Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison
1989-1990 Geotechnical Engineer at ENGEO, Concord California

Awards and Honors

UMass-Amherst College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Research Award 2018
Associate Editor Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth 2016-present
Appointed to Southern California Earthquake Center Planning Committee 2017-present
Elected to the Board of the Southern California Earthquake Center 2015-2017
Elected to fellowship of the Geological Society of America 2010
UMass-Amherst Distinguished Academic Outreach Teaching Award 2010
NSF faculty early CAREER grant 2004-2008
National Association of Geosciences Teachers Distinguished Speaker 2000-2001
Lieberman Fellow, Scholarship and University Service (Stanford) 1994-1995
Stanford University Centennial Teaching Award 1994
Corning Fellowship, for research in materials science (Stanford) 1993-1994
W. Taylor Thom Jr., Prize, Excellence in Geological Engineering (Princeton) 1989


For list of published papers, see Google scholar page

Professional Service