Brimhall, George


Professor Emeritus, Departments of Geology, Earth & Planetary Science and Materials Science & Engineering

UC Berkeley
391 McCone Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: 510-642-5868
Fax: 510-643-9980


Research Areas:
Mineral Resources

1972 Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Professional Experience: 

1972-1976 Anaconda Company

 Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

1978 Economic Geology Position, Department of Geology, UC Berkeley
1986-1990, 1993-1994 Chairman of the Department of Geology and Geophysics

 Major Awards:
Waldemar Lindgren Award of the Society of Economic Geologists, 1980

Hugh Exton McKinstry Lecturer of Harvard University, 1985

Gallagher Lecturer, University of Calgary, 1986

Fellow of the Geological Society of America, 1988

Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, 1990

UC Berkeley Noyce Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Physical Sciences and Chemistry, 1999

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, 2001