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Tej Gautam

Tej Gautam

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Petroleum Engineering & Geology

Education: Ph.D. in Applied Geology, Kent State University, 2012; Master of Science in Environmental Studies, The University of Tokyo; Bachelor of Science, Geology, Tribhuvan University.

Research Interests: My teaching and research interests include environmental & engineering geology, soil & rock mechanics, hydrogeology, and geo-hazards.

Courses (Fall 2014): Physical Geology, GIS Mapping

Courses (Spring 2015): Environmental Hydrogeology

Phone: (740) 376-4371

Email: tpg001@marietta.edu

What can a student expect when taking one of your classes?

Geoscience is multidisciplinary in nature. Understanding resources, environment and geo-hazards in the context of geologic processes.

What excites you about teaching at Marietta College?

MC, located in Appalachian region, has various geologic sites or resources and challenges nearby.

When you aren’t teaching, what other activities do you enjoy?


Do you prefer flipping through the pages of a book or an e-book?


What is your favorite location on campus and why?

Prince Forum in Legacy Library; location of the room, its structure and setting inside. It’s like an overlook point.

What is your favorite Marietta College event?

Science Olympiad