Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Michael Ackerson

Geologist

Michael started at NMNH in December 2018 and is available to mentor research fellows in 2018-19.

Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2015)
  • M.S. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (2011)
Research Interests

The evolution of continental crust (spatially and temporally) through natural and experimental observations; to date, my primary geochemical tools have been trace and minor elements in minerals and melts.