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Prof. Pyrak-Nolte becomes President of the American Rock Mechanics Association


Prof. Laura Pyrak-Nolte began her 2-year term as President of the American Rock Mechanics Association on July 1st following a term as Vice-President in 2015-2017.  ARMA is a 1000-member professional science and engineering society that promotes interaction in the study and application of rock mechanics and geomechanics among industry, academia, and government sectors. 

A geophysicist, Prof. Pyrak-Nolte’s research interests focus on wave propagation and fluid flow in fractured and porous media.  She was named and ARMA fellow in 2013.  Prof. Pyrak-Nolte received a BS from SUNY Buffalo, a MS from Virginia Tech, and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.  She has worked at Purdue since 1997.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2023 2:54 PM

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