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Dr. Edward Albin

Program Director Associate Professor, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Education

Ph.D. in Geology
The University of Georgia
M.S. in Geology
Arizona State University
B.S. in Earth Science
Columbus State University

Teaching Interests

Planetary Science Astronomical Instrumentation

Positions Held

1988 - 2016
Fernbank Science Center
Planetary Geologist / Planetarium Lecturer
2002 - 2015
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Agnes Scott College
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
2006 - 2012
Prestige Helicopters
Commercial Helicopter Pilot
1986 - 1988
Louisiana Arts and Science Museum
Planetarium Lecturer
1983 - 1986
Arizona State University
Graduate Research Assistant

Presentations

SHATTER CONE - LIKE STRUCTURES AND A REFINED AGE FOR MELT ROCK AT THE WOODBURY IMPACT STRUCTURE

Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
March 16, 2017

APUS Observatory: An Online/ Remote Telescope Dedicated to Astronomy Education and Student Research

DuPont Summit Conference
December 2, 2016

The Role of the Modern Planetarium as an Effective Tool in Astron omy Education and Public Outreach

American Astronomical Society Meeting
January 6, 2016

Media Contributions

Interesting Facts about the 2017 Solar Eclipse and Different Ways to See It Safely

Emergency and Disaster Management Digest
August 18, 2017
Magazine

The Role of the Modern Planetarium as an Effective Tool in Astronomy Education and Public Outreach, American Astronomical Society, 227, 446.03.

American Astronomical Society
January 2016
Other

Volcanism within Mare Frigoris: Further Evidence for Recent Eruptions on the Moon, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 46, 2633.

Lunar and Planetary Science
March 2015
Other

The Unearthly Geology of Mars

The Unearthly Geology of Mars
2012
Social Media - Blog

Earth Science Made Simple: A Clear Introduction to the Science of Our Planet, Three Rivers Press, 224 p.

November 2004
Other

Upper Eocene impact horizon in east-central Georgia, Geology, 32, 717-720.

April 2004
Other

Major and trace element compositions of georgiaites: Clues to the source of North American tektites, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 35, 795-806.

Meteoritics and Planetary Science
July 2000
Other

Observing the New Mars, Astronomy, 20, 74-79.

Astronomy Magazine
November 1992
Other

Topographic evidence for shield volcanism on Io, Icarus, 67, 181-183.

Icarus
January 1986
Other

Certifications and Licensure

April 12, 2017
Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Awards & Honors

June 1, 2010
NSF Noyce Fellowship for Science Education
National Science Foundation