Sumit Chakraborty (PhD '90) is 2017 Dana Medalist

Geosciences alumnus Sumit Chakraborty, PhD '90, will receive the Mineralogical Society of America's 2017 Dana Medal. The Dana Medal recognizes sustained outstanding scientific contributions through original research by a mid-career scientist in the fields of mineralogy and petrology. The award will be presented at the 2016 AGU meeting in San Francisco.