Dr. John Steinmetz, state geologist and director of the Indiana Geological Survey, will present “Even After 175 Years, the Indiana Geological Survey Always has Something New” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in room 1101 of the Education Center at the University of Southern Indiana.
Steinmetz serves as chief executive of the Indiana Geological Survey (IGS), providing overall leadership in the fulfillment of its mission in directed research, information, service, and education. He is the institution’s chief spokesperson, serving as the primary liaison between the IGS and federal and state agencies, universities, businesses, municipalities, and citizens. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology from the University of Illinois and a doctorate in marine geology and geophysics from the University of Miami.
The lecture, sponsored by USI’s Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education and the Geology and Physics Department, is free and open to the public.