Curriculum Vitae

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THOMAS STEPHEN BIANCHI
Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida
205 Williamson Hall PO Box 112120 Gainesville, FL 32611-2120
phone: (352) 392-6138

EDUCATION
1987: Ph.D. (Marine Sciences/Biogeochemistry) University of Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, Maryland (Ph.D Advisor Donald L. Rice, Co-Advisor Rodger Dawson)
1981: M.A. (Ecology and Evolution/Marine Ecology) Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York(Thesis Advisor Jeffrey S. Levinton)
1978: B.A. (Biology, minor in Chemistry) Department of Biology, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2013-present: Professor and Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences,
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
2006-2013: Professor and James R. Whatley Endowed Chair in Geosciences and Professor of Chemical
Oceanography, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
2005-2006: Adjunct Professor, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony
Brook, New York.
2002-2005: Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans,
Louisiana.
1998-2002: Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New
Orleans, Louisiana, and Acting Director of the Institute for Earth and Ecosystem Sciences (IEES).
1994-1998: Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New
Orleans, Louisiana.
1990-1994: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas.
1988-1990: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Milbrook, New York.
1987-1988: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland,
Solomons, Maryland.
1984-1987: Research Assistant, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland, Solomons,
Maryland.
1983-1984: Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Geology, State University of New York, Binghamton,
New York.
1977-1978: Research Assistant, Marine Sciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York.
1975-1976: Research Assistant, Adelphi University, New York.

RESEARCH INTERESTS 
Organic geochemistry
Biogeochemical dynamics of aquatic food chains
Carbon cycling in estuarine and coastal ecosystems
Biochemical markers of colloidal and particulate organic carbon

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)
European Association of Organic Geochemists (EAOG)

HONORS & AWARDS 
2013 Jon & Beverly Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences at University of Florida
2013 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
2012 James Whatley Chair in Geosciences at Texas A&M University.
2007 William Evans Fellowship, Research Scholar, Otago University, New Zealand.
2000 Fulbright Research Scholarship, U.S./Sweden.
1994 Lamar University Excellence in Research Award.
1994 Visiting Scientist Award, Stockholm University, Sweden.
1993 Fulbright Research Scholarship, U.S/Cyprus.
1991 TARP Award, to attend the Gordon Conference on Chemical Oceanography, Meriden, New Hampshire.
1990 Sterrer Fellowship, Bermuda Biological Research Station.
1989 Sterrer Fellowship, Bermuda Biological Research Station.
1989 Theodore Roosevelt Fellowship, American Museum of Natural History.
1988-1990 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Milbrook, New York.
1988 Mortar Board Excellence in Teaching at Tulane University.
1986 Lerner-Gray Fund Award for Marine Research, The American Museum of Natural History.
1986 Predoctoral Research Award, The Society of Sigma Xi.