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Joseph O'Rourke

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Asst Professor
Post Doctoral Scholars, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6004
Biography

Joseph Ghilarducci O’Rourke joins ASU as an assistant professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration in January of 2020. He’s a planetary scientist specializing in understanding how dynamic processes deep within planets control their surface conditions over geologic time, including volcanism, tectonics, and magnetism. His research covers many planetary bodies including Earth, Venus, Mars, large asteroids and exoplanets. He’s increasingly involved in proposing spacecraft mission and instrumentation development for solar system exploration.

Education

Ph.D. California Institute of Technology

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SES 494Special Topics
SES 598Special Topics
SES 692Research
SES 792Research