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Riley Balikian

Assistant Research Scientist, Illinois State Geological Survey
Instructor, Earth Science and Environmental Change

Research Interests

  • (Near Surface) Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Risk, Resilience, and Geohazards


  • PhD (ABD), Earth Science and Environmental Change: University of Illinois
  • MS, Environmental Science: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MS, Urban and Regional Planning: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BS, Geophysics: Wheaton College (IL)

Courses Taught

GEOL 451: Environmental Geophysics