Aaron M Jubb

Dr. Aaron Jubb is a Research Chemist with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, Virginia.


Following his graduate studies, Dr. Jubb completed post-doctoral work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Chemical Science Division in Boulder, Colorado focusing on the atmospheric chemistry of CFC replacements and at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee with an emphasis on the development and application of surface enhanced Raman scattering sensors. Dr. Jubb joined the USGS in 2017 where his principle areas of study involve:

  • Structure and composition of waters co-produced during petroleum extraction.
  • Molecular characterization of organic matter composition in fuel-generating sedimentary rocks.
  • In situ characterization of reservoir rock wettability.


  • B.A. Chemistry, Lawrence University, 2006
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, The Ohio State University, 2012

Work Experience

  • June 2018 to Present: Research Chemist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, Virginia
  • January 2017 to June 2018: Chemist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, Virginia
  • April 2015 to December 2016: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • August 2012 to February 2015: Research Scientist 1, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, UC-Boulder & National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, Colorado

Professional Affiliations

  • Present Member, American Chemical Society
  • Present Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Present Member, Geochemical Society

List of Publications