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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:

  • Composition of oil and gas-associated wastewaters
  • Molecular characterization of sedimentary organic matter
  • In situ characterization of rock wettability


Professional Experience

  • 2017 – Present: Research Chemist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  • 2015 – 2016: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • 2012 – 2015: Research Scientist 1, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, Colorado

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, The Ohio State University, 2012

  • B.A. Chemistry, Lawrence University, 2006

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Chemical Society

  • American Geophysical Union

  • Geochemical Society

  • The Society for Organic Petrology

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