Jeff Pepin

Biography

Jeff Pepin earned a B.S. degree in Geology from Cal Poly Pomona and both a M.S. degree in hydrology and Ph.D. in Earth & Environmental Science with a hydrology specialization from the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology. Prior to joining the USGS in 2016, Jeff's graduate school research primarily focused on geothermal exploration technique improvement, water resource sustainability, crustal permeability determination, and applied electromagnetic geophysics. He began working at the USGS as a student intern and is currently a Hydrologist at the New Mexico Water Science Center in Albuquerque. Jeff specializes in geothermal systems, statistics, and electromagnetic geophysics.

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. Earth & Environmental Science with specialization in Hydrology, Earth & Environmental Science Department, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, 2019
  • M.S. Hydrology, Earth & Environmental Science Department, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, 2015
  • B.S. Geology with Honors, Geological Sciences Department, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, 2011

 

Professional Experience:

  • 2019 to present: Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, New Mexico Water Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 2016 to 2019: Student Trainee Hydrology, U.S. Geological Survey, New Mexico Water Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 2012 to 2019: Research & Teaching Assistant, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico
  • 2012 to 2012: Well-Logging Specialist, New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, Socorro, New Mexico
  • 2010 to 2012: Project Analyst, C & F Foods, Inc., City of Industry, California
  • 2010 to 2011: Research & Instructional Student Assistant, California State Polytechnic University Pomona