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Paul Byrne

Associate Professor of Planetary Science

Center for Geospatial Analytics

Jordan Hall 3135


Paul is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences and a Faculty Fellow with the Center for Geospatial Analytics. As a planetary geologist, Paul is interested in how and why planets look the way they do. With remotely sensed data, laboratory and numerical modeling, and fieldwork in analog sites around the world, he seeks to understand how volcanic, tectonic, and impact processes have shaped planetary surfaces. At NC State, he has established the Planetary Research Group to explore what our world can tell us of other planetary bodies—and vice versa.