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Adam Mangel

Adam Mangel

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 372-6091


Dr. Mangel joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2019. He has a diverse educational background in science and technology applications for understanding and controlling subsurface environments with experience in academic, industry, and research science settings. Primarily, Dr. Mangel's work focuses on the application of geophysical tools to engineering, environmental, and energy problems. He is actively involved multiple service roles in the science community.

Research Interests

  • Geophysical monitoring of subsurface processes at multiple scales
  • Wave-based imaging of the subsurface
  • Critical zone science across all climates
  • Practical geophysical solutions to environmental and engineering problems.
  • Instrument design, automation, and telemetry
  • Integration of conceptual models, data, and inversion

Education and Credentials

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines
  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Clemson University
  • M.S., Hydrogeology, Clemson University
  • B.S., Geology, SUNY University at Buffalo

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas