Christopher G. Patterson

Chris Patterson, M.S.
Research Specialist
Geochemistry
Natural Resources Building
615 E. Peabody Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
217-265-9171
Education: 
  • B.S. Cum Laude, Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois University, 2008
  • M.S., Hydrogeology, Clemson University, 2011
  • Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Major Responsibilities: 

Senior thesis work involved analysis of speleothem stable isotopes as paleoclimatic indicators. Master’s thesis work involved the development of hysteretic flow functionality for the TOUGH2 multiphase flow numerical simulators TMVOC and ECO2N. Current responsibilities include development of groundwater models for the Illinois Basin-Decatur Project (IBDP) and assisting in the Monitoring, Verification, and Accounting Program for the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC).