Kade Keranen

Kade Keranen

Associate Professor


Kade Keranen earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geophysics from Stanford University. Keranen uses a range of geophysical methods to study the shallow subsurface, and integrates scientific studies with work on equity in science.

Research Interests

Keranen does research on shallow geophysics using a wide range of geophysical methods.

Teaching Interests

Geophysical techniques and methods including raw data processing and interpretation from geophysical fieldwork; solid earth structure and active processes.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • IRIS/SSA Distinguished Lecturer 2017-18
  • Douglas Whitney Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University 2016
  • GeoPRISMS Distinguished Lecturer 2011
  • USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship 2008
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship 2001-04


  • B.S.(Applied Geophysics),Michigan Technological University,2001
  • Thermal Geophysics Group(Thermal Geophysics),University of Utah,2002
  • M.S.(Geophysics),Stanford University,2004
  • Ph.D.(Geophysics),Stanford University,2008