John B. Patton Award
Established in 1986, this award is supported by the John B. Patton Fund and honors the longtime Chairman of the Department and State Geologist. The awards are determined jointly by the current Chair and State Geologist and are intended to promote research on the geology of the State of Indiana.
Brian Keith (left) presents the 2004 Patton Award to Wilfrido Solano-Acosta.
2004 Wilfrido Solano-Acosta
2003 Remus O. Lazar
2001 Matthew Campbell, Adam Davis, Russell House, Shannon Jock, Laura Slade
2000 Sarah Pietraszek-Mattner, Dana Cannon, Rachel Walker, Steve Loheide
1999 Mark Buehler
1997 Eung-Seok Lee, Karl Leonard, Scott Neal, Nelson Shaffer
1996 Nathan Way, Karan Keith, Joseph Brumley, Carl Rexroad
1995 Lisa Rhoades, Glenn Bear, Lindsey Leighton, Matthew Cohn, Nadeem Ahmad
1993 Penny Alano, Jennifer Lewis, Clayton Millard
1992 Huitang Zhou
1991 Kari Leonard
1990 John Guthrie
1989 Clay Harris