David Fike

InCEES Professor, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Associate Director, InCEES; Director, Environmental Studies Program

Professor David Fike was named the Associate Director of InCEES in 2016. He is also an InCEES professor. Professor Fike advances the InCEES mission with special emphasis on research work related to various environmental issues.  Additionally, he is committed to strengthening connections with students, stakeholders and partner organizations on and off campus.

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Fike is a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in Arts & Sciences, and director of the Environmental Studies Program. His research interests include the detailed working of global biogeochemical cycles, their evolution over Earth history and their impact on biological evolution. 

BS, Engineering Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
BS, Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
BS, Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
MPhil, Polar Studies, Churchill College, Cambridge University, UK, 2002
PhD, Geochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007