Meet Our Alumni

We asked our alumni to describe their professional and educational activities since graduating from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and to reflect upon the benefits of their EMS degree, share their college experience, and provide advice for our students. Read what they had to say.

Joel Myers

Joel Myers

  • Meteorology, 1961, Meteorology, 1963, Meteorology, 1971
  • Founder, Chairman, and President, AccuWeather, Inc.
Cheryl Nelson

Cheryl Nelson

  • Meteorology, 2002
  • TV Host and Freelance Meteorologist, WTKR-TV
Bernadette Placky

Bernadette Woods Placky

  • Meteorology, 1999
  • Meteorologist, Climate Central
Joel Reed

Joel Reed

  • Ceramic Science and Engineering, 1982
  • Principal Consultant, Mereo
Reggie Spiller

Reggie Spiller

  • Geology, 1979
  • CEO, Azimuth Energy
Timothy Watson

Timothy Watson

  • Geosciences, 2005, Geosciences, 2002
  • Geoscientist, Noble Energy