In Memoriam

headshot of John Wasson

Research Professor - Curator

4859 Geology

John Wasson is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the curator of the UCLA Meteorite Collection. He received his PhD from the MIT. His research involves the use of neutron activation and petrographic techniques to study chondrites and iron meteorites. His goal is to understand the processes by which these formed.