Dean of SOESTDEAN
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Dr. Taylor is currently the Interim Vice Chancellor for Research for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in addition to serving as Dean of SOEST. With a B.Sc.Hons.(1st) from the University of Sydney and a PhD from Columbia University in marine geology and geophysics, Brian’s background is in plate tectonics and seafloor processes.
A former Fulbright Fellow and JOI Distinguished Lecturer, he has served as Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, and currently serves on the National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Geosciences.