My name is Zach Sickmann.

I am a sedimentologist and field geologist seeking full-time employment as an Assistant Professor.

I am currently the Richard T. Buffler Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) and a Lecturer in the Department of Geological Sciences | my UT Profile.

I received my PhD in Geological Sciences from Stanford University (2018). My undergraduate training included BS in Geosciences (Honors) from Trinity University (2012).

My research expertise includes

Basin Analysis, Convergent Margin Tectonics, Source-to-Sink Sediment Dispersal, Provenance Analysis, Sedimentology in the Anthropocene

Check out my latest research on

  • Interpreting large detrital geochronology data sets in retroarc foreland basins: An example from the Magallanes-Austral Basin, southernmost Patagonia |

  • Controls On Sedimentation and Cyclicity of the Boquillas and Equivalent Eagle Ford Formation from Detailed Outcrop Studies of Western and Central Texas, USA |