Olivia Pardo

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: California Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Geophysics
  • Academic Advisor: Jennifer Jackson
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 2017


Thomas Stephan, Reto Trappitsch, Peter Hoppe, Andrew M. Davis, Michael J. Pellin, and Olivia S. Pardo. Molybdenum Isotopes in Presolar Silicon Carbide Grains: Details of s-process Nucleosynthesis in Parent Stars and Implications for r- and p-processes. Astrophysical Journal, 877, 101. 2019.

Chidester B.A., Pardo O.S., Fischer R.A., Thompson E.C., Heinz D.L., Campbell A.J., Prescher C., and Prakapenka V.B. High pressure phase behavior and equations of state of ThO2 polymorphs. American Mineralogist, 103. 10. 2018.

Patrick Boehnke, Elizabeth A. Bell, Thomas Stephan, Reto Trappitsch, C. Brenhin Keller, Olivia S. Pardo, Andrew M. Davis, T. Mark Harrison, and Michael J. Pellin. Potassic, high-silica Hadean crust. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115. 201720880. Jun 2018.

Trappitsch R., Boehnke P., Stephan T., Telus M., Savina M. R., Pardo O., Davis A.M., Dauphas N., Pellin M.J., Huss G.R. New constraints for the low abundance of 60Fe in the early solar system. Astrophysical Journal, 857. L15. 2018.


Degree Honors - University of Chicago: General Honors, Geophysical Sciences (B.S.) With Honors
Dean's List, University of Chicago, 2013-14, 2015-16, 2016-17