Phil Wannamaker

Research Professor

Phone: 801-581-3547
Fax: 801-585-3540



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Professional Research Interests and Expertise:

  • Geothermal systems
  • Electromagnetic theory and practice
  • Relation of resistivity structure to phyisochemical conditions of the Earth
  • Numerical modeling
  • Inverse theory

Regional and Basin Experience:

  • Western United States
  • Antarctica
  • Southern Appalachians
  • New Zealand


  • 1983 Ph.D. in Electromagnetic Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • 1976 B.Sc. in Engineering Geology, Queen's University, Kingston


  • GRC
  • AGU
  • SEG
  • GSA
  • ASEG


  • Fellow, Geological Society of America, 2011
  • The New Zealand Geophysics Prize, 2009
  • Trustee and Treasurer, Gerald W. Hohmann Memorial Trust for Teaching and Research in Applied Electrical Methods.
  • Green Foundation Fellow, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA.
  • Outstanding Ph.D. Research Award, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah.
Last Updated: 3/24/14