The department has lost a vibrant member of our community in Wasim (class of 2018). During his time in the department Wasim was involved in research and participated in departmental events. His positivity and passion for geology made a lasting impact on our community. In celebration of his life, here are a few fond memories of his time with us.

Wasim Merchant end left with Sedimentology and Stratigraphy classmates
Wasim (far left) with the Historical Geology class at Dog Beach in Del Mar
Wasim Merchant end right with daughter and Engineering Geology classmates
Wasim (far right) with the Engineering Geology class on a field trip.
Wasim Merchant center back, with classmates of Petroleum Geology
Wasim (center back) on campus with the Petroleum Geology class
Wasim Merchant center right with Advanced Field classmates
Wasim (lower center right) with the Advanced Field class in Death Valley
Wasim Merchant center left on the Devils Chair
Wasim (center left) with the Advanced Field class on the Devil’s Chair.
Wasim center left back with fellow graduates at commencement
Wasim with his graduating class at commencement