Jeff Pigott joined the Department as a Postdoctoral Scholar in September 2015. Dr. Pigott earned a Ph.D. from Ohio State University in August 2015. He specializes in high pressure and high temperature experiments and molecular models. He is working with Jim Van Orman on a project to determine the influence of pressure on diffusion rates in Earth’s inner core. Dr. Pigott received a prestigious NSF postdoctoral fellowship to pursue this work.