Byron Parizek

Byron Parizek
Professor, Geosciences
Professor, Mathematics
Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisors
Smeal Building, Room 181
Penn State DuBois
1 College Place
DuBois, PA 15801

Dr. Parizek teaches undergraduate courses in geosciences, mathematics, physics, and computer sciences, as well as a graduate course in geosciences. He is also a member of the department of geosciences graduate faculty. His research focuses on numerical modeling of ice-sheet dynamics and related Earth-system processes.


  • University College Faculty Scholar
  • Delta Mu Sigma Honor Society's Susanne Waitkus Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
  • Nominee for Schreyer Teaching Awards (2)
  • Top Reviewer for Elsevier journals

BS, Physics - Penn State

MS, Geosciences - Penn State

PhD Geosciences - Penn State