Faculty/Staff Profile

H. Wayne Leimer, Ph.D.

Professor of Geology

Highest Degree University: University of Missouri at Columbia
Department: Earth Sciences
Kittrell Hall (KITT) 111
PO Box: 5062
(931) 372-3522

Expertise in clay mineralogy, oil shale, asbestos and radon hazards, and aggregate characteristics.

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  • PhD 1969, Univ. of Missouri at Columbia

Research Interests

  • Clay Mineralogy
  • Oil Shale
  • Asbestos and Radon Hazards
  • Aggregate characteristics

Courses Taught

Physical Geology, Geology and the Environment, Mineralogy and Petrology, Silicate Mineralogy, Optical Mineralogy and Petrography, Applied Geochemistry, Special Problems: X-ray Diffraction, Senior Thesis

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