Jess comes from Dunedin, in New Zealand, and studied geology at Otago University before moving to Canberra to complete a PhD on the physics of lava flow emplacement at the ANU. He's currently working at the CSIRO on the dynamics of magmatic sulfide ore bodies.
Jess's research interests include: geological fluid mechanics; physical volcanology; structural and metamorphic geology and petrology and sometimes the philosophy of science.
Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO
Graduate Student, RSES, Australian National University
Research Internship, RSES, Australian National University
University of Otago, BSc(Hons)
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, DipABRSM