Nels Forsman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Geology & Geological Engineering Department, UND College of Engineering & Mines. Dr. Forsman earned his PhD in Geology from the University of North Dakota in 1985 and his MS in Geology from the University of Houston in 1978. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Geology. His specializations include sedimentary petrology, diagenesis, and planetary geology.
Dr. Forsman is a member of the Geological Society of America, the North Dakota Academy of Science, and Sigma Xi. In his free time, he enjoys skydiving and participated in a North Dakota state record.