Paleontologist Dr. Robert DePalma
Date: Jan 14 - Jan 29, 2023
Time: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Robert DePalma is a vertebrate paleontologist and native Floridian who focuses on ancient life of the late Cretaceous, the Chicxulub asteroid impact, and the evolution of theropod dinosaurs. His passionate fascination with the past, and interest in fossils, osteology, and exploration, began at a very young age, visiting the local Science Museum in West Palm Beach and formally kicked off when he started working for the Florida Museum of Natural History prep lab at age 14.
He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Geosciences Department of Florida Atlantic University and Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Manchester Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Robert’s work and collaborative research has been featured on network TV programs, National Geographic Channel, BBC, Discovery and PBS to name a few. His work and discoveries continue to be shared globally.
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