Jeffrey Carpenter

Research Scientists

Geological Laboratory Technician

Research Interests

My area of expertise mainly focuses on preparation of geological samples for research and analysis. Methods including, but not limited to, thin sections, cold epoxy mounting, cutting, polishing and powdering. I have a background in metamorphic and igneous petrology with a specialization in metasomatic ore deposits.


  • M.Sc., Geology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA
  • B.A., Geology, Buffalo Sate College, Buffalo, NY, USA

Professional Profile

  • 2022-Present: Geological Laboratory Technician, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016-2022: Thin Section Technician, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, USA

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Lapidary Thin Sections Metasomatism