Meet Dr. Circe Verba, a geologist passionate about STEM education and science-based LEGO!

Dr. Circe Verba is a research geologist for the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory. She has a Ph.D in geology with a focus in civil engineering (University of Oregon and Oregon State University). Dr. Verba specializes in studying wellbores in carbon sequestration settings, oil-gas shale petrophysics in unconventional systems, and characterizing rare earth elements in coal and respective by-products. She is passionate about STEM education and building science based LEGO sets.