Michael Hren

Associate Professor, Geosciences


  • Turner Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Michigan)
  • Bateman Postdoctoral Fellow (Yale University)
  • Ph.D. Stanford University 2007
  • M.S. Dartmouth College 2001
  • B.A. Dartmouth College 1999

Research Interests

Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry: Stable isotopic analysis of organic and inorganic materials. Present research projects include work on long-term changes in atmospheric CO2, isotopic tracing of organic molecular biomarkers, isotopic fractionation during biosynthesis of cell components and degradation in sediments, and identification and stable isotopic analysis of biomarkers in ancient sediments.

Michael Hren
Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-9511
Fax(860) 486-2981
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Center for Integrative Geosciences
354 Mansfield Rd
U-2045 Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationBEACH 232
CampusStorrs Campus