Assistant Professor of Geology Tom Rice has degrees and work experience in both geology and engineering. Prior to coming to Cedarville University in 2011, Mr. Rice spent over 30 years working in government research, academia, industry, and as a consultant. Most of those years were spent doing work in the natural gas industry as a geologist, environmentalist, and engineer. He has worked from Virginia to Arctic Alaska and many places in-between and has done marine geology work in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf. He is a registered professional geologist.