Sunita Shah Walter

Sunita Shah Walter

Assistant Professor

Office Location
224 Cannon Lab
1044 College Drive
Lewes, DE 19958


  • School of Marine Science and Policy



  • NOSAMS Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2010-2013
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, 2009-2010
  • Ph.D., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2008
  • M.S., Atmospheric and Space Sciences, University of Michigan, 2001
  • B.A., Biochemistry, Columbia University, 1999


Research Interests

Understanding the microbial role in organic carbon cycling; microbial carbon metabolism; organic geochemistry; isotope geochemistry; mass spectrometry



See Google Scholar for a list of my published works 


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