Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Graduate Students A-E

Marcus Adam

Marcus Adam

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Robert Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Gold Deposits
Mansour Al-Hashim

Mansour Al-Hashim

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Research Interests / Specializations: Stratigraphy, sedimentary facies analysis, and geochemistry of the mixed carbonate-siliciclastic Espanola Formation: a possible Paleoproterozoic cap carbonate
Wajahat Ali

Wajahat Ali

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Kristy Tiampo & Dr. Gail Atkinson

Research Interests / Specializations: Simulating the mechanics of induced seismicity in Alberta
BGS 1033
wali3@uwo.ca

Omar Al-Mufti

Omar Al-Mufti

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Guy Plint & Dr. Burns Cheadle

Research Interests / Specializations: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous Puskwaskau Formation, North-Central Alberta
Denise Anders

Denise Anders

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Origin and formation of melt lithologies from the Sudbury impact structure and their relationship to the Sudbury Igneous Complex
Rohan Aranha

Rohan Aranha

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe & Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Research Interests / Specializations: Sedimentology & Geochemistry
Abdullah Aseri

Abdullah Aseri

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: High Field Strength Elements Deposits in Silica-saturated Alkaline Granite, Arabian Shield, Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Asmail

Mohammed Asmail

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Norm Duke

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology
Mailyng Aviles

Mailyng Aviles

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Burns Cheadle

Research Interests / Specializations: The Second White Specks Formation of Colorado Group: Insight into Burial Changes and Thermal History
Anika Ballent

Anika Ballent

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Research Interests / Specializations: Microplastics
Jeff Berger

Jeff Berger

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Roberta Flemming & Dr. Mariek Schmidt

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of altered basaltic material: Unraveling protolith and sediment compositions to constrain Mars crustal processes
Gila Binyamini

Gila Binyamini

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: The Holocene Paleolimnology of Lake Erie
Off Campus
gbinyami@uwo.ca

Sebastian Braganza

Sebastian Braganza

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Gail Atkinson

Research Interests / Specializations: Engineering Seismology
Natasha Bumstead

Natasha Bumstead

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Paleolimnology
Off Campus
nbumstea@uwo.ca

Yonghua Cao

Yonghua Cao

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Evaluation of Cu-Pd mineralization and the igneous stratigraphy through portable techniques: a case study at North Edge of Eastern Gabbro, Coldwell Alkaline Complex, ON
Christy Caudill

Christy Caudill

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Livio Tornabene

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact Craters
Anna Chanou

Anna Chanou

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Richard Grieve

Research Interests / Specializations: Vitric clast-bearing breccia impactites: their intra- and inter- crater textural variability and geologic correlation
Byung-Hun Choe

Byung-Hun Choe

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Livio Tornabene

Research Interests / Specializations: Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) application for geological mapping and resource exploration in the Canadian Arctic
BGS 1033
bchoe@uwo.ca

Peter Christoffersen

Peter Christoffersen

M.Sc. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Audrey Bouvier & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geochemistry
David Clark

David Clark

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Paul Wiegert & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Computational and Observational Studies of Meteoroid Streams
Sarah CoDyre

Sarah CoDyre

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Richard Grieve

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology
Laura Colgrove

Laura Colgrove

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Groundwater Geochemistry
Benjamin Consolvo

Benjamin Consolvo

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Gerhard Pratt

Research Interests / Specializations: Exploration Geophysics
Adam Coulter

Adam Coulter

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact Craters
Michael Craig

Michael Craig

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Roberta Flemming, Dr. Gordon Osinski, Dr. Ed Cloutis

Research Interests / Specializations: Laboratory Analogue Spectroscopy with Applications to Mars, Asteroids, and Terrestrial Impact Sites
Alana Crump

Alana Crump

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Soil Geochemistry
Luqi Cui

Luqi Cui

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Gail Atkinson

Research Interests / Specializations: Engineering Seismology
Lisa Cupelli

Lisa Cupelli

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Desmond Moser

Research Interests / Specializations: A zircon and accessory mineral analysis of the mafic melt-crater contact zones of the Vredefort and Sudbury impact basins
Bianca D'Aoust

Bianca D'Aoust

M.Sc. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Livio Tornabene

Research Interests / Specializations: Remote Sensing
Off Campus
bdaoust2@uwo.ca

Connor Davis

Connor Davis

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Desmond Moser

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochronology
Bethany Dean

Bethany Dean

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Research Interests / Specializations: Microplastics
Tara Despault

Tara Despault

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Brian Branfireun

Research Interests / Specializations: Watershed Hydrology
Off Campus
tdespaul@uwo.ca

Abd-Erraouf Djirar

Abd-Erraouf Djirar

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Physics
Matea Drljepan

Matea Drljepan

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Guy Plint

Research Interests / Specializations: Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Innocent Ezenwa

Innocent Ezenwa

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Rick Secco

Research Interests / Specializations: Investigating the Possibility of Invariance in Electrical Resistivity Along the Melting Boundary