Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Graduate Students S-Z

Hadis Samadi Alinia

Hadis Samadi Alinia

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Kristy Tiampo

Research Interests / Specializations: New GPS Time Series Measurements for Eastern Canada
Ryan Sawyer

Ryan Sawyer

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Rick Secco & Dr. Wayne Nesbitt

Research Interests / Specializations: The Effects of Composition, Pressure and Temperature on the Structure of Alkali Silicate Glasses
Rachel Schwartz-Narbonne

Rachel Schwartz-Narbonne

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Reconstructing North American Pleistocene Ecosystems by Stable Isotope Analysis
Deana Schwarz

Deana Schwarz

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Composition of Modern Pollen and its Relationship to Environment
Yang (Lars) Shen

Yang (Lars) Shen

Course-Based M.Sc. Geology

Jun Shi

Jun Shi

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Dazhi Jiang

Research Interests / Specializations: Structural Geology
Alaura Singleton

Alaura Singleton

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

Research Interests / Specializations: Characteristics and Formation of Central Uplifts in Crystalline Terrestrial Impact Craters
Alexandra Smofsky

Alexandra Smofsky

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Elizabeth Webb

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Science
Renata Smoke

Renata Smoke

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Deposit Geochemistry
Colin Sproat

Colin Sproat

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Jisuo Jin

Research Interests / Specializations: The early Katian (Late Ordovician) brachiopod fauna of Ontario: evolution, paleoecology, and paleobiogeography during a major sea-level rise
Liana Stammers

Liana Stammers

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Neil Banerjee

Research Interests / Specializations: Gold Deposits
Jessica Stromberg

Jessica Stromberg

Ph.D. Geology & Planetary Science, Dr. Neil Banerjee & Dr. Ed Cloutis

Research Interests / Specializations: Early Gold Mineralization in the Porcupine Gold Camp: A Geochemical and Isotopic Study of the Gold Bearing Ankerite Veins at the Dome Mine, Timmins, Ontario
Reynold Sukara

Reynold Sukara

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Rick Secco

Research Interests / Specializations: High-Pressure/Temperature Geophysics
Shuo Sun

Shuo Sun

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Jisuo Jin

Research Interests / Specializations: Architecture and Stratigraphy of the Upper Silurian to Middle Devonian Strata, Southwestern Ontario
Farnoush Tahmasebi

Farnoush Tahmasebi

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Analysis of Soils and Plants of Mammoth Steppe Ecosystems
Simon Thorpe

Simon Thorpe

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Kristy Tiampo

Research Interests / Specializations: Induced Seismicity
Lauren Twible

Lauren Twible

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Brian Branfireun

Research Interests / Specializations: Wetland Hydrogeology
Diego Uribe

Diego Uribe

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Phil McCausland

Research Interests / Specializations: Meteoritics
Kathleen Vannelli

Kathleen Vannelli

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Guy Plint

Research Interests / Specializations: Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Jacob Walker

Jacob Walker

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Ching Pao Wang

Ching Pao Wang

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh & Dr. Tony Withers

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Physics
Halima Warsame

Halima Warsame

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Phil McCausland & Dr. Cam Tsujita

Rebecca Wilks

Rebecca Wilks

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

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact Cratering
Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Tianqi Xie

Tianqi Xie

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Physics
Bidong Zhang

Bidong Zhang

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Audrey Bouvier & Dr. Sean Shieh

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Materials
Xiaoming Zhang

Xiaoming Zhang

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Robert Shcherbakov

Research Interests / Specializations: Understanding the mechanisms of earthquakes and aftershocks through numerical modelling
Bodi (Alvin) Zhao

Bodi (Alvin) Zhao

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Robert Shcherbakov

Research Interests / Specializations: Computer Modelling
Md. Akbar Zuberi

Md. Akbar Zuberi

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Gerhard Pratt

Research Interests / Specializations: Exploration Geophysics
William Zylberman

William Zylberman

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

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact Geophysics