Graduate Students

Ashley Abraham

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Sujan Raj Adhikari

Sujan Raj Adhikari

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Research Interests / Specializations: Seismic Hazards, seismic microzonation, 3D modelling
Gabriel Arcuri

Gabriel Arcuri

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Des Moser

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochronology
Russell Ashton

Russell Ashton

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology / Ni-Cu-PGE Exploration

Dan Atasiei

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Jisuo Jin

Tom Baechler

Tom Baechler

M.Sc Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic geology - Ni-Cu-PGE exploration

Mahmoud Bagheri

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Katsu Goda

David Benn

David Benn

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology & Geochemistry
Meryem Berrada

Meryem Berrada

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Richard Secco

Research Interests / Specializations: High-pressure and high-temperature geophysics

Daliah Bibas

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Nigel Blamey & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Chris  Boucher

Chris Boucher

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Research Interests / Specializations: Seismology & Seismic Hazards
James Burley

James Burley

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Fengke Cao

Fengke Cao

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci, Dr. Roberta Flemming

Research Interests / Specializations: Martian meteorites; XRD; Raman
Xueke Chang

Xueke Chang

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Dazhi Jiang

Research Interests / Specializations: Structural Geology
Anna Chanou

Anna Chanou

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Richard Grieve

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

Neeraja Chinchalkar

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact Craters

Paige Cincio

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

David Clark

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

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

Anthony Dicecca

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Catherine Neish

Abd-Erraouf Djirar

Abd-Erraouf Djirar

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Physics
Elisa Dong

Elisa Dong

M.Sc. Geophysics, PlnSci - Dr. Katsu Goda

Research Interests / Specializations: Earthquake Modelling

Taylor Duncan

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Catherine Neish

Jessica Flynn

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Burns Cheadle

Research Interests / Specializations: Burial and Thermal History Modeling of the Upper Cretaceous Colorado Group, Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Foredeep through Back-Bulge Transect
Meredith  Fyfe

Meredith Fyfe

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Research Interests / Specializations: Seismic Hazards

Cailin Gallinger

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Catherine Neish

Song Gao

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Roberta Flemming

Nicolas Garroni

Nicolas Garroni

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact crater geology

Colton Geil

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Elizabeth Webb

Zohreh Ghorbani

Zohreh Ghorbani

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Neil Banerjee

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochemistry

Natalia Gomez

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Ana  Gonzalez Flores

Ana Gonzalez Flores

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Jisuo Jin & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Astrobiology and the origins of life
Jamie Graff

Jamie Graff

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geology
Minger  Guo

Minger Guo

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Liz Webb

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochemistry
Joshua Hedgepeth

Joshua Hedgepeth

Ph.D. Geophysics, PlnSci - Dr. Catherine Neish

Jonathan Hey

Jonathan Hey

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Norm Duke & Dr. Desmond Moser

Research Interests / Specializations: A metallogenic study of high grade iron ores on North Baffin Island in the Facies domain south of the Central Borden Fault Zone
Luke Howitt

Luke Howitt

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Charles Hulls

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Robert Shcherbakov

Juan Jaimes Bermudez

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Alireza Javanbakht

Alireza Javanbakht

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Research Interests / Specializations: Seismic Hazards / Liquefaction

Magdalena Kapron

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Stephanie Kobylinski

Stephanie Kobylinski

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology / Gold

Nina Kozikowski

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Emilie Landry

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Des Moser


Josh Laughton

Josh Laughton

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Precambrian geology of Devon Island, Nunavut
Eric  Lenhart

Eric Lenhart

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Rick Secco

Research Interests / Specializations: Geophysics / Interior of Planets
Yaozhu Li

Yaozhu Li

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Roberta Flemming & Dr. Phil McCausland

Lukas Louwerse

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Phil McCausland & Dr. Roberta Flemming

Mike Mazur

Mike Mazur

Ph.D. Geophysics - Dr. Peter Brown

Payam Momeni

Payam Momeni

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Katsu Goda

Research Interests / Specializations: Earthquake Hazard Analysis
Fereshteh Najafi

Fereshteh Najafi

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Stable Isotope Geochemistry
Negar Nazari

Negar Nazari

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Burns Cheadle & Dr. Robert Shcherbakov

Research Interests / Specializations: Induced Seismicity

Alex Orole

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Rick Secco

Samantha Palmer

Samantha Palmer

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Gail Atkinson

Research Interests / Specializations: Seismic Hazards
Afroza Parvin

Afroza Parvin

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Guy Plint

Rhys Paterson

Rhys Paterson

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Jisuo Jin

Research Interests / Specializations: Economic Geology / Stratigraphy

Reid Perkins

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Catherine Neish

Stephen Pillar

Stephen Pillar

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Roberta Flemming & Dr. Nigel Blamey

Research Interests / Specializations: Geochemistry of Fluid Inclusions

Kevin Potoczny

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Katsu Goda

Vidhya Ganesh Rangarajan

Vidhya Ganesh Rangarajan

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Livio Tornabene & Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geology, Planetary Surface Processes
Philip Reger

Philip Reger

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci -Dr. Audrey Bouvier

Research Interests / Specializations: Cosmochemistry / Planetary Science

Ricardo Rodriguez

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh

Sawyer  Rowe

Sawyer Rowe

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Simona Ruso

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Curtis  Russell

Curtis Russell

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Isotope Geochemistry
Catheryn Ryan

Catheryn Ryan

Ph.D. Geology - Dr. Roberta Flemming

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geology, Astrobiology
Leah Sacks

Leah Sacks

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Catherine Neish

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geology, Impact Craters, Comparative Planetology
Ryan Sawyer

Ryan Sawyer

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

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

Randi Sayer

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Rob Schincariol

Mohammadamin Sedghizadeh

Mohammadamin Sedghizadeh

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Robert Shcherbakov

Research Interests / Specializations: Statistical Analysis of Seismicity to Predict Earthquake Occurrence
Jahnavi Shah

Jahnavi Shah

Ph.D. Geophysics, PlnSci - Dr. Catherine Neish

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Surface Processes, Planetary Analogues
Hema Sharma

Hema Sharma

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar & Dr. Gerhard Pratt

Parva Shoaeifar

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Katsu Goda

Jordan Siewnarine

Jordan Siewnarine

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Liz Webb & Dr. Jisuo Jin

Aamna Sirohey

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

Andrew Siwabessy

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Gordon Osinski

Lauren Stone

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski

Matthew Svensson

Matthew Svensson

Ph.D. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski & Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Ashka Thaker

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Catherine Neish

James Thayer

James Thayer

Ph.D. Geology, Dr. Fred Longstaffe

Research Interests / Specializations: Landscape response to post-glacial climate change
Mauritz Van Zyl

Mauritz Van Zyl

Ph.D. Geophysics, Dr. Sean Shieh

Research Interests / Specializations: Mineral Physics, Diamond Anvil

Alexander Vanderhoeff

M.Sc. Geophysics, Dr. Sheri Molnar

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
Jason Wozniak

Jason Wozniak

M.Sc. Geology, Dr. Bob Linnen

Xiaochen  Zhang

Xiaochen Zhang

M.Sc. Geology, PlnSci - Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Lunar Geology