Faculty, Students and Staff

Faculty Adjunct Faculty Emeritus Faculty Research Scientists PhD Students MSc Students Staff

 

 

John Ayer

John Ayer

Associate MERC Director

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2249


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Pouran Behnia

GIS Specialist, MERC / Metal Earth

E: pbehnia@laurentian.ca


Anthony E. Beswick

Anthony E. Beswick

Professor Emeritus Igneous Petrology

Igneous Petrology, Professor Emeritus, BSc PhD DIC (London)


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Shalaila Bhalla

MSc Geology Student

Structural controls on gold mineralization of the Ormaque deposit, Val-d'Or, Quebec Location: WGMC, 6th floor, 6045



Lynn Bulloch

Promotions and Communications Manager

Email: le_bulloch@laurentian.ca / Phone 705-675-1151 x2013 / Office 8th Floor WGMC, B8032


Ian Campos

Ian Campos, P.Geo.

MSc Geology Student

Structural controls and auriferous alteration characteristics, Magino gold deposit, Wawa Subprovince, northern Ontario


Nathan Carter

Nathan Carter

MSc Geology (Thesis)

Understanding the nature and controls on Ni, Co, and PGE mineralization by focusing on the petrography, geochemistry, and mineralogy of the Crawford intrusive complex.


Paul Copper

Paul Copper

Professor Emeritus Paleobiology

Paleobiology, Professor Emeritus, BA MA Saskatchewan, PhD DIC London



David Downie

MSc Geology Student

Intrusion-related gold systems in the western Wabigoon subprovince; Investigations of the Lost Lake area, ON



Mohamed Farhat

MSc Geology Student

Structural Geology and Stratigraphy of the Steep Rock Lake Greenstone Belt, Atikokan, Northwestern Ontario



Harold L. Gibson

Professor Emeritus of Volcanology and Ore Deposits

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2371; Email: HGibson@laurentian.ca



Anna Haataja

MSc Geology Student

The timing and type of metamorphism of the Wabigoon Subprovince near Geraldton, Ontario


Evan Hall

Evan Hall

MSc Geology Student

Structural and Stratigraphic Controls on Gold Mineralization, Ulu Project, High Lake Greenstone Belt, Nunavut, Canada


Richard S. James

Richard S. James

Professor Emeritus Metamorphic Petrology

Metamorphic Petrology, Professor Emeritus, BSc MSc McMaster, PhD Manchester



Tramaine James

MSc Geology Student

The Toroparu Au-Cu Deposit, Guyana, South America; Paragenesis and Structural Controls on Mineralization


Caitlin Jones

Caitlin Jones

PhD Student

Metallogeny and structural controls on the Detour Lake Gold Mine, Abitibi Greenstone Belt


Pedro J. Jugo

Pedro J. Jugo

Professor of Igneous Petrology; BSc Earth Sciences and Applied Mineral Exploration MSc Program Coordinator; Director of the Harquail School of Earth Sciences

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2106; Email: PJugo@laurentian.ca


Reid R. Keays

Reid R. Keays

Professor Emeritus Economic Geology

Economic Geology, Professor Emeritus, BSc (Geol Eng) Queen's, PhD McMaster


Daniel J. Kontak

Daniel J. Kontak

Professor of Ore Deposit Geology

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2352; Email: DKontak@laurentian.ca



Klaus Kuster

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits Precambrian Geology, Metal Earth

Petrogenesis and Metallogenesis of Polymetallic Cr-Ni-Cu-PGE Systems in the Superior Province, Canada


Natalie Lafleur-Roy

Natalie Lafleur-Roy

Administrative & Finance Manager, MERC / Metal Earth

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2339


Bruno Lafrance

Bruno Lafrance

Professor of Structural Geology, Metal Earth Associate Director

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2264; Email: BLafrance@laurentian.ca


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Maggie Laverge

MSc Geology, Thesis-based

Structural controls on gold mineralization along the LP Fault, Great Bear project, Red Lake.



Derek Leung

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

All that glitters is gold? The spectroscopy, trace-element chemistry, genesis, and exploration implications of green micas associated with gold deposits



Théo Lombard

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Mineral exploration footprints of crustal-scale deformation zones in Neoarchean greenstone belts, Canada


Darrel G.F. Long

Darrel G.F. Long

Professor Emeritus Sedimentology

Professor, BSc Hons Leicester, MSc PhD Western; Sedimentology


Andrew M. McDonald

Andrew M. McDonald

Professor of Mineralogy, Director of the Microanalytical Centre

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2266; Email: AMcdonald@laurentian.ca



Dylan McKevitt

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Localization of Ni-Cu-(PGE) mineralization in an early Proterozoic trans-crustal dike-sill-lava channel system, Cape Smith Belt, Nunavik


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Julian David Melo Gomez

PhD Student - Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Gold fingerprinting of deposits across Ontario


Sean Mundreon

Sean Mundreon, P.Geo.

Refining Alteration Footprints of the Hammond Reef Gold Deposit using Hyperspectral Imaging



Kristine Nymoen

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Origin, petrogenesis and architecture of the southern Superior crust in space and time: Implications for large-scale mineral endowment.


Ryan O'Donnell

Ryan O'Donnell

Research Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Advisor for the Office of Research Services and Metal Earth

705-675-1151 ext. 5100



Ruth Orlóci-Goodison

MSc Geology Student

Characterization of the structural controls on emplacement and geometry of the Upper Beaver Au-Cu-(Mo) deposit near Larder Lake, ON



Stéphane Perrouty

Associate Professor of Precambrian Geology; PhD Program Coordinator

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2212; Email: SPerrouty@laurentian.ca


Adrian Rehm

Adrian Rehm

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Project: Metamorphic evolution, fluid production, and evaluation of synmetamorphic gold mobility in the Quetico metasedimentary belt, ON


Eric Roots

Eric Roots

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Interpretation of Metal Earth magnetotelluric data



Colin Ross

MSc candidate Geology

Tectonomagmatic history and ore-forming triggers at the Titiribi and La Mina porphyry-epithermal deposits, Colombia


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Kirk Ross

Laboratory Director

My interests include compositional and structural characterization of natural and synthetic phases and phase mixtures by XRF, XRD, SEM-EDS and EPMA-EDS/WDS methods. Office location: WGMC A8056 Email:kross@laurentian.ca


Don H. Rousell

Don H. Rousell

Professor Emeritus Structural Geology

Structural Geology; Professor Emeritus; BSc Manitoba, MSc British Columbia, PhD Manitoba


Ross Sherlock

Ross Sherlock

Chair in Exploration Targeting; Director of MERC and Metal Earth

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2379; Email: RSherlock@laurentian.ca


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Jack Simmons

Post-doctoral Fellow

Email jsimmons@laurentian.ca Phone 705-675-1151 x2374 / Office 6th Floor WGMC, B6030


Richard S. Smith

Richard Smith

Professor of Geophysics; Industrial Research Chair in Exploration Geophysics

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2364; Email: RSSmith@laurentian.ca


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Jacob Strong

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: jstrong@laurentian.ca | 8th floor of the Willet Green Miller Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada



Keaton Strongman

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Metallogeny of the Onaman-Tashota Greenstone Belt, Eastern Wabigoon Domain, Northern Ontario


Jonathan Sutton

Jonathan Sutton

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

VMS deposits and their spatiotemporal relationships with a synvolcanic intrusion in the Duprat-Montbray formation, lower Blake River group, Abitibi Greenstone belt, ON


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Mehdi Tavakoli

PhD Student

Structural and stratigraphic evolution across the Quetico-Marmion Boundary, Atikokan area, NW Ontario



Phil C. Thurston

Professor of Precambrian Geology (Adjunct, in residence)

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2372; Email: PThurston@laurentian.ca



Douglas K. Tinkham

Associate Professor of Metamorphic Petrology

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2270; Email: DTinkham@laurentian.ca


Mihir Trivedi, Metal Earth student researcher

Mihir Trivedi

MSc Computational Science (Bharti School of Engineering)

Analytical comparison between semi-barren Swayze greenstone belt and the fertile Larder Lake belt with semi-supervised and supervised machine learning algorithms


Györgyi Tuba

Györgyi Tuba

Research Associate with Metal Earth

Email: GTuba@laurentian.ca


Elizabeth Turner

Elizabeth C. Turner

Professor of Carbonate Sedimentology and Invertebrate Paleontology

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2267; Email: ETurner@laurentian.ca


Lianna Vice, MSc, PGeo, PhD Student

Lianna Vice

PhD Student

Defining the supracrustal stratigraphy and structural evolution of the northeastern Michipicoten greenstone belt


Robert E. Whitehead

Robert E. Whitehead

Professor Emeritus Exploration Geochemistry

Exploration Geochemistry, Professor Emeritus; BSc Mount Allison, PhD New Brunswick


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