Graduate Students

Abedin Abedin

Abedin Abedin

Ph.D Astronomy/Planetary Science: Dr. Paul Wiegert and Dr. Peter Brown

Research Interests / Specializations: Dynamics of meteoroid streams
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
Jeff Berger

Jeff Berger

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Roberta Flemming

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

Christy Caudill

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski

Byung-Hun Choe

Byung-Hun Choe

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski and Dr. Livio Tornabene

Research Interests / Specializations: Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) application for geological mapping and resource exploration in the Canadian Arctic
Peter Christoffersen

Peter Christoffersen

M.Sc Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Audrey Bouvier

Matthew Cross

Matthew Cross

Ph.D Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests / Specializations: Robotic Technologies for Planetary Exploration
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
Taylor Haid

Taylor Haid

M.Sc Geology and Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Utilization of lidar intensity data for geological mapping and characterization on planetary surfaces
Patrick Hill

Patrick Hill

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski and Dr. Neil Banerjee

Research Interests / Specializations: Examination of the triple Si-O isotopes of lunar samples
Josh Hedgepeth

Josh Hedgepeth

M.Sc Geology and Planetary Science: Dr. Catherine Neish

Mary Kerrigan

Mary Kerrigan

Ph.D Geology / Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Hydrothermal alteration at the Clearwater Lake impact structure.
Jonathan  Kissi-Ameyaw

Jonathan Kissi-Ameyaw

Electrical and Computer Engineering: Dr. Ken McIsaac

Michael  Maloney

Michael Maloney

M.Sc Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Audrey Bouvier/Dr. Tony Withers

Cassandra Marion

Cassandra Marion

Ph.D Geology / Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski and Dr. Bob Linnen

Research Interests / Specializations: Post-Impact Hydrothermal Systems: Characterization of Hydrothermal Mineralization and Fluids in Two Complex Impact Structures
Zachary Morse

Zachary Morse

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski and Dr. Livio Tornabene

Research Interests / Specializations: Mapping of Orientale Basin using high resolution imagery
Jennifer Newman

Jennifer Newman

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski/Dr. Livio Tornabene

Ryan Sawyer

Ryan Sawyer

Ph.D Geophysics/Planetary Science: Dr. Rick Secco and Dr. Wayne Nesbitt

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

Jessica Stromberg

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Neil Banerjee and Dr. Gordon Southam

Research Interests / Specializations: Early gold mineralization in the Porcupine Gold Camp: A geochemical and isotopic study of the gold bearing ankerite veins
Diego Uribe Lozano

Diego Uribe Lozano

M.Sc. Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Phil McCausland, Dr. Matt Izawa and Dr. Roberta Flemming

Research Interests / Specializations: Meteoritics
Alyssa Werynski

Alyssa Werynski

M.Sc. Geology: Dr. Catherine Neish

Research Interests / Specializations: Planetary Geology, remote sensing, GIS mapping
Rebecca Wilks

Rebecca Wilks

M.Sc. Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. G. Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Role of impact melt on central uplift formation at Lac a l'Eau Claire impact structure
Bidong Zhang

Bidong Zhang

Ph.D Geology/Planetary Science: Dr. Audrey Bouvier


William Zylberman

William Zylberman

Ph.D Geophysics/Planetary Science: Dr. Gordon Osinski

Research Interests / Specializations: Impact geophysics