Distinguished University Professorship (since 2023)
2022 Takeo Kato Gold Award from the Society of Resource Geology in Japan
2022 International Exchange Lecturer of the Society of Economic Geologists
Elected Fellow, the Royal Society of Canada (since 2011)
Elected Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America (since 2012)
2013 Island Arc award
Editorial Board, Economic Geology from Society of Economic Geologists
Associate Editor, Scientific Reports_from Nature publication.
Associate Editor, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences from Elsevier
Associate Editor (til 2015), The Canadian Mineralogist.
2022- International Exchange Lecturer of the Society of Economic
Expert Panel member, Terra Canada for Chief Science Advisor of Canada (2019-2021)
Councilor, Society of Economic
Director, Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre (1991-1994)
Our research examines the behaviour of redox-sensitive metals in a variety of settings.
on the distribution of metals and chalcophile elements in subduction zones. Theme II evaluate magmatism linked to
metallic mineral deposits.
Recycling of elements in
Magmatism associated with metallic
mineralization (copper, gold, uranium, platinum)
Cratonization of Canadian Shield
Suclan (May, 2022-). Magmatism
associated with epithermal gold deposits
William Midea (Sept, 2020-) Magma evolution of Mount Pinatubo from 2.5 Ma to 1991 eruption. William’s work
Jack Halloran (summer 2023-) Fil del Sol gold-copper deposit, Argentina.
RECENT STUDENTS and PDF
Kieran Kristoffersen (MSc,
Sept., 2022) Ammonium
associated with epithermal gold in NZ and Japan.
Reid Legere (BSc, 2023). Lamprophyres in the Monique gold deposit, Val d’Or. Abstract
(MSc, Oct, 2020)
Leo (Seungmin) Lee, MSc-PhD program (2016- withdraw in 2020)
Genevieve Huyer, MSc
program (since Sept., 2017-)
PhD, 2019. Recycling of halogens in subduction zones
Christopher Kobylinski, MSc
2019, Gibraltar porphyry Cu deposits in BC.
Sheppard (BSc 2019) Ammonium associated with Mexican
silver deposits. Abstract for the 2019 GAC meeting in
Quebec City, and poster at
2019 PDAC Minerals Colloquium. Publication
in Geochemistry: Exploration, Environments, Analysis in 2020.
Kieran Kristoffersen (BSc,2019).
Alteration associated with epithermal gold veins in Japan. abstract and poster at 2019 PDAC Minerals
Colloquium, and abstract for the 2019
Resource Geology meeting
Shishi (Chris) Chen,
PhD, 2018, Geostatistics related to REE and U
Nickolas Dudek, MSc
program (Sept 2014- June., 2017)
Octavia Bath, MSc
thesis (Sept 2013- June, 2017).
Lucas Wolf. (BSc,
Morfin (post-doctoral fellow, 2015-16)
Devine (MSc, 2016)
Mikell Bilodeau (BSc, 2016)
Ian O’Connel (BSc,
Mat Bunce (BSc,
(BSc, May, 2014)
Michael Power (MSc
(BSc, May 2013).
Fabio Stern (MSc 2013, BSc at Univ.Sao
Amanda Van Lankvelt
(MSc, April, 2013 after BA at Carleton College, Wisconsin)
Remy Poulin (BSc in 2012
Kerstin Brauneder (MSc.
2012, jointly supervised by Dr. Stew Hamilton,
(Tash) Kalbfleisch (MSc in 2012, BSc at UO)
Marc Drouin (MSc, 2012)
Andrea Delost (BSc in Geology in
Janice Pedro (BSc in
Geology in Sept., 2011).
Lijie Niu (MSc 2011)
Benoit-Michel Saumur (M.Sc
in 2007, PhD at Monash Univ.)
Jian Wang (PhD 2007)
Stew Hamilton (PhD 2006)
Franck Valli (M.Sc. at Lyon in 2004, jointly
supervised by Stephane Guillot, PhD at the University of Paris, 2005,
Luc Pigeon (M.Sc. 2003, Worked at the Ontario Geological Survey after MSc., Current:Geoscientist at Gateway Solutions S.A.C. in Peru)
Cees-Jan de Hoog (post-doctoral research at UO in
Several former students and post-doctoral fellows
G. Hossein Shamanian (Exchange PhD student from University of Tehran in 2001-2002, published a paper in Economic Geology, Currently Chair and Professor at the University of Gorgan, Iran. He visited Ottawa again in 2019-2020, published the work in Gondwana Research)
Charles Tarnocai (PhD in 2001, Senior Research Geologist, Placer-Dome Exploration in Toronto, Vice-President, Alamos Gold Inc. in Toronto, currently independent geologist)
Chantal Jolette (BSc in 2001, Current: Principal Geologist at Qualitica Consulting
David Tarnocai (MSc in 1999, Current: Senior Project Manager,
Marc I. Legault (MSc in 1993) Senior Geologist, Ministere des Ressources Naturelles du Québec at Rouyn, Quebec, Current: Professor at Univ Quebec at Temiskamingue
Alex Langshur (MSc in 1993, Current: CEO of Cardinal Path based in Chicago, past Director PulicInsite in Boston and Ottawa)
Lavigne (MSc in 1993, Current: Vice-President Exploration, Falcon
Dan Gagnon (BSc in 1986; currently, Senior Vice-President, Lake Shore Gold Corp.)
Jacques Samson (BSc in 1986, Chief Mine Geologist, Lake Shore Gold Corporation, passed away in a hit-run accident)
Igneous Petroloy (GEO 3163—2010-2012 only)
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