Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (177)

Dr. Ashour A. Ahmed
Molecular Quantum Dynamics Group, Institute of Physics, University of Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 23-24, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: computational chemistry; molecular modeling; intermolecular interactions; environmental chemistry; soil chemistry; minerals-water interfaces; soil organic matter; organic pollutants; phosphates in soil; adsorption processes
Dr. Russell Bailie
Department of Earth Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
Interests: geochemistry and emplacement mechanisms of granites; tectonic evolution of the medium- to high-grade Namaqua Metamorphic Province; ore-forming processes of base and precious metal deposits; lithogeochemical characterization of high-grade ortho- and para-gneisses
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Dr. Ahmet Deniz Bas
Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University, 48000 Menteşe/Muğla, Turkey
Interests: hydrometallurgy; leaching; treatment of refractory gold ores; mineral processing; electrochemistry in extraction processes; waste management; critical and strategic raw materials
Dr. Magnus Bengtsson
Department of Engineering, University of Borås, S-506 30 Borås, Sweden
Interests: comminution processes; Crushers; screens; HPGR; UFG; Process simulations and optimization; multidiciplinary optimization of comminution processes including business mangement; optimization; machine learning; artificial intelligence
Dr. Anna Bogush
Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: geochemistry; chemistry; environmental engineering; waste management
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Dr. Stephanie Brichau
1. Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Chile, Plaza Ercilla 803, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
2. Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier – IRD – CNRS UMR5563, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France
Interests: thermochronology; geochronology; georesources; geodynamics; tectonic-erosion coupling; modeling
Dr. Graça Brito
Earth Sciences Department of FCT-NOVA, Faculty of Science and Technology/New University of Lisbon, Quinta da Torre, 2829-516 Caparica, ‎Portugal
Interests: environmental investigation survey; contaminated soils and groundwater; risk assessment and management of contaminated sites; industrial pollutants and impacts, sustainable remediation; environmental monitoring; data analysis, geological modelling; remote sensing and GIS applied to georesources, agriculture and environmental planning
Dr. Marilena Cardu
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Ambiente, del Territorio e delle Infrastrutture, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: drill & blast; quarrying; mining exploitation; dimension stones; mining equipment; controlled blasting; vibration monitoring; conventional & mechanised tunnelling; rock-tool interaction; excavation specific energy
Dr. Elena Castellini
Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi, 103, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: clay minerals; silicates; adsorption; intercalation; catalysis; gas-trapping; ion exchange; deflocculation; chemical garden
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Dr. Andrea Ceci
Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: geomicrobiology; bioremediation; biomineralization; bioleaching; bioweathering; biomining; resource biorecovery
Prof. Dr. Stefano Columbu
Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella universitaria, 09042 Monserrato (CA), Italy
Interests: georesources, mineralogical and petrographic applications for environment and cultural heritage, alteration and provenance of stones and mortars, petrophysical-mechanical characterization of geomaterials
Dr. Pedro Cordeiro
Development of New Mining Resources, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Interests: economic geology; metallogeny; igneous petrology; regional geology; ore geology; exploration geology
Dr. Roberto Cossio
Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: Scanning Electron Microscopy; microanalysis of minerals; multivariate statistics of mineral phases; asbestos fibers quantification; x-ray spectrometry; trace elements; vibrational spectroscopy; luminescence
Dr. Alessandra Costanzo
Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
Interests: fluid movement in sedimentary basins and economic mineral deposits; mineralogy, petrology and petrogenesis of carbonatites and related rocks; geomicrobiology; gemmology; inclusions in gemstones
Dr. Magdalena Dumańska-Słowik
Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry, AGH University of Science and Technology, Av. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
Interests: gemstones; fluid and solid inclusions; igneous petrology; alkaline rocks; metasomatism; Raman spectroscopy
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Dr. Anna Dymshits
Institute of the Earth’s Crust, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 664033 Irkutsk, Russia
Interests: lithospheric mantle; craton; oxidation state; redox state; xenolith; peridotite; kimberlite; diamond; Siberian craton; mantle metasomatism; mantle geotherm; thermobarometry
Dr. Silvana Fais
Department of Civil - Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Cagliari, 09123 Cagliari CA, Italy
Interests: applied geophysics; non invasive acoustic diagnosic technique; petrophysics
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Dr. Eugenio Fazio
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences (BIOMLG), University of Catania, 95129 Catania, Italy
Interests: microtectonics; rock rheology; petrophysics
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Dr. Gianni Gallello
Department of Prehistory Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Valencia, Avda. Blasco Ibáñez, 28, 46010 Valencia, Spain
Interests: archaeometry; chemistry; geochemistry; archaeology; prehistory; cultural heritages; chemical elements; mineralogy; trace elements; rare earth elements
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Dr. Vincenza Guarino
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell’Ambiente e delle Risorse (DiSTAR), Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario di Monte Sant’Angelo, Via Cintia, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: igneous geochemistry; alkaline rocks; carbonatites; petrology; minerals; archaeometry
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