Taylor, Aidan







  • Rutgers University, NJ, Ph.D. Geological Sciences (Current)
  • Camborne School of Mines, UK, MSc Mining Engineering, 2014
  • Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, UK, BSc (Hons) Geology, 2013


  • Rutgers University: GEO 101: Planet Earth; GEO 302: Petrology

Honors and Awards

  • The George Rowe Award for Research in Mineralogy - 2018
  • Off-Campus Dissertation Development Award - 2018
  • Earth and Planetary Science Excellence Fellowship - Spring 2018

Research Interests

  • Petrology
  • Volcanology
  • Geochemistry
  • Tectonics
  • Mineral Resources


  • Dr. Jill Vantongeren

Meetings / Abstracts

  • J. VanTongeren, A. Taylor & B. Schoene, 2019. Solidification timescale for the Dufek Intrusion, Antarctica, determined by U-Pb zircon ages. GSA Annual Meeting 2019, GSA Abstract #337907.
  • A. Taylor, J. VanTongeren & B. Schoene, 2018. New crystallization ages for the Dufek Intrusion, Antarctica, quantified by high precision U-Pb zircon analyses. Wager & Brown Layered Igneous Rocks Workshop 2018, 13th International Platinum Symposium.
  • F. Rodriguez, A. Taylor, D. Roberts, K. McColm, D. Rodriguez, M. Garcia-Merino, E. Padron, F. Burns, G. Melian, I. Cabrera, M. Asensio-Ramos, P. Hernandez, N. Perez; 2018. Diffuse CO2 emission from the oceanic active volcanic island of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. EGU General Assembly 2018, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol.20, Abstract 10481-4.

Professional Organizations

  • Geological Society of America
  • Geological Society of London
  • Camborne School of Mines Association

Work Experience

  • Research Assistant, Instituto Volcanol√≥gico de Canarias
  • Geoscientist, Nautilus Training
  • Graduate Mining Engineer, Golder Associates
  • Exploration Geologist, Anglo American