Graduate Students

Taylor, Aidan

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Thesis Title

THE DUFEK INTRUSION, ANTARCTICA: THE SOURCE OF SCARAB PEAK CHEMICAL TYPE VOLCANISM IN THE FERRAR IGNEOUS PROVINCE?

Thesis Committee

    • Dr. Mark Feigenson
    • Dr. Linda Godfrey
    • Dr. Roy Schlische

Teaching

    • Teaching Assistant; Structural Geology
    • Instructor; Earthquakes and Volcanoes
    • Lab Instructor; Introductory Geology
    • Lab Instructor; Petrology
    • Teaching Assistant; Planet Earth

Grants/Awards

    • GSA Structural Geology & Tectonics Outstanding Student Award
    • GSA Graduate Student Research Grant
    • Alexander & Geraldine Wanek Memorial Grant
    • William & Grace Sparks Graduate Student Research Award
    • The George Rowe Mineralogy Research Award
    • Dissertation Development Grant
    • Earth & Planetary Science Excellence Fellowship
    • Fellow of the Geological Society of London
    • Lyell Scholarship

Experience

    • Engineering Geologist, WSP USA
    • Geothermal Research Assistant, Instituto Volcanol√≥gico de Canarias
    • Geoscientist, Nautilus
    • Graduate Mining/Rock Mechanics Engineer, Golder Associates
    • Exploration Geologist, Anglo American
    • Resource Geologist, SRK Consulting

Education

    • Rutgers University; M.S., Geological Sciences
    • University of Exeter; MSc, Mining Engineering
    • Camborne School of Mines; MCSM, Master of the Camborne School of Mines
    • Royal Holloway University of London; BSc (Hons), Geology

Select Fieldwork

    • USA, Pennsylvania | Fracture mapping of the western Newark basin.
    • USA, Lehigh University | ExxonMobil Exploration | Reservoir characterization and modeling.
    • South Africa, Bushveld Complex | UG1 chromite (Dwars River) and Bugersfort Bulge.
    • USA, Wyoming & Montana | Yellowstone volcanism and Stillwater Complex.
    • Spain, Gran Canaria | INVOLCAN | Geochemical survey for geothermal exploration.
    • Canada, Bay of Fundy & Cape Breton | Rift basins, passive margins and salt tectonics.
    • Greece, Gulf of Corinth, Diakofto | Rift tectonics and normal faults.
    • Australia, WA & QLD | Anglo American Exploration | Greenfield and brownfield exploration.
    • India, Himalayas, Leh | Collisional tectonics, geomorphology and geohazards.
    • Iceland, South Coast | Hotspot tectonics and geomorphology.
    • Kenya, Rift Valley, Marich Pass | Field methods and mapping.