- Prof. Elson Paiva de Oliveira (Coordinator; University of Campinas)
PhD in Geology from Leicester University, UK, in 1990. Experience in Precambrian geology, igneous petrology, metallogenesis, geochronology, isotope geology, and tectonics.
- Prof. Wilson Teixeira (vice–coordinator; University of São Paulo)
DSc in Geology from University of São Paulo in 1985. Experience in Precambrian geology (crustal evolution), geochronology, isotope geology, and tectonics.
- Prof. Ticiano Saraiva dos Santos (University of Campinas)
DSc in Geology from University of São Paulo State in 1999. Structural geologist with large experience in geological mapping and geochronology.
- Prof. Roberto Xavier (University of Campinas)
PhD in Geology from University of Southampton, UK, in 1991. Economic geologist with experience in IOCG deposits, orogenic gold, fluid inclusion and stable isotopes studies.
- Prof. Jacinta Enzweiler (University of Campinas)
DSc degree in Chemistry in 1991 at the University of Campinas. Fields
of interest: Analytical Geochemistry (ICP-MS, LA-ICP-MS, XRF, reference
materials, sample preparation, in situ measurements) and Applied
Geochemistry (mainly water and soil).
Prof. Wagner da Silva Amaral (University of Campinas)
DSc in Geology from University of Campinas in 2010. Expertise in UHP and HP metamorphism, LA-MC-ICP-MS geochronology and geochemistry.
Prof. Elton Luiz Dantas (University of Brasilia) DSc in Geology from University of São Paulo State in 1997. Director of the geochronology laboratory with large experience in geologic mapping, geochronology and isotope geology.
- Prof. Ricardo Ivan Ferreira da Trindade (University of São Paulo)
DSc in Geophysics from University of São Paulo in 1999.
Expertise in Paleomagnetism, geomagnetism, and tectonics.
- Prof. Alessandro Batezelli (University of Campinas)
DSc in Geology from University of São Paulo State in 2003.
Experience in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy analyses.
- Prof. Frésia Ricardi Branco (University of Campinas)
DSc in Paleontology from University of São Paulo in 1998. Experience in palynology, recent and ancient microbialites, and stratigraphy.
- Prof. Bernhard Buhn (University of Brasilia)
PhD in Geology from Universitaet Wuerzburg, Germany in 1991.
Expertise in petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry, and radiogenic and
stable isotope geochemistry
Dr Luiz Carlos da Silva (Geological Survey of Brazil-CPRM)
DSc in Geology from University of Rio Grande do Sul/UWA (AU) -1999. Post-Doctoral Stage at ANU (AU)-2001. Senior geologist at CPRM with large experience in Petrology, Geochronology and Isotope Geology applied to studies on the geotectonic evolution of Brazilian Precambrian terranes.
- Prof. Antonio Wilson Romano (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Phd in Geology from Université de Lorraine, France in1989. Experience in mineralogy and the geology of the Rio das Velhas greenstone belt, southern São Francisco Craton.
- Prof. Everton Bongiolo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro).
PhD in Geology from Université de Poitiers, France, in 2006. Experience in Economic Geology, geochemistry, stable isotopes and Precambrian geology.
- Prof. Ciro Alexandre Ávila (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and National History Museum).
DSc in Geology from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 2000. Experience in Precambrian geology, igneous geochemistry, geochronology and isotope geology.
- Prof. Mauricio Carneiro (Federal University of Ouro Preto).
DSc in Geology from University of São Paulo in 1992. Expertise in Precambrian geology, geochronology, and mafic-ultramafic complexes.
- Dr. Sanjeet Kumar Verma (University of Campinas)
PhD from National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico in 2012 with honour degree. Associated Researcher. Experience in deciphering plate tectonic processes by handling of geochemical data and implementation of data-validation by statistical approach, having skills of geochemical modeling, ICP-MS (quadrupole) and XRD. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. José Paulo Donatti Filho (University of Campinas)
DSc in Geology from University of Campinas in 2011. Exploration Manager at Brauna Diamond Project and Associated Researcher at University of Campinas, with expertise in the diamond exploration, tectonic settings, geochemistry and isotope geology of kimberlites, mantle xenoliths, greenstone belts.
- Dr. Julia Jennifer Semprich (University of Campinas)
PhD from University of Oslo, Norway in 2014. Associated Researcher. Experience in numerical modelling of the structure of the Earth from geophysical, thermodynamical and geochemical data. email@example.com
- Dr. Juan Antonio Moreno Moreno (University of Campinas)
PhD from University of Granada, Spain in 2014. Associated Researcher. Experience in the petrogenesis of granitic rocks, elemental and isotope geochemistry, U-Pb zircon dating by SHRIMP and LA-ICP-MS. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prof. Brian Windley (Leicester University, UK).
Renowned scientist with large experience in the evolution of the continents.
- Prof. Nora Noffke (Dominion University, Virginia, USA).
International authority in geobiology, with expertise in microbial mats in sandy deposits from the Archaean to Today.
- Prof. Ulf Söderlund (Lund University, Sweden).
Geochronologist with large experience in baddeleyite U-Pb age dating of mafic rocks.
- Dr. Mike Hamilton (Jack Satterly Geochronology Laboratory, Toronto, Canada)
Geochronologist with large experience in U-Pb age dating of Precambrian rocks.
- Dr. Jaana Halla (Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, Finland).
Leader of the IGCP Project 599 “The Changing Early Earth”, and specialist in the petrology of Archaean granites.
- Prof. Neal McNaughton (John de Laeter Centre of Mass Spectrometry, School of Applied Physics,Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia) Large experience in in situ age dating using the SHRIMP.
- Prof. Crisógono Vasconcelos (Geological Institute, ETH-Zürich Geological, Switzerland)
Senior Research Scientist, Head & Co-Founder of the Geomicrobiology Laboratory. Expertise on the geochemical characterization of biological activities in recent and ancient environments.
- Prof. Michael Storey (Director do Quaternary Dating Laboratory (QUADLAB), Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark)
Experience in the geochemistry of ocean floor basalts and Ar-Ar geochronology.
- Prof. Surendra Pal Verma (Seniormost Researcher at Institute of Renewable Energy of the National Autonomous University of Mexico)
Experience in analytical geochemistry, geochemical handling of igneous and sedimentary data to infer tectonic settings.
- Dra. Sandra Kamo (Jack Satterly Geochronology Laboratory, Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Canada)
Expertise in geochronology of Precambrian terranes.
Danilo Barbuena (University of Campinas, Brazil).
DSc student with research project on the evolution of the 3.3 Ga Mundo Novo greenstone belt, northern part of the São Francisco Craton, Bahia. This is so far the oldest greenstone belt in the craton; it contains pillowed basalts, felsic volcanics, BIFs, massive sulfides and clastic sedimentary rocks. A comprehensive study will be done to constrain tectonic setting, environmental conditions and tectonic evolution. The project gives strong emphasis on field observations, and sample collections for geochronology, major and trace element geochemistry, and isotope geochemistry.
Stéfano Zincone (University of Campinas, Brazil)
DSc student with research project on the evolution of the Contendas-Mirante volcanic-sedimentary sequence, central part of the São Francisco Craton, previously interpreted as an Archaean volcanic-sedimentary sequence. The student will focus on field relationships, sediment provenance, U-Pb geochronology, whole-rock geochemistry, and isotope geochemistry.
Matheus Ancelmi (University of Campinas, Brazil).
DSc student with research project on Archaean gneiss terrains of the Archaean Granjeiro Complex, Borborema Province (Ceará state). He will look for changes in gneiss composition with time and their significance for Archaean terrains evolution.
Michelle Pitarello (University of Campinas, Brazil).
Master student with research project on the geology and geochemistry of banded iron formations of the Archaean Granjeiro Complex, Borborema Province, Northeastern Brazil. The aim is to understand deposition conditions and likely tectonic setting.
Mauricio Rigoni Baldim (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Master student with research project on an Archaean-Palaeoproterozoic gneiss dome at the collision zone between migmatite-gneiss complexes (3.0 Ga microcontinent?) of the Serrinha Block and the Palaeoproterozoic Rio Itapicuru Greenstone Belt (continental arc), northernmost São Francisco Craton. The student will combine field relationships with geochronology and geochemistry to understand how the dome has formed during the Palaeoproterozoic arc accretion.
Wellington Marchesin (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Master student with research project on the ca. 3.3 Ga Serra dos Meiras gneiss dome, one of the basement domes associated with the Contendas-Mirante Archaean-Palaeoproterozoic volcanic-sedimentary sequence. The student will focus on the tectonic significance of the dome gneisses based on field geology, geochemistry, and geochronology.
LABORATORY STAFF RESEARCHERS:
- Dr. Dailto Silva (University of Campinas)
Senior Technician with experience on Raman spectroscopy.
- Dr. Erica Tonetto (University of Campinas)
Experience on Scanning Electron Microscopy and Cathodoluminesce.
- MSc. Maria Aparecida Vendemiato (University of Campinas)
Experience on X-Ray fluorescence.
- MSc. Margareth Navarro (University of Campinas)
Experimental Technician with experience on ICP-MS