Malvern Panalytical is pleased to report that the winners of the ASD Students in Mining & Energy TerraSpec® Instrument Program have been announced!

This student program allows Masters and Ph.D. students from around the world involved in mining and energy disciplines to submit a research proposal involving spectral mineralogy. Selected recipients receive the opportunity to borrow an ASD TerraSpec spectrometer at no cost to pursue their research endeavors.

This year, we have selected four global winners for the 2018 Students in Mining & Energy Instrument Program:

TerraSpec 4 Winners:

Camilo A. Uribe Mogollon
Earth and Environmental Science Program New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico, US)
Title:  White mica geochemistry associated with phyllic alteration halos in porphyry systems: Insights from vectoring tool applied to exploration

Andrew Jacobus
Earth and Environmental Science Program Binghamton University (New York, US)
Title: NIR, pXRF, and XRD Spectroscopy of the Utica Shale in The Mohawk Valley of New York: Towards a Stoichiometric Model to Convert Elemental Abundances to Minerology

TerraSpec Halo Winners:

Taran Bradley
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (South Dakota, US)
Title: Detecting the role of pressure and bulk composition on the Al-OH absorption band of white micas: A case study in the Tavşanlı Zone of Turkey

Michael Franke
Applied Geosciences Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)
Title: PANGAEA Project

Congratulations to these 2018 winners! We very much look forward to your results and appreciate the contributions you are making to spectral science in your geologic fields!

To learn more about the ASD Students in Mining & Energy TerraSpec Instrument Program, please click here

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