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Seminar Series – Pilar Lecumberri-Sanchez, University of Alberta
October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio: Pilar Lecumberri-Sanchez is an assistant professor of economic geology at the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences department at University of Alberta. She grew up in Spain, got her undergraduate in geology from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and her PhD from Virginia Tech. Prior to her appointment at University of Alberta she was a visiting researcher at GFZ Potsdam, a postdoc at ETH Zurich and a researcher at University of Arizona. Pilar was a recipient of Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship from the European Union and the 2018 Waldemar Lindgren award from the Society of Economic Geologists. Pilar’s research focuses on geochemistry of mineral deposits with a particular interest in magmatic-hydrothermal systems (porphyry- and granite-related systems) and her main aim is to improve our understanding of the behavior of elements on Earth and to apply the results to current challenges in mining.