Regional Vice President Lecturer (2013)
Nicholas (Nick) T. Arndt (SEG 2012 F)
Proposed Talk Title:
- Large Igneous Provinces: Their Ore Deposits and Environmental Impact.
- Norilsk Ni-Cu Sulfide Deposits: Geological Setting and Ore Formation.
- Komatiites: Petrogenesis and Ore Deposits.
Nicholas Arndt was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in Canada in 1975. Following a year in an Australian mineral exploration company and academic positions in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, he became a professor at the Université de Rennes 1, France, in 1990. In 1998 he moved to the Université de Grenoble. His research interests include petrology and geochemistry of mafic and ultramafic rocks, magmatic ore deposits, and the early-Earth environment.
Professor Arndt’s professional activities include work as director of an ICDP project, "Scientific Drilling in the Barberton Belt" (2009– ), director of a research program of the European Science Foundation, “Archean Environment: the Habitat of Early Life” (2005–2010); member of the Science Committee (SASEC) of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (2008–2010); member of the Science Committee of CNRS Planetology Program (2009– ); President of the GMPV Division, European Geosciences Union (2011– ); member of a Working Group on Raw Materials, French Ministry of Education; director of the European Ore Deposits Initiative.
He is an ISI "Highly cited researcher." Nick is a member of Academia Europaea, elected fellow of the Geochemical Society, and senior member of the Institut Univérsitaire de France.
He is married to a geochemist who studies oceanic basalts, subduction zones, and sediments. Nick currently drives an old BMW but yearns for an Audi TT.
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