Vadim A. Kravchinsky

Dr., Professor

Head of the Laboratory of Paleomagnetism and Petromagnetism

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  • Research interests: paleomagnetism, petromagnetism, paleoclimate, tectonophysics, environmental magnetism, magnetostratigraphy
  • Office: CCIS 3-106, Tel. (780) 492-5591
  • Lab room: CCIS L2-097, Tel. (780) 492-7464
  • Current graduate students

    Name Program Duration
    Thesis
    topic



    15. Masoud Mirzaei Souzani
    Ph.D.
    2021 - 2025
    Absolute plate tectonic reconstructions



    14. Jie Qin
    supported by China Scholarship Council
    (co-supervised with R. Zhang, Northwest University, China)
    Ph.D.
    2018 - 2022
    Paleoclimate, cyclostratigraphy, paleorainfall (Chinese Loess Plateau and Rocky Mnts)



    13. Ryan Borowiecki
    (co-supervised with M. van der Baan, Geophysics)
    Ph.D.
    2016 - 2021
    Time series analysis for paleoclimate reconstructions

  • See application procedure for M.Sc. and Ph.D. program at https://www.ualberta.ca/physics/graduate-studies

    Former graduate students

    Name Program Graduated at
    Last known job



    12. Ekaterina Kozmina
    (co-supervised with Stephen Johnston)
    Ph.D.
    2022
    Geophysicist at Suncor



    11. Benjamin Lysak
    M.Sc.
    2020
    Geomatics Analyst (Department of National Defense, Hydrographic Services Office)



    10. Taslima Anwar
    Ph.D.
    2017
    Assistant Professor (Red Deer Polytechnic)



    9. Lei Wu (co-supervised with David Potter)
    Ph.D.
    2017
    Wares Fellow (McGill University)



    8. Chen Jiasheng
    (co-supervised with Xiuming Liu from Lanzhou University)
    Ph.D.
    2014
    Associate Professor (Fujian Normal University, China)



    7. Dunia A. Blanco
    Ph.D.
    2013
    Shell



    6. Karol Rohraff
    (co-supervised with Mauricio Sacchi)
    M.Sc.
    2011
    Medical imaging team lead (British Columbia's Ministry of Health)



    5. Rui Zhang
    Ph.D.
    2011
    Associate Professor (Northwest University, Xi'an, China)



    4. Jeff Samson
    M.Sc.
    2009
    Data Analyst / GIS Specialist (consulting, Calgary)



    3. Shawn Walker
    M.Sc.
    2007
    Geophysicist at Precision GeoSurveys Inc.



    2. Jason Zhigang Han
    (co-supervised with Douglas Schmitt)
    M.Sc.
    2005
    Senior Geophysicist at EnCana



    1. Mikhail A. Krainov
    (co-supervised with M.I. Kuzmin)
    Ph.D.
    2005
    Researcher (Institute of the Earth Crust, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences)
    Downlodable datasets
    Downloadable software
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