Maya Kopylova | DERTS Faculty


Junior Norman Keevil Chair in Mineral Exploration
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia

Dr. Kopylova's research focuses on the petrology and volcanology of kimberlites, the characterization of diamonds and their mineral inclusions, as well as the petrology of mantle xenoliths. She directs the Diamond Exploration Laboratory at UBC, which houses extensive collections of diamonds and kimberlites. Dr. Kopylova has organized multiple short courses on kimberlites and diamonds for industrial geologists and runs the Diamond Exploration Course for UBC graduate students. Dr. Kopylova established the highly successful Vancouver Kimberlite Cluster that attracts presentations from Canada's diamond industry and beyond. Dr. Kopylova is the Associate Editor of "Petrologia".

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