Profile: Andreas Vassiliou

Professor Emeritus

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Research Interests:

  • The mineralogy and origin of ore deposits (uranium, ferro-manganese nodules, carbonaceous gold)
  • The mineralogy of archaeological tools and artifacts (geoarchaeology)
  • Associated Programs

    Academic Experience:

    Columbia University
    Research Associate 1969-70

    Rutgers University
    Assistant Professor of Geology 1969-75
    Associate Professor of Geology 1975-81
    Professor of Geology 1981-2002
    Professor Emeritus 2002- Present


    Academic Adiminstrative Experience:

    Rutgers University, Department of Geological Sciences
    Department Chair: 1977-86
    Department Chair: 1988-94
    Department Chair: 1998-2001
    Graduate Program Director: 1992-2000
  • Courses Taught

    Currently teaching SUMMER SESSION courses for the Department:

    460:103 Planet Earth

    460:104 Planet Earth Laboratory

    460:206 Environmental Geology

    460:207 Environmental Geology Lab

  • Education

    B.S., Geology, Columbia University

    M.A., Mineralogy, Columbia University

    Ph.D., Mineralogy, Columbia University

  • Publications

    Editor of 4 Professional Volumes (process mineralogy and exploration)

    Author and co-author of over 30 papers in refereed journals, professional volumes and field guidebooks.