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Dr Jessica Stromberg

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https://people.csiro.au/S/J/jessica-stromberg

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Biography

Jess is a geoscientist with expertise in the application of geochemical and spectroscopic techniques to ore systems. She is the Team Leader of the CMR Mineral Footprints Team and involved in Project 3 of the MinEx CRC, the AuScope NVCL, and projects across multiple commodities applying the combined use of lab and field-based spectroscopic and geochemical techniques. She is broadly interested in improving the workflows in which we collect and integrate geoscientific datasets to better address the needs of the minerals industry.

During her PhD she worked in Canada's Superior Province on Archean orogenic gold systems with a focus on the Dome Mine where she also gained practical experience working in underground mining as a production geologist. Following that, she spent one year as a post-doctoral fellow and instructor at University of Winnipeg (UofW) working on spectral, mineralogical, and geochemical data sets in the study of meteorites and planetary analogue systems. She also has extensive experience applying spectroscopic and synchrotron X-ray techniques for a variety of geological materials including ore minerals, gold, meteorites, and biogeochemical samples.

Jess is strong believer in the importance of increasing inclusion and representation of historically excluded populations in the geosciences and broader STEMM community. She is actively involved in the CSIRO Mineral Resources D&I Committee and the Pride@CSIRO werkgroup and network, is on the national committee for QueersInScience, and is the ECMR member of the AAS National Committee for the Earth Sciences.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2011

    BSc Honours Biochemistry
    University of Winnipeg

  • 2017

    PhD Geology and Planetary Science
    University of Western Ontario

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