Andreas Vassiliou

Andreas Vassiliou


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Research Interests:

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

Courses Taught


B.S., Geology, Columbia University

M.A., Mineralogy, Columbia University

Ph.D., Mineralogy, Columbia University


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.

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