Dr Marc-Alban Millet

Dr Marc-Alban Millet

Lecturer in Isotope Geochemistry

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

+44 (0)29 2087 5124
2.13, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT
  • Planet Formation
  • Magmatic and Eruptive Processes
  • Mantle Dynamics
  • Analytical Development
  • Novel Isotope Systems
  • Lecturer in Isotope Geochemistry, Cardiff University, 2016-present
  • International Junior Research Fellow, Durham University, 2013-2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Origins Laboratory, University of Chicago (USA), 2012-2013
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington (NZ), 2008-2012
  • PhD in Isotope Geochemistry, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Universit√© Blaise Pascal – Clermont-Ferrand II (FRA), 2004-2007

Marc-Alban’s research interest focus on the development and use of geochemical tools to investigate geological processes pertaining to planet formation and evolution and the dynamics of magmatic systems in general. Current work involves:

-           The use of Titanium isotopes to trace magmatic processes on the Earth and Moon

-           Tracing the origin of Earth’s siderophile elements budget using Osmium stable isotopes

-           Life and death of magma bodies, either small scale basaltic or large scale silicic

-           Subduction zone processes and impact of recycling on mantle heterogeneity

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