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Antonio Simonetti

Antonio Simonetti

Email: simonetti.3@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-6710

Office: 105A Cushing Hall


Ph.D, Carleton University, 1994

M.S., McGill University, 1989

B.S., McGill University, 1986


1995-96- NSERC postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute, Mainz (Germany)
1996- NSERC postdoctoral fellow, ENS Lyon (France)
1997-1999- Postdoctorall fellow, GEOTOP-UQAM, Canada
1999-2003- Research Associate, GEOTOP-UQAM, Canada
2003-2008- Faculty Services Officer, University of Alberta, Canada
2008- 2012- Research Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
2012- Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4025-2283

GOOGLE SCHOLAR REPORT:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PytIh4cAAAAJ&hl=en

Summary of Activities/Interests

In-situ, high spatial resolution analyses of Earth Materials, Nuclear Forensics, LA-MC-ICP-MS-based research, geochronology, isotope geochemistry, tracing environmental pollution


Kuebler receives AGI’s 2020 Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship

May 1, 2020

Corinne Kuebler, a Ph.D. candidate studying isotope geochemistry, has been awarded the 2020 Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship by the American Geosciences Institute.

Simonetti "What Would You Fight For?" Feature Will Re-Air During Shamrock Series

November 9, 2018

Professor Antonio Simonetti's 2017 "What Would You Fight For?" feature will re-air during the Notre Dame v. Syracuse game on November 17.

How a Uranium Hunter Sniffs Out Nuclear Weapons

June 13, 2018

Simonetti, a geochemist, uses a database of uranium ore to track radioactive material used for "dirty bombs" and nuclear weapons.

Researchers Uncover Most Complex Mineral on Earth

March 7, 2018

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that the complexity of a uranium-based mineral, dubbed ewingite, is nearly twice as high as the previous most complex mineral.

What Would You Fight For? Fighting to Protect Our Country

November 20, 2017

Since 1993, the International Atomic Energy Agency has tracked 2,500 trafficking cases of nuclear material. While there has yet to be a detonation of a dirty bomb, the threat remains present. In the unlikely event of a nuclear attack on American soil, Notre Dame engineering professor Antonio Simonetti makes one thing clear: The perpetrator could and would be found.