Stefan Kruse, Terrance Geoscience

Stefan Kruse

Senior Structural Geologist

Stefan Kruse, Ph.D., P.Geo, co-founder of Terrane Geoscience, is a structural geologist specializing in structural controls on mineralization, from the prospect to belt scale. His Ph.D., dissertation focused on polyphase deformation and tectonic evolution in the Canadian Cordillera. Based on this work he was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal award and GAC Structure and Tectonics division Best PhD award. Additionally, Dr. Kruse is a former lecturer and current Honorary Research Associate of structural geology and rock mechanics at the University New Brunswick.

Experience Highlights

  • Structural and tectonic controls of orogenic and magmatic gold systems
  • Structural characterization of base metal deposit including tectonically modified porphyry, epithermal and VMS systems
  • Structural geological evaluation of infrastructure projects including bridge foundations, dam abutments and nuclear waste repositories
  • Underground and open pit structural characterization for mining optimization and geotechnical purposes

Professional Associations
P.Geo (NB, NL, BC)

B.Sc. Honors, Cum Laude – Geology, University of Ottawa, Ph.D. Geology University of New Brunswick