College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

ARANCHA 2017

Assistant Professor, Geosciences and Materials Science

Contact Information

Education & Certifications

  • B.S. 1996, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
  • M.S. 1999, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
  • Ph.D. 2007, Boston University

Areas of Expertise and Research Interest

Research techniques focused on field mapping, structural, and microstructural analysis.
Regional geology and global plate tectonic reconstructions
Metamorphic and sedimentary petrology and mineralogy
Geochemistry of metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks

Selected Papers (more available on request)

Piñán Llamas, A., Andersson, J., Möller, C., Johansson, L., Hansen, E., 2015. Polyphasal foreland-vergent deformation in a deep section of the 1 Ga Sveconorwegian orogeny. Precambrian Research, v. 265, p. 121–149.

Tual, L., Piñán Llamas, A., Möller, C., 2015. High-temperature deformation in the basal shear zone of an eclogite-bearing fold nappe, Sveconorwegian orogen, Sweden. Precambrian Research, v. 265, p. 104–120.

López, J.P., Piñan Llamas, A., Bellos, L., Mansilla, N., y Mena, R., 2014. Petrología y deformación proterozoica superior-paleozoica inferior del basamento metamórfico de la provincia de Tucumán, In: Geología de Tucumán. Colegio de Graduados en Ciencias Geológicas de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. P. 59-71.ISBN 978-987-33-6097-8.

López, J.P., Bellos, L., Piñan Llamas, A., 2014. El magmatismo plutonico Paleozoico de la Provincia de Tucuman, In: Geología de Tucumán. Colegio de Graduados en Ciencias Geológicas de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. P. 72-85. ISBN 978-987-33-6097-8.

Pinan-Llamas, A., and Hepburn, J.C., 2013. Geochemistry of volcanic rocks in the Machias-Eastport area, Maine: evidence for a pre-Acadian arc, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 125, n. 11/12, p.1930.