Ken Wasyliuk, BSc
Advisor, Technical Committee
Mr. Wasyliuk has worked in mineral exploration for over 30 years with a focus on geochemistry and clay mineralogy in uranium exploration for the past two decades. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1987 with a BSc (honours) in geology. From 1988 to 2004, he was employed by Cameco Corp. as a geoscientist in gold and uranium exploration. During his career, Mr. Wasyliuk became an expert on geochemical and clay alteration patterns associated with uranium deposits in the Athabasca basin, and assisted in the development of proprietary analytical programs in the field of infrared spectroscopy. In 2003, he completed his master of science degree on clay mineralogy in the Athabasca basin. He later served as chief geochemist at JNR Resources Inc. until its acquisition by Denison Mines Corp. in January, 2013. Mr. Wasyliuk operates his own geological consulting company and has participated in exploration on many of the premier uranium deposits found in the Athabasca basin. At present, Ken is the uranium site research associate at the University of Saskatchewan for the CMIC (Canadian Mining Innovation Council) Footprints research project.