Professor: Dmitry Koroteev
Dr. Leyla Ismailova graduated from the Department of Mineralogy at the Moscow State University in 2013, and then started her graduate studies at the University of Bayreuth, Germany and Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences. In August 2016, she received a Ph.D. degree in Natural Sciences. During her bachelor and master study, Leyla was experimentally investigating diamond forming efficiency in chloride-silicate-carbonate systems at high pressures and temperatures. At the University of Bayreuth, she conducted an experimental study of the system FeO-Fe2O3-SiO2 at high pressures and temperatures with a focus on mantle minerals, such as garnet, bridgmanite and post-perovskite.
Leyla has an expertise in testing mechanical properties (density, porosity, permeability, elasticity) of rocks, synthesizing materials at extreme conditions, and investigating materials using different diffraction and spectroscopic techniques including Raman, Mössbauer, XANES. During her PhD studies, Leyla worked in different labs using synchrotron radiation to study materials at European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron in Hamburg, Germany, and Advanced Photon Source – Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, USA. She has 7 publications in peer-reviewed journals, including Science Advances, Nature Scientific Reports and American Mineralogist.
Experimental study of micron scale features of core samples from hydrocarbon reservoirs
Ph.D. in Natural Sciences, University of Bayreuth, 2016
Master of Geology, Moscow State University, 2013
Bachelor of Geology, Moscow State University, 2011
Goldschmidt and Elsevier travel grant, Goldschmidt, 2016
Лучший устный доклад Всероссийская школа молодых ученых по экспериментальной минералогии, петрологии, геохимии, 2016
Travel Grant University of Bayreuth Women Equal Opportunity, 2015
Ironing out the mysteries of the Earth’s deepest rocks / Cosmos Magazine link
Bridgmanite sample found to remain stable at lower mantle conditions / Phys.org link
Röntgenblick in den unteren Erdmantel / Chemie.de link
In ‘Science Advances': Neue Erkenntnisse zu Bridgmanit, einem Hauptbestandteil unseres Planeten / University of Bayreuth link