Silvain Rafini


Silvain Rafini is a structural geologist and hydrogeologist. A research professor at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and a CONSOREM researcher, his research focuses on the geology of mineral deposits and their exploration, as well as the hydrogeology of fractured rock aquifers.

Sylvain Trépanier holds a Master’s degree in Earth Sciences and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from UQAM. He was a researcher at CONSOREM from 2004 to 2012, carrying out research projects related to rock geochemistry and secondary environment, the use of artificial intelligence and the development of computer tools for exploration. From 2012 to 2016, he worked at Virginia Mines and Osisko as a research geologist. He has been a geologist at Midland Exploration since 2016, and has been working with CONSOREM as a research associate since 2019.