Taylor Tracey Kyryliuk

PhD Candidate

University of Ottawa

Taylor Tracey Kyryliuk is a PhD student in the Geophysics group at the University of Ottawa. They curently hold the position of graduate student representative on the AGU Seismology Section Executive Committee. Previously they held the position of Treasurer of the Graduate Earth and Environmental Science Association for two consecutive years. Taylor is also a member of the Collaborative Research and Training Experience project in Marine Geodynamics and Georesources (iMAGE-CREATE).


  • Receiver functions
  • Subduction zones
  • Geotectonic history of continental crust
  • New frontiers (marsquakes, seismicity induced gravitational waves)
  • Software development


  • PhD in Earth Sciences, 2025

    University of Ottawa

  • MSc in Earth Sciences (fast-tracked to PhD), 2021

    University of Ottawa

  • BSc in Physics, 2018

    University of Windsor


  • 2023 NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral program
  • 2023 Michael Smith Foreigh Study Supplement
  • 2023 PhD Student International Research Scholarship, University of Ottawa
  • 2023 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (declined)
  • 2022 SEG Foundation Chevron Scholarship
  • 2022 KEGS Foundation Scholarship Award
  • 2021 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2021 CSEG Scholarship
  • 2021 KEGS Foundation - Pioneeds Scholarship Award
  • 2020 Admission Scholarship, University of Ottawa
  • 2019 LEAD Medallion Scholar Gold Metal, University of Windsor
  • 2018 Dr. Luchan Krause Undegraduate Scholarship in Physics, University of Windsor Physics Department