Dayana provides technical support for the Volcano Group laboratories. She oversees the storage, preparation and cataloguing of samples as well as providing laboratory maintenance and teaching assistance. She has been at EOS since 2014.

Dayana obtained her PhD in 2015 from SUNY at Buffalo, working with Dr. Joaquin Cortes. Her PhD research focused upon the petrogenetic characterization of scoria cones associated with major stratovolcanoes. Dayana completed her BSc in Geology at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. She has worked in Colombia with Guatativa Gold Corporation as a junior exploration geologist and co-founded GMAS S.A.S. a consultancy-service-laboratory company for the oil and mining industry in 2007.