Petrology and Geodynamics

Curriculum Vitae

 

             Academic Background

  • 2005 - PhD in Geology, Institute of Geosciences, Potsdam
  • 2001 – Diploma in Geology, Potsdam University & University of Vienna
  • 1997 - 'Vordiploma' in Earth Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria

            Professional Experience

  • Since 2019: Heisenberg-Researcher - the prestige’s faculty-preparation HEISENBERG-funding (3+2 years) of German Science foundation (DFG) (80-10-10% research-teaching (9h)-administration), Institute for Geociences, Christian-Albrecht-University Kiel, Germany.
  • 2018-2019: Lecturer (30-70-10% research-teaching (9h)-administration), Institute for Geociences, Christian-Albrecht-University Kiel, Germany.
  • 2013-2017: Postdoctoral Fellow (70-20-10% research-teaching (2h)-administration), Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Potsdam University, Germany.
  • 2010-2012: 'Hochschulassistent' (Lecturer) (30-40-30% research-teaching (4h)-administration), Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Potsdam University, Germany.
  • 2008-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow (90-10% research-administration), Dept. of Geological Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2005-2006: Postdoctoral Researcher (65-20-15% research-teaching (2h)-administration), Institute of Geosciences, Potsdam University, Germany.

 

 

Teaching

  • 2018-2020: Isotopengeochemie und Altersbestimmung - Isotope Geochemistry and Geochronology (MNF-geow-MP5)
  • 2018-2020: MNF-geow-B406 - V: Geologie von Europa
  • 2018-2020: MNF-geow-B102 - V/PrÜ: Mineral- und Gesteinskurs
  • 2018-2020: MNF-geow-B306 - V: Einführung in die Strukturgeologie und Plattentektonik
  • 2016-2017: BScP01 Allgemeine Einführung in die Geowissenschaften
  • 2010-2017: Introductory Structural Geology, Lab Practicals, BSc Geosciences Module BScP17/BP11 – Übunge

 

 

Excursion

  • 2019: MNF-geow-BWP02 - PrÜ/GÜ: „Big field exercise – geologic mapping course – ophiolites of French Alps - Briançon, France (2 weeks).

  • 2018: MNF-geow-B406 - GÜ: Regionale Geologie – Cycle excursion to Bornholm, Denmark (6 days).
  • 2013: Leading an interdisciplinary PhD-Fieldschool Excursion to the Indian NW-Himalaya, joined by 15 PhD-students from Potsdam University and 2 PhD-students of the University of Delhi -17 days. Excursion-blog: http://www.uni-potsdam.de/up-entdecken/aktuelle-themen/up-unterwegs-reisetagebuecher/indien-himalaya-2013.html
  • 2013-2018: Excursion "From Extension to Convergence - Rhine Graben, Jura, Northern Alps", BSc Geosciences Module BScP17/BP11 - Excursion for Introduction to Structural Geology - 7 days
  • 2001, 2006, 2012: Introductory mapping and field geology course, 10 day

 

Research Awards and Distinction

  • 2019-2022: How is Himlayan topography maintain - where is crustal shortening accommondated? 3-year-Phd-project incl. travel and lab money, Funding source: German Science Foundation - (DFG# TH 1371/8-1)
  • 2018-2024: 3+2-year-future-faculty-fellowship (Heisenberg) by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (DFG# TH 1371/9-1)
  • 2013-2015: DAAD (German Adcadamic Exchange Service)-DST(Department for Science and Technology, India)-Followship – India-Germany Joint Research Collaboration for 2 years (PPP Indien m.d. DST ab 13 - DAAD#57035520).
  • 2012-2013: Invited scholarship as “Visiting Professor” at the Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers de Grenoble for Apr-Jun 2013.
  • 2013-2016: 3-year-postdoc-fellowship "Eigene Stelle" awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG# TH 1371/5-1)
  • 2010-2015: Contributed to renewal of Graduate School GRK1364 - Shaping Earth's Surface in a Variable Environment - Interactions between Tectonics, Climate, and Biosphere in the African-Asian Monsoonal Region
  • 2008: EPSL-Most Cited Paper 2004-2007 Award
  • 2007-2010: Contributed to Shaping Earth's Surface in a Variable Environment - Interactions between Tectonics, Climate, and Biosphere in the African-Asian Monsoonal Region - Graduate School GRK1364.
  • 2006-2008: 2-year-postdoc -fellowship "Eigene Stelle" awarded by the German Research Foundation, (DFG# TH 1371/1-1)