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 2018: 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.

Research Awards and Distinctions

  • 2018: 3+2-year-future-faculty-fellowship (Heisenberg) by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (DFG# TH 1371/7-1).

  • 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)