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The following is a list of scientists actively involved in research at the Geoinstitut


Arato, RobertArato, Robert
37103769(M.Sc. 2014, Budapest)
Oxy-barometer development for granitic magmas
Armstrong, KatherineArmstrong, Katherine
37273769(M.Sc. 2014, Portland)
Oxidation state of the early mantle
Audétat, AndreasAudétat, Andreas
37133769(Ph.D. 1999, Zürich)
Geochemistry of melts and fluids, subduction zone processes, ore deposits

Bhat, ShrikantBhat, Shrikant
+49-(0)40-8998-2717 (Dr.-Ing. 2016, TU Darmstadt)
Synthesis and characterization of novel nitrides
Blanchard, IngridBlanchard, Ingrid
37303769(Ph.D. 2016, Paris)
Differentiation of the Earth; element distribution between mantle and core
Boffa Ballaran, TizianaBoffa Ballaran, Tiziana
3738/3740/ 3741/37423769(Ph.D. 1997, Pavia)
Solid solutions, cation ordering, high-pressure and high-temperature phase transitions in minerals
Bollinger, CarolineBollinger, Caroline
38393769(Ph.D 2013, Lille)
Deformation mechanisms in olivine at HP/HT
Buchen, JohannesBuchen, Johannes
37083769(Dipl.-Min. 2013, Mainz)
Structure and elasticity of mantle minerals at high pressure and temperature
Bykov, MaximBykov, Maxim
+49-(0)40-8998-3128 (Dr. rer. nat. 2015, Bayreuth)
High-pressure crystallography; incommensurate crystallography; light elements in the core of a habitable Earth

Chang, JiaChang, Jia
37393769(M.Sc. 2016, Wuhan)
Magmatic controls on porphyry copper genesis
Chariton, StellaChariton, Stella
38783769(M.Sc. 2015, Bayreuth)
Elastic properties of carbonates at high pressures and temperatures
Chuvashova, IrinaChuvashova, Irina
37273769(Diploma, 2014, Moscow)
High pressure crystallography of boron-rich compounds.
Condamine, PierreCondamine, Pierre
37123769(Ph.D 2015, Clermont-Ferrand)
Experiments at upper mantle conditions, kimberlite genesis and the role of volatile elements on mantle...

Druzhbin, DmitryDruzhbin, Dmitry
37173769(M.Sc. 2014 Novosibirsk)
Measurement of Si self-diffusion coefficient of high-pressure minerals as a function of water content.
Dubrovinsky, LeonidDubrovinsky, Leonid
3736/37073769(Ph.D. 1986, Moscow)
Phase transformations and chemical reactions at ultra-high pressures and temperatures; Ultra-high pressure and temperature crystallography

Eichheimer, PhilippEichheimer, Philipp
37193769(M.Sc. 2016, Mainz)
Numerical modelling of volatiles in the deep mantle and salt tectonics
El Goresy, AhmedEl Goresy, Ahmed
37263769(Dr. rer. Nat., Heidelberg, 1961)
Opaque mineralogy and petrology of meteorites, terrestrial and other planetary materials. Oxygen, carbon and nitrogen isotopic...
Emilien, JoannaEmilien, Joanna
37203769(M.Sc. 2016, Bayreuth)

Fei, HongzhanFei, Hongzhan
37193769(Dr. rer. nat. 2013, Bayreuth)
Electrical conductivity of mantle minerals; mineral physics; rheology in the Earth's interior
Ferreira, FilippeFerreira, Filippe
37393769(M.Sc. 2016, Brasília)
Grain boundary character distribution of olivine
Frost, DanFrost, Dan
37373769(Ph.D. 1996, Bristol)
Phase relations of the Earth's deep interior; thermo-dynamic properties of minerals and fluids; Terrestrial Core...

Golabek, GregorGolabek, Gregor
37103769(Ph.D. 2010, ETH Zürich)
Numerical modelling of Earth and planetary interiors
Guo, HaihaoGuo, Haihao
37083769(M.Sc. 2013, Hefei)
Fluid in upper magma chambers and in subduction zones

Heidelbach, FlorianHeidelbach, Florian
37303769(Ph.D. 1994, University of California, Berkeley)
Reaction kinetics and plastic deformation of mantle rocks
Huang, RongHuang, Rong
37353769(M.Sc. 2014 Peking)
Precise determination of phase transitions of mantle minerals by in-situ X-ray diffraction.

Immoor, JuliaImmoor, Julia
38783769(Dipl.-Geol. 2012, Kiel)
Deformation behaviour of ferropericlase in Earth's lower mantle at simultaneously HP-HT
Ishii, TakayukiIshii, Takayuki
38393769(Ph.D. 2015, Gakushuin University)
Phase relations of mantle minerals and rocks under upper and lower mantle conditions using multianvil...

Jacobson, SethJacobson, Seth
37083769(Ph.D. 2012, Boulder)
Numerical modeling of terrestrial planet formation, asteroid evolution and dynamics
Jennings, EleanorJennings, Eleanor
37393769(Ph.D. 2016, Cambridge)
Deep Earth geochemistry: high PT experiments (DAC) to investigate partitioning at core formation conditions. Igneous geochemistry:...

Katsura, TomooKatsura, Tomoo
37913769(Ph.D. 1991, Okayama)
Physic and chemistry of the Earth's interior; High-pressure mineral physics
Kawazoe, TakaakiKawazoe, Takaaki
37453769(Ph.D. 2006, Tohoku)
Rheology of deep mantle minerals at high pressure; Technical development for multi-anvil experiments
Keppler, HansKeppler, Hans
3744/3752/ 37543769(Dr. rer. nat. 1988, Karlsruhe)
Experimental Geochemisty and Geophysics
Keyssner, StefanKeyssner, Stefan
37043769(Dr. rer. nat. 1992, Aachen)
Scientific administration
Khandarkhaeva, SaianaKhandarkhaeva, Saiana
37293769(M.Sc. 2015, Novosibirsk)
Chemical reactions at ultra-high pressures and temperatures
Klumbach, SteffenKlumbach, Steffen
38393769(Ph.D. 2015, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
Electric properties of aqueous solutions at high p-T Elastic and viscoelastic properties of minerals and...
Koemets, EgorKoemets, Egor
37173769(M.Sc. 2015, Novosibirsk)
Oxygen behaviour at conditions of Earth's lower mantle and core
Kurnosov, AlexanderKurnosov, Alexander
37433769(Ph.D. 2004, Novosibirsk)
Structural features of volatile compounds under high pressure

Laurenz, VeraLaurenz, Vera
37213769(Dr. rer. nat. 2012, Bonn)
Experimental investigation of trace element partitioning between metal and silicates at high temperatures and pressures
Liu, ZhaodongLiu, Zhaodong
37193769(Ph.D. 2015, Matsuyama)
Phase relations of minerals in the lower mantle; High pressure synthesis of high-quality minerals. High...

Makowska, MalgorzataMakowska, Malgorzata
+49-(0)89-289-14768 (Ph.D. 2016, Kopenhagen)
Neutron imaging, energy conversion and storage devices
Mallik, AnanyaMallik, Ananya
37433769(Ph.D. 2014, Houston)
Experimental geochemistry and petrology
Marquardt, HaukeMarquardt, Hauke
37183769(Dr. rer. nat. 2009, Berlin)
Matter at conditions of Earth's deep interior: Elasticity, deformation, transport properties
Marquardt, KatharinaMarquardt, Katharina
37123769(Dr. rer. nat. 2010, Berlin)
Earth deep materials, physics/chemistry of minerals and interfaces, TEM, SEM studies
McCammon, CatherineMcCammon, Catherine
3709/37533769(Ph.D. 1984, ANU)
Physics and chemistry of minerals.
Meier, ThomasMeier, Thomas
37393769(Dr. rer. nat. 2016, Leipzig)
Nuclear Magnetic Resonace at extreme conditions; electronic and magnetic properties of correlated electron systems at...
Miyajima, NobuyoshiMiyajima, Nobuyoshi
37283769(Ph.D. 1997, Hokkaido University)
High pressure mineralogy, Operation and supervising TEM laboratory

Ovsyannikov, SergeyOvsyannikov, Sergey
38393769(Ph.D. 2004, Ekaterinburg)
Phase transitions in oxide systems at high-pressure high-temperature conditions

Petitgirard, SylvainPetitgirard, Sylvain
37433769(Ph.D. 2009, Lyon)
Partitioning experiments at high P-T, core and planetary formation
Polednia, JoanaPolednia, Joana
37083769(M.Sc. 2015, Bochum)
Distribution and diffusion of elements along grain boundaries
Posner, EstherPosner, Esther
37353769(M.Sc. 2012, Arizona)
HP/HT diffusion experiments and simulations, chemical evolution of planetary cores
Putak Juricek, MarijaPutak Juricek, Marija
37293769(M.Sc. 2016, Zagreb)
Behaviour of water in the upper mantle

Rubie, DavidRubie, David
37113769(Ph.D. 1971, Leicester)
Kinetics of mineral reactions, diffusion and rheology at high pressure; mechanisms of core formation in...
Rustioni, GretaRustioni, Greta
38783769(M.Sc. 2016, Pavia)
Effect of Cl on trace element mobility in subduction zones

Schulze, KirstenSchulze, Kirsten
38943769(M.Sc. 2014, Kiel)
Structure and elasticity of mantle minerals at high pressure and temperature
Shcheka, SvyatoslavShcheka, Svyatoslav
37193769(Dr. rer. nat. 2006, Tübingen)
Carbon and noble gases in the Earth's mantle, experimental study of diamond formation, thermal conductivity...
Siersch, NickiSiersch, Nicki
38783769(M.Sc. 2015, Bayreuth)
Elasticity of mantle minerals at HP/HT
Simonova, DariiaSimonova, Dariia
37273769(M.Sc. 2015, Moscow)
Chemical reactions of carbon phases in carbonate-silicate Earth melt
Steinle-Neumann, GerdSteinle-Neumann, Gerd
37023769(Ph.D. 2001, Michigan)
Computational high pressure physics and mineralogy; structure of Earth's deep interior

Thielmann, MarcelThielmann, Marcel
37213769(Dr. sc. ETH 2014, Zürich)
Numerical modeling of rock deformation and strain localization on all scales from the grain scale...

Wagle, FabianWagle, Fabian
37353769(M.Sc. Physics 2013, Bayreuth)
Computational studies on transport properties in solid and liquid metals
Wang, LinWang, Lin
38943769(M.Sc. 2014, Bayreuth)
Water dependence of dislocation creep rate of olivine

Yao, JieYao, Jie
37323769(M.Sc. 2016, Perth)
Thermodynamics of silicate melts at high pressure and magma ocean processes
Yoshioka, TakahiroYoshioka, Takahiro
38783769(M.Sc. 2014, Kyoto)
Solubility of carbon in silicate melts and of hydrogen in mantle minerals

Ziberna, LucaZiberna, Luca
38393769(Ph.D. 2013, Padova)
Phase relations and carbon speciation in the upper mantle; petrology and thermobarometry of igneous cumulates

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