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


Abeykoon, SumithAbeykoon, Sumith
37433769(M.Sc. 2018, Bayreuth)
Oxybarometry and thermobarometry based on accessory phases
Aslandukov, AlenaAslandukov, Alena
37353769(M.Sc. 2020, Moscow)
Metal hydrides at high pressure
Audétat, AndreasAudétat, Andreas
37133769(Ph.D. 1999, Zürich)
Geochemistry of melts and fluids, subduction zone processes, ore deposits

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
Bondar, DmitryBondar, Dmitry
37453769(M.Sc. 2017, Moscow)
Water partition coefficients between upper mantle minerals and melts as a function of P/T and...
Bouvier, AudreyBouvier, Audrey
37923769(PhD 2006, ENS Lyon)
Chemical and isotopic compositions of planetary materials. Origins of the solar system and planetary formation...

Chanyshev, ArtemChanyshev, Artem
+49-(0)40-8998 5067 (Ph.D. 2017, Novosibirsk)
Rheology in the Earth's interior; high-pressure chemistry of bridgmanite
Cialdella, LauraCialdella, Laura
37463769(B.Sc. 2015, Padova)
Solubility and partitioning on nitrogen in Earth's interior
Criniti, GiacomoCriniti, Giacomo
37193769(M.Sc. 2019, Bayreuth)
Elasticity of mantle minerals at HP/HT
Czekay, LauraCzekay, Laura
37273769(M.Sc. 2019, Tübingen)
Al,Si-interdiffusion in bridgmanite (silicate perovskite) and the viscosity of the lower mantle

Di Genova, DaniloDi Genova, Danilo
37183769(Ph.D. 2012, Rome)
Physical and chemical processes leading to volcanic eruption and magma fragmentation
Dolinschi, JonathanDolinschi, Jonathan
38783769(M.Sc. 2019, Tempe)
Stress measurements with piezoelectric crystals in high pressure experiments
Dominijanni, SerenaDominijanni, Serena
38393769(M.Sc. 2018, Roma)
Probing mantle oxygen fugacity through experiments and natural samples
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

Eberhard, LisaEberhard, Lisa
37353769(M.Sc. 2017, Bern)
Carbonate stability and decarbonation reactions at high pressure

Fang, JingFang, Jing
37193769(Ph.D. 2019, Sanya)
Molybdenum complexion in magmatic-hydrothermal fluids and its partitioning between aqueous fluids and silicate melts.
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
Flanigan, MichaelaFlanigan, Michaela
37263769(Master of Earth Science (Advanced) 2017, Canberra)
Partitioning of helium between mantle and melt at high pressure
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

Heidelbach, FlorianHeidelbach, Florian
37043769(Ph.D. 1994, University of California, Berkeley)
Reaction kinetics and plastic deformation of mantle rocks
Huang, RongHuang, Rong
37353769(M.Sc. 2014 Peking)
Phase relations and elastic properties of lower mantle minerals

Ishii, TakayukiIshii, Takayuki
37463769(Ph.D. 2015, Gakushuin University)
Phase relations of mantle minerals and rocks under upper and lower mantle conditions using multianvil...

Katsura, TomooKatsura, Tomoo
37913769(Ph.D. 1991, Okayama)
Physic and chemistry of the Earth's interior; High-pressure mineral physics
Keppler, HansKeppler, Hans
3744/3752/ 37543769(Dr. rer. nat. 1988, Karlsruhe)
Experimental Geochemisty and Geophysics
Kim, Eun JeongKim, Eun Jeong
37083769(Ph.D. 2019, Seoul)
Phase relations of lower mantle minerals using multi-anvil press; distribution of volatile elements in the...
Koemets, EgorKoemets, Egor
37173769(M.Sc. 2015, Novosibirsk)
Oxygen behaviour at conditions of Earth's lower mantle and core
Koemets, IuliiaKoemets, Iuliia
37083769(M.Sc. 2018, Bayreuth)
Carbonates and silicates behaviour at mantle conditions
Kurnosov, AlexanderKurnosov, Alexander
37433769(Ph.D. 2004, Novosibirsk)
HP/HT elasticity of minerals

Langhammer, DominicLanghammer, Dominic
38783769(M.Sc. Physics 2020, Bayreuth)
Physical properties of silicate solids and liquids to the TPa range from ab-initio calculations

Man, LianjieMan, Lianjie38783769(M.Sc. 2019, Hefei)
Chemical differentiation of early Earth
Marzotto, EnricoMarzotto, Enrico
37243769(M.Sc. 2016, Padova)
Global-scale geodynamical models of volatile mixing in the Earth's mantle
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 Resonance at extreme conditions; electronic and magnetic properties of correlated electron systems at...
Melai, CaterinaMelai, Caterina
37303769(M.Sc. 2017, Bayreuth)
Fractionation processes affecting volatile-bearing fluids and melts in the deep mantle
Miyajima, NobuyoshiMiyajima, Nobuyoshi
37283769(Ph.D. 1997, Hokkaido University)
High pressure mineralogy, Operation and supervising TEM laboratory

Néri, AdrienNéri, Adrien
37083769(Ph.D 2019, Toulouse)
Acoustic wave velocities in partially molten systems relevant to the Earth's mantle
Nishida, KeisukeNishida, Keisuke
37123769(Ph.D. 2012, Tohoku)
Physical properties of liquid Fe alloys at high pressure. Water contents in mantle minerals

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

Posner, EstherPosner, Esther
37353769(Dr. rer. nat. 2017, Bayreuth)
Transport and elastic properties of minerals and melts at high pressure
Purevjav, NarangooPurevjav, Narangoo
37183769(Ph.D 2017, Okayama University)
Solubility of hydrogen in nominally anhydrous minerals
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

Satta, NiccolòSatta, Niccolò
37263769(M.Sc. 2017, Rome)
Elastic properties of hydrous minerals at high pressures and temperatures
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...
Trybel, FlorianTrybel, Florian
37263769 (M.Sc. Physics 2017, Bayreuth)
Thermodynamic properties of silicate solids and liquids to the TPa range from ab-initio calculations

Vlasov, KirillVlasov, Kirill
38393769(M.Sc. 2018, Moscow)
Electrical conductivity of upper mantle and crustal fluids

Wang, BiaoWang, Biao
38943769(M.Sc. 2019, Bayreuth)
Element diffusivity in bridgmanite
Withers, TonyWithers, Tony
37453769(Ph.D. 1997, Bristol)
Origin, incorporation, storage, and processing of volatile elements in terrestrial planets

Xie, LongjianXie, Longjian
37433769(Ph.D. 2018, Okayama)
UHP and UHT generation in multianvil press, viscosity of magma ocean

Yao, JieYao, Jie
37323769(M.Sc. 2016, Perth)
Thermodynamics of silicate melts at high pressure and magma ocean processes
Yuan, LiangYuan, Liang
37123769(Ph.D. 2019, Sendai)
Computational and experimental mineral physics with applications to the structure and composition of the Earth's...

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