Professor - Keppler, Hans

Keppler, Hans
Professor
(Dr. rer. nat. 1988, Karlsruhe)
Tel.:+49 (0)921 55 3744/3752/ 3754
Fax.:+49 (0)921 55 3769
Room:3.1.02/4.1.05/ 4.1.07
Email.:Hans.Keppler(at)Uni-Bayreuth.DE
www.:Personal www-page
Research Interests:
  • Structure and properties of fluids and silicate melts
  • Water in nominally anhydrous minerals and Earth's internal water cycle
  • Behavior of trace elements in magmatic-hydrothermal systems
  • Effect of volcanic eruptions on climate
  • Transport processes in subduction zones
  • Optical properties and radiative thermal conductivity of mantle minerals under high pressure
Education:
  • 1985 Diploma in Mineralogy (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe
  • 1987 Diploma in Chemistry (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe
  • 1988 Dr. rer. nat. (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe
Professional Experience:
  • 1988 - 1990 Research Fellow in Geology, California Institute of Technology
  • 1990 - 2000 Research Scientist / Heisenberg Fellow, Bayerisches Geoinstitut
  • 2000 - 2004 Professor of Mineralogy, University of Tübingen
  • 2004 - present Professor, Bayerisches Geoinstitut
  • 2006 - 2012 Director, Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Honours:
  • 1992 Heinz Maier Leibnitz Award, German Federal Ministry for Research and Education
  • 1995 Gerhard Hess Award, German Science Foundation (DFG)
  • 1996 Victor Moritz Goldschmidt Award, German Mineralogical Society (DMG)
  • 1999 American Mineralogist Citation for Excellence in Editing
  • 2001 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award, German Science Foundation (DFG)
  • 2004 Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America
  • 2008 Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)
  • 2010 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • 2010 Bowen Award, American Geophysical Union
  • 2012 Fellow of the Geochemical Society and of the European Association of Geochemistry
Editorships:
  • 1995 - 1999 Associate Editor, American Mineralogist
  • 2007 - Editorial Board, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
  • 2007 - Editorial Board, Elements
Recent publications:
updated: 08-19-2013 complete list
  • Bali E, Keppler H, Audetat A (2012) The mobility of W and Mo in subduction zone fluids and the Mo-W-Th-U systematics of island arc magmas. Earth Planet Sci Lett 351: 195-207
  • Shcheka SS, Keppler H (2012) The origin of the terrestrial noble-gas signature. Nature 490: 531-534
  • Bernini D, Wiedenbeck M, Dolejs D, Keppler H (2013) Partitioning of halogens between mantle minerals and aqueous fluids: Implications for the fluid flow regime in subduction zones. Contrib Mineral Petrol 165: 117-128
  • Bali E, Audetat A, Keppler H (2013) Water and hydrogen are immiscible in Earth's mantle. Nature 495: 220-222
  • Ni H, Keppler H (2013) Carbon in silicate melts. Rev Mineral Geochem 75: 251-287
  • Li Y, Wiedenbeck, M, Shcheka S, Keppler H (2013) Nitrogen solubility in upper mantle minerals. Earth Planet Sci Lett, in press
Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Tel: +49-(0) 921 55 3700 / 3766, Fax: +49-(0) 921 55 3769, E-mail: bayerisches.geoinstitut(at)uni-bayreuth.de