Formerly Prof. LMU Munich, Germany
Formerly Hon. Prof. Shandong University of Science and Technology (PR China) 2005-2008.
Qualifications and Achievements
Dipl. Geol. (FU Berlin) Dr. rer. nat. (FU Berlin), Dr. rer. nat. habil. (LMU-München)French Ministry of Education qualification for University and MNHN professorship.
UP Exceptional Academic Achiever Award (2010-2014; 2015-2017)
Courses presented at UP
GLY 155, GLY 352, GLY 713.
36 MSc’s complete; 7 PhD’s complete and23 current. 4 Alexander von Humboldt Fellows (post-doc., all at LMU).
Research & Consulting interests
Geodynamic Processes in Ore and Basin Formation; Geological Carbon Storage and mineral carbonation Sedimentology and Sedimentary ore deposits; Precambrian Geology; Biogeology & Evolution of Life; Application of Remote Sensing to Geology and Ore Deposits.
c. 250 publications, including over 70 ISI papers, numerous book contributions, 7 edited journal special issues and 4 edited books (Spectrum, 2000; Blackwell, 2002; Elsevier, 2004, 2007).
ISI researcher ID: B-4336-2008
Google Scholar Citatiotns (GSC) Data:
Sum of the Times Cited (GSC): c. 2300
h-Index (Google Scholar): 26
i10-Index: 52 (January 2015)
List of publications available here.
Journal of African Earth Sciences (Assoc. Editor 1999-2014).
Vice-president: Geological Society of Africa
Chairman: South African Committee for Stratigraphy
Member: LOC IGC35
Fellow, Geological Society of Africa; Geological Society of SA; Global Precambrian Sedimentation Syndicate; Geologische Vereinigung; Bund Deutscher Geowissenschaftler; European Geological Union. Senior fellow: Center for the Studies of the Origin of Life (CSEOL), UCLA.
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