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Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich

Section 4.3: Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Telegrafenberg
Building D, room 221
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-1410
Fax: +49 331 288-1402
e-mail: wilhelm.heinrich(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Research Interests:

  • Experimental Petrology and Geochemistry
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Hydrothermal fluids

Career:

  • 2015-2016 Senior Scientist in Section "Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials"
  • 1994-2015 Head of Section "Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials", formerly "Experimental Geochemistry and Mineral Physics" at GFZ Potsdam
  • 1997-2007 Director of Department "Chemistry of the Earth" at GFZ Potsdam
  • 1989-1994 Assistant Professor, Technical University of Berlin
  • 1986-1988 Head of the Department of Mineralogy, Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • 1984-1986 Associate Professor, Department of Mineralogy, Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • 1981-1984 Assistant Professor, Mineralogical Institute, University of Tübingen

Education:

  • since 1996: Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology, Technical University of Berlin and GFZ Potsdam
  • 1994 Habilitation (Venia docendi) in Mineralogy and Petrology, TU Berlin, Germany
  • 1981 Dr. rer. nat. University of Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1978 Diploma in Mineralogy, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Projects:

Research Boards and Committees:

  • 2012-2016 President of the European Mineralogical Union (EMU)
  • 2012-2016 Member of the Scientific Committee for Life, Environmental and Geosciences of Science Europe
  • 2000-2008 Secretary of the German Mineralogical Society

Awards:

  • Friedrich-Becke-Medal of the Austrian Mineralogical Society