14.10.2014: Professor Daniel Harlov of GFZ section "Chemistry and Physics of Geo Materials" has been appointed as Visiting Professor at the Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Daniel Harlov is a distinguished scientist in the field of experimental and metamorphic petrology, mineral physics, and mineral chemistry. In his role as visiting Professor, his research in the Department of Geology will focus on the geology of South Africa. This will include the Limpopo belt, which marks the boundary between the Kapvaal and Zimbabwe cratons, and economically valuable rare earth element deposits located in the Northern Cape area. In addition to these two pojects, he is actively developing additional new research collaborations together with colleagues and students from the University of Johannesburg.