Prof. Dr. Charlotte Krawczyk

Charlotte Krawczyk
Prof. Dr. Charlotte Krawczyk
Section Head
Albert-Einstein-Straße 42-46
Building A 42, Room 107/108
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1281

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Director of Department 2 Geophysics
  • Head of Section 2.7 Near-surface Geophysics
  • Professor for Geophysics with focus Seismics at TU Berlin

Research Interests:

  • Seismic methods and technical developments in applied geophysics
  • Geophysical imaging of deformation and mass transport
  • Sub-/seismic deformation analysis
  • Geodynamic interpretation


> 2016                GFZ, Potsdam: Head of Section Near-surface Geophysics
2013-2015          LIAG, Hannover: Vice Director
2007-2015          LIAG, Hannover: Head of Section Seismics~Gravimetry~Magnetics
2002-2007          GFZ Potsdam: senior scientist in section Lithosphere Dynamics
1997-2001          GFZ Potsdam: leadership of project group Northgerman Basin
1995-1997          GFZ Potsdam: post-doc, project management within DEKORP
1993                   Texas A&M University: physical properties specialist (ODP leg 149)
1992-1995          GEOMAR Kiel: PhD-student in Geodynamics division
1991                   AWI, Bremerhaven + GTZ, Frankfurt: scientific program in Brasil
1988-1991          Institute for Geophysics, Kiel: student helper in geophysics
1985                   BSH, Hamburg: student helper in oceanography


2007      Professorship in Geophysics with focus Seismics at TU Berlin
1995      PhD in geophysics at GEOMAR and Kiel University
1991      Diploma in geophysics, Kiel University
1986      Vordiplom in oceanography/physics, Kiel University


  • Krawczyk, C., 2018. Member of European Academy of Sciences. - Academia Europaea, London.
  • Krawczyk, C., 2016. Member of National Academy of Science and Engineering. - acatech, Munich.
  • Krawczyk, C., 2015. Offer of W3-professorship 'Geophysikalisches Processing mit Schwerpunkt Seismik'. TU Berlin, July 2015, responded.
  • Krawczyk, C., 2015. Offer of W3-professorship 'Oberflächennahe Geophysik'. Universität Freiburg, Jan. 2015, declined.
  • Krawczyk, C., 2014. Honorable note of awarded talk at Sageep2014 in the journal 'The Leading Edge' by the SEG.
  • Krawczyk, C.M, Polom, U., Malehmir, A., Bastani, M., 2013. Best of Near Surface 2013. - EAGE, Houten/NL.
  • Krawczyk, C., 2011. Member of AcademiaNet. - Robert Bosch Foundation, 'Excellent Scientists in sight'.
  • Polom, U., L'Heureux, J.-S., Hansen, L., Lecomte, I., Longva, O., Krawczyk, C.M., 2010. Best of Near Surface. - EAGE, Houten/NL.
  • Krawczyk, C.M., 2009.  C.F. Gauss-Lecture at General Assembly European Geosciences Union. - EGU, Vienna/Austria.
  • Micksch, U., Krawczyk, C.M., 2009. Best Poster Award. - IGCP559 committee at EGU session 'Active source images of the crust', Vienna/Austria.
  • Krawczyk, C., 1994 and1995. PROCOPE-Stipends.