Jose Alejandro Cruces

Jose Alejandro Cruces
Jose Alejandro Cruces
PhD Student
Albert-Einstein-Straße 42-46
Building A 42, Room 128
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

  • PhD candidate at section 2.7 (Near-Surface Geophysics)

Research Interests:

  • Electromagnetic induction
  • MT data from Acquisition to Interpretation
  • Geohazard
  • Geodinamics
  • Scientific Communication and Outreach


  •  The GIAME (Integrated geoscience of the Mérida Andes) project is a integrated effort to develop a geodinamic model of the interaction between the Caribbean and South American Plates in western Venezuela and asses seismic hazard potential.  My PhD project is part of a colaboration between the Venezuean Foundation for Seismological Research (FUNVISIS, Spanish acronym) and the GFZ - Potsdam, funding for my studies come from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, German acronym).