Dr. Matthias Rosenau

Matthias Rosenau
Dr. Matthias Rosenau
Building E, Room 453
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1364
+49 331 288-1370

Function and Responsibilities:

Labmanager Experimental Tectonics ( HelTec )

Research Interests:

Tectonics & Geohazards


2004:  PHD / Dr. rer. nat. (Free University Berlin)
1999: Geology diploma / Dipl.-Geol. (University Giessen)


2019-2020 MATH+ - Cluster of Excellence        

  • Role: PI; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

2019 LAC2019Latin-American Colloquium of Geosciences      

  • Role: Scientific Committee member; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

2018-2022   4D-Rifts - Analogue modelling of oblique rifts and obliquely rifted margins

  • Role: Co-PI; Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

2018-2022 CRC/SFB 1114 - Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 2)        

  • Role: PI; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

2016-2020 SUBiTOP - Understanding subduction zone topography through modelling of coupled shallow and deep processes 

  • Role: PI; Funding: Marie Curie ETN (EU/ERC)

2015-2019 EPOS - European Plate Observing System (Implementation phase)

  • Role: PI, Host, Consortium board member & chair; Funding: EU H2020

2014-2018 CRC/SFB 1114 - Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 1)       

  • Role: PI; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

2014 GeoMod - The International Conference on Modelling in Geosciences       

  • Role: Organizer; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

2011-2017 GEOSIM - Helmholtz Research School for Explorative Simulation in Earth Sciences

  • Role: PI; Funding: Helmholtz Association

2012-2015 TIPTIMON - Tien Shan-Pamir Monitoring Program in the framework program CAME - Central Asia – Monsoon dynamics and Geo-ecosystems

  • Role: PI, coordinator, speaker; Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2011-2015 TOPOMOD - Sculpting the Earth’s topography: Insights from modelling deep – surface processes 

  • Role: PI; Funding: Marie Curie ITN (EU/ERC)

2011-2014 MARISCOS - MAule eaRthquake: Integration of Seismic Cycle Observations and Structural investigations

  • Role: PI; Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)

Research Boards and Committees:

Chair EPOS Thematic Core Service Multi-scale Laboratories Consortium Board
Organisation Committee  LAC2019,   Geomod 2014
Convener  EGU General Assembly
Guest-Editor Tectonophysics
Reviewer for funding agencies:
U.S. National Science Foundation NSF, European Research Council ERC, Federal Ministry of Education and Research  BMBF, French National Research Agency ANRSwiss National Science Foundation SNF, Australien Research Council ARC, Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica Chile CONICYT, Royal Society of New Zealand/Marsden Fund, ETH Zurich Research Commission
Reviewer for journals:
Geology, Geophysical Research Letters, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, EOS, Nature Scientific Reports, Earth-Science Reviews, Solid Earth, Lithosphere, Journal of Structural Geology, Geophysical Journal International, Tectonics, Journal of Geophysical Research, Tectonophysics, Geomorphology, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, International Journal of Earth Sciences, Materials, Anais ABC
PHD jury member:
Free University Berlin (Germany), University of Bern (Switzerland), University of Ferrara (Italy), University Roma Tre (Italy), University of Montpellier (France), University of Oslo (Norway)