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Curriculum vitae

born in Würzburg, Germany
1980 Abitur, Heidelberg
1987 Diplom, University of Bochum
1992 PhD, Princeton University, USA
1991-1992 Predoctoral Fellow, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
1992-1998 Scientific Assistent (C1), University of Bochum
1997 Habilitation, University of Bochum
1998-2003 Visiting Associate Professor, Stanford University, USA
1999 Heisenberg-Stipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
2000 Fellow, Geological Society of America
2001-2004 Associate Editor, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America
2003 Professeur Invité, Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris, Frankreich
2003-2010 Professor for Geophysics, Université de Montpellier, France
since october 2010 Professor for Geophysics at the Institut for Meteorology and Geophysics at the University of Vienna

Research interests

  • Seismology
  • Observation of processes in the earth by geophysical methods Earthquakes, dynamics of the earth's crust and seismic hazard Geodynamics and forcing of plate tectonics Seismic Hazard Nuclear Verification

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