Profile


Positions
since 4/2016 Professor, Chair of Structural Geology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT
2010-2016 Professor, Head of Reservoir-Petrology, RWTH Aachen
2007-2009 Executive Director / Vice-Rector for Operations, German University of Technology (GUtech LLC), Muscat, Oman
2006-2008 Executive Director, GUtech office at the Chair of Metrology and Quality Management, Laboratory of Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL
2001-2005 Deputy Head / C1-Assistent, Department of Structural Geology – Tectonics – Geomechanics, RWTH Aachen
1997-2000 Researcher, Department of Structural Geology – Tectonics – Geomechanics, RWTH Aachen
Education
2001-2005 Habilitation, RWTH Aachen, research stays in Australia and USA
1997-2000 PhD, RWTH Aachen, research stays in the Netherlands and USA
1990-1996 MSc/ICID in Applied Structural Geology & Rock Mechanics from Imperial College, London, UK and
Diplom in Geology from RWTH Aachen, nine semesters
Affiliations
American Association of Petroleum Geologists AAPG, American Society for Quality ASQ, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers EAGE, Fellow of the Geological Society London FGS, Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft – Geologische Vereinigung DGGV, Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE, Vereinigung Aachener Geowissenschaftler VAG
Interests
Evolution and cementation of fractures, faults and pore space in sedimentary basins; fluid-rock interactions; reactive transport modeling and cementation processes; quality management and process optimization; transnational higher education and the MENA-region
Applications
Applied projects for DEA, Rheinkalk, Shell, Total, Wintershall, and others
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