Curriculum Vitae


Academic Positions

Research Scientist
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (GFZ), Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, Germany
2012 - present

Lecturer
Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany
2005 - present

Education

Habilitation in Geophysics, University of Potsdam (1997), Germany
Thesis: Nichtlineare Strukturbildung in der Geophysik infolge von Hochdruck-Phasenübergängen

Dissertation in Solid State Physics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (1984), Germany
Thesis: Das Strom-Spannungs-Verhalten von Josephson-Tunnelelementen im Werthamer-Modell

Diploma in Solid State Physics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (1981), Germany

Professional Memberships

American Geophysical Union (since 1992)
Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft (since 2003)


Research Experience

Research Internship at Universiteit Utrecht, Faculteit Geowetenschapen, The Netherlands (May 1999)
Deriving a generalized bending equation model for complex slab deformation processes at the mantle transition zone.

Research Internship at Universiteit Utrecht, Faculteit Geowetenschapen, The Netherlands (Apr-May 1998)
Investigating viscous bending processes at subduction zones.

Research Internship at the University of Minnesota, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Minneapolis, USA (Sep-Oct 1997)
Applying a scaling law for grainsize evolution to the olivine-spinel transformation in non-equlibrium.

Research Associate at the University of Minnesota, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Minneapolis, USA (Mar-Jul 1992)
Developing a quantitative numerical model for microstructural evolution during nucleation and growth type phase transitions.


Teaching Experience

Lecturer in Geophysics at the University of Potsdam since 2005.


 
 
Michael R. Riedel
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Section 2.5 Geodynamic Modelling
Heinrich-Mann-Allee 18/19
14473 Potsdam, FR Germany

email: miker [at] gfz-potsdam [dot] de