Education
  • 1998: Ph.D. University Paris XI - ENS Paris, France "Exhumation of high-pressure metamorphic rocks: from fieldwork to modelling. Study of the Engadine window and the Valaisan domain in the Central Alps" PDF-files: Part I (7.1 MB) in french. Part II (14.5 MB) in english.
  • 1993: DEA (M. Sc.) with highest honors, University Paris XI, France. "Thermal modelling of a mountain belts: Example of the Alps" Advisors: X. Le Pichon, B. Goffé & P. Henry
  • 1991-1993: Study of Geology and Geophysics in the Magistère Interuniversitaire des Sciences de la Terre (Paris, France)
  • Professional Experience
  • 2011- Adjunct Professor, Universität Potsdam, Germany
  • 2010- Professur, Université de Rennes, France
  • 2005-2010 Junior Professor (Associate Professor), Universität Potsdam, Germany
  • 2000-2005 Assistant, Mineralogical & Petrological Institute, Basel Universität (Switzerland)
  • 1999-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. S.M. Schmid at the Geological Institute, Basel Universität (Switzerland).
  • 1998-1999 Post-doc as Geologist and computer system manager for the oil companies consortium "DOTS" (CONOCO, ELF, EXXON, TOTAL, UNOCAL), Paris (France).
  • 1995-1998 Teaching assistant, Université de Versailles-St Quentin (France).
  • 1994-1995 Research Asistant, Universität Mainz (Germany).

  • Undergraduate

  • Introduction to the physics and chemistry of the Earth
  • Field mapping courses
  • Introduction to the Geodynamics
  • Graduate
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Petrology of Cement and aggregates
  • Heatflow: Modelling and Applications
  • Geology of the Alps
  • Geology of North Africa
  • Advanced field courses see more