Roles and responsabilities
- Supervisor of X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence, Raman spectroscopy, microthermometry and clay
- Organisator of information days and controlling
- Radiation protection officer
- Library commissioner
- Member of examination board of MSc Geomaterials and Geochemistry
- Research project leader
Major Research Areas
Industrial minerals, gem, and metallic ore deposit research; fluid and melt inclusions; stable isotope geochemistry; clay minerals and clay deposits; clay in volcanic and geothermal systems; oxidation zone geochemistry; nonsulfide Zn deposits; fluid-rock interaction in the crust, archeometry
Associate Editor of Ore Geology Reviews (2003-2012)
Associate Editor of Mineralium Deposita (since 2012)
Member of Advisory Committee of Deutsche Ton- und Tonmineralgruppe (DTTG)
Member of the Source Clay Board of the Clay Mineral Society
Senior Member of the Executive Committee of the Society of Economic Geologist Student Chapter Munich, Germany
Reviewer for the Swiss, Austrian and German National Science Foundations (SNF, FWF, DFG) and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Regular reviewer for: Economic Geology, Mineralium Deposita, Ore Geology Reviews, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Clay Minerals, Clays and Clay Minerals, Chemical Geology, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Bulletin of Volcanology, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geothermics.
Society of Economic Geologists, Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
International Association for the Genesis of Ore Deposits
Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft
Deutsche Ton und Tonmineralgruppe e.V., Clay Minerals Society
Society of Jewellery Historian
Organizer of the European Science Foundation (ESF) sponsored Exploratory Workshop on "Non-sulfide Zn-Pb Ores: The European types as background for exploration " April 20-23, 2005; Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy.
Organizer and lecturer of the SGA-sponsored Workshop “Gold Mineral Systems 2006” June 6-9, 2006; Munich, Germany.
Organizer of DTTG meeting October 25-26th 2013 in Munich, Germany