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Prof. Dr. Dan Frost

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Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften / Forschungseinrichtungen
Bayerisches Geoinstitut


Berufserfahrung

Since 2015Director of the Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Since 2012Professor of Experimental Geosciences W3, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth (Deputy Director)
1997−2012Staff Scientist at the Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, Germany. Permanent (A13) in 2001, A14 in 2004, Academic Director (A15) in 2007
1996−1997Post doctoral research associate at the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington D.C., USA

Ausbildung

1992−1995

Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol Ph.D. 

Auszeichnungen

2011​Arnold Sommerfeld Prize, Bavarian Academy of Sciences
2009European Research Council, Advanced Grant. “Deep Earth Elastic Properties and a Universal Pressure Scale”.  2 million Euros over 5 years
2006James B. Macelwane Medal of the American Geophysical Union
2006MSA award of the Mineralogical Society of America
2002Max Hey Medal of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain

​Andere Verantwortlichkeiten

Since 2015​Chair of the ‘Elements’ executive committee
Since 2015Science committee of the 2015 Goldschmidt meeting
2012−2013Proposal review committee of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility
Since 2010EAG council member and communications committee chair
2004−2007Associate editor for Geophysical Research Letters
Frost

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften / Forschungseinrichtungen
Bayerisches Geoinstitut


  • Mineral elastic properties and their use in interpreting seismic data on the Earth’s interior.
  • The behaviour of volatile elements in the Earth.
  • The redox state of the mantle.
  • The accretion and differentiation of Earth and the terrestrial planets.
  • The rheology of mantle rocks.
  • Phase transformations.
  • Thermodynamic properties of minerals, fluids and melts.
Frost

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften / Forschungseinrichtungen
Bayerisches Geoinstitut


Ausgewählte Publikationen

Frost

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften / Forschungseinrichtungen
Bayerisches Geoinstitut


Prof. Dr. Dan Frost
Lehrstuhl Experimentelle Geowissenschaften
Direktor Bayerisches Geoinstitut

Universität Bayreuth
Bayerisches Geoinstitut
95440 Bayreuth

Telefon: +49 (0) 921 / 55-3737
E-Mail: Dan.Frost@uni-bayreuth.de
Homepage: Dan Frost

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