Taras Gerya#

Taras Gerya
Email:taras.gerya 'at' erdw.ethz.ch
Membership Number:4723
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Homepage: http://jupiter.ethz.ch/~tgerya

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Professor, Study Advisor in Geophysics (since 2013), Institute of Geophysics, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2008 - 2010 Privatdozent, Institute of Geophysics, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2005 - 2008 Oberassitent (Senior research scientist, Lecturer, permanent Research Faculty since 2007) Institute of Geophysics, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2004 -2005 Oberassitent (Senior research scientist, Lecturer) Geological Institute, ETH-Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2000-2004 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow, Guest Scientist, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
  • 1990-1999 Associate Professor, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  • 1987-1999 PhD student, Research Associate, Senior Researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Metamorphism, Institute of Experimental Mineralogy Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow dist., Russia
  • 1984-1987 Junior Researcher, Institute of Geology and Geophysics USSR Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, USSR

Fields of Scholarship
  • Numerical modelling and theory of subduction processes, thermal-chemical plumes, mafic intrusion emplacement, oceanic transform faults, and large scale tectonic processes
  • Seismo-thermo-mechanical modelling of seismic cycles
  • Global geodynamics
  • Planetary evolution

Honours and Awards
  • 2007 Adjunct Professor of Geology Department of Moscow State University
  • 2008 Listed in Top 50 Russian Scientists Abroad, Russian Newsweek Magazine
  • 2008 Golden Owl Price from ETH-students for excellence in teaching

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