Francois Holtz#

Membership Number:4492
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • Since 1996 Professor (Petrology) at the Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • 1991 - 1996 Research position (Chargé de Recherche) at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Orléans
  • 1989 - 1991 Research position, University of Hannover; position supported by the DFG (German Science Foundation)
  • 1987 - 1989 Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Hannover (Inst. of Mineralogy); grant from the European Union
  • 1983 - 1987 PhD at CRPG-CNRS, Nancy, France

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental petrology / geochemistry
  • Magmatic processes and formation of continental and oceanic crust
  • Volatiles in silicate melts and glasses
  • Volcanology and magma storage conditions
  • Formation of metallic ore deposits

Honours and Awards
  • Abraham Gottlob Werner medal in silver in 2013 (from the DMG, Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft)
  • Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America in 2013 (MSA)

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