Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth#

Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth
Membership Number:4692
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2018-today Director Department 4 Geosystems and Head of Section 4.5. Basin Modelling
  • 2016-2018 Director Department 6 Geotechnologies and Head of Section 6.1. Basin Modelling
  • 2013 Professorship Sedimentary Basin Analysis at RWTH Aachen University (joint Appointment with GFZ)
  • 2008 Head of Section 4.4: Sedimentary Basin Analysis at GFZ Potsdam
  • 2008 - 2009 Helmholtz Management Academy (Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen)
  • 2001 – 2008 Researcher at GFZ Potsdam in the sections "Organic Geochemistry" and "Modelling of Geoprocesses "
  • 2000: Research assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, within the framework of the PACE TMR-network
  • 1999 – 2000 Researcher at GFZ Potsdam, section "Modelling of Geoprocesses "
  • 1997 – 2000 Postdoc at GFZ Potsdam, geoprocess modelling group, DFG joint project "Complementary studies to DEKORP BASIN 96"
  • 1994 – 1997 PhD student at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) Potsdam, Germany & Freie Universität (FU) Berlin;

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geoenergy and utilization of the subsurface
  • Interpretation of seismic data
  • Structure of the crust and lithosphere
  • Gravity and isostasy
  • Simulation of coupled thermal-hydraulic-mechanical processes
  • Salt dynamics
  • Thermal field
  • Structural and subsidence analysis
  • Geodynamics and deformation of sedimentary basins on various scales
  • Integration of geoscientific observations into 3-D models of the subsurface

Honours and Awards
  • Member of DFG Review Board 314-01 Geology, Paleontology since 2016
  • Secretary General of the International Lithosphere Program, since 2013
  • Member of Nationales Begleitgremium in the search for a nuclear waste disposal site in Germany
  • Deputy president of DGGV since 2018 (German Geological Society)
  • Vice president of EGU Division Tectonics and Structural Geology 2015-2019
  • Member Steering Committee of DFG-SPP SAMPLE and of DFG SPP 4D-MB
  • Member Intern. Peer Review Panel, Danish Council for Independent Research 2012-2015
  • Mentor in different Mentoring Programs
  • Member Advisory Board Geothermie-Allianz Bayern since 2016
  • Member of the editorial board of Basin Research, since 2009
  • Member of the editorial board of Tectonophysics, since 2006
  • Coordinator of geoen (Spitzenforschung in den neuen Ländern) 2010-2013

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