Meet Our Faculty

Earth and Environmental Sciences Faculty

Michael Bau Dr. Michael Bau m.bau@jacobs-university.de
Professor of GeosciencesClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Low-Temperature (Aqueous) Trace Element Geochemistry
  • Geochemistry of Rare Earth Elements and Other Critical Metals
  • High-Technology Metals: Their Resources and Environmental Impact
  • Evolution of Element Cycles Throughout Earth’s History
  • Ancient and Modern Chemical Sediments; Astrobiology

Dr. Jelle Bijma Jelle.Bijma@AWI.de
Senior research scientist in Marine Biogeosciences at Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and Adjunct Professor of Marine Geosciences at Jacobs University BremenClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Process-oriented studies of proxy incorporation into biogenic carbonates
  • Biomineralisation
  • Global biogeochemical cycles (specifically the carbon cycle)
  • Processes of modern and past climate change

rgerdes Dr. Rüdiger Gerdes ruediger.gerdes@awi.de
Adjunct Professor of Physical OceanographyClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Modelling Arctic sea-ice-ocean system
  • Modelling and observations of exchanges between the polar and subpolar oceans
  • Impact of sea ice changes- including commercial use of the Arcticon ecosystems

A. Koschinsky Dr. Andrea Koschinsky a.koschinsky@jacobs-university.de
Professor of GeosciencesClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Trace metal analyses in seawater
  • Metal speciation in solids and solution
  • Marine precipitates: formation and paleoceanographic information
  • Solid-solution reactions (adsorption of metals on mineral phases, etc.)
  • Geo-bio interfaces in marine systems
  • Hydrothermal fluids

Angelo Pio Rossi Dr. Angelo Pio Rossi an.rossi@jacobs-university.de
Geo and Planetary SciencesClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Remote Sensing
  • Terrestrial Analogues
  • Planetary Science

Laurenz Thomsen Dr. Laurenz Thomsen l.thomsen@jacobs-university.de
Professor of GeosciencesClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Particle and fluid dynamics at continental margins.
  • Global carbon cycle.
  • Risk assessment studies for hydrocarbon industry.
  • Developing new concepts for CO2 mitigation.
  • Developing Internet Operated Vehicles for deep sea cabled observatories

Karen Smith Stegen Prof. Dr. Karen Smith Stegen k.smithsteg@jacobs-university.de
KAEFER Professor of Renewable Energy and Environmental PoliticsClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Energy Geopolitics and Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Social and Political/Transnational Movements
  • International Relations

unnithan_vikram_06_med Dr. Vikram Unnithan  v.unnithan@jacobs-university.de
Professor of GeoscienesClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Marine Geology & Geophysics
  • Fluid Flow Processes on Continental Margins
  • GIS and Scientific Visualisation

VogtJoachim Dr. Joachim Vogt j.vogt@jacobs-university.de
Professor of PhysicsClick here for more information
Research area:
  • Analysis of data from multi-satellite geospace missions
  • Auroral plasma physics and magnetosphere-ionosphere (M-I) coupling
  • Effects of geomagnetic variations on system Earth