Hannah PomellaHannah Pomella

 

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Main areas of research

  • Tectonics
  • Thermochronology
  • Structural Geology
  • Geology of the Alps
  • Magnetic fabric analyses
  • Deep Geothermal systems
  • GIS Applications in Geology


Education

02/2007 - 04/2010: PhD-studies at the Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck (Doc-fForte fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences). Thesis: “The Cenozoic evolution of the Giudicarie fault system (Eastern/Southern Alps, northern Italy). A geochronological, structural and paleomagnetic study” advisor: Dr. B. Fügenschuh

09/1999 - 04/2006: Magister studies of Earth Sciences at the University of Innsbruck. Thesis: “Geologie und Geodynamik im Raum Meran” advisor Dr. R. Brandner


Major positions held

Since 02/2012: Assistant Professor, Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck

07/2010 - 12/2011: Senior Researcher; research centre alpS-GmbH, Innsbruck (Project: The potential of deep geothermal energy in Vorarlberg, western Austria)

02/2007 - 04/2010: Doc-fForte fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, PhD-student at the Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck

01/2005 - 11/2006: Freelancer in the research project „Brenner base tunnel” at the University of Innsbruck


Teaching experience

Lectures and exercises     

Since SS 16: “Geologische Karten und Profile” (bachelor level)

Since SS 16: “Kristallingeologische Kartierungsübungen; Geländekurs 1” (bachelor level)

Since SS 12: “Erdwissenschaftliche Freilanddidaktik” (master of education)

Since WS 07/08: “Einführung in Geographische Informationssysteme” (master level)

SS 12 - SS 15: “Ingenieurgeologie” (civil engineers, bachelor level)

SS 11 - SS 15: “Sedimentgeologische Kartierungsübungen; Geländekurs 2” (bachelor level)

Supervision of theses

Since SS 12: Bachelor degree (4 * supervisor, 4 * co-supervisor)

Since SS 13: Master degree (4 * supervisor, 2 * co-supervisor)

Summerschool

September 13: Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research 2013: From field to lab. An Alpine glance at Apulian Geodynamics (Organisation und teaching)


Prices and Recognition

  • Doc-fForte fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Nachwuchsförderung der Stiftung Südtiroler Sparkasse


Reviewer for

  • Terra Nova
  • International Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Italian Journal of Geosciences
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Invited talks

  • ALERT Summer School, Innsbruck (2013): The tectonic evolution of the Alps
  • University of Freiburg, Geocolloquium (2014): Geology and deep geo(hydro)thermal potential of Vorarlberg
  • Conference “Geothermie – Thermische Nutzung des Untergrundes” ÖWAV (2011): Potentiale der Geothermie im Kontext erneuerbarer Energien
  • ETH Zürich, Structural Geology Seminar (2009): Was the Periadriatic Line originally curved or straight? A multidisciplinary study on boudinaged elements along the Giudicarie fault system.


Activities

2015-2016: Organisation Committee and Scientific Committee of the Conference “GeoTirol2016” Annual Meeting of DGGV, hosting Pangeo and Bodenseetagung

2013: Organisation Committee and teaching: Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research 2013: From field to lab. An Alpine glance at Apulian Geodynamics