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Peter Tropper

Phone: +43 512 507-54613
Peter.Tropper@uibk.ac.at

 

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Personal data

Occupation: Ao.Univ.-Prof. (Associate Professor)
Date of birth: 20. 5. 1968
Citizenship: Austria

Education

September 1974 - July 1978 Knabenvolkschule Leibnitz
September 1978 - June 1986 Bundesrealgymnasium Leibnitz
October 1986 - May 1993 Diplomstudies of Petrology at the Institut für Mineralogie-Kristallographie und Petrologie of the Karl-Franzens- University Graz, Austria.

Title of Diploma Thesis: Petrologische Untersuchungen an Metapeliten und Ampiboliten des westlichen Ötztal-Stubai Kristallins (Kaunertal) . Advisor: Prof. Dr. Georg Hoinkes

September 1993 - September 1998 Dissertation in Geology at the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
Title of Ph.D. Thesis: Experimental and field-related investigations on the metamorphic history of eclogites in the Sesia-Lanzo Zone, Western Alps (Italy). Advisor: Prof. Dr. Eric J. Essene. During the course of the dissertation, one year of experimental research was conducted in the piston-cylinder laboratory at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with Prof. Dr. Craig E. Manning.

Since January 2000 Visiting research scientist at the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA (http://ptx.ess.ucla.edu/).

Civil Service

October 1998 - October 1999 Care of severely mentally and physically disabled children at the Hirtenkloster of the MOSAIK GmbH., Graz, Austria.

Professional experience

July 1990 - July 1992 Part time position as tutor at the Institut of Mineralogy and Petrology, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria.

September 1993 - August 1995 Research assistant at the Electron Microbeam Analyses Laboratory (EMAL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, with focus at electron microbeam analysis, scanning electron microscopy and X-ray fluorescence.

September 1995 - December 1995 Teaching assistant in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

January 1996 - August 1997 Research assistant in the NSF project "Eclogites and blueschists in the Western Alps: markers of subduction or collision?".

February 1997 - July 1997 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

September 1997 - December 1997 Teaching assistant in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

January 1998 - April 1998 Research assistant in the NSF project "Eclogites and blueschists in the Western Alps: markers of subduction or collision?".

February 1998 - July 1998 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

August 1998 - September 1998 Research assistant at the Electron Microbeam Analyses Laboratory (EMAL) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

November 1, 1999 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

February 2000 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

February 2001 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

September 2002 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

February 2003 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

September 2003 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

January 23, 2004 Habilitation in Mineralogy and Petrology at the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Title of the habilitation: Experimental investigations on the role and behavior of minor elements (F, Cl, P, Ti) during metamorphic processes: selected studies ranging from pyrometamorphism to high- P /high- T metamorphism

February 2004 Guest Professor in the Department of Applied Geology at the University of Mekelle, Ethiopia.

March 1, 2004 Promotion to Associate Professor (Ao. Univ. Prof.) at the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

August, September 2004 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

September 24, 2004 Recipient of the Felix Machatschki Prize of the Austrian Mineralogical Society.

February 2005 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

August, September 2005 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

August 2006 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

August 2007 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA

July, August 2008 Research stay in the piston-cylinder laboratory of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA