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Prof. Dr.

Klaus Mezger

Year of election: 2010
Section: Earth Sciences
City: Bern
Country: Switzerland
CV Klaus Mezger - Englisch (PDF)
CV Klaus Mezger - Deutsch (PDF)


Major research fields include: origin of the elements in the solar system, element distribution in planets and planetesimals, origin of volatiles in rocky planets, chemical differentiation of planetary bodies, evolution of the early Earth, genesis and modification of the continental crust, metamorphism and orogenic cycles, geochronology.


  • since 2009 Professor in Isotope Geology, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 1997-2009 Professor in Isotope Geochemistry, University of Münster , Germany
  • 1991-1997 Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Mainz, Germany
  • 1989-1991 Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • 1984-1989 Ph.D.  State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

Honours and Memberships

  • 2009 Fellow Geochemical Society – European Association for Geochemistry
  • 2006 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Award (German Research Foundation, DFG
  • 2004 Member Akademie der Wissenschaften Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • 1992 Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Young Scientist Award




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