Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Götze

Institut für Geowissenschaften, Abtlg. Geophysik
Arbeitsgruppe Gravimetrie
Christian - Albrechts - Universität zu Kiel
Otto-Hahn-Platz 1
24118 Kiel
e-mail: hajo@geophysik.uni-kiel.de
phone: +49 (0) 431 / 880 3805
fax: +49 (0) 431 / 880 1387

 



CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION:

1962 - 1967: Highschool (German Gymnasium)
1969 - 1973: Technical University Clausthal (Germany): Geophysics, Geology, Theoretical Physics, Operation Research.
Diploma Thesis: Modeling of the vertical gravity gradient in high mountainous regions.
1973 - 1976: Technical University Clausthal (Germany): Post Graduate Studies: Geophysics, Geology, GeoMath.
Dr. Thesis (Geophysics): First and second deriviations of the potential of a polyhedron.


 

ACADEMIC CAREER:

1976 - 1978:   Research and Teaching Assistant, Technical University Clausthal, Germany, Institute of Geophysics.
1983 - 1985: Lecturer, University of Bochum, Germany; Institute of Geophysics (Modeling of Potential Fields).
1985 - 1987: Full Professor (Applied Geophysics), University of Bonn, Germany, Institute of Geology.
1986 - 1988: "Profesor visitante" (Geophysics), Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina, Departamento de Geolog¨a.
1987 - 2003 : Full Professor (Geophysics), Free University Berlin, Germany, Institute of Geology, Geophysics and GeoMath.
1990 - 1998: National Committee of "International Lithosphere Program", member
1991: Visiting Professor (Geomathemath), Stanford University, California, USA.
1991 - : Council Commission, German Research Society (Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft), on "Geographic Information Systems", member.
1992 - 1996: "Profesor visitante para Geociencias", Visiting professor at Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentinien), Faculty of Astronomy and Geophysics.
1995 - 2001: Faculty board member, Chairman "Faculty commission on academic education in geosciences"
1997 - 1999: Vice-Director of the Department of Geology, Geophysik and Geomath.
1999 - 2001: Vice Dean, Faculty of Geosciences, FU Berlin.
2000: Guest fellow at Universidad de Buenos Aires
2001 - 2003 Vice-Director of the Department of Geological Sciences
since 2003 Director in the Institute for Geosciences at CAU Kiel


 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY ACTIVITIES:

1987 - 1990: Vice-Chairman, Global Geoscience Transect Program, ILP,
1989: Vice-Chairman, LOC of EAEG Annual Meeting Berlin,
1990 - 1991: Member of Technical Program Committee, EAEG,
1990 - 1995: Chairman, Global Geoscience Transect Program, Task-Group III.1, ILP.
since 1998: Council Commission, German Research Society (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), on
"Latin American studies".
since 1998: Member of CODATA Task Group
since 2005: Chairman of Council Commission, German Research Society (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), on
"Latin American studies".


 

LONG RANGE CAREER INTERESTS:  

  • Integration of Geophysics and Geology.
  • Computer applications in Earth Sciences. Mathematical Geology.

PRIMARY AREAS OF TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:  

  • Geophysics, GIS, Tectonophysics, Computer Applications, Potential Field Theory,
  • Modeling and Simulation, Research planing and consulting.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES:

  • Reading and spoken: English and Spanish
  • Some reading knowledge: French.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES:

Member of several selected chamber orchestra (membership by audition only):

PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL SOCIETIES:

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG),
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU),
  • European Association of Exploration Geophysicists (EAEG),
  • European Geophysical Society (EGS),
  • German Geophysical Society (DGG),
  • Geological Association (GV)

     

    The next two items provide information on research projects over the last ten years and a list of selected publications:

RESEARCH

PUBLICATIONS 


Date: January 07, 2006