Transregio | SFB TRR 141 | Biological Design and integrative structures
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Prof. Klaus G. Nickel, PhD (Co-speaker)

TRR 141 Cospeaker
Principal investigator in A02, B01 & B03

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche
Fakultät, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften/
Angewandte Mineralogie
Wilhelmstraße 56
D-72074 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0) 7071 297-6802
E-mail: klaus.nickel@uni-tuebingen.de

Nickel

Education

1975 – 1979 Dipl. Geol., Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Volker Lorenz

Scientific degrees

1983 PhD, Geosciences, University of Tasmania (AUS). Advisor: Prof. Dr. David H. Green

Work experience

2006 – 2010 Vice Dean of the Faculty for Geosciences, University of Tübingen

2004 – 2006 Dean of the Faculty for Geosciences, University of Tübingen

1998 – 2002 Director of the Institute for Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, University of Tübingen

1991 – current Professor, Universität of Tübingen

1986-1991 Senior researcher and chair for the group for thermal analysis at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research (Stuttgart, F.R.G.), Powdermetalurgical Lab PML, Leader: G. Petzow

1983-1986 Post-doctoral researcher at the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry (Mainz, F.R.G.), Department Cosmochemistry, Leader: H. Wänke

Miscellaneous

Vice Chairman of “Competence network biomimetics” Baden-Württemberg, D

Member expert committee „cellular materials“ of German materials science society (DGM)

Member of numerous advisory boards of international conferences

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  Picture: Sea urchin heterocentrotus mamilatus (foreground) and tiger sea urchin spines. Foto: (c) K. Klang & K.A. Termin, Universität Tübingen