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DEEP PhD students

Natural History Museum, UiO

Nanna Rosing-Schow

  • Start date of PhD: 02.05.2016
  • Field of expertice: Pegmatites, age dating, geochemistry
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The Sveconorwegian pegmatite province: Which genetic parameters control the abundance and diversity of the rare metal mineralization?
  • Main supervisor: Axel Müller, Natural history museum of Oslo

Øyvind Sunde

  • Start date of PhD: 18.05.2015
  • Field of expertice: Mineralogy, pegmatites, alkaline
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Mineralogical and geochemical evolution of the alkaline pegmatites of the Larvik Plutonic Complex, Oslo Region, Norway
  • Main supervisor: Henrik Friis, Natural history museum of Oslo
  • Co-supervisors: Tom Andersen, UiO and Rune Selbekk, Natural history museum of Oslo

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Anette Utgården Granseth - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 01.01.2016
  • Field of expertice: Mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Formation of the Mo- and Ni-deposits in Knaben and Evje, and their relationship to the magmatic evolution of the late mesoproterozoic sweconorwegian province in southwest Norway
  • Main supervisor: Bjørn Eske Sørensen, NTNU
  • Co-supervisor: Trond Slagstad, NGU

Geertruida ter Maat - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 01.08.2014
  • Field of expertice: Rock magnetism, geophysics
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Magnetic expression of crustal rocks: the role of mineral intergrowth and Interfaces
  • Main supervisor: Suzanne McEnroe, NTNU
  • Co-supervisor: Nathan Church, NTNU

Alexander Michels - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 21.02.2014
  • Field of expertice: Paleomagnetism and geophysical modelling
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Magnetic modelling of deep crustal rocks
  • Main supervisor: Suzanne A. McEnroe, NTNU

Even Nikolaisen - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 15.08.2017
  • Field of expertice: Petrology,mineralogy and microstructures
  • Preliminary thesis topic:Multiscale 3D analysis of silica hosted magnetic inclusions
  • Main supervisor: Richard Harrison, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Co-supervisor: Suzanne A. McEnroe, NTNU

Zeudia Pastore - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 01.08.2014
  • Field of expertice: Geophysics, gravity and magnetic modelling, magnetic mineralogy
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Geophysical expression of serpentinites: mapping the reactions that produce magnetic minerals and developing exploration tools for potential economic deposits
  • Main supervisor: Suzanne A. McEnroe, NTNU
  • Co-supervisor: Christine Fichler, NTNU

Anna Pryadunenko - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 01.10.2015
  • Field of expertice: Visualisation, Computer Science, Reservoir Modelling
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Importance of mantle properties upon the formation of volcanic hosted massive sulfide deposits
  • Main supervisor: Rune Berg-Edland Larsen, NTNU

Terje Solbakk - Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

  • Start date of PhD: 05.01.2015
  • Field of expertice: Karst, geophysics, geology
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Interpreting karst terranean and subterranean landforms from geophysical data
  • Main supervisor: Philip Ringrose, NTNU
  • Co-supervisor: Christine Fichler, NTNU and Tore Svånå, Aurelia Geo AS / Afraz Advisers Ltd.

The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Carly Faber - Department of Geology

  • Start date of PhD: 08.04.2013
  • Field of expertice: Tectonics, structure, metamorphisn
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Mountain building processes in the northern Norwegian Caledonides
  • Main supervisor: Holger Stünitz, UiT

Jean-Baptiste Koehl - Department of Geology

  • Start date of PhD: 01.03.2015
  • Field of expertice: Structural geology, tectonics
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Onshore-offshore corelation of brittle faults along the SW Barents Sea Margin
  • Main supervisor: Steffen Bergh, UiT
  • Co-supervisors: Jan-Inge Faleide, CEED UiO

Hanne-Kristin Paulsen - Department of Geology

  • Start date of PhD: 14.09.2015
  • Field of expertice: Ore geology, exploration, metals
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Metallogeny of the West Troms Basement Complex
  • Main supervisor: Sabina Strmic Palinkas, UiT
  • Co-supervisor: Steffen Bergh, UiT

Jack Percival - Department of Geology

  • Start date of PhD: 19.04.2017
  • Field of expertice: Tectonics, metamorphism, structural geology
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The tectono-thermal evolution and mode of exhumation of deep-seated rocks in collisional orogens - comparing the Dom Feliciano mountain belt and the North Norwegian Caledonides
  • Main supervisor: Jiri Konopasek, UiT 

Kate Alyse Waghorn - Center for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate

  • Start date of PhD: 01.10.2014
  • Field of expertice: Magmatic Processes, Gas Hydrate, Fluid Flow
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The evolution of fluid flow and gas hydrate systems originating from magmatic processes in the upper mantle along the North-Atlantic mid-ocean spreading ridge
  • Main supervisor: Stefan Bünz, UiT
  • Co-supervisor: Andreia Plaza-Faverola, UiT

The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Aleksandra Smyrak-Sikora

  • Start date of PhD: 01.03.2017
  • Field of expertice: Svalbard, arctic rift basisns, structural geology
  • Main supervisor: Snorre Olaussen - UNIS
  • Co-supervisor: Alvar Braathen - UiO/UNIS, William Helland-Hansen - UiB/UNIS and Jan Inge Faleide - UiO

Thomas Birchall

  • Start date of PhD: 01.04.2017
  • Field of expertice: Exploration Geologist with specialist experience in pore pressure analysis
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Geological Controls on Pore Pressure Regimes in Uplifted Basins
  • Main supervisor: Kim Senger, UNIS
  • Co-supervisor: Alvar Braathen, UiO and Fridtjof Riis, NPD

University of Bergen

Gauti Eliassen - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 15.08.2016
  • Field of expertice: Sedimentology, Palynology, Stratigraphy
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Sedimentary and palaeoenvironmental evolution of early syn-rift stratigraphy, Corinth Rift, Greece
  • Main supervisor: Robert Gawthorpe, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Martin Muravchik - UiB, Gunn Mangerud - UiB, Richard Collier - University of Leeds and Katarina Kouli - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Anneleen Geurts - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 04.02.2013
  • Field of expertice: Quantitative geomorphology, landscape evolution modelling, geodynamics
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Interactions between surface processes and normal faulting in the central Italian Apennines
  • Main supervisor: Patience A. Cowie, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Ritske S. Huismans, UiB and Rob L. Gawthorpe

Felix Halpaap - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 27.10.2014
  • Field of expertice: Seismology, Geodynamics, Tomography
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Intermediate depth earthquakes and slab dehydration: Insights from the coupling of seismic images, waveform modeling and thermal-petrological models
  • Main supervisor: Stéphane Rondenay, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Lars Ottemöller, UiB and Henk Keers, UiB

Danielle Howlett - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 25.07.2016
  • Field of expertice: Seismic, modelling, and deepwater
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The Response of Deepwater Depositional Systems to Evolving Salt-Influenced Topography: Miocene, Offshore Angola
  • Main supervisor: Robert Gawthorpe, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Wojciech Nemec, UiB, Atle Rotevatn, UiB and Chris Jackson, Imperial College London

Jhon Meyer Munoz Barrera - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 01.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Seismic interpretation, Structural geology, Sequence stratigraphy
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Syn-rift evolution on and around the Frøya high during the late Jurassic
  • Main supervisors: Rob Gawthorpe, UiB and Atle Rotevatn, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Gijs Henstra, UiB

Florian Millet - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 01.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Regional seismology, receiver function, geology
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Developping new methods for the study of the scattered seismic wavefield
  • Main supervisor: Stéphane Rondenay, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Thomas Bodin, ENS Lyon

Edoseghe Edwin Osagiede - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 15.01.2017
  • Field of expertice: Structural geology and basin tectonics
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Late Jurassic Syn-Rift Structural and Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of the Gudrun-Heimdal Terraces and adjacent South Viking Graben, Western Utsira High, Northern North Sea
  • Main supervisor: Atle Rotevatn, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Rob Gawthorpe, UiB and Christopher Jackson, Imperial College London

Thomas Thuesen - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 14.08.2017
  • Field of expertice: Sedimentology, Source- to-sink, Facies analysis
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Holocene sediment production and sediment volume partitioning in a western Norwegian fjord-valley source-to-sink system
  • Main supervisor: William Helland-Hansen, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Christian Haug Eide, UiB

Johannes Wiest - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 01.01.2017
  • Field of expertice: Structural geoloy, geochronology, field mapping
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The role of core complexes in the tectonic evolution of SW Norway and the northern North Sea
  • Main supervisor: Joachim Jacobs, UiB
  • Co-supervisors: Per Terje Osmundsen, NGU and Haakon Fossen, UiB

Sebastian Wolf - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 15.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Thermo-mechanically coupled geodynamic modelling
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Investigation of the coupling between tectonics and surface processes during mountain building
  • Main supervisor: Ritske Huismans, UiB
  • Co-supervisor: Peter van der Beek, IsTERRE Grenoble

Iselin Aarseth - Department of Earth Sciences

  • Start date of PhD: 01.05.2015
  • Field of expertice: Seismic modelling, ocean bottom seismometers, crustal structure
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Barents Sea crustal and upper mantle structure from deep seismic and potential field data
  • Main supervisor: Rolf Mjelde, UiB
  • Co-supervisor: Asbjørn Johan Breivik, UiO, Jan Inge Faleide, UiO and Ritske Huismans, UiB

University of Oslo

Viktoria Baranyi - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 01.04.2014
  • Field of expertice: Biostratigraphy, Palynology, Micropaleontology
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Palynology, climate and environmental changes during the Late Triassic in North America and Europe
  • Main supervisor: Wolfram Michael Kuerschner, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Paul Olsen, Columbia University

Bikas Chandra Bhattarai - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 10.05.2015
  • Field of expertice: Hydrological Modelling
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Radiative impacts on cryosphere and its consequence on hydropower potential
  • Main supervisor: John F. Burkhart, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Frode Stordal, UiO

Joshua Neilson Bostic - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 04.09.2017
  • Field of expertice: Biogeochemistry, Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry, Climate reconstruction
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Reconstructing the magnitude and societal effects of acute climate changes during the Viking dark ages
  • Main supervisor: Anne Hope Jahren, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Henrik Svensen, UiO

Joost M. van den Broek - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 22.08.2016
  • Field of expertice: Geology, Tectonics, (Analogue) Modelling
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The role of subduction in the formation and evolution of continental slivers and microcontinents
  • Main supervisor: Carmen Gaina, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Torgeir B. Andersen, UiO, Roy Gabrielsen, UiO and Susanne Buiter, CEED/NGU

Katrine Fossum - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 01.11.2013
  • Field of expertice: Sedimentology, Provenance analysis and Petrography
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Sedimentary provenance and petrography of Mesozic and Paleogene successions in coastal tanzania
  • Main supervisor: Henning Dypvik, UiO

Frank Guldstrand - PGP

  • Start date of PhD: 01.09.2015
  • Field of expertice: Laboratory Modelling, Surface Deformation, Data Analysis, Fracture Mechanics
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Host Rock Deformation due to the Intrusion of Magma - Quantitative Laboratory Modeling of Magma-Host Rock Dynamics
  • Main supervisor: Olivier Galland, UiO
  • Co-supervisor: Alban Souche, UiO

Thea Hatlen Heimdal - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 03.08.2015
  • Main supervisor: Henrik H. Svensen, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Reidar Trønnes, UiO and Morgan T. Jones, UiO

Björn Heyn - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 15.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Geodynamics, Geochemistry, Seismology
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Effect of post-perovskite on the evolution of LLSVPs for different compositions
  • Main supervisor: Clint Conrad, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Reidar Trønnes, UiO and Abigail Aller, UiO

Krister Stræte Karlsen - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 01.08.2017
  • Field of expertice: Mathematical modeling/numerical methods, Fluid mechanics, Python programming
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Investigate the impact of subducted water on mantle convection, and and its effect on thermal evolution, sea level and the supercontinent cycle. Methods include numerical simulations of convective flow in the mantle and parameterized models of Earth’s thermal evolution.
  • Main supervisor: Clint Conrad, UiO

Hans Jørgen Kjøll - CEED

  • Main supervisor: Torgeir B. Andersen, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Trond H. Torsvik, UiO, Fernando Corfu, UiO and Eric Tohver, University of Western Australia

Zagros Matapour - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Field of expertice: Petroleum System analysis, Organic geochemistry, Fluid inclusion analysis
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Geochemistry of oil and gas discoveries on the Norwegian Continental shelf
  • Main supervisor: Dag Arild Karlsen, UiO

Mohammad Nooraiepour - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 02.06.2015
  • Field of expertice: Compaction and evolution of petrophysical properties, Multiphase flow in dual-porosity dual-permeability porous media, Rock physics, petrophysics and geomechanics, Top seal integrity of geological CO2 sites
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Experimental Investigation of the CO2 Sealing Efficiency of Organic-Rich Shales
  • Main supervisor: Nazul Haque Mondol, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Helge Hellevang, UiO

Nils Charles Prieur - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 11.08.2014
  • Main supervisor: Stephanie Werner, UiO
  • Preliminary thesis topic: The effect of target properties on simple impact craters - Implications for the interpretations of cratering statistics for small lunar craters
  • Co-supervisors: Tobias Rolf, UiO and Reidar Trønnes, UiO

Ole Rabbel - PGP

  • Start date of PhD: 01.08.2017
  • Field of expertice: Rock Physics Modelling, Geomechanics, Geophysical Exploration
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Thermo-mechanical processes associated with the interface between cooling igneous sills and sedimentary host rocks
  • Main supervisor: Olivier Galland, PGP, UiO
  • Co-supervisor: Karen Mair, PGP, UiO

Christopher Sæbø Serck- Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 02.03.2015
  • Field of expertice: Tectonostratigraphy, Seismic interpretation, Field work
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Tectonic influence on sedimentary systems
  • Main supervisor: Alvar Braathen, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Jan Inge Faleide, UiO, Ivar Midtkandal, UiO, Alejandro Escalona, UiS

Ella Wulfsberg Stokke - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 03.07.2017
  • Field of expertice: Bedrock mapping, structural and geochemical analyses, reconstructing paleotectonic evolution
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Study the effects of volcanic eruptions and degassing during the North Atlantic LIP on the PETM thorugh geochemical analyses and studies of ash layers i the Fur Fm, Denmark.
  • Main supervisor: Morgan Thomas Jones, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Henrik Svensen, UiO

Eivind Straume - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 15.08.2016
  • Field of expertice: Tectonics, geodynamics, oceanography
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Paleoclimate modeling: Quantify the relative role of tectonics and volcanism for the transition from a greenhouse to icehouse climate during the Cenozoic time
  • Main supervisor: Carmen Gaina, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Joe Lacasce, UiO and Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu, UiB

Christian Sætre - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 01.04.2014
  • Main supervisor: Henning Dypvik, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Stephanie Werner, UiO and Helge Hellevang, UiO

Pingchuan Tan - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 01.11.2014
  • Main supervisor: Asbjørn Johan  Breivik, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Rolf Mjelde, UiB and Judith Sippel, Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam, GFZ

Sruthi Uppalapati - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 19.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Geosciene, Remote sensing, Planetary science
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Cooling of a planet
  • Main supervisor: Stephanie Werner, UiO

Anna van Yperen - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 31.08.2015
  • Field of expertice: Sedimentology, cyclostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Facies transitions (fluvial – marginal marine) in the Lower Cretaceous Dakota Group (Colorado, New Mexico, Texas)
  • Main supervisor: Ivar Midtkandal, UiO
  • Co-supervisors: Snorre Olaussen, UNIS

Alexandra Zaputlyaeva - CEED

  • Start date of PhD: 19.09.2016
  • Field of expertice: Geology, petroleum geochemistry, basin analysis
  • Preliminary thesis topic: New insights of the origin of the LUSI mud volcano
  • Main supervisor: Adriano Mazzini, UiO

Valentin Zuchuat - Section of Geology and Geophysics

  • Start date of PhD: 31.08.2015
  • Field of expertice: Sedimentology, field geology, sequence stratigraphy
  • Preliminary thesis topic: Sequence stratigraphy study of the tidally influenced Curtis Formation of Jurassic age, and its relations to the neighbouring aeolian deposits of the Moab Tongue Member and the sabkha deposits of the Summerville Formation, Central Eastern Utah, USA
  • Main supervisor: Ivar Midtkandal, UiO

DEEP Supervisors

Natural History Museum, UiO

Associate Professor Henrik H. Friis

  • Fields of expertise: Mineralogy, crystallography, alkaline complexes, spectroscopy

Professor Axel Müller

  • Fields of expertise: Petrology and mineralogy of igneous and hydrothermal rocks

Professor Reidar G. Trønnes

  • Research interests: Experimental mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry, Earth and planetary structure, evolution and dynamics

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Professor II Christine Fichler

  • Fields of expertise: Gravity and magnetic modelling and interpretation of sedimentary, crustal and mantle structures and associated geological processes

Professor Rune B. Larsen

  • Fields of expertise: Igneous Petrology Ore-deposit geology

Professor Suzanne McEnroe

  • Fields of expertise: My research is focused on understanding the fundamental magnetic properties of rocks and minerals, and how the atomic-scale properties affect magnetic anomalies on local, regional and satellite scales. 

Associate Professor Bjørn Eske Sørensen

  • Fields of expertise: Mineralogy, Metamorphic petrology, Microtectonics. Structural Geology, Field Geology, EBSD, Crystallography, Thermodynamic modelling, Geochemistry and Igneous petrology

The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Associate Professor Stefan Bünz - Department of Geology

  • Fields of expertise: Fluid flow systems, gas hydrates, petroleum systems, margins

Professor Jiri Konopasek - Department of Geology

  • Fields of expertise: Metamorphic petrology, tectonics

Associate Professor Sabina Strmic Palinkas - Department of Geology

  • Fields of expertise: Geochemistry, ore deposits, fluid and melt inclusion studies, environmental geochemistry

Professor Holger Stunitz - Department of Geology

  • Fields of expertise: Rock deformation, microstructures, high pressure/high temperature experimental geology

University of Bergen

Professor Haflidi Haflidason

  • Fields of expertise: Marine geology, marine stratigraphy and processes, volcanology- tephrastratigraphy

Professor Ritske Huismans

  • Fields of expertise: Geodynamics, tectonics, modelling

Professor Kerim Nisancioglu

  • Fields of expertise: Climate dynamics, paleoclimate

Professor Stéphane Rondenay

  • Fields of expertise: Seismology, Solid earth, Earth structure and dynamics

University of Oslo

Professor Torgeir B. Andersen - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Geology, Wilson cycle Tectonics, Structural Geology, Field studies

Associate Professor Asbjørn Johan Breivik - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Wide angle seismic modeling, potential field methods, continental breakup and deep ocean magmatism

Professor Clinton Conrad - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Solid Earth Geophysics, Mantle Dynamics, Geodynamics

Professor Henning Dypvik - Department of Geosciences

  • Fields of expertise: Sedimentology, geochemistry, petrography

Professor Carmen Gaina - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Marine geophysics, plate tectonics, microcontinent formation, paleobathymetry

Professor Joe LaCasce - Department of Geosciences

  • Fields of expertise: Oceanography, Meteorology, Climate

Researcher Adriano Mazzini - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Marine Geology, Geochemistry, Sedimentology

Researcher Henrik Svensen - CEED

  • Research interests: Metamorphic, volcanic, and fluid flow processes in sedimentary basins, and its implications for movement of fluids and gases between different reservoirs

Associate Professor Stephanie Werner - CEED

  • Fields of expertise: Comparative Planetology, Planetary Dynamics, Planetary Physics

The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

Associate Professor Kim Senger

  • Fields of expertise: High Arctic Large Igneous Province, CO2 sequestration, Gas hydrates, Structural geology

DEEP Associates

Former DEEP members

  • Johannes Jacob  - CEED, UiO
  • Marzena Anna Baron - CEED, UiO
  • Christian Kehl - UniResearch CIPR, UiB
Published May 10, 2016 2:55 PM - Last modified Nov. 8, 2017 9:45 AM