Stephanie Werner

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Phone +47 22856472
Room 3.427
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 2A ZEB-bygget 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1028 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

Comparative Planetology, Planetary Dynamics, Exoplanet Systems, Planetary and Geophysics

Research Topics

  • Formation and evolution of planets
  • Formation and evolution of (exo-)planetary systems
  • Cratering chronology, cratering processes, planetary dynamics
  • Remote sensing of the Earth and planets
  • Potential field data interpretation


Higher education and employment history


2005 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) Free University of Berlin, Germany

Thesis: Major Aspects of the Chronostratigraphy and Geologic Evolutionary History of Mars

1999 Diplom in Geophysics, Institute for Geophysics, University of Kiel, Germany


2017-         Professor, University of Oslo, Department of Geosciences, Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED)

2016-         Director of the Norwegian Research School for Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets (DEEP)

2013-         Team Leader: Earth and Beyond/Comparative Planetology, Center for Earth Evolution and Dynamics

2014-2017 Associate Professor, University of Oslo, Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics

2009-2013 Researcher, University of Oslo, Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics, and Physics of Geological Processes

2007-2009 Post-doctoral research fellow at the Norwegian Geological Survey, Trondheim

2005-2006 Post-doctoral research fellow, Free University Berlin, Institute for Geosciences


  • EGU Division President of Planetary and Solar System Sciences
  • Member of the European Space Agency's ExoMars RSOWG
  • Member of the European Space Agency's Solar System Exploration Working Group (SSEWG)
  • Member of the ExoMars 2018/2020 Landing Site Selection Working Group (LSSWG)
Tags: Comparative Planetology, Solar System Evolution, Geodynamics, Geophysics, Impact crater, Exoplanets
Published Nov. 27, 2014 1:07 PM - Last modified Apr. 10, 2020 1:35 PM