Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Universität Bayreuth

David C. Rubie
Research Professor

Tel. +49 921 553711
Fax +49 921 553769
Email dave.rubie@uni-bayreuth.de

Research Interests:

Accretion and core formation in terrestrial planets
Experimental mineralogy and mineral physics at high pressures
Kinetics and mechanisms of mineral reactions
Mechanisms of solid-state deformation
Dynamics of subduction and the origin of deep earthquakes

Education:

  • 1973 Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University College of North Wales, Bangor, UK.
  • Ph.d. 1972 (Geology) University of Leicester, Leicester, U.K.
  • B.Sc. 1967 (Geology) University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.

Professional Experience:

  • 2009-present: Research Professor, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • 1995-1999 and 2002-2006: Director, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
  • 1993-2009: C4 Professor, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
  • 1988-1993: Research Scientist, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
  • 5/87-9/87: Visiting Scientist, Tokyo University and Okayama University, Japan.
  • 1985-1988: Senior Research Fellow, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
  • 1983-1984: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Bern, Switzerland.
  • 1980-1983: Postdoctoral Research Associate, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.
  • 1976-1980: Associate Professor, American College of Switzerland, Leysin, Switzerland.
  • 1974-1976: Assistant Lecturer, University College of North Wales, Bangor, UK.
  • 1973-1974: Instructor, Plas-y-Brenin National Mountaineering Centre, North Wales, UK.
  • 1971: Research Associate, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Honors:

  • Abraham-Gottlob-Werner Medal, German Mineralogical Society
  • Schlumberger Award 2008, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Fellow of the American Geophysical Union, 1999
  • Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, 1996
Editorships:
  • Editorial Board member, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 2010-present

Publications since 2006

European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant 2012-2017
"Accretion and Early Differentiation of the Earth and Terrestrial Planets" (ACCRETE)