Bayerisches Geoinstitut
Universität Bayreuth

H. Keppler
Professor of Experimental Geophysics

Tel. +49 921 553744
Fax +49 921 553769
Email hans.keppler (at)

Research interests


1985 Diploma in Mineralogy (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe
1987 Diploma in Chemistry (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe
1988 Dr. rer. nat. (with distinction), University of Karlsruhe

Professional experience

1988 - 1990 Research Fellow in Geology, California Institute of Technology
1990 - 2000 Research Scientist / Heisenberg Fellow, Bayerisches Geoinstitut
2000 - 2004 Professor of Mineralogy, University of Tübingen
2004 - present Professor, Bayerisches Geoinstitut
2006 - 2012 Director, Bayerisches Geoinstitut


1992 Heinz Maier Leibnitz Award, German Federal Ministry for Research and Education
1995 Gerhard Hess Award, German Science Foundation (DFG)
1996 Victor Moritz Goldschmidt Award, German Mineralogical Society (DMG)
1999 American Mineralogist Citation for Excellence in Editing
2001 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award, German Science Foundation (DFG)
2004 Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America
2008 Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences
2008 Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)
2010 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
2010 Bowen Award, American Geophysical Union
2012 Fellow of the Geochemical Society and of the European Association of Geochemistry


1995 - 1999 Associate Editor, American Mineralogist
2007 - Editorial Board, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
2007 - Editorial Board, Elements

Recent publications

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