Curriculum vitae Dr. Schmitt, Ralf Thomas

Professional experience

Staff scientist at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin scince 01/1994
Leader of the section "Mineralogy-Petrography" in the Department of Collections, curator of the mineral collection, leader of geochemistry lab (since 07/2006)
Chief curator of the scientific collections of the Institute of Mineralogy, curator of the mineral collection, head of geochemistry lab in the Institute of Mineralogy (09/2000 - 06/2006)
Chief curator of the scientific collections of the Institute of Mineralogy, curator of the rock and ore collection, head of geochemistry lab in the Institute of Mineralogy (01/1997 - 08/2000)
Curator of the rock and ore collection, head of geochemistry lab in the Institute of Mineralogy (11/1995 - 12/1996)
Head of geochemistry and X-ray diffraction labs in the Institute of Mineralogy (01/1994 - 10/1995)

Scholarship holder (Graduiertenkolleg "Entstehung und Entwicklung des Sonnensystems") at the Institute of Planetology, University of Münster, Germany from 02/1992 - 12/1993

Student assistent at the Institute of Mineralogy, University Würzburg, Germany from 03/1988 - 02/1991


Education

Ph.D. study of Planetology from 1992 - 1995 at the University of Münster, Germany
Dr. rer. nat. thesis (Planetology) 1995:
"Experimentelle und theoretische Untersuchungen zur Stoßwellenmetamorphose von gewöhnlichen Chondriten" (Advisors: Priv.-Doz. Dr. A. Deutsch, Prof. Dr. D. Stöffler)

Study of Mineralogy from 1985 - 1992 at the University of Würzburg, Germany
Diploma thesis 1991:
"Buntmetallmineralisationen im Zechstein 1 (Werra-Folge) des nordwestlichen Vorspessarts (Großkahl - Huckelheim - Altenmittlau)" (Advisor: Prof. Dr. P. Richter)

Last update: 17.04.2011